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BLEMISHES YOU SHOULD BANISH. BY BILLIE BURKE.
The first word A beautiful
complexion is the first requisite
to beauty of face.
Any girl who goes out in the
sUn and gets her face hurned and
freckled will quickly illustrate the
fact that a good complexion is
necessary to facial beautv. And
m a ny wornei
realize this. 1
get more let-
on any other.
- "What shall
I do for freckles?" "What shall I
do for blackheads?" "What shall
I do for acne?" ask these despair
For the first two the remedies,
are simple, although one must
take them a long time. To cure
bad cases of acne the regime is
more difficult to fellow.
Where one is troubled with
blackheads one may be sure that
she had not cleansed her face as
it should be.
BJackheads are formed from an'
over-activity of the sebaceous
glands which fill the little pores of
the skin with an oily substance,
and in'them the dust ami dirt col
lects making the blackhead.
Over-activity -of the sebaceous
glands is caused by eating too
rich food, especially pastries and
fat meas. One should drink a
great deal of water and take a
sweat bath at least once a week to
clear out these pores. A diet of
fruit is very good to regulate the
action of the glands.
However, the blackheads that
are already in the face cannot be
rremoved except by local treat
ment. A camel's hair face brush,
Used with plenty of pure soap, and
the face scrubbed nightly for a
week will usually clear up one's
You seldom see blackheads in a
man's face; it is because he lalh
(ers it well when he shaves.
If you find that blackheads do ,
not come out using the ordinary
toilet soap, make a liquid lather of
green soap, which is not green,
but soap 'which has not ripened.
After scrubbing well, rin.se with
very hot water and then with cold
and apply a healing cream.
In the morning spray your face
with cold water; apply cream
again, rus off as much as possible
and dust with a light rice pow
der. If you fojljow this regime
faithfully, regulate your diet to
very little meat, no pastry and
plenty of fruit and vegetables,
and drink at least two quarts of
water a day, you will find that
you will not be troubled with ugly
You must be sure, however, to
rinse all th esoap off your face and
apply the healing cream.
Never retire at night without
cleansing your face of all dirt.
I have a friend who has a very
beautiful complexion who never
puts water on her face except
once a day at night when she
goes through the regime that I
have given here. If her face needs