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Thcro is no uso in saying this will
bo a heart to heart talk. Hearts
arc out of fashion. At least, everyone
who has a henrt seems to keep it
hidden, padlocked or sufficiently
camouflaged to escape public notice,
and those who have not taken any of
theso precautions seem to have had
theirs stolen, broken or lost alto
gether, so there is no uso talking
about heart talks on any subject.
Paces are different. Everyone
now-a-days"seems to havo face
enough for anything. For example,
somo beauty writers have the face to
recommend all kinds of lotions and
experiments of which they themselves
nro totally ignorant.
A few days ago I was in conver
sation with one of the most famous
beauty specialists in the United
States. Ills offices arc in New York,
lie hod just come out to the coast
on a business trip and to see a pa
tient in Los Angeles. When I told
him of the many letters of inquiry
which I received from women who
really need expert advice, he said :
"Well, whatever you do, never rec
ommend practices and prescriptions
just for the sake of telling people
something. There has been more
harm done by the publication of
harmful receipts in so-called beauty
columns than anyone realizes. Two
thirds of my patients at one time
were women who had practiced what
well-known newspaper woman at
symptoms differed. Yet those same
pcoplo will risk their hair, their Ven
tures, their complexions and even
their eyesight lo try any uniqno
beauty prescription which chances to
como their way.
"Even steaming tho face with hot
cloths and using pumice soap is in
jurious in somo cases. I have known
many women who have seriously in
jured their complexions by this seem
ingly harmless practice. It all do
pends upon whether or not it at is tho
treatment which that particular face
up 'tis. If you can only make people
realize that fact you will have ac
complished a result well worth while.
"The same may bo said of tho
care of the scalp. Thin, weak, faded
and bleached or gray hair is often
merely the natural result of fancy
shampoos or soaps not intended for
tnHow Wb, 4iny skk, lifelvw akin,
red now, red f, red yid;' fluffy
yii(l, dreonfd eyelids, wk ye-
Trows, thin eyebrows, mth, eyJra,
soars, pita, keleidg, s&worrkaa, fall
ing hair, faded hair, lifeleM hair,
splitting hair, brittle hair, weak, hair,
thin hair, dandruff, scarf, scale, oily
scalp, eruptive scalp, Arf fcoalp,
scaled scalp, scalp bounJ, baldn&s,
foot troubles, ingrowing nail.
X haven't a doubt but what some
of you will say that my" doctor friend
vns selling or was trying lo .sell hie
services of his remedies. Tie (raj not.
More than that, I am not ;n tho ad
vertising b'uE(rtcss. But some- dis
tinguished gentleman once wrote that
"pigs is pigs" and in this case I
must insist that "facts is facts." '
I could write six columns idling
you what to do for a hundred and
ono nilments, but the fact remains
that wo who make our fages our for
tunes, so to speak, would not think
p risking our beauty even if we
haven't any beauty5 by following ,0.
lino of treatment not specifically
i Tirnanrilinl fm iiq hv nnn xehn ftfltll-
Before ho went away I asked this . .. . w,.tw wfi nGOl1 :t or not.
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very conversational specialist just
what ailments could bo properly and
intelligently treated in the home,
providing the courso of treatment
was prescribed and directed by an
authority such as himself. He prom
iced to mail mo the list. This morn
ing I received it. You can read it for
Larjo pores, whiteheads, black
heads, acne pimples, pustules, salt
rheum, eczema, barber's itch, ring
worm, psoriasis moth blotches, liver
s.pots, freckles, tan, leathery skin,
blotchy skin, irritated skin, tender
skin, flabby skin, pebbly skin, cal
loused skin, wrinkles, lines, crow's
feet, furrow, frown, relaxed muscles,
sagging cheeks, hollow cheeks, flab
by tissue, flabby neck, scrawny
hands, ji-t? Lands, puffy hands, cor
pulency, raoleg, warts, bl itchy hands,
sweaty hands, birthmarks, pock-
marks, indigestion, constipation,
that time was preaching through the ' Wonting, poor circulation, face shine,
columns of her paper. The effect
of this ill-advice was so injurious,
and so hopeless in some instances,
that I finally communicated with the
editor of the paper, and told him
that if it was not stopped I would
take drastic measures to stop the
flow of injurious advice to the ig
norant. "There aro remedies good rem
edies," the doctor continued, "but
as a rule they aro not successful
when applied by inexperienced hands.
When one person is ill other members
of the household do not think of
taking the same medicintf prescribed
for tho. invalid simply because it
proved effective in his case. They
would consider that probably theii
oily skin, coarse skin, rough skin,
Now you will understand why I
have iriade theso articles rather con
spicuous by tho absence of cut and
dried prescriptions. I don't believe in
nothing now-a-days usually amount
to nothing. If ono wants to receive
value one must give equal value. The
essential thing in securing medical
preparations specially suited to one's
individual need is the choice of a
reliable and Strictly reputable phy
sician or specialist.
Among my many . letters is ono
from a Toronto woman who risks me
to give her the address of a reli
able dermatologist "if there are such
in the large American cities."
Of course there are. One of the
toremost is tne doctor 1 nave re
ferred to in this article. There are
others just as kindly, just as skillful
and just as conscientious as he.
Many of them are known to govern-,
ment departments and have been in
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wounded Borvice men.
Most of the letters of inquiry which
I receive must be answered person
ally, for the very reason that what
is suitable for one woman will not
do for someone else. Another rea
son is that I like to be free to recom
mend that which I know will be reli
able, whether it be a home prepara-.
tion or somo manufactured lotion,
which I can personally vouch for;! job
whether it is the name and address
of a dermatologist or a chirqpodist.
I am a free born American citizen
who expects to vote, and i- Insist
upon freedom of speech.
As a matter of fact, freedom of
action is quite as important as
speech if ono is to bo graceful as well
as beautiful. You cannot be grace
ful and have any part of tho body
unnaturally restricted. Tho very
best dancers emphasize this fact. The
first thing that a riding master tells
a pupil 'is to wear no tight clothing.
That was tho first admonition re
ceived from my singing instructor.
It was tho theme of every bit of
ndvico the "gym" instructor gave us
in boarding school. It's importance
was realized by every woman who
did ambulance driving during the
war and it has had more to do with
making the coming generation of.
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People mny make fun of tho styles
and say they are too this and too
that, but one thing they cannot say
is that modern dress retards in any
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