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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 23, 1912, Image 11

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.By Billie Burke.
The Eirst Word Yotr can ac
complish anything If you go about
it right and keep at itrlongenough.
In my mail I find'-the following
"Dear Miss Burke:
"I rea'd with interest allpf your
-Miss Billie Burke.
talks in ?The Day Book, and I
think you give help and. comfort
to every girl excepting the one
trpubled with superfluous; hair on
the face. Save youjanythkig;help-
ful to say for her? For out of a
heart full of bitterness and humil
iation I say she needs it more J.
than anyone. There are a lot of us
who would be really nice looking "
but for this terrible affliction. If .
you can say anything to us to help
please say it through The Day
Book. Very truly yours,'
Hair on the fair face of a girl is, .
indeed, a tragedy because it is sup-
posed to be one of the attributes .
of masculinity only, and, notwith
starfding most girls have been r
known at one time or another toy
wish they were boys, yet being"
girls they only want to be the.T
girliest kind. .
Sometimes a girl is unduly sen
sitive in this regard. A light,
downy fuzz on one's face is not
ugly, provided there are no coarse ,
hairs. InSpain it is considered a .
mark of beauty. If this fuzz is
dark, it can be lightened by using j
at least once a 'day a solution of "
one part ammonia to nine parts of3
hydrogen dioxide.
First wash your face with soap ,
and hot water to remove all the
oils; then dab it with the solution,
taking care not to get it on the
eyebrows or hair, as it wilP
BLEACH and ruin any kind of
hair in time.
If you keep this up for months
you will see that the roots of ther
fuzz are being killed and it is
growing thinner and less notice
able. I know a girl who removed
the hair upon her upper lip by this
method. She pulled out withJ
tweezers all coarse hair and theni
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