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The San Francisco call. [volume] (San Francisco [Calif.]) 1895-1913, September 09, 1900, Image 4

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iXf? OTHING Is so untidy In a child as
|>{ wearing its hair In a tangled mass
A 11 about the face and shoulders.
Naturally, not the little one but
Its mother is to blame. If one has not
time to give the required care to curls or
long braids, then short-cropped locks are
the only remedy. But a mother must be
unusuaily busy If she cannot devote,at
least ten or fifteen minutes a day to
combine the hair of the wee one so dear
t6 her. , Constant, "grooming" Is neces
sary. Persistent attention will make thin
hair thick and dry, brittle locks soft and
pliable.
Use a brush by firmly and gently pass-
Ing It over the scalp and down to the
very ends of the hair at every stroke. If
the locks are tangled, divide the hair into
small strands and begin the combing at
the ends. Never break one hair if it can
be avoided.
Alter a thorough brushing and comb-
Ing the head is ready for the shampoo.
No harm can result from a weekly wash
If the'hair is heavy and oily. If it is
light, fluffy and dry, i showing that the
oil glands are not well supplied, care
should be 'taken not to scrub the head
too often. After the wash be just as
careful to thoroughly dry the hair, other
wise It will "soon smell musty and be
as full of dust and dirt as ever. For the
first water use plenty of soap, rinse well,
then a shampoo preparation chu be used
with good effect.
About as good a shampoo as can be
made is as follows: Two ounces of soap.
Suggestions
fond mother
proud of
her child's hair.
the Juice or ono lemon, th» yolk or one
etre and ba!f a pint of distilled water.
Put the soap and water in a saucepan and
stir over the fire till the soap is melted.
Erat me yolk of raw *rff and lemon Jnice
together, pour the soap and water on It,
ctir briskly, and. when cold, bottle for
use.
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