Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Civil War Era Hair Oils
"Hair Oil.-- The best hair oil is made by mixing high proofed alcohol and cold pressed castor oil. These ingredients are the base of all the celebrated hair oils." -- M. L. Dunlap, The Illinois Farmer Vol. 8 (Springfield: Baker & Phillips, 1863), 117.
Posted by Stephanie Ann at 9:18 PM