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The Bizarre History of Beauty
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Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland J 646.72 HB (Text) 76277000038737 Juvenile NonFiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781538226858
  • Physical Description: 48 pages
  • Publisher: New York: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2019

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Includes glossary and index
Summary, etc.:
For thousands of years, people have wanted to keep their skin soft and free of blemishes. Bathing and pale, clean skin were signs of wealth and privilege, though skin tanning is popular these days. What substances people have used, however, will surprise and disgust you: whipped ostrich eggs, donkey milk, crocodile excrement, gem stone poultices, crocodile glands, wolf's blood, mud, and even a lotion made from boar's brains. From homemade remedies to manufactured goods, this book is filled with strange science and history that readers are sure to enjoy. Full-color photographs share every detail, making for a real page-turner.
Subject: Skin
Care and Hygiene
Beauty, personal

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