Bygone News - Beauty / Fashion Beauty/Fashion tips en Weekly Tips 1910 <h3>Hemming Linen</h3> <p>When turning a hem on linen keep a glass of warm water at hand and dip the fingers into it frequently. The stiffness of the heavy linen will yield and the work may be accomplished much more quickly and accurately.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/weekly-tips-1910"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion Domestic / Household 1910's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 15:00:33 +0000 lynne.davidson 543 at Aunt Kate's Tips 1910 <h3>To Remove Tartar from Teeth</h3> <p>Tartar, one of the greatest enemies of the teeth, may be kept away by the daily brushing of the teeth and the use of a few drops of myrrh in a half-glass of water. Use a moderately stiff toothbrush. The teeth should be brushed after every meal but where this is not convenient brushed thoroughly every morning.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/aunt-kates-tips-1910"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion Health 1910's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:58:38 +0000 lynne.davidson 542 at Bright Tips 1983 <h3>Shining Jewellery</h3> <p>Blackboard chalk, kept in your trinket box, will help to prevent tarnish on jewellery. Mrs Harold, Caithness.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/bright-tips-1983"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion Bright Tips 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:48:41 +0000 lynne.davidson 540 at Frozen Tights - 1982 <p>If you keep tights in the fridge it will strengthen the fibres and help prevent ladders in them. Mrs G. Harrold, Caithness.</p> Beauty / Fashion Bright Tips 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:36:07 +0000 lynne.davidson 535 at Soiled Suede Gloves 1931 <p>A pair of soiled suede gloves can be improved by heating some quite dry flour and rubbing it well into them while on the hands, with a piece of clean flannel. Grease marks will disappear under a treatment of benzine and gentle rubbing with fine sand paper.</p> Beauty / Fashion Domestic / Household 1930's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:47:10 +0000 lynne.davidson 526 at How to Massage a Wrinkle <p>When you are massaging a wrinkle always imagine that your skin is a bit of tissue paper and you are rubbing the crease out of it. Go across them with fingertips carefully but lightly and try to rub them out. If you rub in a great deal of cream the wrinkle will begin to disappear.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/how-massage-wrinkle"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:42:36 +0000 lynne.davidson 523 at Stained Fingers 1930 <p>Nicotine-browned finger-tips are very unattractive. Plunge them into half a cut lemon for 2 to 3 minutes and the stains will soon vanish, leaving the skin beautifully white. Or you can use a little peroxide of hydrogen if you prefer.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/stained-fingers-1930"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion 1930's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 10:16:30 +0000 lynne.davidson 516 at How to Banish Crow's Feet 1929 <p>How to get rid of wrinkles is a problem many of us are faced with. Try this paste recommended by Mrs McCarthy, which she says is excellent for the purpose. Use the white of an egg, double its quantity of rosewater, and a quarter of a teaspoon of alum. Beat the white of egg, then add the other ingredients and keep the paste in a tightly corked jar. Massage lightly round the eyes each night before retiring, until the tiny lines have disappeared.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/how-banish-crows-feet-1929"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion 1920's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:50:36 +0000 lynne.davidson 509 at White Hands 1929 <p>If much dish-washing is your lot, smear a little cold cream on your hands before putting them into the water, afterwards washing them thoroughly and rubbing them with fine oatmeal which you will find is a wonderful whitener. A little trouble in this direction is well worth the taking, for nothing spoils the appearance so much as roughened, neglected-looking hands.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/white-hands-1929"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion 1920's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:47:58 +0000 lynne.davidson 508 at Rose-Tinted 1953 <p>If you wear spectacles with plastic frames you can rim the frames with nail varnish to match your colour schemes or make-up. Apply the nail varnish and leave overnight to dry. Wipe off the varnish with remover.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/rose-tinted-1953"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion 1950's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:25:13 +0000 lynne.davidson 502 at