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Part 1, Caseine Massage Creams - a Victorian and Edwardian Tactic - 05/02/2013
CASEINE MASSAGE CREAMS  By H. C. Bradford  IT is probable that no single article has attracted more attention in pharmacy during the last five years than massage cream, and it is equally probable that no article ever carried so much weight, created so much interest, and sold in such quantities, and yet had so little real merit and value behind it. At first, being supposedly something new, the charm of novelty carried much with it, and was largely responsible for the popularity which these creams enjoy. Now, that this has very largely disappeared, the articles are beginning to find their true place, and to be appraised at something like their real value.  Greaseless creams, broadly considered, are of two general classes. The first, the kind discussed in this paper, has usually a base of caseine or of the solids of milk, variously combined and modified; the second is usually a stearin soap, also much modified and varied. That these creams should each fill a place has been amply demonstrated by the fact that they have sold steadily. A remark of a prominent pharmacist that "he had never known any one to buy the product the second time," has not held good in practice. Another thing that is peculiar is, that the public put these products in their proper place before the manufacturers did. At first, they were advertised and pushed very much in the same manner as the fatty creams. Now there is a very great difference. Most of the manufacturers are very wisely making a...

Part 1, Caseine Massage Creams - a Victorian and Edwardian Tactic



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