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A Beautiful Neck - 05/05/2013

Lina Cavalieri's 1914 book " My Secrets of Beauty " dedicates a whole chapter to the beautification of the neck. Here are some pieces of her advice: "The neck, to be beautiful, must be neither too long nor too short, too fat nor too lean. It must be shapely; that is, evenly developed. The skin must be soft and white." "Sometimes the collar supporter, or a pin or hook used for fastening the collar, scratches the neck. For these or any other bruises of the neck I should first bathe the injured part with absorbent cotton dipped into peroxide of hydrogen. If the bruise is severe I would apply collodion or court plaster to protect it from air-floating germs, while healing. I would remove these by moistening them with alcohol. If this precaution is not taken a bit of the skin or flesh might adhere to the application, so causing a scar. When the new skin is formed, covering the wound, and it is no longer very sensitive, I would massage it gently once a day. This relieves the congestion and gradually removes the disfiguring red line that might remain as a trophy of the adventure."  "In summer when the neck becomes tanned and blistered by the sun massage it with a pure, cold cream and bathe it frequently with a mild solution of peroxide of hydrogen." She also includes many different recipes for massage creams that she claims will alleviate various neck-disfigurements like dark spots, excess fat, excess thinness, and some kind of unspecified ailment caused by collars (chaffing?)&...

A Beautiful Neck

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