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These have been poetically called "the kisses of the sun," but
no girl cares for evidences of that sort of affection. Prevention is
easier than cure. Simple home remedies are lemon juice and glycerin, sour
buttermilk, and elderflower soap used in bathing.
A well-known application is six grains of bichloride of mercury in one
ounce each of glycerin and alcohol, and a few drops, say ten or twelve, of
oil of lavender. The trouble is that after using these remedies the skin
is delicate and freckles more easily.
The fad for going bareheaded has ruined many a girl's complexion.