For, if even when she has a smooth skin, and a face tortured by a thousand kinds of washes and cosmetics
, she can hardly get anybody to love her, what will she do when she shows a countenace turned into a thicket?
"Poor, dear woman," said Debray, "she is no doubt occupied in distilling balm for the hospitals, or in making cosmetics
for herself or friends.
The wig; the eyebrows; the bonnet and veil; the cloak, padded inside to disfigure her back and shoulders; the paints and cosmetics
used to age her face and alter her complexion -- were all gone.
All the time he passed with his mother he employed in admiring her arms, in giving his opinion upon her cosmetics
, and receipts for compounding essences, in which she was very particular; and then, too, he kissed her hands and cheeks in the most childlike and endearing manner, and had always some sweetmeats to offer her, or some new style of dress to recommend.
This was an antic fellow, half pedlar and half mountebank, who travelled about the country on foot to vend hones, stops, razors, washballs, harness-paste, medicine for dogs and horses, cheap perfumery, cosmetics
, and such-like wares, which he carried in a case slung to his back.
He was pale and shivering--but they were made up with cosmetics
, and had studied the art of chattering their teeth.
Beauly had been actually questioned by the deceased lady on the subject of cosmetic
applications to the complexion.
GENERAL INFORMATION GATHERED AT THE FESTIVAL--PERSONAL BEAUTY OF THE TYPEES--THEIR SUPERIORITY OVER THE INHABITANTS OF THE OTHER ISLANDS--DIVERSITY OF COMPLEXION--A VEGETABLE COSMETIC
AND OINTMENT--TESTIMONY OF VOYAGERS TO THE UNCOMMON BEAUTY OF THE MARQUESANS--FEW EVIDENCES OF INTERCOURSE WITH CIVILIZED BEINGS--DILAPIDATED MUSKET--PRIMITIVE SIMPLICITY OF GOVERNMENT-- REGAL DIGNITY OF MEHEVI
no wonder that in old times this sperm was such a favorite cosmetic
. Such a clearer!
A kind of cosmetic
greatly affected by the ladies, whom it greatly affects in turn.
The same feint, with the same polite dexterity, she foisted on Mrs Meagles, as a conjuror might have forced a card on that innocent lady; and, when her future daughter-in-law was presented to her by her son, she said on embracing her, 'My dear, what have you done to Henry that has bewitched him so!' at the same time allowing a few tears to carry before them, in little pills, the cosmetic
powder on her nose; as a delicate but touching signal that she suffered much inwardly for the show of composure with which she bore her misfortune.
here is a powerful cosmetic
. With a few drops of this in a vase of water, freckles may be washed away as easily as the hands are cleansed.