Death by shampoo

I’m not much one for beauty tips or fashion gossip. Give me a t-shirt with something geeky on it and a pair of jeans and I’m happy, but delving into the depths of fashion history can have its rewards. At least that’s what my cousin-in-law Bonnie Downing found and she amassed a collection of strange tips for a book called Peculiar Beauty.

Bonnie has carried on the same theme in a new blog by the same name, and the most recent entry about some strange suds. With the price of gasoline these days I don’t think it’s going to be en vogue as a hair treatment anytime soon…

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