Punch, 53 (1867), 122.
A Singular Use of Soap
Agriculture, Health, Gender
Discusses news of the discovery in California of a process for manufacturing artificial hair from the soap-root. Anticipates that vegetable hair will soon prove as popular as vegetable hair dyes, but warns those ladies who might wear such hair whilst bathing that their hair may 'melt into lather'.
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