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puffy Eyes: Two Recipes to Start Natural '900

By |2018-11-22T23:04:12+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Advertising "vintage" I quote from the manual of health and beauty to be beautiful (Sonzogno, Milano, 1906), two recipes and some tips to remedy the problem of puffy eyes. The text reads: "When the eyes are swollen they particularly recommend light massages: Castor oil gr.5 Vaseline gr.5 Olive oil gr.5 Tannin [...]

Lipstick Nail Make-It-Yourself Home '900: Original Recipe

By |2018-11-20T23:26:47+00:00November 20th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Nail Art 30's The following is a recipe for preparing a cream polish with natural ingredients (also see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/4949/storia-contemporanea/smalto-per-unghie-1906). E 'comes from a hand hygiene and beauty 1906, To be beautiful (Sonzogno, Milano), rage at our great grandmothers. I quote: "When the nails are brittle, [...]

Toothpaste Carbone Do-It-Yourself Home '900: Original Recipe

By |2018-11-20T22:38:37+00:00November 20th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Vintage Advertising. The toothpaste coal whitened teeth After a long time I return to post of pills History natural health and beauty recipes taken from To be beautiful (Sonzogno, Milano, 1906), Manual well known from the beginning of the twentieth century ladies. The following is the recipe to prepare at home [...]

Gotta, Disease of the Rich

By |2018-11-11T03:59:44+00:00November 11th, 2018|Middle Ages, Daily life Costume Company, Company Costumes Daily Life, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

Piero de Medici, father of Lorenzo the Magnificent, say "The Gouty" Gout is a disease that afflicted many famous people from the past. He suffered, among others, Henry VIII, Medici (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9738/storia-moderna/perche-piero-de-medici-detto-gottoso), Luigi XIV (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/9610/storia-moderna/luigi-xiv-vino-aromatizzato-curare-la-gamba-del-re) and perhaps Columbus (see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/8890/storia-moderna/gotta-poliartrite-reumatoide-cosa-soffriva-cristoforo-colombo). It is an acute inflammatory form that affects the joints, specially [...]

Sane (Very bad and) Eating Habits in the Napoleonic Era

By |2018-09-05T01:18:51+00:00September 5th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

A table prepared. Generally, the eating habits of the French peasants in the Napoleonic era became healthier, but still existed some bad habit of the past In principle, the conditions of life in the French countryside during the Napoleonic Empire improved in various aspects, including food, and farmers began to [...]

Vintage Furniture: Psyche

By |2018-08-24T20:22:10+00:00August 24th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Psyche by vintage room umbertina If you're lucky enough to have inherited family, antique markets you can still find one of the furnishings that had more anger in Europe over 800: the psyche. Never heard of it? The appearance, however,, I'm sure, You know it all: this term [...]

Being Magre in Victorian Period

By |2018-11-17T00:36:10+00:00April 27th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Women Victorian era. Being thin was an imperative of beauty which you could not escape Each historical period has its own aesthetic rules, but the thinness, almost always, it is an imperative to which it is difficult to escape. It was like that for the Victorian woman, which was to keep as much as possible [...]

Seaweed Soap: Lose weight in the '30s

By |2018-11-17T00:45:35+00:00April 27th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

a soap advertisement for slimming The thinness is not an imperative of our times exclusive beauty, but its many other eras. In the 30s of last century, cosmetic research he developed a new product that promised to fight the pounds so miraculous: the soap [...]

Strawberry Gelatin in Frost (by Artusi)

By |2018-03-16T01:00:57+00:00March 16th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Strawberry jelly After the oranges (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/10371/storia-contemporanea/gelatina-di-arancio-in-gelo-dallartusi), in this post you will find the original recipe of Pellegrino Artusi to prepare the strawberry jelly in frost, another sweet puddings presented in Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well, his famous culinary book that during the 800, and beyond, [...]

Orange jelly in Frost (by Artusi)

By |2018-03-14T21:54:13+00:00March 14th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Jelly oranges The recipe that I report is taken from the science of cooking and the art of eating well, famous text of the gastronome Pellegrino Artusi. It is a sweet: jelly orange frost. This is what is written: "Sugar grams 150, isinglass grams 20, water ounces 4, Alkermes [...]