To make the Face fair (1719)

Boyl Rosemary Flowers in White Wine, and wash your Face with the Liquor. The Compleat Servant-Maid by Hannah Woolley, 1719 This would end up being a diluted version of the popular Hungary Water, thought to cure all sorts of ills (besides being a lovely perfume!). It wouldn’t hurt you, unless your skin is irritated by …