Vol. VIII, Episode 15
Civil War Cold Cream
Time to explore another use for lard in the 19th century! In this episode, Jeremy makes a cold cream from a receipt in an 1854 book. This is a simple period cosmetic to make and it really does work! After the episode, Jeremy used it to soothe dry and cracking skin on his hands. It was amazing how well it soaked in after a few moments and made a difference almost right away. The next day the cracks and dryness were almost all gone, with one application!
More on Lard
Interested in learning about other ways to use lard?
Check out these other episodes!
To Try Lard
Making a Pie Crust
Special Thank You!
CWDD would like to give a special thanks to the Waterloo Farm Museum
for their support in allowing us to film on location, to Jeremy and Felicia at History Acres
for their collaboration, and to Martin E. Liebschner for the use of his music.
Waterloo Farm Museum
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