Apply oil from apricot kernels extracted by crushing, boiling, cooling, and skimming. On oily skin, apply milk of magnesia or a grated raw potato, rub in, and allow to dry. Country girls who worked in the sun washed their face and arms in whey. Cucumber slices help to bleach dark spots. A paste of meat tenderizer and water will dissolve flakes of dry skin. Seeds from carrots or Queen Anne’s lace were crushed and added to lotions for wrinkle removal. Rubbing with castor oil twice a day removes many blemishes including some warts, moles, and age spots; continue for 3-6 weeks; this was the original vitamins A&D ointment.