This was supposed to be a middle class complaint. Those of the upper class suffered from "dry scalp" whilst the lower classes had "scurf". Those of the upper and middle classes brewed up Parsley or Rosemary into a lotion and used to was the hair in. What did the working class do ? They massaged goose grease into their hair. Aren't we luck to have such wonderful shampoos and hair conditioners nowadays.
By Hilary Williams
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