Posted by Earlene on July 16, 1998 at 01:26:33:
In response to Bathing, &c., written by Marie-Bernadette on July 13, 1998 at 13:43:18
Didn't they use lye soap for washing ? Or did lye soap come later? If they did then washing the hair with lye, too often, would be very bad for the hair. Lye soap is very caustic.
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