How to Dye Your Hair Black, 1650

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How to make Red, or Gray haire, black. Take twenty or thirty Horseleaches, or as many as you can get, and put them to steep and rot in a violl with half a pint or a little more of course Red wine for two moneths together, which done, anoint and combe your haire often therewith before the Sun, and they will soon become browne at the least if not quite black.

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