How to Make Facial Toner, 1660

painting of woman with smooth skin Johannes Vermeer, Portrait of a Young Woman

Of Waters that adorn the Face… Take of the Decoction of a Chicken, Capon, or Hen, three pints, of the juice of Lemmons, one pint, White wine vineger, half a pint, Bean and Water-lilly-flowers, each three small handfuls; Camphure and whites of Eggs, each two drams; mix them and distil them with an Alembick.

Johann Jacob Wecker, Arts Master-Piece

Wondering what to do with that leftover chicken broth? Adorn your face with it! Obviously.