Tips for Hair and Bear Grease


Hair and Grease

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

“The head should be washed occasionally with soap and water. When the hair is inclined to be harsh and dry, a moderate application of bear’s grease or other dressing should be used.”


1973 Old Farmer's Almanac, Social Etiquette in the Good (?) Old Days

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