MENNEN’S BORATED TALCUM TOILET POWDER (Feb, 1909)

After a childhood of being bombarded with countless advertisements for Speed-Stick the first, and only, thing that pops into my head when I see that brand name is the not at all subtle “Byyy Mennen” jinglette.

MENNEN’S BORATED TALCUM TOILET POWDER

“Baby’s Best Friend”

and Mamma’s greatest comfort. Mennen’s relieves and prevents Chapped Hands and Chafing.

For your protection the genuine is put up in non-re fillable boxes—the “Box that Lox,” with Mennen’s face on top. Sold everywhere or by mail 25 cents—Sample free.

Try Mennen’s Violet (Borated) Talcum Toilet Powder—It has the scent of Fresh-cut Parma Violets. Sample free.

GERHARD MENNEN CO., Newark, N. J.

Sold only at Stores (No Samples):

Mennen’s Sen Yang Toilet Powder, Oriental Odor.
Mennen’s Borated Skin Soap (blue wrapper) Specially prepared for the nursery.

2 comments
  1. Toronto says: March 25, 20131:37 pm

    “Borated”? Does it come from Kazakhstan or something?

  2. Stephen says: March 26, 20134:37 am

    It means it contains borates – boron-oxygen ions.
    http://en.wikipedia.org…

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