Trial treatments

From Woman and Home magazine, December 1937: these two adverts were on different pages. Each cream promises a very different result, with a very different price, even though they come from the same postal address in Willesden Green. Could the ‘Vegetable Flesh Former’ and the ‘Vegetable Reducing Cream’ have been the same formula? And were these adverts a joke from the consumer watchdog of the day? Click to enlarge…

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