Shasta Cream Shampoo with Improved Lanolin

Shasta Cream Shampoo was produced by Procter & Gamble, of Cincinnati, Ohio, from 1948 through the end of the 1950s. Advertisements claimed it was "sparkle-giving." The company offered a money-back guarantee, and a 1948 ad includes the Good Housekeeping Seal. In a 1957 promotion, Shasta made your hair "behave the right way—the first day." This bottle dates to about that time.
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Object Name
hair care product
date made
ca 1957
Procter and Gamble
Physical Description
glass (container material)
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (container material)
overall: 4.9 cm x 5.9 cm x 5.4 cm; 1 15/16 in x 2 5/16 in x 2 1/8 in
overall: 2 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 5.08 cm x 6.0325 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Hair Care Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Hair Care Products
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Procter & Gamble Company
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