Glostora for the Hair

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For Men: To Keep Hair Neat, Well-Groomed And Rich-Looking, For Women: To Add Gloss, Lustre, and Make Hair Easy to Manage
Currently not on view
Object Name
hair care product
date made
mid 1920s - late 1930s
R. L. Watkins Company
Sterling Remedy Company
Physical Description
emsulsified cocoanut oil (drug material)
overall: 13.7 cm x 5.2 cm x 4 cm; 5 3/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 9/16 in
overall, box: 5 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.6525 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm
overall, bottle: 5 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Hair Care Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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 Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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