Mrs. Potter was selling this product at least as early as 1903 and at least as late as 1907. In 1903, the product was called "Walnut Juice Hair Stain" and her business was "Mrs. Potter's Hygienic Depot, Suite 276 Groton Building, Cincinnati." By 1910, the product name was "Walnut Tint Hair Stain" and "Mrs. Potter's Hygienic Supply Co." was located at 1156 Groton Bldg. The bottle listed had a label indicating it was for the Walnut Tint. The following ad was transcribed from a 1910 Woman Beautiful Magazine:
BROWN YOUR HAIR.
Send for a trial package. . . . It only takes a few minutes once a month to apply Mrs Potter's Walnut Tint Hair Stain with your comb. Stains only the hair, doesn't rub off, contains no poisonous dyes, sulphur, lead or copper. Has no odor, no sediment, no grease. One bottle of Mrs Potter's Walnut Tint Hair Stain should last a year. Sells for $1.00 per bottle at first-class Druggists. We guarantee satisfaction.