Updated: Jan 13, 2018
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Treat yourself...Milk has extraordinary tested benefits for the skin.
“The milk also helps exfoliate the skin for additional softness due to the presence of lactic acid that encourages skin cell renewal. ”
Based on research, milk's slightly acidic ph provides:
a natural cleanser and exfoliant
lightens and evens skintone
full of antioxidants that provides anti-aging properties
heals cracked feet
conditions the hair
Based on your skin type, butter-milk or yogurt are preferred for oily skin and full cream or whole fat milk for dry skin. All other forms of milk still have great benefits. Pouring milk into a warm bath can benefit the skin in several ways. With added bonuses of honey, essential oils and other additives can create a bath to remember! A milk bath leaves your skin feeling soft and supple. The fat and protein in the milk provide this immediate benefit in your bathwater. The milk also helps exfoliate the skin for additional softness due to the presence of lactic
acid that encourages skin cell renewal. You are left with hydrated and smooth skin that can combat skin conditions like eczema. Milk baths soothe irritations and conditions the skin, and is a great source of a home remedy for a medical skin condition. However, check with your doctor first.
As with any bath, it can help you improve your skin while helping reduce the stress or body pains. Adding essential oils to the milk bath provides additional relaxation qualities. Try lavender, eucalyptus, chamomile or peppermint essential oils, based on your personal preference.