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6 Ways How You Can Use Milk In Your Beauty Regime!


We all have heard the fascinating stories about how beautiful Cleopatra was, and how she used natural ingredients in beautifying herself. One of the most popular beauty ingredients that she used was milk, it is known that she would have an extravagant milk bath that would ravish her complexion. While many of us have sincerely drunk milk as a kid, but now as an adult, it is the perfect time that we start using the terrific beauty ingredient in our skin care. Milk is a good source of lactic acid, proteins, vitamins, potassium, calcium, magnesium, selenium that enhances the skin texture in every way. Not only it amplifies the skin, but even nourishes hair, now isn't milk a miracle beauty ingredient? If you are too lazy to try anyone of our listed milk recipes, you can just drink milk and improve your health (isn't this the easiest hack). Read further to know how to use milk for flawless skin.

1. As shower gel:
We know you wouldn't indulge in a lavish milk bath, that is why we suggest you to use milk as a shower gel. You can make a paste of full-fat milk, honey and drops of rose water. Apply this all over your body and let it rest for 15 minutes. Rinse your body with cool water.

How this benefit your skin:
Milk is a great source of Vitamin A which removes dry, flaky skin, Vitamin B6, which nourishes the skin deeply, lactic acid that moisturises the skin and selenium that firms the skin. When you use this shower gel regularly, it will enhance your skin texture and make it satin soft.

2. Deep cleanser:
There are plenty of cosmetic company who uses milk in their cleanser, so milk is undoubtedly the best cleanser you can use for your skin. The best thing is that milk suits every skin type (unless you are lactose intolerant). Dip a cotton ball in milk and generously apply it all over your face, leave it for 5 minutes and wash with cool water.

How this benefit your skin:
Milk has proteins, lactic acid, vitamin B6 that work on the top layers of the skin and unclogs the pores. Also, it absorbs the excessive oil on your face and fights the microbes present on your skin. You can use it daily as a cleanser and keep your face super clean.

3. As a skin lightening face mask:

Has the recent beach vacation tanned your skin? Then we recommend you this face mask which would remove tan, brighten your face and give you a smooth, blemish free complexion. You would need 1 tablespoon of milk, 2 tablespoons of fresh orange juice, 1 teaspoon of gram flour. Make sure the consistency of the face mask is thick, smear it all over your face and neck and rinse it with cool water when it dries. You will notice a soft, plump and bright complexion.

How this benefit your skin:
Milk has Vitamin D, magnesium which is responsible for a natural glow, whereas Vitamin B 12 has skin lightening properties and orange juice is rich in Vitamin C that makes the skin blemish free and gram flour is an excellent exfoliator and lightens the skin tone. If you have a sensitive skin, orange juice might irritate your skin, so you can use honey to soothe your skin.

4. As a scrub:
Yes, along with a deep cleanser you can use milk as a scrub even, it will remove the dead skin cells, increase the collagen production and maintain the elasticity of your skin. Make a scrub mixture of milk, ground almonds and smear it all over your face and neck. Let it stay for a while and then gently scrub in circular motion. Wash the residue with cool water and experience a smooth face.

How this benefit your skin:
Milk has alpha hydroxy acid, Vitamin B6 that works on removing the dead skin cells and regenerate new cells. Whereas almonds are rich in antioxidants, Vitamin E that will enhance your skin texture.

5. As a hair conditioner:
Pamper your hair with milk and you would get glossy locks worth gushing for. You can make a paste of milk, honey and olive oil and with a help of cotton ball rub it on your scalp and hair strands and wash it after 30 minutes.

How this benefit your hair:
Milk is rich in potassium, lactic acid that  nourishes and hydrates your scalp completely. We recommend you to apply this mask every week for fabulous results.

6. Softening foot soak:

Give your legs the right amount of pamper with milk. It will give moisturise your feet and soften your cracked heels. Soak your feet in a mixture of  rosewater essential oil and ½ cup of milk  for 2 minutes and then with a pumice stone scrub your heels and tada your feet will be super soft.

How this benefit your feet:
Milk has high moisturizing properties that will hydrate your legs and keep it soft all day long.

Do use milk in your beauty care and be the head turner wherever you go.

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