Why to use pricey cleansers, exfoliators & moisturizers when you have option to use a natural product that probably is already sitting in your fridge. Raw milk is an incredible ingredient that can help cleanse, exfoliate, tone up, and do much more for your skin.
Just think – the raw milk is high in protein, vitamins, alpha hydroxy acids, calcium and potent antioxidants. It has as many skin benefits as well! It can naturally moisturize and nourish your skin from deep inside.
4 Top Ways To Use Milk For Healthy, Glowing Skin
Here are 4 top ways to use milk to cleanse, exfoliate, moisturize and tone up your skin to make it look super soft, smooth, young & healthy:
How To Use Milk As Cleanser?
Try whole milk as facial cleanser, especially if your skin is sensitive to the traditional foamy cleansers? You can use raw whole milk as everyday cleanser. Raw milk is gentle, but effective in driving out excess oil and removing makeup.
Here learn the most effective ways to cleanse your face with milk.
How To Use Milk As Exfoliator?
The presence of lactic acid, a form of alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), makes the milk work as a gentle exfoliator. It helps gently remove the top layer of skin & reveal newer skin from underneath.
Here is a homemade milk exfoliating scrub recipe:
(i) Mix well one cup of raw milk and three tablespoons of oatmeal. Scrub your skin gently with the mixture. Whereas the oats has the grittiness to scourge the dead skin cells off your skin surface, the raw milk moisturizes & nourishes your skin.
(ii) Let the mixture sit on your skin & dry out.
(iii) Rinse with warm water, while scrubbing gently.
Here is a bonus recipe. Soak half cup of almonds in milk overnight. In the morning, grind them into a paste. Apply to your face & neck. Follow the same procedure of drying and rinsing, while gently scrubbing (as stated above) .
How To Soften Your Skin With Milk?
You might have heard that Cleopatra used to take luxurious milk baths to get smooth, super-soft skin. Whether it’s true or not, but it’s a fact that applying daily cold milk onto your skin helps to keep your skin soft.
The simplest way to apply milk is using a cotton ball. Follow the same procedure as in the # 1 above.
How To Tone Your Skin With Milk Product – Yogurt?
Yogurt is great for your skin. You can use yogurt as a facemask to even and smoothen your skin tone. The additional benefit is that it gently exfoliates your skin as well. Due to its consistency, yogurt works effectively as facemask. The simplest way is to spread a thin layer of yogurt over your skin, let it stay there for 5 to ten minutes, and then wipe it off using a wet, soft washcloth.
Note: Use unflavored, unsweetened yogurt for skin.
Here are some: Do It Yourself Yogurt Face Masks