Ever heard the slogan “milk does a body good”? It turns out that milk does the skin good, too. Milk baths have been part of beauty and relaxation rituals for centuries. Cleopatra famously bathed in sour milk to improve her skin texture.
Here’s how to DIY a milk bath in the comfort of your own home.
To make a milk bath at home, add the following ingredients to warm bath water then soak and relax in the tub for 20 to 30 minutes for maximum benefits.
- 2 cups of milk
- ¼ cup of honey
- A few drops of essential oils or bath salts
For a foaming milk bath recipe, try the following:
- 2 cups powdered milk (goat, cow, or buttermilk)
- 3 teaspoons lavender essential oil (or essential oil of your choice)
- 1 cup epsom salt (plain, no fragrance)
- 1 cup sea salt
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