Most of us are aware that Cleopatra was known for her beautiful skin and the secret behind it was none other than but MILK. Milk was mentioned in many Egyptian Beauty secrets. People have been reaping its benefits since ages. Milk is a very common health drink. It comes loaded with proteins, enzymes and Lactic Acid which makes it a healthy option for our body as well as our skin.
Let’s Get To Know We Can In-Corporate This Wonderful Product In Our Skin Care Routine.
As we all know raw milk is one of the best natural cleansers. Just soak a cotton ball in cold raw milk and wipe your face with it. Do it every morning and you should experience the difference soon. You can also dab raw milk on dry skin and allow it to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash with cold water once dries. Raw milk known to have deep cleansing properties which helps to clean pores, excessive oil, sebum & dirt.
Scrubbing is essential step in skincare routine. Ideally it should be done twice in a week. You can try this homemade milk scrub. Mix a teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of milk with one tablespoon of brown sugar. You can also use white sugar if brown sugar is not available. Scrub your face gently with this mixture for about 2 minutes. After scrubbing, keep the mixture for 5 minutes and rinse with cold water. Sugar gently exfoliates your skin while Milk and Honey provides deep nourishment. The Lactic acid presents in milk acts as an lightening agent.
3.Milk & Oatmeal Mask:
Milk and Oatmeal together works wonder on your skin. Try this homemade Milk Oatmeal Mask. Take 1 tablespoon of Oatmeal, 1 tablespoon of Warm Milk and 2 tablespoon of Lemon Juice. Mix it well to get thick consistency. Apply it on cleansed face and keep it for 20 minutes. Once dries, rinse with cold water. You can use this pack for your body as well. Oats is known as natural exfoliator and also has an anti-inflammatory property which helps to control acne and redness. Milk is known for its nourishing properties. Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin C which helps to fade the dark spots and lightens the skin tone.
4.Milk for Acne:
Many people must be wondering how milk can be beneficial for acne prone skin. Raw milk is best to use on acne prone/oily skin for cleansing purpose. You may try this below home remedy to control the acne. Mix half a tablespoon of Black sesame seed powder and half a tablespoon of mustard seed powder with raw milk. Mix it well to get the thick consistency. Apply in on the affected area and allow it to stay till it dries. Wash it off with cold water. Follow this remedy regularly to see this difference. As all ingredients are natural, this pack doesn’t cause any kind of side effects.
5.Milk for Anti-Ageing:
Due to its nourishing properties milk acts as a great moisturizer for our skin and what else our skin needs when it starts ageing. With the age, our skin starts loosing elasticity and moisture. Milk is known to have moisturizing properties which helps to hydrate the skin. Try this anti-ageing face mask. Mix one tablespoon of Cocoa Powder with 2 tablespoon of raw milk. Mix it well and apply it on cleansed face. Keep it for 15 minutes and wash off with cold water.
6.Milk for Sunburn:
Most of the times we tend to forget to apply sunscreen lotion while going out which results into tanning and sunburn. Sunburn can be very painful sometimes. Here milk comes to the rescue. It prevents the skin from drying out and the proteins in milk known to reduce pain and discomfort. To treat sunburn, Soak a clean washcloth in chilled milk and keep it on the affected area. Repeat it for 4 to 5 times in a day for faster relief.
7.Milk for Pigmentation:
Pigmentation can be caused due to many factors such as sun exposure, genetics, hormonal changes, birth control pills or sometimes even overly aggressive skin treatment. Most of use various creams and chemical peels to treat the pigmentation but here milk can do wonders. Milk is a rich source of Lactic acid which is known as lightening agent which helps to fade away the dark spots and blemishes. Try the below mentioned remedy for Pigmentation. Mix equal amount of honey & milk and apply it of face. Keep it for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water. Use it regularly to get best results.