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Milk Benefits for Skin and Beauty

Milk Benefits for Skin and Beauty

Milk Benefits for Skin and Beauty
Milk Benefits for Skin and Beauty

We all know how Milk is good for Body and growth, especially during growth years. But Milk’s external usage does lots of wonders for your skin and body too. Milk in its various forms can be used for application in many ways, as cleanser, in face pack and as scrub.

Milk contains vitamin A and D apart from proteins, enzymes, amino acids, and antioxidants which help make your skin smoother and healthier. In addition, the content of important minerals such as iron, calcium, and copper in milk improve the health and strength of your skin cells, which ultimately makes your skin, becomes healthier and suppler.

We are listing down Uses of Milk in its forms with all the benefits.

Milk as Cleanser:

Milk is rich in Lactic acid which is a mild bleaching agent as well as exfoliator. With regular usage of milk, Dark spots and scars are reduced and lightened with time.

You will need:

  • 1 Tbsp. of Milk
  • a pinch of Table salt

Dissolve salt in Milk and apply all over your face and neck with a cotton wool. Leave it on for few minutes and wipes off with the same cotton wool.

This is a Natural skin cleanser and softener. Milk cleanses dirt and grime while salt balances the ph balance of the skin. If you have oily skin, Use raw milk as a cleanser.

Treat Scars with Milk:

Milk contains Lactic acid which moisturizes the skin naturally; also helps lift dead skin cells in your body and stimulate the rejuvenation of your skin or the growth of new skin cells which results in Radiant skin. Lactic acid also mildly bleaches skin and improves skin texture and complexion.

You will need:

  • 1 Tbsp. Milk
  • ½ Tsp Honey
  • 5-6 drops of Lemon juice

Mix all the ingredients and apply with a cotton wool. Leave on for 30 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water. This, if applied regularly helps reduce Sun tan and helps reduce hyper pigmentation. You can use Milk powder as well in place of milk.

Milk Face pack:

You will need:

  • 1 Tbsp. Fullers earth
  • 1 Tbsp. Milk
  • ¼ Tbsp Gram flour

Mix all the ingredients to form a smooth paste, add water if required. Apply this pack on your face and neck for 20 minutes. Wash off and follow up with a moisturizer.

Fuller’s earth and Gram flour acts as cleansing agents while Milk hydrates skin. This is wonderful cleanser for Oily to normal skin. Use Full toned milk if you have Dry skin.

Milk Hair pack:

Milk can be rubbed on the scalp to nourish your hair from the inside out. Smear milk all over your scalp and wash off after few minutes. You will get soft and silky hair in a jiffy. This treatment is a boon to dry and rough hair.

You can add few drops of Almond oil too, if you have extremely dry and rough hair. Follow this if you regularly iron or blow dries your hair. This will hydrate your Hair and will lessen the damage.

Skin Lightening Face pack:

You will need:

  • 1 Tbsp. Milk Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Lemon juice
  • 2-3 drops of Almond Oil

Mix all the ingredients to form a smooth paste; you will need to blend it with the back of a fork.
Apply this on your face and neck. Leave it on for 20 minutes and wash off.

Almond Oil moisturizes your skin while Milk powder and Lemon de-tans and bleaches mildly.
This Face pack can be used during summer and Dry skinned beauties can add a few drops of Vegetable glycerin as well.

Almond and Milk Scrub:

You will need:

  • 4-5 Almonds or 1 Tsp of Almond oil
  • A Cup full of Milk

Soak Almonds overnight and peel and grind them with enough Milk. Store this in a air tight container. Use this to scrub your face, wash off with Water mixed with equal parts of water.
This keeps Pimples, Scars and Black heads at bay and is soft and skin friendly enough to be used every day. Make a fresh batch every week and store in refrigerator for longer shelf life.

Papaya and Milk Face pack for Aging skin:

You will need:

  • 1 Tbsp Papaya Pulp
  • 1Tbsp Milk
  • 1 Tsp Honey

Mix to form a smooth paste and apply a thick layer on face concentrating more on fine lines and wrinkles or laugh lines. Let the face pack semi dry, and wash off with cool water.
This facemask is beneficial in easing Wrinkles and fine lines. This can be used to prevent wrinkles and fine lines too.

Ready to Use Milk Face packs that are available in the Market are:

These Packs are herbal and easy to use and the effect is visible.

  • Aroma magic Milk Pack:
  • Biotique Milk Protein Pack:
  • Cleopatra used Milk to bathe in, you can use Milk soap that hydrates and beautifies

L'occitane Milk Soap:

To Soothe Sun burn, you can apply Butter milk on the burnt area, to soothe and moisturize skin
Drinking Milk every night or in the morning is very beneficial for skin and health, both.
Milk is a Wonderful source of calcium and is used over the globe. Do you use Milk in your face packs too?

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