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5 Ways To Use Milk For The Most Luxurious Skin Treatments Ever

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The most effective ingredient for healthy, radiant skin has been sitting in your fridge the whole time. Milk can be used to cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize skin, without the harsh chemicals that are usually loaded in mass-manufactured beauty products.

Milk Splash

Cleanser
Have sensitive skin that seizes up at the thought of being touched by a traditional foamy cleanser? Try out whole milk as your daily cleanser. It’s gentle, yet effective in removing excess oil and makeup.

Exfoliator
Milk contains lactic acid, which is a form of alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), the same ingredient in upscale chemical exfoliants. AHAs work to reduce wrinkles and boost collagen while smoothing skin overall—without irritating skin with gritty exfoliants. Simply soak a cotton pad in milk, and sweep it over your face and down your neck. Milk  leaves a gentle exfoliation, unlike a fruit acid or enzyme, which can be harsher.

Skin Softener
It is no secret that Cleopatra took luxurious milk baths to get super-soft skin. While you may not need to fill your entire tub with gallon upon gallon of milk to achieve silky smooth stems, you certainly can add a couple of cups to warm water for a lavish soak. A milk bath feels decadent and makes skin soft and smooth.

Toning Mask
Other dairy products are great for your skin, too. Use yoghurt as a mask to even skin tone, gently exfoliate, and soften skin. Yoghurt works great for masks because of its consistency. Apply a thin layer over your skin, and let sit for five to 10 minutes before rinsing.

Spot Treatment
The lactic acid in milk brightens and exfoliates—and also treats breakouts. Milk will also hydrate, something that many people who suffer from acne forget to do. To make the simple treatment, try mixing milk with flour to create a thin paste. Apply it before bedtime, leave it on overnight, and rinse in the morning.-MYNEWSHUB.CC

 

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