Do-It-Yourself Homemade Herbal Milk Baths

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Do-It-Yourself Homemade Herbal Milk Baths

When was the last time that you did something relaxing just for yourself? If you had to pause for a moment to think about your answer, then it has been too long.

If you have been neglecting yourself for the sake of everyone else in your life, I would like to suggest that you set aside 30 minutes of “me’ time for yourself every evening. During this ‘me’ time, you can take a nice bath and read a good book or magazine.

I would like to share a few homemade herbal milk bath recipes with you that only take a few minutes to prepare and are inexpensive to make.

Supplies you will need:

  • Blender
  • Measuring Cups and Measuring Spoons
  • Airtight Container
  • Measuring Scoop (like an old laundry detergent or coffee scoop)
  • Ingredients listed for each recipe

Oatmeal Milk Bath

  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal

In a blender container, finely grind up the oatmeal. Add in the dry milk powder and cornstarch. Mix in blender until a fine powder forms. Pour contents into an airtight container. You can use 1/2 to 3/4 of a cup in your bath water.

Tip: This soak is soothing to dry itchy skin.

Lavender Milk Bath

  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups powdered milk
  • 3 teaspoons dried lavender

Combine cornstarch and powdered milk in a blender container. Blend until a fine powder forms. Add in the dried lavender and stir. Pour contents into an airtight container. Add 1/2 cup of mixture to your warm bath water.

Tip: This soak is great for dry skin. Will also help to you relax after a stressful day.

Honey Milk Bath

  • 1 cup powdered milk
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Place first 4 ingredients into a blender and blend. Add in 1 teaspoon of honey, stir until combined. Store contents in an airtight container. Refrigerate until ready to use. Add 1/2 cup of mixture to your warm bath water.

Tip: This soak is soothing to dry itchy skin.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Milk Bath

  • 1 cup powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Blend all ingredients in a blender container until it is of fine powder consistency. Pour contents into an airtight container. Add 1/2 cup of mixture to your warm bath water.

Tip: This is a really nice soak that you can enjoy during the fall and winter months.

The Author:

Shelly Hill’s recipe blog: inthekitchenwithshelly.com

Photo. Uluer Servet Yüce

Source: Ab

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