Our version of the luxurious milk bath is a modern twist inspired by the beauty secrets of the legendary Queen Cleopatra. With carefully chosen ingredients, this recipe will leave your skin softly scented and feeling as smooth as silk.
Milk Bath Recipe
- 3 cups powdered milk: Rich in lactic acid, powdered milk helps to gently exfoliate and nourish the skin.
- 1/4 cup oatmeal: Renowned for its soothing properties, oatmeal helps to calm and moisturize the skin.
- 1/4 cup dried orris root: This aromatic herb adds a soft violet scent, promoting relaxation and indulgence.
- 1/3 cup almond meal: Almond meal contains beneficial oils that hydrate and soften the skin.
- 1 capsule vitamin E: Burst open to release vitamin E, which provides antioxidant protection and helps maintain skin health.
- 1/3 cup cornstarch: Cornstarch acts as a softening agent, leaving your skin feeling velvety smooth.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the powdered milk, oatmeal, dried orris root, almond meal, and cornstarch.
- Using a fork or whisk, blend the dry ingredients together thoroughly.
- Carefully break open the vitamin E capsule and add it to the mixture, ensuring an even distribution.
- Mix all the ingredients until well combined, creating a silky powder.
- To use the milk bath, start by filling your bathtub with warm water.
- Sprinkle approximately 1/2 to 1 cup of the milk bath mixture into the running water.
- Allow the bathwater to circulate to dissolve the ingredients fully.
- Step into the tub and soak in the luxurious milk bath for 15-20 minutes.
- Gently massage your skin with the milky water to enhance the exfoliating and moisturizing effects.
- Once you finish your bath, rinse with clean water, and gently pat your skin dry with a towel.
Frequency and Shelf Life:
You can use this milk bath recipe once or twice a week, depending on your preference and skin type. It is suitable for most skin types, but if you have any specific allergies or sensitivities, it’s essential to patch test before use.
The shelf life of the milk bath mixture can vary depending on the freshness of the ingredients used. To ensure its longevity, store it in an airtight container in a cool and dry place. Properly stored, it should be good for up to three months.
Makes enough for a few baths.
* To make almond meal:
Using a blender, grind up blanched or slivered almonds to a powdered consistency.
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