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Milk And Honey for Your Skin

You probably have each milk and honey in your room and haven’t given any thought to mistreatment these 2 merchandise along as a skin care remedy. you will have used milk or maybe honey one by one, however what’s there regarding these 2 easy things along that produces them a dynamic duo? What area unit the health advantages of milk & honey for your skin?

A little bit of History

Well, initial of all the expression “milk and honey” has been used a awfully very long time agone within the Bible. Here that expression is employed to symbolize abundance and prosperity. Honey has been extremely prized as a skin care ingredient in past civilizations, and it’s still used these days. Honey, in fact, has enjoyed a awfully smart name for a awfully, terribly very long time – and with smart reason.

What’s So Great About Milk & Honey?

Did you know that honey is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, acts as a humectant (which means it pulls moisture out of the air), reduces inflammation, possesses incredible medical benefits, helps the skin to heal quickly, has vitamins and minerals, and is a cook’s best friend – and plus, did I mention that it tastes amazing?

What about milk? It also sports an impressive resume when it comes to skin care. Not only is it nutritious but it has vitamins, too. What you may not have known about milk is that it contains lactic acid, a gentle, effective alpha-hydroxy acid that is very efficient in eliminating toxins from the skin. It also exfoliates the top layer of your skin, resulting in a soft and smooth feel and look, which translates into a marvelous, youthful glow. So when we look at both products, we can see why they work so well together!

The Proof Is In The Pudding (or should we say “Honey”)

Cleopatra has been known as one of the most beautiful women who ever lived, and she is reported to have used milk and honey as part of her regular skin care regimen. Moving on to our time, honey in cosmetics is big, big business. You find honey in everything from lotions to shampoos. Many upscale spas and retreats use honey masks and treatments as part of their skin therapy, and clients don’t think twice about dropping serious coin to enjoy one of these treatments. And why? Because they work, plain and simple.

Don’t have the time or money to pamper yourself at one of these spas? No worries. I’m going to give you an incredible recipe that is inexpensive, effective and easy to use. It will incorporate milk and honey. You’re going to love it.

Honey Salt Scrub

1 tbsp raw or Manuka honey (not in the honey bear squeeze bottle)

Few drops of olive or coconut oil

1 tsp milk

1 tsp sea salt

The above is for one application.

Here’s what you do:

Mix all ingredients together until it looks sort of like peanut butter. Apply on your skin in a circular motion after you have cleansed it. Avoid your eye area. Leave on for about 10 minutes, then rinse off with warm water. Your skin will feel and look soft, hydrated and glowing. Follow up with a moisturizer.