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Use raw milk on your face in these 4 ways to get the skin of your dreams

Published on:30 March 2021, 16:23pm IST
Raw milk is a powerhouse of nutrients, but not many know it’s also great for your skin. Read on to know about its various benefits of milk for skin.
Aayushi Gupta
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Milk is beneficial for your health, because it’s packed with vitamins, biotin, potassium, calcium, lactic acid, magnesium, selenium, and protein. But did you know raw milk can do wonders for your skin too? Yes it’s true, milk can keep you fit, inside and out.

There are various reasons why raw milk is the perfect home remedy for youthful and glowing skin. It helps to protect skin from free radicals, fades spots and marks, brightens your skin, enhances hydration, slows down wrinkles, fine lines, and the ageing process, and also promotes skin elasticity. What’s more, it can give you radiant skin.

You can use raw milk in many ways. Let’s find out how: 

1. Raw milk as a face moisturiser

Raw milk is packed with vitamin A, D, B6, B12, biotin, calcium, protein, and other nutrients, which make it the best ingredient to nourish your skin. These properties of raw milk can hydrate and moisturise your skin, thereby helping you solve the issue of dryness and itchiness.

Here’s how you can use raw milk as moisturiser: 

Step 1: Take two to three tablespoons of cold raw milk, add half  a tablespoon of glycerine into it and mix it up. 

Step 2: Apply on the face and lips with a cotton ball, and let it dry for 20-30 minutes. After that, wash your face with cold water.

It will result in smooth and glowing skin. Also, your skin will remain moisturised throughout the day.

2. Raw milk facial cleanser

We use a cleanser to remove make-up, dead skin cells, oil, dirt, and other types of impurities. And using a DIY raw milk face cleanser is an amazing choice that you can opt for, because guess what? it can give you all these benefits. In fact, a raw milk cleanser is a natural and side-effect-free solution.

Here are the steps to use the raw milk face cleanser:

Step 1: Take two tablespoons of raw milk and add a pinch of turmeric for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Mix it well.

Step 2: Now, dip a cotton ball in it and gently rub the milk on your face and neck.

Rinse your face with water.

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Learn how to use raw milk for skin benefits.
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3. Raw milk face mask

Using a raw milk face mask has plenty of benefits for your skin, and is one of the most simple, easy, and effective solutions available today. Raw milk is rich in vitamin B, calcium, alpha hydroxy acids, and powerful antioxidants. All in all, this ingredient helps to clear dark spots and patches, heals tanning, acne and reduces wrinkles, skin damage, and fine lines. 

Here are the steps to make a raw milk face mask:

Step 1: Take two tablespoons of raw milk, and mix it with multani mitti for added benefits for your skin.

Step 2: Apply it all over on your face, give a massage for two minutes and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.

Now, wash your face with lukewarm water.

4. Exfoliating scrub with raw milk

Thanks to lactic acid and protein present in raw milk, it works well as an exfoliating and hydrating agent. A raw milk scrub is helpful for removing dead skin cells, lightening skin tone, and removing blackheads and whiteheads.

Here’s how you can make a raw milk scrub for exfoliation:

Step 1: Mix two tablespoons of raw milk with one tablespoon of sugar and 1 tablespoon of gram flour. Make a paste out of it.

Step 2: Massage it on to your skin for 10 minutes, and leave it for another 10 minutes before washing it off.

You can use it twice a week for better results.

Aayushi Gupta Aayushi Gupta

Candid, outspoken, but prudent--Aayushi is exploring her place in media world.