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We all know that milk is rich in nutrients and plays a most important role in good health. But, many may not know that it is also beneficial for beauty care. Milk helps to nourish and soften the skin. It contains many vitamins and minerals, which are very necessary for both health and beauty. Milk nourishes and moisturises the skin and also helps to delay the visible signs of ageing. It can be added to face packs very easily. However, it suits normal to dry skin more. During winter, it may be applied on normal to oily skin, to relieve dryness and improve skin texture. Milk can also help to reduce blemishes. Cotton wool soaked in cold milk can be used to wipe the skin to remove tan, soothe and soften the skin. It makes the skin colour lighter over a period of time, if used daily.
Here is two milk-based face pack recipes just for you. Always use raw milk on the face for beauty care. Boiling the milk destroys several nutrients.
Here's how you can make it easily at home.
This is a very easy and effective recipe.
Milk has been a favourite beauty aid for generations. For one thing, it is so easily available in every home. Secondly, its properties are well known and also valued. Although it is a common home care ingredient for the skin, it can also be extremely beneficial for the hair. Here, we list a few of the benefits.
Milk can be applied on the hair to nourish and soften it and also to give it a healthy lustre. If the hair has been subjected to sun-damage, applying milk would help to nourish, soften and restore health to it. After your shampoo, rinse the hair with milk and leave on for 5 minutes. Then rinse off with plain water. It would help to add body and shine to the hair.
Here is a recipe for extremely dry hair
A pre-shampoo treatment can also be done with a hair pack containing powdered milk.
(This article is authored by Shahnaz Husain, a Padma Shri Award recipient and pioneer of the Ayurvedic beauty movement and the head of a global network of franchise ventures and 375 formulations.)
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