How To Use Raw Milk To Cleanse Your Face?

How To Use Raw Milk To Cleanse Your Face?

How To Use Raw Milk To Cleanse Your Face?

Milk has always been popular in India for both its beauty and health benefits. It’s packed with Vitamin A, D, B12, B6, Biotin, potassium, calcium, lactic acid, and protein. All forms of milk including curd and buttermilk have proven to be beneficial for human health and skin and hair. Ayurveda, for centuries, has celebrated the beauty benefits of taking a bath in milk and rose water and once you realize all the goodness raw milk can bring to your skin, you would wish to add it to your daily skincare routine.

What Is Raw Milk?

Raw milk is unpasteurized or unhomogenized milk. It is not usually recommended to consume raw milk but it poses a lot of beauty benefits when used in the form of a cleanser and face mask.

 

It is claimed that raw milk has more vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antimicrobials, and fatty-acids in comparison to pasteurized milk. Most raw milk advocates also claim that it is a better choice for lactose intolerant people and the ones who have asthma and allergies. However, during the process of pasteurization, a lot of harmful bacteria like tuberculosis are destroyed.

 

Pasteurization process involves heating of the raw milk to kill bacteria, molds, and yeast. It also increases the shelf life of the product. Pasteurized milk is often homogenized. Extreme pressure is applied to disperse the fatty-acids more evenly. This improves its taste and appearance.

Raw Milk Benefits For Your Skin

There are so many reasons to use raw milk for your skin as it is a highly comforting ingredient with numerous benefits.Let’s talk about some of the best ones first.

 

● You can use it as a cleanser. The lactic acid, vitamin A, D, E, and K and protein present in milk makes it a mild exfoliating and hydrating agent. It’s a good toner for dry skin.

 

● Milk masks help clear dark spots, heal tanning, and acne over time, thanks to lactic acid.

 

● Homemade milk cream aka malai can also be used as a pack to hydrated, moisturised, glowing, and soft skin.

 

● Ghee is good for dry lips, ulcers, and irritating skin.

 

● Buttermilk can help you lighten your skin as well.

How To Use Milk As Cleanser For Your Face?

If you do not want to use raw milk directly as a cleanser, you can mix it with other healing ingredients. It will only add to the list of benefits.

Milk and turmeric

It’s both a cleanser and a skin brightener. Milk helps in evening out the skin tone while turmeric is known for skin brightening and lightening. Make a paste of milk and turmeric. Cleanse your face in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes. Now, wash it off with cold water.

Milk and honey

Honey is added to masks for its smoothening properties. It adds glow and makes the skin look flawless. For pimples and acne, you can add lemon juice to this milk and honey cleanser. Make a paste, massage on your face in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes and wash it off with cold water.

Milk, yoghurt and carrot juice

Carrot tightens, exfoliates, and moisturises the skin. It helps cleanse the skin, add shine, fight wrinkles, and other signs of premature ageing. To use it as a cleanser, add yoghurt and carrot juice to some milk. Massage it on your face in a circular motion. Leave it for 3-4 minutes, then, rinse it off with cold water. If your skin feels oily after this, feel free to use a mild face wash.

Raw milk is rich in B-vitamins, alpha hydroxy acids, calcium, and other potent antioxidants which makes it more beneficial when used every day. It nourishes skin cells from within and keeps your skin moisturised all day. It can even draw out excess sebum from skin pores and tighten the large pores over time after everyday use.

FAQs

Raw milk is rich in B-vitamins, alpha hydroxy acids, calcium, and other potent antioxidants which makes it more beneficial when used every day. It nourishes skin cells from within and keeps your skin moisturised all day. It can even draw out excess sebum from skin pores and tighten the large pores over time after everyday use.

If you apply raw milk to your face overnight, you will most likely wake up with well-hydrated, glowing skin in the morning.

Raw milk is a good treatment for reversing tan, protecting your skin against sun damage, and moisturising the skin. It can be applying overnight, with face masks, or during the day. You can also mix milk and curd in an even amount and apply it to your face. Leave it for 30 minutes before you go out in the Sun. Do the same after you come back from the Sun. It helps comfort your skin and reduce sun damage.

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