Legend has it that in ancient Egypt, Cleopatra enjoyed a luxurious bath in donkey milk as part of her regular skin care ritual. Steadily, the trend was emulated by countesses and celebrities in the years to come. Cut to today and milk continues to be a favourite in the beauty world. Rich in lactic acid and AHAs, milk banishes dead cells and nourishes the skin, leaving it soft and bright. While a bathtub filled with creamy milk may not be feasible for everyone, it's possible to give your skin the benefit of milk with these 5 picks.
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The Pure Sense Goat's Milk Soap is made with goat's milk and butter fat, both moisturising agents. Rich in vitamins, minerals and fat, it cleanses the body and leaves it supple and soft. It is available for Rs 236, reduced from Rs 295. Shop here.
The Nivea Milk Delights Face Wash is the latest release from the German personal care brand. The range of face washes come with a base of enriching milk and additional ingredients like gram flour and rose for different skin type. For normal skin, it has saffron to leave the skin glowing and healthy. It is available for Rs 165. Shop here.
The Timeless Beauty Secrets Lip Balm is made with Egyptian goat milk and a combination of oils like almond, castor, coconut, vanilla bean and more. It is free of parabens, silicone and phthalates to give your lips a nourishing coat naturally. It is available for Rs 400. Shop here.
The Khadi Natural Herbal Hand Cream contains milk, saffron and shea butter to soften rough cuticles and prevent nail damage. It is available for Rs 135, reduced from Rs 175. Shop here.
The Ziaja Goat's Milk Night Cream is a staple on many dressers. The Polish night cream is a popular pick in Europe and is known to work wonders on dry skin which is troubled and prone to wrinkles and age damage. It is available for Rs 1,979, reduced from Rs 3,999. Shop here.
Now on, you can apply your milk too rather than just drink it.