Add a few drops of sweet almond oil to a tablespoon of whole milk in a small bowl. Using sterile cotton, gently dab milk and oil mixture onto face, then remove with a fresh piece of sterile cotton. Then be sure to rinse thoroughly, removing all traces of the milk to prevent bacteria growth.
Gentle Facial Scrub for Oily Skin
Mix one teaspoon powdered skim milk with one teaspoon honey. Add a few drops of fresh lemon juice, and gently massage face with this mixture. Rinse thoroughly.
Gentle Facial Scrub for Normal, Dry, or Mature Skin
Mix one teaspoon powdered whole milk with one teaspoon honey; gently massage the face with mixture. Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water.
Milk Mask for Normal, Dry, or Mature Skin
Mix a tablespoon of liquid whole milk with 1/4 teaspoon almond oil. Apply a thin layer of this mixture to a clean face and allow to dry. Apply a second layer and allow to dry. Apply a third layer and allow to dry. Finally, apply a fourth layer and allow to dry. Once mask is hard and dry, wash off with a washcloth and lots of warm water.
Milk and Honey Bath
A favorite skin-soother. To a warm bath, add two drops lavender oil, one tablespoon honey, and two tablespoons whole milk powder (or one cup liquid whole milk). Soak as long as you like, then shower to remove all traces of milk and honey.
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