mILK + hONEY bATH - dIY rECIPE
1 cup honey
2 cups Epsom salt
2 cups whole milk
½ cup baking soda
Edible flowers, herbs e.g. lavender, rose, mint or rosemary as desired.
You will need:
Glass Pyrex Jug
Pour the milk into the jug and heat for approx 2 minutes on high.
Add in the honey and stir well.
Bring to the bathroom along with the other ingredients.
Run your bath, adding the dry ingredients and then the milk and honey.
Throw in some fragrant flowers or herbs for additional benefits.
Benefits of this milk and honey bath:
Epsom salt exfoliates the skin removing dead skin cells, is a natural detoxifier and skin healer.
Baking soda will neutralise harmful acids on the skin and has gentle exfoliating and smoothing benefits.
Milk provides protein which in turn benefits the layers of the skin by improving texture and structure. It also soothes the skin.
Honey is a natural skin softener leaving the skin super smooth and supple.
Why not whip up a facial treatment to apply and double up on the full spa treatment?
2 tbsp honey and 1 tsp whole milk mixed together into a paste and applied to face in the bath and relax! Who needs to go to a Spa when you have a world of homemade products and treatments to choose from in your own home that are full of benefits to the skin?
- Danielle Lasit