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Today, we’re hosting a blog swap with Kristy Doubet Haare! Kristy has created three unique milk bath recipes, which all offer different benefits to your body.  Keep reading to discover some of the benefits of a milk bath and a quick and easy packaging project. Don’t forget to hop on over to Kristy’s blog to get her milk bath recipes.

The Benefits

There’s something magical about a bath. After a long day at work, submerging yourself into that warm, welcoming water can be reviving. Enjoying the wonders of a milk bath is not only relaxing but benefits your body as well. Milk can provide smoother skin, soothe irritations, enhance relaxation, and improve the overall appearance of your skin. [1]

Since milk contains lactic acid, it can aid in the exfoliation of dead skin cells, leaving your skin feeling fresh and smooth. It will also amplify moisture in your skin, because of the fats and proteins found in milk. Even when you’re done soaking in your soothing bath your skin will continue to produce extra moisture. Applying a hydrating lotion can help seal in the moisture for even longer.

If you suffer from skin irritation, such as eczema, you know this condition is not easy to get rid of. The proteins, whey and casein, that are found in milk as well as the amino acids, lactic acid and Vitamins A, D, and E all aid in the healing of eczema.[2]

Creating the Perfect Milk Bath

 

Just add a few ingredients to the milk and watch as your body sinks into a blissful moment of relaxation and rejuvenation.

Get Kristy’s recipes here.

Bonus Packaging Idea

  • Wrap decorative paper around an amber glass bottle and secure with tape or glue.
  • Paint a strip of vintage book text with white paint so that the text still shows through faintly.
  • Stamp “Milk Bath” onto book text strip and wrap around middle of the bottle.
  • Tie a strip of lace around the neck of the bottle.

 

 

 

[1] From “Are There Benefits to Taking a Milk Bath?” www.livestrong.com

[2] From “What Are the Benefits of Milk Baths?” www.leaf.tv

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