Milk Mask Recipe for Dry Skin

Milk can nourish and soothe skin.
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Milk contains lactic acid, which will naturally help remove the dead skin build-up on your face. This classic milk mask recipe makes a mask for two and works beautifully on dry skin.

Not sure if you have dry skin? Find out for sure here: How to Tell If You Have Dry Skin.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp powdered milk
  • 1 tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tsp aloe vera gel
  • 2 drops essential oil

Preparation

  1. Mix ingredients well
  2. Apply to face
  1. Let sit for 15 minutes
  2. Wash off with warm water

This recipe is enough for two. (Note: The original recipe called for 1 tbsp pulverized almonds, but it has been removed from the ingredients list because almonds, no matter how pulverized, can tear at skin).

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