Milk - the ancient secret of Cleopatra
Milk (lactis) is among the most nutritious and healthy foods for children and adults and an invaluable source of beauty. Besides providing the necessary doses of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus to the body, it is one of the finest cosmetic ingredients whose hydrating and nourishing properties make the skin velvety soft, white and radiant. Like the skin of a real goddess.
Milk contains almost all the nutrients necessary for the complete and healthy development of the body. Rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats, enzymes, amino acids, lipids, lactose and antioxidants, it calms the nerves and strengthens the heart muscle, strengthens the bones and teeth, reduces stress, accelerates weight loss and has a favorable effect on all body systems.
Milk is used in the skin and hair care from time immemorial. The proverbial beauty of the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra is due to the miraculous properties of milk. Unfortunately, the exact recipe for the famous milk baths that she was taking every day is still a mystery for the scientists.
However, milk remains one of the most effective home beauty products today. Some people apply it directly to the skin and hair, others mix it with honey, lemon, flour or natural oils in the form of a mask, while third periodically spray it into their hair.
The modern manufacturers even include different types of milk in their cosmetic formulations because of its properties that have proven over time. It naturally removes the dead skin cells, brightens the complexion and removes stains, strengthens the tissues, makes the hair thicker, nourishes the hair follicles in depth and revitalizes tired skin.
Other cosmetic benefits of milk:
- Brightens the complexion
- Enhances elasticity
- Nourishes and soothes
- Cleans and shrinks pores
- Supports the renewal of the epidermis
- Relieves sunburn
- Relieves itching and irritation in allergies and skin problems
- Effectively fights the signs of aging and acne
- Makes hair soft and shiny
- Reinforces and strengthens the hair
- Heals and moisturizes the scalp
- Prevents hair loss
No matter whether it is from a vegetable or animal source, milk must be present in your everyday health and beauty regime. It is best to combine the consumption with external application. But if you do not like the taste, then choose cosmetic products with milk for the needs of your hair and skin.