Milk Bath Secrets

by Holistic_Health

Soaking in a milk bath is an easy and affordable way to pamper yourself and improve your skin health. There are also many health benefits to soaking in milk.

The simplest way to take a milk bath is to simply add 1-2 cups of whole milk or cream to a warm bath and soak for 20 minutes. You can also add a few drops of lavender oil to your milk bath for an extra relaxing experience. The milk will help to exfoliate, relax, and rejuvenate your skin, but how so?

Milk Bath

Milk Bath Benefits

A milk bath can provide many benefits for your skin, including:


The lactic acid in milk can help to exfoliate your skin, removing dead skin cells. This can leave your skin feeling softer and smoother.


Milk is a natural moisturizer, so soaking in a milk bath can help to hydrate your skin.


Milk baths can be very relaxing, due to the combination of the warm water and the milk. This can help to reduce stress and tension.

Soaking in a milk bath is a simple way to pamper your skin. With just a few ingredients, you can create a luxuriant, relaxing experience that can leave your skin feeling soft, smooth, and healthy.

Milk baths can be beneficial for many different types of skin conditions. The lactic acid in milk can help to exfoliate the skin, while the milk itself is a natural moisturizer. This combination can help to improve the appearance of dry, flaky skin, eczema, and psoriasis. Soaking in a milk bath can also help to relieve the itchiness and discomfort associated with these conditions.

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Milk Bath Products

There are many different types of milk bath products available. You can find them at most stores that sell cosmetics or skin care products.

Milk baths can be made with fresh or powdered milk, nut milks, soy milk, or even cow's milk. You can also add other ingredients to your milk bath, such as oats, lavender, honey, or essential oils. 

When choosing a milk bath product, look for one that contains milk or milk protein high on the ingredients list. This will help to ensure that you're getting the benefits of the milk in your bath.

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Milk Bath Recipe

Finally, here is the milk bath recipe I promised. 


  • 1 cup milk (any type)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Epsom salt
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil (optional)


1. Add all ingredients to a tub of warm water and stir to combine.

2. Soak in the milk bath for 20-30 minutes.

3. Rinse off with warm water and pat skin dry.

4. Follow up with a moisturizer if necessary.

This milk bath recipe is a simple way to enjoy the many benefits that milk can provide for your skin. The ingredients are all readily available and the steps are easy to follow. You can add other ingredients to this recipe if you like, such as oats or rose petals.

With these tips in mind, you're sure to have a relaxing and rejuvenating milk bath experience. So go ahead, add some milk to your bathwater and enjoy!

Updated: 01/18/2023, Holistic_Health
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Holistic_Health on 10/17/2022

Glad you stopped by to comment!

Veronica on 10/16/2022

What a fascinating page. This is all new to me. Ty . Very interesting.

Holistic_Health on 10/08/2022

@AgingandDisability A milk bath is very nourishing for the skin. Thanks for commenting!

AgingandDisability on 10/07/2022

This looks so relaxing. Sounds like it's nourishing for the skin as well.

Holistic_Health on 10/06/2022

@DerdriuMarriner Yes, the non dairy options should work well too. I guess you could try and see what happens.

DerdriuMarriner on 10/06/2022

In particular, I appreciate the non-dairy alternative options in nut milks, such as almond, cashew and coconut milks even as I prefer to drink them.

Is it possible that I could use almond, cashew, coconut milks that are beyond their freshness dates or that have soured as effectively for milk baths as if they were fresh?

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