Queen Cleopatra is said to have bathed in milk to keep her skin soft and radiant. The lactic acid present in the milk works by sloughing off dead skin cells, leaving the skin stimulated and ready to regenerate.
- 8 cups full fat milk
- 1 handful rose petals (fresh or dried)
- 1/2 cup epsom salts
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 7 drops lavender essential oil
- 3 drops rose essential oil
- Pour the milk into a large bowl. Add honey and epsom salts, and stir until dissolved.
- Draw a warm bath.
- Blend essential oils into milk mixture. Pour into bath.
- Sprinkle flower petals on the water.
- Enjoy your Cleopatra milk bath soak! Gently rub a wet washcloth over your body to aid dead skin cell removal. Remember to rinse afterwards.