Milk and Honey Bath Melts


Winter is a great time for feeling toasty and warm, wrapped up in cozy sweaters or blankets, or settled in front of a fire. But freezing temperatures, low humidity, and furnace-blasted dry air can leave your skin dry, flaky, and itchy. Everyone needs to protect their skin from drying out in the winter. But if you have a skin condition, you should step up your routine to stay supple.

MILK AND HONEY BATH MELTS

Have you ever used a bath melt? They are fabulous little nuggets of moisturizer that melt into the water and hydrate your skin. Melt into the warmth of the water and the luxury of these decadent, buttery and honey-scented skin softeners

Milk and honey bath melts gently hydrate dry, irritated skin with all-natural ingredients:

  • rich mango butter

  • sweet almond oil

  • organic powdered milk

  • luxurious honey

NATURES BEST MILK AND HONEY

The bathtub is a great place for a little peace and comfort! A decadent bath is a lovely escape from the stress of daily life. PLUS it costs very little, has no calories, and can quiet the mind before bed.

Milk and honey are all-natural ingredients that are great for skin care.

Milk baths contain lactic acid which:

  • Gently exfoliates away dead skin cells.

  • Softens and smooths rough patches.

  • Accelerates skin cell renewal.

  • Tones and tightens the skin.

Honey is a natural humectant that:

  • Attracts moisture and keeps in locked inside.

  • Supports the skin's ability to rejuvenate

  • Helps promote healing

MILK AND HONEY BATH MELTS

INGREDIENTS

1/3 cup mango butter or shea butter

1/3 cup almond oil

¼ cup honey

1 cup powdered milk

24 drops Chamomile essential oil

½ cup powdered milk (for rolling)

DIRECTIONS
  1. Melt the mango butter, almond oil and honey together is a glass bowl set into a small saucepan filled with boiling water. Do not get water in the mix.

  2. Stir in 1 cup of powdered milk. The mixture will be slightly crumbly.

  3. Measure 2 tablespoons of mix and roll into tight balls.

  4. Place bath melts onto wax paper or parchment paper to cool.

  5. Roll bath melts in ½ cup powdered milk for a decorative finish.

*Recipe makes approximately 9-10 bath melts.

HOW TO USE BATH MELTS

  1. Fill the tub 1-2 inches with hot water, place one or two bath melts in an allow to melt. Crumble with hands to speed the process.

  2. Continue filling tub with water of your desired temperature then soak for 20-30 minutes.

  3. When exiting the tub be carefully, surfaces can be slippery!

Tip: Rub a bath melt over heels, knees and elbows to deliver extra lactic acid and moisturizer directly to trouble spots. Allow the rest of the bath melt to dissolve in the tub.

Source: http://brendid.com/moisture-rich-milk-and-honey-bath-melts-to-soothe

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