You’ll Want to Try This Ancient Egyptian Beauty Ritual (Cleopatra Was a Fan)



In ancient Egypt, Cleopatra was famed for her conquests, her beauty and her love of bathing in milk. In modern times, Egyptian beauties still swear by the beautifying properties of milk, adding a few cupfuls of powdered milk to their baths to soften their skin for special occasions. “Milk contains lactic acid, a natural skin smoother (alpha hydroxy acid!) and mild antibacterial,” says Jessica Krant, MD, MPH, founder of Art of Dermatology. “In addition, milk has anti-inflammatory properties and can calm irritated skin and make skin appear younger,”


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