Mint Milk Bath

LAST UPDATED: Apr 25, 2019 | PUBLISHED: Nov 01, 2013 | By: Julie Blanner

The best Milk Bath recipe to leave your skin feeling soft and nourished.

milk bath in a jar

Now that Halloween has passed, I’m starting to think about gift giving again. I truly enjoy making gifts that our friends, family and girls’ teachers will love.

After sharing some of my favorite sugar scrub and bath salt recipes with you, I decided it was time to share my favorite milk bath recipe. Of course, it involves spearmint. Something about its scent just puts me at ease. This of course is a great gift for yourself too!

milk bath ingredients

What is milk bath?

Milk bath is an additive to water that can be fresh or powdered.

What are the benefits of milk bath?

The lactic acid in milk is an alpha hydroxy acid dissolves proteins that hold dead skin cells together, allowing them to be released. It leaves your skin looking and feeling more youthful and fresh.

What ingredients are in milk bath?

This milk bath recipe gets back to the basics requiring basic ingredients my Grandma always had on the farm. In fact, it’s said that Catherine Parr and Elizabeth I of England used milk baths in effort to look young!

It consists of {dry} milk, corn starch, baking soda and essential oil. My Grandma would use those ingredients in addition to her aloe plant to cure just about any problem.

mint milk bath gift

I’m also including a free printable label today. Kraft paper is not only on my must have craft supply list, but it’s also my favorite for holiday gift wrapping. It just feels classic and timeless.

mint milk bath in jar

The jar lid left beautiful impressions on the milk bath – is so soft.

milk bath

Click here for the  free printable mint bath milk label

mint milk bath with label

homemade mint bath milk recipe and free printable labels

Don’t miss my lilac milk bath recipe for spring & summer & see how I included it in a Mother’s Day gift basket.

More Favorite Milk Bath Recipes:

Lavender Milk Bath Recipe

Homemade Lilac Bath Milk

Homemade Rose Milk Bath Recipe

If you prefer, you can watch this video in this post to learn how to make milk bath step by step.

Keep reading for the milk bath recipe…
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Homemade milk bath recipe & free printable label for gifting

How to make milk bath:

  • 1 c powdered milk
  • 1/4 c cornstarch
  • 1/4 c baking soda
  • 10 drops essential oil {I chose spearmint}

Mix dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl.

Add essential oil to preference {keep in mind that it will be diluted in the bath tub}

Stir well.

Add the mixture to your jar and allow to sit at least 24 hours before enjoying.

Enjoy!

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