Ingredient of the Month: Milk

Milk – Milk_Square (2)Nature’s Gift to the Skin

About Milk

Milk contains many nutrients, vitamins and the carbohydrate, lactose and is mainly produced as an agricultural product. Throughout the world, there are more than six billion consumers of milk! People have been drinking and using milk for health benefits, for thousands of years, and more recently, is becoming popular in skincare. There is a good reason for it too…

How can Milk help my skin?

Milk is fantastic for our skin! The most famous fan of Milk skincare was none other than the Queen of Egypt herself, Cleopatra. She attributed her smooth skin and renowned beauty to a secret ingredient, which was milk.

Cleanser

Milk is an effective cleanser, as it removes oil soluble impurities. It balances the skin by removing unwanted oils, especially effective for those who suffer with oily skin, and yet provides moisturising fats in dry skin and both in combination skin types.

Moisturiser

Containing water, fat and proteins; Milk is a wholesome moisturiser. The lactic acid found in milk effectively hydrates the skin by increasing its water retention capacity, as does the amino acids, which allows for deeper penetration into the skin.

Exfoliation

The lactic acid found in Milk is also known as an alpha hydroxy acid. This will gently slough away dead skin cells, which in-turn, promotes cell renewal. These exfoliating properties are also highly effective for reducing wrinkles, pigmentation and discoloration, restoring an even-toned look.

Skin-lightening/Brightening

Owing to the exfoliative properties found in Milk, the pigmented dead skin cells which are shed from the skin; leave a brightened and lightened complexion.

Sunburn

The anti-inflammatory, cooling and skin repairing properties of Milk can help in soothing sunburn and help skin recover and repair.

Suitable for Sensitive Skin

Due to Milk’s calming and soothing properties, it is ideally suited to those with sensitive and reactive skin.

SBCs NEW Cotton Hand & Body Lotion is a natural and nourishing lotion which actively works to soothe the skin’s delicate surface. Designed to calm and restore sensitive and allergy-prone skin, this dermatologically-tested Hand & Body Lotion uses 100% natural allergen free fragrance, helping skin quickly regain strength and is suitable for adults and babies.

British skincare brand SBC, has poured their expertise, passion, dedication and extensive knowledge into its collections, inspired by nature’s most potent and active forces.

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