Cleopatra knew what she was doing when she took baths in milk. Milk helps to keep your skin supple, soft, and glowing. This is thanks to the many vitamins and nutrients that are essential to skin health. We’re not saying you need to fill a tub with milk and relax but drinking at least two glasses per day will provide you with this benefit.
“The protein found in dairy products can help promote skin elasticity as we age,” says Dr. Beall, MD, obstetrics and gynaecology with Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital.
Milk also contains retinol, a known anti-aging and skin-restoring antioxidant. Plus, milk’s vitamin D is also an anti-aging vitamin thanks to its anti-inflammatory effects and protection from UV rays.
Dairy has also long been associated with causing acne. However, a review of studies on acne and milk published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that sugar (and the Western diet that has a high glycaemic index) may be more likely the cause of acne.
The Haelen® method treats milk with a gentle cold method rather than through intense heat through pasteurisation, meaning improved flavour and nutrition which is lost to traditional processing.