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Relax this Valentine’s Day with a combo that bathers swear by

Honey and milk, maybe an herb. A dash or two of essential oils, and voila! It’s a soothing bath blend custom-made for a relaxing Valentine’s Day soak.

“The combination of honey and milk has been used from ancient times to treat skin problems and nourish the skin,” says stylecraze.com. “When both these skin-benefiting agents are used together, the result is amazing.”

Apparently, Egyptian rulers enjoyed a good old-fashioned milk-and-honey bath, too.

Photo of flower petals in milk and Aunt Sue's Raw & Unfiltered Honey

“Cleopatra soaked in fragrant milk and honey baths, which kept her skin looking beautiful and radiant,” says diybeautydiva.com.

Adds bathtubber.com: “Milk contains a known skin exfoliant. Honey is a natural emollient. Skin will feel smooth, soft and rejuvenated after a 20-minute soak.”

Ready to try it?

You can find a variety of recipes for milk-and-honey baths, but they all have the basics: milk and honey. You can add scented oils, dried herbs, dried flowers and more to the mix. Here’s how to make your own:

Base Ingredients

1 cup AUNT SUE’S® Raw & Unfiltered Honey

1 cup milk

Optional Ingredients

Almond oil

Essential oils, such as lavender

Dried flower petals

Dried herbs

Directions

Gently warm the milk and honey in a saucepan. DO NOT BOIL.

Remove from heat and pour into a glass bowl. 

Add optional ingredients if desired.

Pour ingredients into a warm bath.

Remove clothes and get into bath.

Relax … 

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