Milk and dairy related beauty tricks:
*Alpha Hydroxy Acids, which include lactic acids, are an essential ingredient in many complexion treatments. Cleopatra used to bathe in spoiled milk, which contains lactic acids, to smooth wrinkles and soften her skin.
*Boil a pan of milk until a thin "skin" forms on the surface. Take this off carefully and apply it to your face.
*Milk makes an excellent cleanser. Use a cotton ball or tissue to apply milk to your face.
*Honey, yogurt, and lemon makes an excellent facial mask. Smooth over skin for about 15 minutes, then wipe off with a wash cloth.
*Mix 2 tablespoons of cottage cheese, 1 ground cucumber, 1 tablespoon of vegetable or olive oil, and 1 tablespoon of milk. Add a pinch of salt and parsley, then apply the mask and relax for 30 or so minutes. Rinse with warm water, finishing up with a blast of cold water.