Malai or milk cream makes most of the girls think of weight gain but milk cream can be beneficial in some ways as well. You can use it topically to get beautiful skin. Milk cream comes from milk so it has all the goodness of milk and has added moisturizing properties. Milk cream deeply nourishes skin and removes dull and flaky skin. It makes skin soft and supple from the very first use. Your skin gets a natural glow and even blemishes get lighter.
Milk cream is very good for dry skin and dry skinned girls can use it in their face packs or apply it directly on face to remove any kind of dryness.
Malai Benefits for Oily Skin
As malai is higly creamy, it is considered very heavy for oily skin and can make such skin overly greasy. But as it has very effective lightening properties, oily skinned girls can use it in some ways-
- For oily skin that has pigmentation problems, you can try mixing milk cream with a few drops of lemon juice. Slather it on your face and wash off after 10 minutes. This lightens blemishes very effectively.
- Even oily skin has some dry patches which become prominent during winters. You can apply milk cream on these areas to soothe and soften them. Just apply some plain milk cream for 10 minutes and rinse off.
- If you don’t want prematurely aging skin, you can apply milk cream mixed with a pinch of turmeric on your face for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
- Malai can also be used on hands and legs to soften them and keep them protected.
Malai Benefits for Hair
Malai has nourishing properties that are good not only for skin but also for hair. If you have very dry or unruly hair then you can try milk or milk cream to deeply condition your hair. Milk can be sprayed all over hair and scalp. You should shampoo your hair after 30 minutes of using milk.
To use milk cream on hair, take required amount on your palm and massage it on hair. Do not rub milk cream on scalp as it may get a little tricky to wash it off. Let the milk cream stay on hair for 30 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water followed by shampoo. Using milk cream once every 15 days will make you hair soft, shiny and frizz-free.
Malai Benefits for Dark Circles
Milk cream can also help in diminishing darkness around eyes. Mix 1 tsp. milk cream with 1 tsp. castor oil. Apply the mixture around the eyes very gently. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water. Fatty acids of castor oil reduce both puffiness and darkness.
Have you tried malai for oily skin, hair and dark circles?
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