Milk Bath Recipes by Idea Queen

Milk Bath Recipes

Milk bath recipes are becoming more and more popular. They are great for yourself, or as a gift. They are super easy to make, and require little ingredients.

Each of the milk bath recipes listed below are from our collection, and haven't been tested out by us personally. They also do not have an author, so we weren't able to give them proper credit. We'll be testing out these recipes soon, so be sure to be watching for reviews and stories!

Basic Milk Bath Recipes

Easy Milk Bath
2 cups dry milk powder
1 cup cornstarch
1/8 tsp. fragrance oil of your choice

Blend together all ingredients in a blender. Add 1/2 cup mixture to hot bath water.

Meadow Milk Bath
Powdered Milk, finely sifted--4 oz
Citric Acid--2 oz
Corn starch--2 oz
Vitamin E Oil--One 400 IU Capsule (or Grapefruit Seed Oil--30 drops)
Jasmine--60 drops

Blend the powdered milk and corn starch, then sift. Mix vitamin E (or grapefruit seed oil) and Jasmine in Citric Acid. Make sure oils are thoroughly blended in the Citric Acid. Combine the Citric Acid blend with milk/corn starch blend.

Use 3 tablespoons per bath.

Lavender Milk Bath
1 c. powdered milk
2-3 drops lavender oil

Mix and add to bath.

Milk Bath
3 cups powdered milk
1/4 cup oatmeal
1/4 cup dried orris root (has a soft violet scent)
1/3 cup almond meal
1 capsule vitamin E (break open into dry ingredients)
1/3 cup cornstarch

Makes enough for a few baths. Combine ingredients make sure its completely mixed. Store in a container. When you are ready to add it to your bath, scoop the desired amount of the mixture and tie securely in a muslin bag or even a facecloth will do. Tie to the faucet allowing the warm water to run over the bag.

* To make almond meal: Using a blender, grind up blanched or slivered almonds to a powdered consistency.

Milk and Honey Bath
Your skin will feel luxurious when you use this recipe. Milk baths are very skin softening, something that is wonderful at this time of year! Once you make this recipe, use it right away.

4 tablespoons honey
1 quart boiling water
6 tablespoons dried milk powder

1. Place the honey in a bowl and add the boiling water. Stir until the honey has dissolved. Leave to cool.
2. Place the milk powder in a bowl and gradually mix in the honey water.
3. Add the milk mixture to a warm bath, swishing it about so the milk powder dissolves completely.
4. Lock the bathroom, light some candles. Relax!

New Moon Milk Bath
2 cups dry nonfat powdered milk
1/2 cup Epsom salts
1/2 cup baking soda
6 drops sandalwood oil
5 drops vanilla fragrance oil
4 drops gardenia fragrance oil
4 drops orange oil

Mix all ingredients together and pour into a container. To Use: Pour 1 cup into the bath as you fill the tub and stir well.

Oatmeal Milk Bath
1/4 c. oatmeal
1/2 c. powdered milk
1 T. hazelnut oil
6 drops lavender oil

Put oats in muslin bag. Add the rest of the ingredients directly to bath.

Fields of Gold Milk Bath
4 cups powdered milk
1 cup boiled water
1/2 cup dried chamomile or 5 chamomile tea bags

Steep chamomile in water for 20 minutes. Strain liquid. Mix liquid with milk and add to bath water. Especially nice after a long day.

Herbal Milk Bath
2 cups of dry milk powder
1 cup of cornstarch
2 teaspoons of your favorite herbs

First combine the milk powder and cornstarch together in a blender, when its all well combined add your herbs and blend once more. It is now ready to enjoy simply by adding 1/2 cup of the mixture to your warm running bath water.

Supplies for Milk Bath Recipes

Not all of the recipes above have supplies which are easy to find. Luckily here online you can find just about anything if you have the time to search. Idea Queen has made it even easier by finding a great store with great prices for many of the ingredients you see above.

At, we were able to find the following products:

- Dry Milk Powder (Organic)
- Cornstarch
- Fragrance Oil
- Citric Acid
- Vitamin E Oil
- Lavender Oil (In every shape and form!)
- Dried Orris Root
- Sandalwood Oil
- Orange Oil
- Hazelnut Oil
- Essential oil (very large list)

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