9 Ways to Work Milk Into Your Beauty Routine

(Source: Thinkstock)Luxury-loving Egyptian queen Cleopatra was on to something: Milk not only does a body good, it also boasts a bevy of beauty benefits. Natural and nourishing, incorporating this protein-, lactic acid- and lipid-rich beverage into your primping regimen helps soften strands while smoothing over skin's texture and brightening dark spots. Below, nine lait-laced products to add to your skin- and hair-care collection.

For the Face: Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Milk, $27 | Dior Gentle Cleansing Milk with Velvet Peony Extract, $34 | Josie Maran Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment, $56

For the Body: Archipelago Botanicals Shaving Milk, $22 | Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Velvet Body Milk, $58 | K. Hall Designs Milk Bath Salt/Soak, $21.85