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Here's the Deal With Breast Milk Facials

Breast milk is liquid gold to new moms and their nutrient-hungry infants. But did you know it's also nectar from the beauty gods that could help you clear up adult acne and calm down your eczema?
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Breast milk is liquid gold to new moms and their nutrient-hungry infants. But did you know it's also nectar from the beauty gods that could help you clear up adult acne and calm down your eczema? With this crazy beauty trend hitting spa menus around the country, we figured the time had come to give you the lowdown.

Wait, what is it? About an ounce of fresh breast milk is mixed with white clay, soothing lavender and healing vitamin E, and applied by an aesthetician during an otherwise "normal" facial.

Where does the milk come from? The Chicago spa we checked in with reports buying it from a healthy, clean-living nursing mother in nearby Wisconsin.

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