‘I really wanted to come up with something that is quick and effective, and that appealed to the urban city girl,’ Shama Patel, the founder of the new Mud salon in Chicago, told FOX 32 of her decision to offer a US$40 breast-milk substitute for all facials on her salon menu.
Patel told Fox News that all the breast milk used in her salon is sourced from local Chicago moms and is medically screened before it is lathered lovingly onto other people’s faces. That’s a good thing, registered dietitian Lara Field told Fox, because ‘bodily fluids can contain bacteria and diseases, including HIV and hepatitis.’
Founder of the Association of Holistic Skin Care Practitioners Elina Fedotova thinks breast milk belongs in spas. In addition to taming acne and soothing eczema, Fedotova says the milk ‘has antibacterial, antiseptic properties’. Dr Oz has a breast milk soap recipe he recommends for eczema as well.
There’s only one way to find out, I suppose…
This article was originally published on Cosmopolitan.com