Question by  Bobbin (19)

Is milk of magnesia good for your skin?


Answer by  dhuoda (1431)

Although it is best known for its application to digestive problems, it can indeed be good for your skin. It is especially helpful for drying out excessively oily skin and treating acne and cold sores.


Answer by  chimbee1 (199)

Milk of Magnesia has been proven to both calm and relax the skin as well as the intestines. It works on the skin by reducing the oil and if you dab it on a pimple at night, it could be significantly reduced by the morning.


Answer by  Jilly (597)

Milk of magnesia is not intended for use on the skin. Milk of magnesia relieves stomach symptoms such as diarrhea. Is it possible you're thinking of milk baths? Milk has long been used as a bath agent for softening skin - Cleopatra is rumored to have used it.


Answer by  jennifercrowe84 (202)

Yes it i good for your skin. It is used for people that have oily skin. It helps hold on makeup as well. It keeps your skin from getting to oily.


Answer by  Amber66 (59)

Milk of Magnesia has been used as a home remedy for acne issues, but it isn't very good for your skin because it is extremely drying and it can cause further issues with your skin.


Answer by  Sauve (435)

Milk is generally good for your skin, but not too much of it because too much Vitamins in the skin can cause damages. Milk of Magnesia is no exception. There for drinking milk of Magnesia is differently good for your skin, 2 glass a day, morning and night should keep teh skin looking healthy.


Answer by  righteousnous (125)

Yes, Milk of Magnesia is good for oily skin and blackheads. Apply a thin layer after washing your face and it can also be applied before putting on makeup.


Answer by  Baobao (1273)

Yes, it has much nutrition and makes your skin smooth and white.Milk also helps to have a good sleep.Having it everyday is a good idea.


Answer by  Anonymous

I use Milk of Magnesia daily to control my oily skin. I put in on after my sunsceen and before my make up primer (Monistat chafing gel is the best primer I've ever used on my face) I am 45 years old and finally found what works for me!

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