Goat Milk Soap… so what’s the BIG deal anyway? Maybe you’ve never even heard that soap can be made from goat’s milk. Neither had we, until we had two goats who were producing more milk than we could possibly consume in cheese & yogurt.
Enter retired homeschool mom (me) with a Google search engine & a computer. You could make other things with goat’s milk! After many months of research, I was in the kitchen pouring my first batch of goat’s milk soap and feeling pretty good about using up that excess milk. But that was only the beginning… Go Me!
Kim (my hubby) & I were literally amazed by our ‘new’ skin after only one use! We were both used to our skin feeling dry and tight after a shower or bath. You know, that squeaky clean feeling that makes you run for the lotion? Well, it didn’t feel that way at all. It was as though I had been to a day spa and received some wonderful skin-conditioning treatment. And then I wondered…
What was it about goat’s milk that had such an amazing effect on the skin?
- Alpha Hydroxy Acids - These are the ingredients they add to acne creams. They occur naturally in goat’s milk and really are what I call the PacMan portion of the milk. They eat up dead skin which promotes new growth - kind of like a mild exfoliant that is working all the time
- Vitamin A - Necessary to repair damaged skin tissue, and maintain healthy skin. There have been several medical studies showing that products containing Vitamin A reduce lines and wrinkles, control acne and provide some psoriasis relief.
- Reduces wrinkles and delays signs of aging. Its natural emollients and triglycerides moisturize & soothe dry and damaged skin.
- Goats’ milk has the closest PH level to our skin. This helps protect from invading bacteria and chemicals.
- Other essential nutrients and vitamins like vitamin C (wrinkles & dark circles), B1, B6, B12 (reduction of dryness and flakiness), and E (antioxidant reduces affects of sun-damaged skin)
- Very effective at combating eczema & psoriasis
After years of wondering how we could best use our property as a means to provide for our family and be a blessing to others, I thought, Hey, maybe this could actually be a product! And so it was…
THE BEGINNING… (because it certainly wasn’t THE END!)