Chardine’s goats milk products
Did you know that it is said that Cleopatra took daily milk baths to preserve her beauty and youth? Or that the effectiveness of goats’ milk as a luxury moisturiser has been known and used throughout the centuries?
Goats milk products – the health benefits
Goats milk is rich in lactic acid, which has anti-aging properties, exfoliates the skin and rebuilds collagen, acting as an astringent for sensitive skin. It also contains proteins, amino acids and vitamin A, which are known to nourish the skin.
Goats milk soap is particularly soothing for people with dry or sensitive skin, or conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
Using fresh goats milk soap offers the following benefits:
Goats milk contains alpha-hydroxy acids such as lactic acid which help remove dead skin cells from the surface of your skin. This exposes new cells, leaving the skin smoother and younger looking. These acids are effective because they break down the cells that hold dead skin cells together and removing these cells helps remove irritation.
Goats milk contains many vitamins, but is particularly rich in vitamin A, which is necessary to repair damaged skin tissue and maintain healthy skin. There have been several medical studies showing that creams made with vitamin A reduce fine lines and wrinkles, control acne, and provide some relief from psoriasis.
Fat molecules are an important part of making a good soap. The cream that is present in goats’ milk helps boost the moisturizing quality of the soap and this helps relieve dry skin, particularly in the winter months.
Goats milk contains minerals which are important to the skin, including selenium. Selenium is believed to have an important role in preventing skin cancer and may also help prevent damage to the skin from excessive time in the sun.