Goat milk is not only healthy food, but also an excellent means for skin care. Its useful properties in cosmetology have been known since ancient times and were widely used in Ancient Egypt and Asia.

Cleopatra’s baths with goat milk

Known for her beauty Egyptian queen Cleopatra used to bathe in goat milk, as has long been believed that a bath with goat milk helps to preserve youth and beauty.

Useful components of goat milk

Goat milk is a source of huge amounts of nutrients. It is rich in minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, iron, copper and manganese. The composition of goat's milk also contains B vitamins, vitamins A, D, and a small amount of vitamin C.

Useful properties of goat milk
  • antioxidant properties: antioxidants in goat milk slows down the aging process at the cellular level. Cosmetologists say that goat milk helps to restore the natural collagen of skin, stimulates the metabolism, improves skin elasticity.
  • moisturizing and nourishing properties: Melting point of the fat contained in goat milk is below 37 ° C, that is close to human body temperature. By this reason goat milk nutrients can easily penetrate into the deeper skin layers, so that the skin is saturated with vitamins and minerals.
  • bactericidal properties. Goat milk soothes skin and eliminates irritation.

Goat milk is especially useful for dry and sensitive skin.

Recipes for skin care using goat milk

Goat milk bath: To prepare the milk bath you need to add 4 tablespoons of honey into 2 liters of warm (but not boiling) goat milk and pour the mixture into the bath with water. The water temperature in the bath should be 36-37 degrees. Take a bath for 15-20 minutes. After the bath don't wipe the skin with a towel. Let the goat milk and honey soak into your skin. It is recommended to take the milk bath 1-2 times a week.

Goat milk mask: You will need 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of oat flour and 1 tablespoon of warm goat milk. Thoroughly mix the ingredients. Apply to face and neck, avoiding the eye area and lips. Leave for 15-20 minutes. Apply once or twice a week during a month then take a break.

Ready to use goat milk skin care products

You can also use 100% natural handmade soap with goat milk for skin care. These soaps are made by ⅓ of natural fresh goat milk:

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