The world of beauty and skincare never tires and that’s the beauty of it; the constant stream of new products, tools, innovations and ingredients. ‘Ingredients’ being the keyword here! The new ingredient that keeps popping up in our faces and one that warranted some investigation on our part is goat milk. This ingredient has been gaining increased attention during the past two years and it seems for good reason so let’s delve deeper and see what the fuss is all about.
Goat milk is as old as the ancient Egyptians, for it is believed that they used to use it to nourish and heal their skin. Nowadays we know that goat milk is packed with proteins, amino acids, fatty acids, and vitamins, which make it the perfect ingredient to hydrate and soothe the skin, especially for people with certain skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Goat milk is a main ingredient in many skincare products as it can be used in cleansers, moisturisers, and exfoliators among others.
Goat milk also packs a good amount of lactic acid and triglycerides, and by now we all now that lactic acid increases the rate in which cells regenerate which aids the faster growth of new skin. It works in reducing fine lines and wrinkles, it helps reduce acne, and also helps the skin in retaining and holding on to moisture which gives off that bouncy elastic look. To finally unpack the skincare industry’s best-kept secret let’s take a look at the products below.