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Why El Greco Handmade Natural Cosmetics Donkey milk Soap?

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Why El Greco Handmade Natural Cosmetics Donkey milk Soap?

El Greco Handmade Natural Cosmetics is a registered company in the Netherlands – Europe with commercial activities in all over the world.

All our products are pure natural handcrafted products.

All our Donkey milk soaps are all natural handmade soaps for Facial care, Body care and Hair care.

Our commitment is to formulate and produce products that are as natural as possible:

We produce and promote natural handmade products for women, babies, children and men.

We believe in protecting our planet and bodies from all harmful products generated by industry.

We are promoting a more eco-friendly world of all-round healthy well-being.

Our vision is a Natural Planet


We specialize in production of handmade natural cosmetics. All our products are based in Donkey milk which comes directly from the donkeys of our own farm.
By this way we can guarantee quality supply of the most important ingredient: Donkey Milk!

Our products at the moment are:

Natural Donkey milk soap

Curcuma Donkey milk soap

Lavender Donkey milk soap

Honey Donkey milk soap

Oat meal scrub Donkey milk soap

Ingredients of our Donkey milk soaps:

1.Donkey milk

Cleopatra, Queen of Ancient Egypt, took baths in donkey milk to preserve the beauty and youth of her skin. Legend has it that no less than 700 donkeys were needed to provide the quantity of milk necessary for her daily bath.

It is generally believed that Donkey milk effaces wrinkles in the face, renders the skin more delicate, and preserves its whiteness: and it is a well-known fact, that some women are in the habit of washing their face with it seven times daily, strictly observing that number. Poppaea, the wife of the Emperor Nero, was the first to practice this; indeed, she had sitting-baths, prepared solely with ass milk.

Recent years, the cosmetic industry is mainly focused towards products made with natural ingredients and it is oriented to a sustainable consumption. Because of their natural origin, milk components correspond in many fields to the needs of cosmetology.

Recent scientific study on a cream containing of lyophilized donkey milk showed different benefits for the skin. These results are related to the effectiveness of donkey milk components like proteins, minerals, vitamins, essential fatty acids, bioactive enzyme and coenzyme which allow the skin balanced nourishment and a proper hydration. In particular vitamin C content in donkey milk is almost 4 times more of cow’s milk. Donkey milk contain more lactoferrine of cow milk and a considerable amounts of lysozyme, from 1.0 mg/ml to 4 mg/ml (depending on the analytical method used: chemical or microbiological), instead cow’s milk only traces. For this reason have the potentiality, when properly formulated, to reduce problem skin with eczema, acne, psoriasis and herpes and properties in calming the irritation symptoms as reported by some authors.

Some authors have preliminarily evaluated whether the use of a face cream made from donkey milk affected the perception of some sensory aspects. The results showed that treated cream resulted appreciated by dry skin consumers for the following sensory aspects: spread ability, total appearance, smoothness, moisturisation and total effectiveness. The overall judgment also resulted highest for face cream made with donkey milk.

Donkey’s milk in donkey milk soap does contain cassein, albumin, fat, lactose, salt and water, all very useful, and it rich in vitamins, like a, b1, b2, b6, d, c and e. Vitamin c is great in keeping your skin young. Due to all this it is an excellent moisturizer, effective anti-age treatment.

Why donkey milk in a soap?

Today Donkey milk is still used in the manufacture of soaps and creams with donkey’s milk.

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap is relatively low in total solids (8-10%) and protein (1.5 to 1.8%)

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap has a high lactose content (6-7%)

The fat content ranges from 0.28% to 1.82% depending on the time of year

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap is very close to the mother’s milk.

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap has anti-aging properties, anti-oxydant, and regenerating ingredients

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap Prevents some skin diseases

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap is the ideal substitute for breast milk if the baby is allergic

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap contains essential fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6 to assist in the absorption of vitamins.

The acids offer flexibility and help prevent certain diseases such as eczema and psoriasis.

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap improves the healing process

Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap contain minerals which allow the skin to clean and dead skin cells are removed to create new living cells.

What are the Donkey milk benefits to your body?

Donkey milk benefits to your body:  Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap is a natural tensor and a powerful skin regenerator, slowing ageing. Donkey’s milk in Donkey milk soap exceptional composition gives it moisturizing, firming and softening properties, reinforced here by the White Clay.

White Clay, used on the skin since ancient times, is antibacterial, cleaning and remineralizing. With its light lily-of-the-valley fragrance, this soap can be used on all skin types.

Olive Oil, Coconut oil, Palm oil, Castor oil.

These oils are carefully blended together to produce a superior handcrafted soap.

Each of these oils is chosen for its special characteristics that it gives to the soap.

  1. Olive oil

Olive oil makes a gentle soap that’s kind to the skin.

Olive oil in Donkey milk soap is Rich in vitamins A, D, E, F and K, antioxidants and phenols. It contains 70% monounsaturated fatty acid.

Olive oil in Donkey milk soap contains polyphenol which helps in stronger cell walls. Olive oil in Donkey milk soap is anti-inflamed,

Olive oil in Donkey milk soap slows the natural aging process of the human body,

Olive oil in Donkey milk soap protects the epidermis from external irritation,

Olive oil in Donkey milk soap protects of skin cancer,

Olive oil in Donkey milk soap really helps to slow down growing older of the liver, and it helps slow up the buildup from mostly synthetic hair care products and environmental impurities that leave your hair feeling brittle and dull.

Olive oil does wonders for the skin, which gets a natural shine and glow from the enriching oil.

Olive oil in Donkey milk soap is recommended to individuals who suffer with skin color rashes, eczema, psoriasis and allergies.

  1. Coconut oil in Donkey milk soap

Coconut oil in Donkey milk soap provides natural cleansing and bubbly lather.

Coconut oil in Donkey milk soap contains: 1) medium chain fatty acids or triglycerides, 2) Capric / Caprylic / Lauric acid, 3) Vitamin-E.

Coconut oil in Donkey milk soap properties: Coconut oil in Donkey milk soap Retains moisture content of skin,

Coconut oil in Donkey milk soap Protects skin from Microbial infections, delays the aging process, repairs skin and gives it a healthy grow, great skin softener, softens feet and clears the cracks, is good for several skin disorders such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema.

4.Palm oil in Donkey milk soap

Palm oil in Donkey milk soap makes a soap that is harder, yet cleans well and feels like you want soap to feel as you use it.

Palm oil in Donkey milk soap contains Vitamins such as: very high Beta-carotene, A, D, and E, Beneficial in prevention of skin cancer.

  1. Castor oil in Donkey milk soap

Castor oil in Donkey milk soap, effective to make rich suds (foam) and moisturizing properties to the final product.

Castor oil in Donkey milk soap protects scalp from microbial infections and reduces hair fall, Useful for treating skin diseases caused by microbial infections and skin ulcers, Effective of treatment rheumatism, arthritis and gout.

6.Curcuma in Donkey milk soap

Curcuma in Donkey milk soap gives a deep chocolate natural color to the soap.

Curcuma comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Curcuma has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Curcuma was traditionally called “Indian saffron” because of its deep yellow-orange color and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.

Curcuma in Donkey milk soap has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives ballpark mustard its bright yellow color.

Curcuma’s Benefits for the Skin

Ayurvedic healers and other practitioners of traditional medicine have used both fresh and ground turmeric to treat some skin conditions, including acne and psoriasis.

Other benefits of curcuma:

  1. Curcuma in Donkey milk soap protects from sun damage. It is found that it protected the skin from UV rays, prevented the formation of wrinkles, helped retain skin elasticity, and reduced the appearance of dark spots.
  2. Curcuma in Donkey milk soap helps reduce acne. Turmeric appears to have natural oil-controlling properties. It provides a reduction in skin oil which is the cause of acne.
  3. Curcuma in Donkey milk soap reduces risk of skin cancer. Because Curcuma has anti-cancer activity. Studies showed that this natural ingredient helps slow the growth of cancer cells, and even shrinks tumors.
  4. Curcuma in Donkey milk soap helps heal wounds. Curcuma has a long history of being a wound-healer. Whether one was to suffer a bruise, insect bite, infected wound. It is effective at helping the wound to close and heal.
  5. Curcuma in Donkey milk soap helps treat psoriasis. Curcuma has a natural anti-inflammatory action, which we now know can help treat the symptoms of psoriasis.
  6. Curcuma in Donkey milk soap delays the appearance of aging. Curcuma contains potent antioxidants known to protect cells against free radical destruction.
  7. Curcuma in Donkey milk soap fades hyper pigmentation. Tired of age spots and melasma? Curcuma Curcuma in Donkey milk soap may help.

7.Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap

Oatmeal is known for relieving skin irritation due to eczema, psoriasis, poison ivy, and other skin irritations. This is because oatmeal naturally contains anti-inflammatory, anti-itch and antioxidant properties as well as being extremely moisturizing.

Colloidal oatmeal, a common ingredient in skin and bath products, contributes exfoliating, soothing and moisturizing properties. Oatmeal soap is appropriate for all skin types and is gentle enough to use as often as needed.

Natural exfoliant

Finely ground Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap is a natural exfoliant gentle enough to use every day. By exfoliating dead skin cells, the soap will unclog your pores and improve the texture and appearance of your skin. Removing accumulated dead skin also enables moisturizers to penetrate to deeper layers of the skin, so they can be more effective at combating dry skin and preventing premature aging.

Oatmeal soothes Itching and Irritation

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap soothes skin irritation and itchy rashes, such as those that occur with contact dermatitis, eczema and poison ivy. Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap also helps relieve sunburn pain when used in the bath or applied directly to burned skin. Colloidal oatmeal controls itching by restoring moisture to the stratum corneum layer of the skin.

Benefits of Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap

Oatmeal has anti-inflammatory properties and is perfect for most skin types, even the most sensitive skin.

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap contains saponins, a mild cleansing agent.

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap helps remove dead skin cells.

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap can help treat acne, eczema, rosacea and rashes.

Oatmeal can helps relieve symptoms of aging skin.

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap is known to have good exfoliating properties and this will help to get out the daily toxins off the skin.

It is also known to have skin lightening effects and thus it also helps to improve the skin tone and texture, and smooth out blotchy areas.

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap repairs damage from other chemicals, such as alpha hydroxy acids, surfactants, and bleaches.

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap can help calm the skin.

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap helps reduce pore size.

Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap is beneficial for anyone with oily or acne-prone skin, as the oatmeal absorbs oil without over-drying. Oatmeal in Donkey milk soap has astringent properties and helps draw oil out of the skin. Using oatmeal soap can restore the skin’s natural pH and will not interfere with the effectiveness of other skincare products or acne treatments.

Reduce the frequency of exfoliation if you experience redness or irritation after using oatmeal soap.

8.Honey in Donkey milk soap

The health benefits of honey are too numerous to be named. Its anti-bacterial and antioxidant qualities are particularly useful for the skin. Honey, a natural sweetener which contains the extra nutrition in the form of proteins, minerals such as: calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc, vitamins such as: C, B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and certain amino acids.

Honey in Donkey milk soap possesses antimicrobial properties:

Honey in Donkey milk soap helps in promoting autolytic debridement.

Honey in Donkey milk soap deodorizes malodorous wounds.

Honey in Donkey milk soap speeds up the healing process by stimulating wound tissues.

Honey in Donkey milk soap helps in initiating the healing process in dormant wounds.

Honey in Donkey milk soap also helps in promoting moist wound healing.

Donkey Milk and honey both of these ingredients help in creating smooth, beautiful skin.

9.Lavender essential oil in Donkey milk soap

The Latin name of lavender is Lavare, which means “to wash”, due to its aroma which has a particularly clean aroma.

Lavender oil is extracted mostly from the flowers of the lavender plant, primarily through steam distillation. The flowers of lavender are fragrant in nature and have been used for making potpourri for centuries. Traditionally, lavender essential oil has also been used in making perfumes. The oil is very useful in aromatherapy and many aromatic preparations and combinations are made using lavender oil.

The health benefits of lavender essential oil in Donkey milk soap include its ability to eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation and treat respiratory problems.

Nervous system

Lavender essential oil in Donkey milk soap has a calming scent which makes it an excellent tonic for the nerves and anxiety issues. Therefore, it can also be helpful in treating migraines, headaches, depression, nervous tension and emotional stress.

The refreshing aroma removes nervous exhaustion and restlessness while also increasing mental activity.

Lavender essential oil in Donkey milk soap has a well-researched impact on the autonomic nervous system, which is why it is frequently used as a treatment for insomnia and also as a way to regulate heart-rate variability.

One study showed that people taking tests showed a significant decrease in mental stress and anxiety, as well as increased cognitive function when they inhaled lavender oil and rosemary oil before taking the exam!


According to dermatologists and aroma-therapists, lavender essential oil is one of the most beneficial oils in the treatment of acne, which is a very uncomfortable and embarrassing condition that primarily affects young people as they move through puberty, but can also afflict adults.

It is characterized by red, raised sores on the face and body that develop due to a bacterial infection near the sebum gland. When sebum cannot be properly secreted from the sebum glands on the face, it begins to build up, particularly because puberty stimulates extra sebum and bacteria feeds off of it, creating a vicious cycle of irritation, infection, and visible sores that can result in serious scarring.

Lavender essential oil in Donkey milk soap inhibits the bacteria that cause the initial infection, helps to regulate some of the over-excretion of sebum by hormonal manipulation, and can reduce the signs of scarring after the acne has begun to heal.

Hair care

Lavender essential oil in Donkey milk soap is useful for hair care because it has been shown to be very effective on lice, lice eggs, and nits. Furthermore, lavender essential oil in Donkey milk soaphas also been shown to be very helpful in the treatment of hair loss, particularly for patients who suffer from alopecia, an autoimmune disease where the body rejects its own hair follicles. A Scottish study reported that more than 40% of alopecia patients in the study reported an increase in hair growth when they regularly rubbed lavender essential oil into their scalp.

Why El Greco Handmade Natural Cosmetics Donkey milk Soap?

Now that you know what makes handmade natural donkey milk soap special, be sure to check out all of our handmade Natural Donkey milk soaps. We make soap the old-fashioned way, using the basic techniques that Grandma passed down. We handcraft each batch of cold process soap from scratch using gourmet recipes that have been formulated to naturally nourish and moisturize your skin.

Here at El Greco Handmade Natural Cosmetics, our organic handmade soaps are all made from sustainable and renewable resources, and are expeller pressed and refined.

Want you to feel the benefits of our handmade organic donkey milk soaps? Then click here to explore the benefits of our natural soaps with Donkey Milk. Give them the chance to work their magic for your body. Buy our soaps. They are all made of coconut oil and other natural vegetable oils such as olive oil, castor oil and palm oil.

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