CURCUMA DONKEY MILK SOAP
CURCUMA DONKEY MILK SOAP. Great for all skin types, sensitive skin, dry skin.
- Saponified oils of: olive, Coconut, Palm and Castor
- Donkey Milk and
- Ingredients INCI: Sodium cocoate Coconut oil), Sodium palmate, (Palm oil), Sodium Olivate (Olive oil), Sodium Castorate, Donkey milk, Glycerine, Curcuma Longa Root Powder.
- Allergens: None
Our donkey milk soaps are handcrafted using the cold saponification process method (with which all the benefits of ingredients retain) with fresh milk from the donkey’s of our farm.
Great for all skin types, sensitive skin, dry skin.
How can you use Donkey’s milk soap? …Lather soap onto hands or a washcloth and apply to your face and body.
- It is relatively low in total solids (8-10%) and protein (1.5 to 1.8%)
- It has a high lactose content (6-7%)
- The fat content ranges from 0.28% to 1.82% depending on the time of year
- It is very close to the mother’s milk.
- It has anti-aging properties, anti-oxydant, and regenerating ingredients
- Prevents some skin diseases
- It is the ideal substitute for breast milk if the baby is allergic
- It 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.
- Improves the healing process
- The minerals allow the skin to clean and dead skin cells are removed to create new living cells.
A little bit of history about 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 ass 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.
Today Donkey milk is still used in the manufacture of soaps and creams with donkey’s milk.
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.
Olive oil makes a gentle soap that’s kind to the skin.
It is Rich in vitamins A, D, E, F and K, antioxidants and phenols. It contains 70% monounsaturated fatty acid. It contains polyphenol which helps in stronger cell walls. It is anti-inflamed, it slows the natural aging process of the human body, it protects the epidermis from external irritation, it protects of skin cancer, it 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.
It is recommended to individuals who suffer with skin color rashes, eczema, psoriasis and allergies.
Coconut oil provides natural cleansing and bubbly lather.
It contains: 1) medium chain fatty acids or triglycerides, 2) Capric / Caprylic / Lauric acid, 3) Vitamin-E.
Coconut oil properties: Retains moisture content of skin, 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.
Palm oil makes a soap that is harder, yet cleans well and feels like you want soap to feel as you use it.
It contains Vitamins such as: very high Beta-carotene, A, D, and E, Beneficial in prevention of skin cancer.
Castor oil Effective to make rich suds (foam) and moisturizing properties to the final product.
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.
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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Helps treat psoriasis. Curcuma has a natural anti-inflammatory action, which we now know can help treat the symptoms of psoriasis.
6. Delays the appearance of aging. Curcuma contains potent antioxidants known to protect cells against free radical destruction.
7. Fades hyper pigmentation. Tired of age spots and melasma? Curcuma may help.