It is rumored that Cleopatra used to soak in a tub of a milk and though this may be a bit of an extravagance for most of us, you can still get the benefits of a milk beauty treatment using a more subtle approach. Milk lotion is one the most moisturizing homemade lotions you can make. This homemade goat milk lotion recipe is great for the gentle exfoliation of skin. Here’s how to make a homemade goat milk lotion recipe. Milk lotion has a short shelf life, so make it in small quantities to avoid wasting the product.
Lotions are moisturizer for the body skin and thinner than face creams. They are easy to apply over the all areas of the body and absorbed quickly. One of the most popular body lotions today is goat milk lotion.
Most store bought goat milk lotions use cheap mineral oil that has a long shelf life. In fact, mineral oil does not absorb into the skin and has no moisturizing properties at all. Most manufacturers add silk powders into the lotion to make it seem silky. Therefore it is better to make goat milk lotion at home.
Natural homemade goat milk lotion is great for all type of skin. It is made with a special combination of goat milk and skin loving oils. This creamy lotion is full with vitamins, proteins, lipids and minerals giving it wonderful natural moisturizing properties. It also improves your skin by leaving the skin soft, smooth and silky. In addition, it is really safe because you know all the ingredients in the lotion.
Making homemade goat milk lotion is easy if you know the right way to make it. Here is a simple step-by-step procedure to make homemade goat milk lotion. Goat milk has a short shelf life, so make it in a small quantity to avoid wasting the product.
1 1/2 tablespoon beeswax
2 tablespoons palm oil
2 tablespoons pumpkin seed oil
3 tablespoons sweet almond oil
1 tablespoon apricot oil
1 cup warm goat milk
1 teaspoon vitamin E oil
1/2 cup Aloe Vera gel
Melt beeswax and palm oil together over medium heat. Turn off the heat when the mixture completely melted.
Immediately transfer the mixture into a mixer. Add sweet pumpkin seed oil, almond oil, and apricot oil. Process the mixture in medium speed.
Slowly add goat milk into the mixture. Continue mixing in medium speed.
Put in vitamin E oil as the mixture begins to thicken. Continue mixing until the mixture thickens and cool to room temperature.
Once cooled, put in Aloe Vera gel and mix well.
Using a spatula and funnel, transfer the lotion into the bottles or jars. Tighten the lids and place the mixture into the refrigerator for overnight.
Now you can apply this lotion all over your skin. You will feel the satisfaction of using your homemade lotion.
Once you make your own goat milk lotion, you can alter the ingredients as you preferred. With some practice, you will know how simple to make goat milk lotion as you want.