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Eczema is a common skin condition affecting nearly 15 million people across America. While it may be common, no one enjoys dealing with the dry, itchy, red, and bumpy skin that comes with the condition. If you or a loved one are struggling with eczema, we have good news. Our Goat Milk Soap has helped thousands of people with their eczema relief since 2008.
Everyone is unique, and each eczema case will vary by person - so there is no one ideal soap for everyone. Below we have collected the top goat milk soaps as recommended by our customers dealing with eczema.
We recommend starting with our Purity goat milk soap, which has no added color or fragrance and is made with simple ingredients to soothe your skin. We also offer an Eczema Bundle, which contains the top goat milk soap choices for those with eczema, so that you can test out which of our Goat Milk Stuff products is best suited for relieving your symptoms.Read Less
Each goat milk soap in our Eczema product line has raw goat milk to help moisturize and offer relief. However, we offer several variations, each of which has its own blend of unique ingredients.
We recommend the following steps to start on your goat milk soap journey:
If our Goat Milk Soaps and solid goat milk lotions alone don't offer enough relief, you may want to also try our Goat Milk Laundry Soap to get all the chemical detergents out of your sheets, clothes, and towels. These chemicals may further be irritating your skin and be causing eczema flare-ups. We also have a chemical-free Natural Deodorant that is a great solution for irritated armpits.
The root cause of this skin condition remains unknown; however, scientists have found that an overactive immune system, genetics, stress, and environmental triggers contribute to eczema flare-ups. The overactive immune system results in your skin becoming more sensitive to triggers and irritants, resulting in red, dry, itchy, and bumpy skin.
Moisturizing is a key step in managing eczema because it will help protect the outer layer of the skin, which is the layer of skin most damaged in eczema patients. Moisturizing can also help keep the skin from becoming dry and itchy.
Goat milk soap has not been proven (by science) to treat eczema; however, thousands of people have reported relief from their eczema symptoms when using goat milk soap.
Goat milk is made up of compounds that are gentle on sensitive skin. Raw goat’s milk is full of alpha-hydroxy acids, which help remove dead skin cells and encourage new skin cell growth. Lactic acid also contains probiotics, which have been used as an effective topical treatment for infants with eczema.
The proteins and fatty acids in goat milk can provide a great moisture barrier that encourages deep hydration for your skin. In addition, goat milk can have anti-inflammatory properties, which can reduce irritation and redness common in eczema and other sensitive skin conditions.
When caring for your eczema, there are various products and substances you should avoid to prevent the condition from flaring up. Products containing glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and retinol tend to leave the skin feeling dry and irritated.
Fragrant-infused soaps and products can also trigger your eczema. Some of the preservatives found in hygiene and cosmetic products, like methylparaben or butylparaben, may also irritate the skin, leading to inflammation.
Use Purity Goat Milk Soap, or whichever Goat Milk Soap proves best for your skin, in place of the soap you’ve been using during your regular bathing or showering routine.
Continued use for at least one week is recommended to truly see how the soap affects your skin. The ingredients we’ve used to formulate our Goat Milk Soap should cleanse your skin without leaving it dry and irritated. If you experience worsening of your symptoms, stop using immediately.
Some people have found that once they get their eczema under control, they are able to switch to an Essential Oil Goat Milk Soap. Others find it’s best to continue to use one of the five recommended Goat Milk Soaps for eczema. Some people also rotate the soaps periodically to avoid building a sensitivity over time. You need to test them on your skin to see what works best for you.
Our journey with Goat Milk Stuff began with an intent to give our family chemical-free, natural alternatives to traditional soaps. We happily discovered that goat milk may have added therapeutic benefits for those suffering from eczema and other sensitive skin conditions such as psoriasis, dry skin and acne.
In fact, you can read hundreds and hundreds of testimonials from people who found relief from eczema with our Goat Milk Soaps.
We’ve been blessed to use what God has given us to help families get the relief they need from painful skin conditions, like eczema. Our family regularly prays that our Goat Milk Stuff will not only help whoever needs it, but that it helps you and your loved ones find the relief you’ve been searching for.
Alternate spellings and common typos include ezcema, excema, exzema, exema