Goat Milk in Skincare? I Try Out This Moisturizing Line From Beekman 1802

Is goat milk skincare what my dry skin needs?
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Jul. 1, 2020
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Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!Throughout the last few months, my skin taught me that Los Angeles air is DRY—something I wasn't prepared for when I moved here from the Bay Area where the air is often humid and cold. Once May came around and the sun started hanging out a bit longer, my skin took a turn for the dry side; it became flakey and tight and no amount of moisturizer seemed to help it! Even with a humidifier by my side all day, my skin just wasn't holding enough moisture. Goat Milk For Dry Skin?When I was younger, I used to get very dry patches on my face, similar to what I have been experiencing with the dry LA air. My dermatologist at the time would have my soak my face in milk whenever I was experiencing such dryness, and so I sought for an updated solution to face-in-milk. That's when I discovered goat milk which has been used for centuries to moisturize the skin, soothe irritated skin, and even help exfoliate skin due to the natural presence of lactic acid. From there I discovered Beekman 1802, a brand that centralizes the moisturizing properties of goat milk in all of their products.
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The Products I LoveI gave Beekman's Triple Milk Cleanser, Triple Milk Bar, Triple Milk Peel and Goat Milk Mud Mask for a couple of weeks to see if my dry skin would meet some peace. Here's what I thought about the line:Triple Milk Cleanser- 4/5 starsWhat it does - Goat milk, coconut milk, and milk proteins remove makeup and impurities while leaving the skin soft & hydrated. What I thought- As far as milk cleansers go, this one is a lot thinner than I'm used to. Of all the products, it smells the most of milk, which can be off-putting at first. I don't know how well this works in removing makeup (I'm rarely wearing any with shelter-in-place) but I love the idea of this being a hydrating pre-cleanse. I does rinse off leaving your skin soft, which in turn did help my dry flakey skin!Triple Milk Bar - 4/5 starsWhat it does - Cleanses skin of dirt and other water-based impurities, this sudsy bar is also reinforced with goat milk, coconut milk, and milk proteins to leave skin supple & conditioned after cleansing. What I thought - I'm not used to bar soaps, but I really enjoyed this one! It's such a light feel on your skin with a lot of suds! It really feels like it's going to work cleaning your skin, and when I'd wash the suds away, my skin felt noticeably softer yet still very clean. Using this and the Triple Milk Cleanser as a double cleanse was incredibly helpful for my dry skin.
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Milk Peel -2/5 stars
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What it does - Goat milk's lactic acid shines through here with a combination of BHA's and AHA's gently exfoliates and resurfaces skin. What I thought - Meh. I didn't like this very much. I didn't feel like it was successfully exfoliating my skin. There's something about this formula that feels too thick as well. I wouldn't purchase this as my main chemical exfoliant over other things out there in the beauty market. Little Black Mask- 5/5 starsWhat it does- Goat milk, retinol, and Dead Sea mud come together to moisturize, revitalize, and refine skin. What I thought- This mask is AMAZING! I absolutely love how moisturizing it is while still having enough Dead Sea mud in order to really draw out excess oil and more. It feels heavenly when you apply it to your skin as it just glides on effortlessly. It has a wonderfully thick texture that still dries up without drying out skin. This might be my new fave mud mask!
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A sample product was gifted from Beekman 1802. Financial compensation was not received for this post. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.
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