Why use beef tallow soap?

Why use beef tallow soap?

Lipidology beef tallow soap is made from bovine suet, which is a high nutrient fat from cattle. While it may sound unusual, beef tallow has been used for centuries as a natural skin care ingredient, and for good reason. In this post, we will explore 5 benefits of using beef tallow soap for your skin.

  1. Moisturizing: Beef tallow soap is a natural moisturizer that can help to soothe dry and cracked skin. It contains a high amount of oleic acid, which is similar to the natural oils found in human skin. This makes it easily absorbed and utilized by the skin, helping to lock in moisture and keep the skin hydrated.

  2. Gentle cleansing: Beef tallow soap is a gentle and effective cleanser that can help to remove dirt and impurities from the skin. Unlike some harsher soaps that can strip the skin of its natural oils, beef tallow soap works to maintain the skin's natural pH balance, leaving it feeling soft and nourished.

  3. Anti-inflammatory: Beef tallow soap contains anti-inflammatory compounds that can help to reduce redness and inflammation in the skin. This can be beneficial for those with inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis.

  4. Nutrient-rich: Beef tallow soap contains a variety of nutrients that are beneficial for the skin, including vitamins A, D, and E. These vitamins help to nourish the skin, promote healthy cell growth, and protect against damage caused by free radicals and other environmental factors.

  5. Sustainable: Using beef tallow soap can be a more sustainable option than traditional soap made from palm oil or other ingredients. Beef tallow is a byproduct of the meat industry and can be a more eco-friendly alternative to using palm oil, which is often associated with deforestation and habitat loss.

Lipidology uses the cold process soap making method. This is how soap was traditionally made. Lipidology carries three different kinds of tallow soaps with different properties and uses.

Nude 100% Tallow Homestead Face Soap is made with only 3 ingredients: organic, grass finished tallow, water and lye. It is an ideal soap for sensitive skin, especially the face and is also safe for babies. It has a mild lather, is creamy and completely unscented. This soap is especially kind to the natural PH balance of the skin and won't strip the skin's acid mantle.

Peppermint Homestead Soap is a creamy, gentle, mint-smelling soap that is made with organic, grass fed/finished tallow and real peppermint essential oil. It has a rich lather and cleanses while protecting the skin. It contains organic, virgin  coconut oil and organic cold pressed olive oil which contributes to its cleansing properties and a rich lather. It is moisturizing, anti inflammatory and naturally antibacterial. It can also be used to wash hair.

Lemongrass Homestead Soap is a versatile soap that even works well as a dish soap, especially when paired with our dish scrubber.  It is made with organic, virgin coconut oil, organic cold pressed olive oil and organic lemongrass essential oil which contributes to its extra cleansing properties and a rich lather. It is naturally anti inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral. This soap is moisturizing and wont dry out the skin.

Overall, beef tallow soap can provide a range of benefits for skin health and wellness. Whether you are looking to moisturize dry skin, gently cleanse and nourish your skin, reduce inflammation, or use a more sustainable soap option, beef tallow soap is definitely worth considering. Tallow soap is a nutrient-rich, moisturizing, and sustainable option for those looking for a gentle and effective cleanser that can provide anti-inflammatory benefits and nourish the skin. It is versatile as it can be used to wash hair and even dishes. With its natural ingredients and many benefits, beef tallow soap is definitely worth trying as a part of your skincare routine.

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