Since we bought our beautiful goats in the summer we have enjoyed many benefits from their wonderful creamy milk.
Buying the goats was another step towards our drive towards a self-sufficient lifestyle.
We now have our own alpaca fibre for dyeing, spinning, weaving and felting. Bees for our honey, candles and polish. Chickens for our eggs. We grow our own vegetables, herbs and fruit and of course we have our kefir kitchen!
I use some of the milk to make my kefir – and also to make goats milk cheese, ice cream and GOATS MILK SOAP.
The soap has been curing for 8 weeks now and is ready to market at last!
Goats milk soap is known for its wonderful moisturising properties suitable for all skin types. It is especially beneficial for people prone to acne and conditions such as eczema or psoriasis.
Goats milk soap has a similar pH level as the human skin and is naturally high in vitamins and minerals that nourish the skin.
I made the soap using a traditional method known as cold process and combined naturally sourced oils with an alkali and raw goats milk.
- Olive oil….26.5 ounces
- Palm kernel oil…5.3 ounces
- Rice bran oil…5.3 ounces
- Coconut oil…5.3 ounces
- Shea butter…5.3 ounces
- Palm oil…2.65 ounces
- Castor oil…2.65 ounces
- 20 ounces of goats milk
- Essential oil of your choice
Using the above ingredients for my base I then made four soaps:
Eucalyptus and Rose absolute which can be purchased at the Beehive Studio or online at