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Do You Know of the Benefits of Deer Milk?

25 August, 2019 - 02:02pm by - First Lady | 290 Comments

poll posted by BR Natalie

a doe, a deer, a female deer.

So today we're talking about deer milk - and why we should be using it on our faces.  Don't feel behind the times if you haven't heard of deer milk skin care yet, it's a relatively new discovery!  The brand behind it is Kiwi company, kōtia, and here's a brief breakdown of why they've created a skin care brand using deer milk.

What's in Deer Milk to make is so good for my skin?

Deer milk is really high in protein - more so than goat, sheep or cow milk.  It's also one of the few protein sources to contain high levels of amino acids.   

  • Proteins maintain healthy skin and repair and replace damaged cells.  Milk proteins have the ability to bind water within the epidermis (the outermost layer of skin), for enhanced moisturisation and softness.
  • Amino Acids act as natural nourishing, hydrating and anti-wrinkle agents.

Deer milk contains a lot of minerals. including zinc, selenium, calcium, potassium and phosphorous, which boost cell repair, protect against environmental stress and act as powerful antioxidants.

  • Calcium plays a key role in barrier function repair and the replenishment of skin cells. With the calcium content of deer milk being much higher than that of sheep, goats or cows, it’s a powerful way to support cell production and repair, prevent thinning of the epidermis as we age and improve the skin’s natural barrier.
  • Potassium is essential for healthy skin and key to maintaining electrolyte balance and internal fluids – keeping cells hydrated and skin internally moisturised.

Anddd, deer milk is full of beauty boosting Vitamins D, E, B and A, As powerful antioxidants, these vitamins support the skin's immune system and help to destroy free radicals that can cause premature ageing.

  • Vitamin B has been shown to improve the ability of the epidermis to retain moisture – leading to softer, smoother skin with less dryness and a reduction of fine lines.
  • Vitamin A (or retinol) is proven to support the skin’s immune system and stimulate collagen production, giving skin a natural and radiant glow. As an added benefit, the vitamin A in deer milk is absorbed much more effectively than synthetic vitamin A, boosting its regenerative properties.

Is Deer Milk Skin Care deer-friendly?

The welfare of the deer is paramount to kōtia; who do everything they can to harness the power of deer milk, while protecting and respecting the wellbeing of the deer.  You can read more about their Farmed with Care policy here.

Reviewers Needed.

We're putting the kōtia Hydrating Day Cream SPF15 to the test.  With replenishing nutrients for naturally radiant skin, kōtia Hydrating Day Cream SPF15  contains essential omega fatty acids and vitamins to prevent dehydration and dullness.  By delivering deep hydration it reduces the appearance of wrinkles and the visible signs of ageing.

It's suitable for all skin types and fights oxidative stress, protecting you from pollution and free radical harm. It has an added SPF15 to guard against UV and infrared sun damage, helping to preserve skin firmness and elasticity.

Doesn't it sound amazing?!

If you'd like to trial the kōtia Hydrating Day Cream SPF15 and report back, comment below and tell us why!  You might end up on this very cool trial team!

Do You Know of the Benefits of Deer Milk?

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19th August, 2019

I would love to try this product because it is a New Zealand product and sounds like it would be good for my skin and it would be good to try something new and have more protien in my skin. I am also looking for new products to try and the sunscreen aspect would be great for the on coming summer.

19th August, 2019

I'd love to try and review this product as I live a 'close to nature' lifestyle by means of preserving and providing off of the land. Although the gathering of deer has only been done a source of sustenance for my family, using the deer, spefically it's milk as an integral ingredient for skin would be an awesome experience.

19th August, 2019

I would love to try something different for my skin and have wrinkles starting to appear so this sounds ideal.

19th August, 2019

I'm always open minded and keen to try new products that will benefit my skin. Especially if it's a New Zealand product.

19th August, 2019

I get patches of very dry itchy skin so it's be great to try out something so nourishing as this and see if it makes a noticeable difference!

19th August, 2019

I have psoriasis and dry skin so would love the chance to try something new and moisturising.

19th August, 2019

OOHH So interested in this!

19th August, 2019

This sounds very interesting. Keen to try anything that might help my skin to retain it's elasticity while I age, help regeneration and smooth those lines that are starting to creep in!

19th August, 2019

I had no i-deer about this! Sign me up, would love to give it a go!

19th August, 2019

I'm over 40 and a triathlete which means I spend a lot of time training outdoors. This plays havoc with my skin. I feel that the protein, minerals and vitamins could really do my skin some good.

19th August, 2019

I'd really love to try this. It's hard to find a decent hydrating moisturizer that is true to its word. I have quite dry skin at times and most of the moisturizers I've tried still leave me with a lot of scaley dry parts especially in my T Zone

19th August, 2019

Wow, who would have thought?…sounds amazing, I’d be delighted to be included in testing this out. Always interested in new products that keep my skin young and especially keeping those wrinkles at bay!

19th August, 2019

Thank you for sharing! I Absolutely love hearing about new innovative products this sounds amazing I would be honored to represent

I am also working on a mission to get people to #SeeMeAndOurAbilitiesNotDisabilitiesAndItSeemsToMeYourBrandCaresAboutThingsLikeThat #Flawsome

18th August, 2019

Sounds cool and unique! would love to give it a go, always up for trialling new things, this sounds amazing!

18th August, 2019

sounds interesting and great it has spf too :)

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