Every wonder why female legends from Cleopatra to Elizabeth I bathed in milk?
Science says that the lactic acid (a member of the AHA family) in milk breaks down the binding of dead skin cells; leaving your skin exfoliated and completely validating our proclivity to Hudson Made’s Fancy Black Soap which is made from Nubian goat milk and volcanic clay. And to think we were happy to use it for its color alone.
Above: Hudson Made's Fancy Black Soap is made from pasture-raised Nubian goat milk and mineral-rich volcanic clay from just north of the Catskill Mountains. Each bar is hand-poured and cut as well as being slow cured to ensure quality and performance; a four-ounce bar is $16.50.
Above: The Nubian goats who provide their milk for the soap.
Above: The soap's exfoliating properties are helpful to those suffering from eczema, psoriasis, and other dry skin conditions.
Above: The mineral bentonite found in volcanic clay is known to rid the body of unwanted toxins, while also naturally exfoliating the skin. The soap is good for shaving because of its foaming and soothing properties.
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