Is it just us or does it feel like cow’s milk is about to be ancient history? With all the other alternatives available today, it almost seems to have become the minority. Almond milk has reigned supreme for the last few years, but it looks as though all the trendy, non-dairy options have some new (and at the same time not-so-new) competition. Say hello to camel milk.
While the idea of drinking and using camel’s milk might be new to some, it’s actually been used in the Middle East for centuries. Camel milk is 10 times higher in iron and three times higher in vitamin C than cow’s milk. According to Desert Farms, a primary supplier of camel milk in the US, this alternative is also 50% lower in fat, a natural pro-biotic, plentiful of B1 and includes five grams of protein per serving. All this is done with nothing being added or taken out.
And what about in the beauty realm? Turns out it works just as well on the outside as it does the inside. According to the Camel Soap Factory, it can do wonders to revitalize your skin. It’s rich with vital immune properties, alpha-hydroxide acids and natural antioxidants like vitamin C, all of which can work to revitalize and smooth skin and prevent wrinkles.
It’s also commonly used by folks who suffer from things like eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, burns and even acne. You can find this secret miracle ingredient in products like the Desert Farms Nomadic Secret Face Masque ($35), Shea Terra Organics Brightening Facial Wash ($24) and CameLuxury Contour Eye Cream ($38), OR you can skip the fancy products and use the miracle milk Queen Cleopatra-style by straight up bathing in it. But considering a 16-ounce bottle costs $18, we’re guessing you might need a royal budget to make that happen.
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