I really think this could help my daughter and would be so grateful to have the opportunity to give this a try. More on that in a subsequent article. A few of my family including me gets eczema. I’ve heard of using tallow balm before, but haven’t been able to find a quality source of it so far. Thanks. I’ve been intrigued by tallow skin cream for a while and I’d love to win some to try. Your email address will not be published. I am always on the search for new nontoxic skin care products. Right now my psoriasis is the worst it’s ever been and I think the Tallow Balm may be able to help. Change ). About 9 years ago I had a skin cancer spot on my face….that is when I first became concerned about what chemicals my skin was absorbing. Recently I began trying to use all natural products and am experimenting with what works well for me using coconut oil, Dr. Bonner’s mild castille, apple cider vinegar, and essential oils primarily. I have very fair skin and try different creams to help or I think will help. My usual is coconut and olive oils with a few drops of lavender. I have been using very strong steroid ointment for years also, and hope that the tallow might be a better solution. We’ve tried coconut oil, various lotions and creams, shea butter, cortisone ointment and cream (bleh) and who knows what else…all with varying degrees of success. ( Log Out /  Great article! I have very dry skin but it is prone to breaking out so it is hard to find the right blend of products but when I do a steam wash with coconut oil it seems to do the least damage in stripping my skin of natural oils. I have heard great things about tallow balm. The first time I bought the small size to try and fell in love. I would love to try some of their tallow balm. Beef tallow is packed with vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids. I’ve been using some coconut and calendula based balms to heal our family’s excema, allergic reactions, and really dry skin. As much as I enjoy making products at home it’s always nice to know there are great companies like Vintage Traditions to fall back on! The book is Nourishing Traditions! I fall back to coconut oil but since I still think of it as a kitchen product I don’t make the effort to use it as I could. I am currently using Weleda and Epicuren products. Tallow is compatible with our skin biology and is readily absorbed by the skin. Thanks! I use Morrocco Method shampoos and magnesium oil as deodorant. I think your tallow balm is just the thing and would love to give it a try! Thanks for considering us! Shr is six months old. I have tried all of their different body balms, including the mild manly scent, and there wasn’t one I didn’t enjoy! We have tried every over the counter and medication but his skin is still like sandpaper. I would love to try out Tallow balm! I am currently using dr haushka products for my face and Cody oil with lavendar on my body. Locating more hairs in your brush than common or seeing hairs sprayed on your pillow when you awaken might be the result of thinning as opposed to damage. It was awesome against eczema when my 2 year old was a baby. Thanks! Add olive oil and essential oils and gently stir. All these benefits combined is one of the reasons why karkar oil is such a potent and effective treatment for hair. We live in nyc and have been having a very cold winter which leads to heat in the home which leads to dry dry skin. Maybe I’d need less makeup then. Certainly, we do not want to be applying products high in free radicals to our skin, causing the very types of problems we are trying to relieve or prevent. I would love to be able to eliminate make up! Oct 9, 2017 - Explore Margie Harding's board "Beef Tallow" on Pinterest. It would be wonderful to be able to try this revolutionary tallow balm, as my itching could be alleviated and sleep would be easier. Especially since beef tallow is one of my favorite fats to cook with! In the same way that it is good for skin, beef tallow has some wonderful benefits for keep hair hydrated, soft, and healthy. While my face is smooth, the skin by my mouth is dry and flaky which I attribute to keratosis pilaris. what a great and informative article. Nothing works and I feel so bad having to put medications (prescription steroids) on it. It sounds marvelous; especially the scent called Windswept. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I would love to try this and then be able to suggest to my clients. I’ve been using raw organic coconut oil as body “lotion” for a few years now. I recently learned of tallow balm from a friend that makes her own. I currently use plain coconut oil, straight from the jar. Wow, great article. I would like to try yours because I am rather disappointed with the tallow balm I have. Thanks for your testimonial Karibeth. I can ALMOST go out without make-up. Beef tallow, rendered from grass-fed cattle, is loaded with vitamins … I learn something new (albeit an “old tradition”) from you almost daily! You can also check on Banana Leaf Benefits for Hair Treatment, You Won’t Believe It! Minerals. Tallow Balm sounds amazing! I use Aveda products primarily and use coconut oil on occasion. I guess I’m worried I’ll smell like animal fat all day long. Pig fat, beef tallow, lamb tallow, goat, chicken, and I would definitely try game animals once I start hunting. Thanks! I would love try tallow and hope to find her some relief from all of the itching!! But what I do have currently in my drawer are some face oils (rose hip, evening primrose, vit c & e blend oil etc, which I was drawn to buying because of their natural appeal. i haven’t “bitten the bullet” yet to make my own tallow, but would love to try it on her incredibly sensitive skin. It sounds like tallow balm would do wonders for my skin. I also have a cousin with eczema, which nothing has helped. I plan to get some with my next order. I currently make my own lotions. I would love to try tallow balm!!! Thank you! I have tried several different products from the health stores and have not been satisfied with the results. What skin care products you are currently using and why would you like to receive a tallow balm? I have to be careful what I use. Braid or twist, allow paste to stay in your hair … During the summer months I don’t seem to need it as much but we do if we get a little pink from too much sun exposure. You can render any beef fat into tallow but the very best is called “leaf” fat, which is the fat found around the kidneys and loins. I eventually gave in to occasionally using steroid creams/oils just to give his skin a break from the inflammation and constant scratching over his entire body. I am going to give Tallow a try. Thanks for the great article! My daughter is still dealing with eczema on the back of her arms and my hands are often very dry. Modern, popular skin care lines contain a number of toxic ingredients including petrolatum, mineral oil, parabens, BHT, titanium dioxide, triethanolanmine [TEA], DMDM-hydantoin, methylisothaiazolinone, sodium hydroxide, polysorbate 80, polysorbate 80, Ceteareth-20, EDTA, phenoxyethanol, diazolidinyl urea, propylene glycol, and butylene glycol. Thank you for this opportunity. Even the completely unscented doesn’t smell meaty to me. I’ve always been interested in tallow, and think it might really help. I would love to try the tallow balm because I have never tried skin balms made from animal fats. My hands are always dry. Kenneth Gardner of Vintage Tradition has offered our community 4 free tallow balms to be shipped to 4 individuals within the United States. I use a small amount and it doesn’t feel too heavy on my face however, we are all unique and have different experiences! Polyunsaturated oils are unstable, fragile, and susceptible to rancidity when subjected to heat, which causes the production of free radicals, associated with cell damage, aging, and disease. I could’ve cried! I have extreme dry skin and after being diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and Hasimotos I have been clearing out my cabinet and replacing it with natural products to reduce the toxic load in my body. I find that coconut oil irritates my eyes if it gets in it that is why I do not use it on my face. I’ve read that Tallow can really help with that, so I’m excited to see if it works and to just see in general what my skin feels like after using it! Traditionally, Chadian women use beef fat (tallow) with the Chebe Powder and water on their hair. At room temperature, it’s solid, although when it’s carefully purified and when it has undergone the cosmetic manufacturing processess it gets more of an oily consistency. Oh my goodness my arms had never been healthier, looked better, felt smoother. I would love to win another jar! I can barely survive any other “fragrances.”. I make my myself. I started my friend’s teenage son on it because he was having awful breakouts- being a teenager and playing football don’t make the best mix for smooth faces. Your post is so timely! I am currently using Evanhaley lotion for my face and home made tallow lotion for least of body. I would love to try tallow balm since what I make is all vegetable based right now (other than beeswax). Thank you for the wonderful article and the chance to win some tallow balm! I would love to try Tallow Balm and see if it would help reduce my skin dryness and maybe even smooth out some areas. I think the tallow could be a breakthrough for me! (spoiler alert: I was successful!) Love it. I have had eczema for most of my life. And thanks for making a product with so much integrity! William D. James MD explains that the sebaceous glands, which secrete sebum, are found in greatest abundance on the face and scalp, but they are distributed over all of our skin except on the palms and soles. I am also curious the effect it would have on my teen daughter’s acne? I have even tried making my own, however, the consistency is not exactly what I would like although it is better than most store bought creams or lotions. No matter what, I will be sharing this site with my psoriatic support group in the morning! I can’t use typical moisturizers on my face I use a few oils but it doesn’t seem to be enough and being in my 30’s I’m desperate for a good moisturizer. Anyhow, may I use your chart and information regarding the benefits of tallow vs the benefits of shea butter. I don’t wear makeup much and so just a little coconut/oliveoil mixture on my face is enough after washing with water. The Ultimate Ancestral Guide To Hair Health is underway. You will get use to the smell. I currently use a homemade tallow balm. Beef tallow is one of the newest additions to my hair AND skin care routines and I am in love. We are generally interested in paleo products there days and I saw some tallow balm offered at a paleo restaurant gift shelf but I wasn’t sure I would like it. Potassium sorbate is fundamentally non-toxic but can cause skin irritation per its MSDS. Between a frigid winter, 4 kiddos 5 and under, nursing, and being a birth worker up all night….my skin takes a toll! I use raw honey, avacado, and banana for a cleansing mask on my face. Beef tallow was long used as a cooking fat until the 1970s. BENEFITS OF BEEF TALLOW FOR SKIN . I really do not use anything and if I feel I need to I use coconut oil. I would love to win and try the tallow balm. I also have an extremely dry and callused foot (strangely enough, the other one is normal) and would also love to see if tallow balm could be the solution to make it soft and ‘normal’. I currently use coconut oil (which tends to be too greasy to apy everywhere) or honest company lotion. I have read so many positive comments regarding tallow use on the face. Improves Overall Hair Health. Tallow is staple in our household. Finding more hairs in your brush than usual or seeing hairs sprinkled on your pillow when you wake up may be the result of thinning rather than breakage. I have made tallow by rendering the far from Grassfed cows but didn’t like the smell or feel of it. 14 essential nutrients – protein, iron, zinc, selenium thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin D, phosphorus, pantothenate, magnesium and potassium. I live at over a mile high altitude, and I’ve begun to really see it taking a toll on my skin. Regardless, I’m going to recommend this to my good friend who suffers from awful psoriasis. conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) which has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. I just started using more natural products. I am beginning to notice how much I have aged in the last three years having had two babies and not much sleep. But since I ran out I’ve been using a non-petroleum jelly type product and it doesn’t work as well. Currently I am using coconut oil on my legs. We not only use it for cooking, but also in homemade body lotion. Thank you for the opportunity. I use Bare Minerals for my skincare routine but it is still not as healthy as I would like it to be. I just started using Weleda and I use Burts Bees, both sensitive skin versions. also, as a foster family we often receive children who have been so mis-nourished by fast food and few fresh vegetables their skin is not only dry, but thick as well. Hi I really need this product to balance my skin!! I would like to try these for my daughter. My quest for wholeness began with my introduction to Weston Price traditions during pregnancy. We have tried everything and I believe this in combination with my high quality doterra oils will do the trick. We love to do as many traditional WAP things as we can! I would LOVE to try tallow balm. Informative article, thank you for sharing. I was just looking for something and came across this by a friends facebook page. But honestly…nothing has helped enough to let her go unwrapped. I have been using in the past: Aveeno, Cetaphil and Cosmedix and I’m not looking to continue upgrading these. my husband has a patch of psoriasis/eczema on his shin we have been treating for years with sooooo many different products. Thanks! My skin is still dry though. I would love to try Tallow Bslm because I have very acne prone skin at 34. Thank you for what you do and what you support. i currently use my homemade skin products. My daughter made me a natural skin conditioner that includes coconut oil and cocoa butter and I love it. And, from the farmstand, I use their blend of sunflower oil, beeswax and water. I use coconut oil around my eyes and on my neck; helps with dryness but I still feel my skin looks old. I have only very recently begun supplementing my diet with cod liver oil and magnesium, for example, to see if I am deficient in omega 3s, leading to some of these issues… I have keratosis pilaris for one, on both my arms and upper legs, some acne, and what seems like perpetually clogged pores on my face and chest and general roughness, red bumps, and constant flaky dryness everywhere. As a man from a very blue collar background skin care was something that I was never taught was important or, in fact, even necessary. We currently have to wrap her arms and legs in cloth strips to keep her from clawing herself bloody. I would like the almost unscented. Rendering is the process of gently heating the interior fat tissue, called “suet”, causing the pure oils to melt away from the rest of the tissue. IO think I may have folliculitis on my legs. I am slowly starting to go organic in my eating habits and interested in taking it a step further in my skin care. Id LOVE to give tallow a try.I already cook with tallow, It only makes sense that tallow would be an amazing addition to any skin care regime. It wasn’t as smooth and silky or absorbable as the Vintage Tradition’s product. I am in love with this stuff, although my family thinks I am crazy for using tallow on my skin :). It would be ideal if what we used on our skin were edible, and yet more, a whole food, in which case it would also have the potential of actually nourishing the skin and helping it to heal itself. My hands tend to crack and bleed a lot during the winter. I would love to try this product and see if it would help reduce my skin dryness. Sometimes when I am cooking with either olive oil or coconut oil, I will rub the excess off the spoon onto my skin and rub it in. over the years. I am using eminence product which I love and would love to try tallow balm. Currently I use use coconut oil lotion, but we live in a very dry and cold climate and would love something more moisturizing. This is so weird, I just started looking into tallow balm today! Thank you for planting the bug in my ear, Sandrine, et al.! I would love to receive a container of Vintage Traditions balm though. I would really like to win because I met a teacher at my son’s school who is having trouble with excema and dryness on her face. Fingers crossed! It has done wonders for her skin. I’ve yet to find anything natural that really sinks in and soothes as well as my Gold Bond. | Nourishing Our Children, New Evidence that Processing Destroys Milk Proteins. Not only will beef tallow improve the taste of your food, it has major benefits. Very good article! I just want him to get a break and be a boy. I am using an expensive organic cream that is unfortunately not effective. I actually use vintage tradition tallow balm now as a facial moisturizer and we use it on my son who has eczema. Thank you for this post! Thanks for this information! She’d love to have her own animals some day and will probably render tallow herself. I would love to be able to give one of these jars away to someone on my Young Living team! However, I’ve been very interested in tallow in skincare as my daughters and I struggle with very dry skin, that in the winter borders on eczema. I’ve never tried tallow before and would love to become a “slave” to it! Theme By Coded Creative. I have mild rosacea and would like to see how this helps! This is the first I have heard of using tallow for skin care and I am very intrigued and would love to try it! I am at my end on how to treat his skin. I wonder if tallow balm would help clear my skin up a bit. I don’t like the artificial scent and I feel like I’m trying to do something good for my skin with a toxic product. Healthy protein enhances the hair shaft, which avoids split ends and hair damages. The only thing that has helped my dry skin is tallow balm I made. But it doesn’t work very well, and I would LOVE to try a natural product like tallow balm! I have made a couple of different types of balms & salves over the last few years with varying amounts of success, but, have yet to find something I’m totally happy with. We are currently using Ava Anderson Non Toxic skin care products. Enjoy the many health benefits of cancer-fighting CLA, Vitamin K2, and heart-healthy omega 3’s while cooking with grass-fed beef tallow. My husband gets rashes on his legs this time of year that itch him like crazy that nothing seems to help with. Beef tallow is an animal-fat rendered from beef while mutton tallow is an animal-fat rendered from sheep. I would much rather spend my money on something natural instead, if I knew it would work. I began thinking about the products I used on my skin and if those products were safe. We have four home raised littles and so many foster littles who all have different skin problems. Thanks for the chance to win! That is why so many drugs can be administered through the use of transdermal patches. My hands are perpetually dry from all the cooking and food related washing I do. And I am a big fan of wonderful tallow and lard. Ever heard someone say, “So-and-so ate bacon and eggs every morning and lived in good health until s/he was 90+….” That might be because the pork fat in bacon is not an unhealthy fat. I am thinking he may have inherited it from me. I ordered a bit off grass-fed tallow and have applied it only a few times to all of our skin and can see and feel a great difference already. :) I love the way tallow balm makes my skin feel really silky. I’ve been considering purchasing a tallow based lotion because my regime isn’t cutting it this winter. I was in a rather traumatic car accident, and suffered major facial injuries. I’ve heard great things about it, but haven’t taken the dive yet. So, I read up on Tallow balm, Tallow in soaps, etc. Tallow is what you get when you render (slowly melt down) beef fat. Thank you for this information:). Thank you for the opportunity of this giveaway :-). Thank you! I bought a jar of it a while back and started using it on the backs of my arms where I have keratosis palaris. Tallow Benefits Fat Loss. Thanks again. In any case, tallow and animal-based skincare just seems to make good sense to me. I was just talking to my cousin about tallow as skin care this afternoon! Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Boosts your immune health – with unprocessed fats like beef tallow in your diet, it’s easier for your body to absorb fat-soluble vitamins that support your immune system. I use coconut oil and avocado oil mainly, but it doesn’t help for very long! My 7 month old son has a bad case of eczema. Would love to be a pioneer ;). I would love to try the tallow balm to see how it would compare to what we are already using! I currently use lotion bars I’ve made with cocoa butter, coconut oil and beeswax, and they generally work well. Tallow balm sounds like a brilliant next step in the journey of self and family care. This is mostly a marketing and convenience issue. I use only natural products: straight almond oil. Thank you for the article. Makes total sense though, I wish I had looked into it before. It’s been quite a stretch. I’ve heard and read that many drugstore products have ‘endocrine disruptors’ that can be toxic to our bodies and interfere with metabolism. I am using shea butter and cocoa butter and coconut oil and essential oils on my skin, but I would love to try this tallow balm to heal my painful eczema on my hands and my daughters rough and dry skin on her arms and legs. I’ve used olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter. I’d love to try some more! I am a faithful consumer of Morrocco Method – a hair care product line free of chemicals ever since November 2014. Growing up there was always a tub of beef fat in the kitchen for cooking and frying. The ‘almost unscented’ sounds the most beneficial and appealing to me. But then I feel guilty because I spent money on them. “But there’s using it and then there’s spreading it all over your body. ( Log Out /  Some things like coconut oil actually make it drier so it’s quite a mystery! Sodium benzoate has many toxic effects on the body as outlined in its Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), and when combined with ascorbic acid (vitamin C), it forms benzene, a known carcinogen. I love this article. Most of these use olive oil, coconut oil, jojoba oil, shea butter, and herbal extracts. I’ve tried many different lotions but nothing’s worked except hydrocortisone which I hate using on my sweet girl. I currently use Tropical Traditions body lotion on my face/body. Apparently, it’s so wonderful and natural that my dog loves it too because my older daughter used it and left the lid off and my dog licked the whole entire jar clean! From books published in the 1800’s, recipes abound for lard, tallow and lanolin-based salves. We have used so many skincare products for me and my son due to our eczema. I am done with medications that promote steroids as I see how damaging it has been to my skin over my life-span. Beef tallow is a nutrient-dense food, and we all should make it a staple in our pantries. Before we get into all the wonderful benefits of tallow-based skincare, we should begin by giving a brief description of exactly what tallow is. 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