I currently use Clinique products. This sounds amazing. It helped heal a few dry spots on my elbow and waist but it did take a long time. As for my current skin care, I am dabbling in making my own. I would love to try the tallow bomb and see if it helps my very dry skin. I have long thick hair that I get compliments on, so I guess it's working. I normally use Egyptian Magic, which I loooove! I also only soap the “necessary” parts for the winter. I use coconut oil and avocado oil mainly, but it doesn’t help for very long! I use coconut oil for everything and origins brand (for face). I have been using coconut oil which had helped some but not entirely. I use Aveda, Origin, and Magic Egypt on my skin. I would like to try more products that have natural ingredients. Right now I’m really into Hydroponic Acid and Essential oils. We would love to try tallow and experience it’s amazing benefits especially for the children. I do not presently use any skin care products. I have switched my products to cleaner, less toxic products but I am always looking for purer products. I bought a jar of it a while back and started using it on the backs of my arms where I have keratosis palaris. It goes against some of what we may have been taught over the years, but among beef tallow uses, and the use of other fats in our diet is the ability for it to help us burn more fat. I’ve been using the dove for sensitive skin moisturizers for a while. Tallow balm, however, sounds like it would be something I would be willing to use. In any case, tallow and animal-based skincare just seems to make good sense to me. I don’t usually use skin care products but my hands are so dry this winter that I have been using Burt’s Bees and Aveda lotion to help moisturize them. There will be 3 days to continue to use the 10% discount after the qualified recipients are randomly chosen, in the case that yours isn’t amongst them. I wonder how they deal with the meaty smell of it, though? I just want something I can put on my skin consistently every day without worrying that I am contributing to the problem of unhealthy cells. My 16 month old son also suffers from dry skin and we would love to try some tallow balm! Tallow contains the abundant fat-soluble activators — vitamins A, D, E, and K — which are necessary for skin health. I’ve been using only raw organic coconut oil as soap and homemade lotions for skin and hair made from combinations of coconut oil, Shea butter, mango butter, jojoba oil and olive oil & essential oils for my skin for the last 2 years. Baby has very dry skin and some eczema that we have been treating with probiotics, enzymes, and removing dairy from my diet. Tallow is compatible with our skin biology and is readily absorbed by the skin. I have “good” skin and would like to keep it. I hate seeing him suffer with this condition and feeling like nothing seems to be working despite my hardest attempts. I wash my face daily with a Norwex body cloth and water only. My 2 year old daughter had been having awfully dry skin. Help me please! Tallow Hair Pomade from Grass-Fed Cows. I’ve used cod liver oil balm and tallow based soap, but not tallow cream or tallow balm, probably because I’ve never come across it. I’d love to try the tallow on him instead! I’d love to try Vintage Traditions tallow balm because it’s the first brand I’ve seen for purchase that contains tallow and only safe ingredients. Thank you in advance! This is the first time I’ve heard of tallow and it makes so much sense to use an animal fat based product to replenish our skin. In fact, traditional fats like beef tallow, provide a variety of benefits to the body because of their saturated fat content. I read about tallow a few years ago and was intrigued with the common sense of the article. I currently use a variety of products though have had the most success with coconut oil. I have stopped using all traditional lotions and shampoos, I use castile soap for my shampoo, coconut oil and essential oils for body and face, and for really dry chapped hands beeswax lotion bars, I would love to try the pretty girlie tallow balm. All of that has helped immensely, but he still occasionally gets some spots. It’s been quite a stretch. Our son has come a long way to heal his skin from inside out (we are on the GAPS diet). 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. Knowledge is Power! For the past 4 years I had been using mineral powders from a company I learned about in Mexico and they work fine but they are not moisturizing. I am always on the search for new nontoxic skin care products. Tallow seems like it would be too heavy for the face, and I live in a humid environment. I recommend you consider this tallow balm as it is known to work very well for both the conditions you’ve mentioned! Then I tried the tallow balm recipe from the WAPF website and finally found a winner. My hands tend to crack and bleed a lot during the winter. Thanks for the opportunity! I’ve been using Living Libations or raw honey or Pristine Beauty or Eminence. I would love to try your tallow. Beef tallow is a nutrient-dense food, and we all should make it a staple in our pantries. My daughter is being raised where it’s the norm to slather on the oils and such that we eat. Change ). Tallow is: More stable than polyunsaturated, toxic oils; High in … I also use Lacome moisturizers on my face and eyes. Currently we use coconut oil and young living oils for most of our family’s skin care needs. I am super interested in this product and look forward to trying it out. I think tallow would be another contender that could do the same but I like the added richness and substance of it when compared to coconut oil. Not your secret recipes, but a general rule on how much. I make my own face wash with Castile soap, vitamin E, and essential oils. I like the scent Sensible if I win. By working too hard his hands are as rough as a sandpaper .we tried all sort of hand creams organic medicated or any drugstore but nothing helped.. My skin still feels dry. 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. I’ve been wanting for him to try tallow on it. I mainly use a homeopathic ointment (unda 270) and a lotion that I make from beeswax and oil, but I am in love with the idea of using tallow! I’ve been using some coconut and calendula based balms to heal our family’s excema, allergic reactions, and really dry skin. Right now my psoriasis is the worst it’s ever been and I think the Tallow Balm may be able to help. I am a mother of 3 babies, ages 4 years, 2 years and 4 months. I’ve also made lard balm but prefer the tallow balm! I would love to try your tallow balm! I am pretty sure I will love this tallow balm even more from the reviews. The dry, cracking skin on the back of my hands would surely benefit from Vintage Tradition’s Tallow Balm. Yuck! I have had issues with acne for years. At its worst I would be up with her every few hours all night long. Directions: apply paste by evenly distributing it through your hair in section. I would love to try this product and see if it would help reduce my skin dryness. Are you still with me? Sandrine… I learn something new from you every time! I believe tallow is a great moisturizer and skin healer, and think it’s awesome that there is a company like Vintage Traditions that makes such great products with minimal, simple, yet healing ingredients. From books published in the 1800’s, recipes abound for lard, tallow and lanolin-based salves. I have used Bare minerals. 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. Has a High Smo… I’ve yet to find anything natural that really sinks in and soothes as well as my Gold Bond. Hi I really need this product to balance my skin!! 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. Thanks for posting this! I’m hopeful that tallow could help heal some of my problems. We love to do as many traditional WAP things as we can! I first heard about using tallow from mommypotamus. I currently use Tropical Traditions body lotion on my face/body. Hi, i have used commercial skincare products by cosmetic companies until i started switching over 2 years ago to natural commercial products, and now i use just organic coconut oil to clean & moisturize my face. I have tried to find similar products but keep coming back to them. I would LOVE to try tallow balm. I myself have very oily skin, so using an oil can be tricky but beneficial. I tend to make my own skin care products. I would love to try some of their tallow balm. I find it really amazing and mind-blowing that skin can be healed with tallow balm! I just read an article from WAPF on FB that beef tallow is the best thing for eczema. Then I started actually reading the ingredient lists & quit using them. I feel like it doesn’t moisturizer very deeply, and am willing to try tallow. I know the value of healing from the inside out and I am working to heal my gut. I’d love to give this balm a try and would like to try making it. I think tallow balm would be an answer to my 2 year old daughter’s severe eczema! I am entering for my 4 year old niece who has excema. we eat a purely wapf diet, exercise and get plenty of sunshine, but i haven’t found the secret to kicking it yet. I would love to try this product for myself and for my husband, who has started developing eczema around his nose and eyebrows. Tallow is “Sustainable” Not to pile on with the sustainability buzzword, but tallow is much better for … Thanks! My daughter is 3months old and has developed eczema all over her body. for a while now so I’ve been slowly but surely swapping the chemicals for more natural products. I definitely believe in living as closely as we can to the way our ancestors did and they definitely used tallow. I currently use Miracle II soap for washing at night and coconut oil to remove makeup on my face but have really struggled with finding a natural moisturizer that works well in harsh, cold PA winters! I’ve struggled with dry skin and skin issues in general since moving to Montana’s arid climate. I’m always looking for natural ways to moisturize my skin! I currently use coconut oil. Beyond serving to moisturize and nourish our skin, Vintage Tradition’s tallow balm has proven to heal a variety of skin conditions including eczema, psoriasis, cradle cap, baby acne, dry and chapped skin, rashes, and keratosis pilaris. When my son was born 9 years ago, I took an infant massage class and the instructor told the parents not to place anything on the baby’s skin that we would not eat. I would love the chance to try tallow and see if my family love sit as much as I think they will! And, I use Badger Sleep Balm(olive oil, castor oil, beeswax, essential oils). Tallow is the way to go! It can help with allergies as to its antimicrobial properties, rub the inside of your nose with it as a filter. Maybe I got an inferior quality product. I’ve been struggling with a patch of eczema on my thigh that hasn’t ever fully healed, even on a more restrictive AIP/GAPS type diet. Nothing we have tried has proved truly effective. I agree if you won’t eat it then don’t apply it to your skin. (??) I use Benedetta skincare line. Indeed, the word “sebum” actually means “tallow” in Latin and began to be used in this biological sense around the year 1700. My poor 4 month old’s eczema is so bad and nothing we have tried has worked! Grass-fed tallow balm Is the only product I use on my face! Homemade Conditioner For Dry Hair Using Beef Tallow. I never tried tallow balm or tried to make it and so it would be amazing to win. I make my myself. Nothing works and I feel so bad having to put medications (prescription steroids) on it. Also, I’m nursing so haven’t had much sleep which is aging me faster than ever. I am currently using Weleda and Epicuren products. I’ve heard and read that many drugstore products have ‘endocrine disruptors’ that can be toxic to our bodies and interfere with metabolism. I oil cleanse with coconut oil and use a moisturizer or sunblock by Keys Soap that is composed mainly of avocado oil, carrotseed oil etc. My husband also has psoriasis, and we have tried a few different things that have not helped him. It has done wonders for her skin. We also use Young Living Essential Oils to boost up the therapeutic effects of our products, if need be. I would like to start using vintage traditions on my face, because the coconut oil and lard is irritating when it gets in my eyes. As described before, beef … :) I love the way tallow balm makes my skin feel really silky. It just makes sense to use just one more part of an animal who sacrifices it’s life for us. I am currently using over the counter products. After some research online, I’ve concluded that I seem to have eczema. I am currently using the oil cleansing method, but drug store cosmetics for my face. I suffer from acne and hyper pigmentation and I think the tallow would be a perfect balance for my regimen. one of my kiddos has really challenging skin issues; eczema since antibiotics at 9mo. Tallow looks similar to lard (rendered pork fat) , and it has the shape of a big stick of butter, but its color is closer to that of coconut oil. I’ve actually been using Vintage Traditions for over a year now and I LOVE it! 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. Great article and I’m so interested in this. What skin care products you are currently using and why would you like to receive a tallow balm? It is a saturated fat that is extracted from beef. I will only use products that contain natural ingredients (I have to understand what they all are) and scented with essential oils. I plan to use Earthpaste and to no longer use a store bought face wash to be completely chemical free and 100% natural. This winter my face has been particularly dry and I would love to try tallow balm. Maybe tallow will. conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) which has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Currently my family uses various combinations of raw shea butter, almond oil, and coconut oil. :). 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. It’s my makeup that’s naughty. Very good information, really enjoyed this article. Would be so grateful to be chosen. Just recently started using the oils. I’ve used olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter. I love the idea of using tallow and would love to try it! Saturated fats constitute at least 50 percent of the cell membrane. I would love to try the tallow balm to see if it can help moisturize my skin in a way that other products can not. I’d love to find a product that I really love, so that I can recommend it to them. Traditionally, Chadian women use beef fat (tallow) with the Chebe Powder and water on their hair. I’m excited to try tallow. High heat is generally used in the production of these oils. I can only speak to beef tallow, as that is all I have used personally. My granddaughter has severe allergies and eczema. I love tallow (for cooking) I just never considered using it as a beauty product!! All these benefits combined is one of the reasons why karkar oil is such a potent and effective treatment for hair. IO think I may have folliculitis on my legs. From books published in the 1800’s, recipes abound for lard, tallow and lanolin-based salves. It’s always a good idea to revisit our age-old traditions and incorporate the wisdom behind them into our busy modern lives, that being said we invite you to check our Dry aging article , a process our grandfathers used to preserve meat, nowadays revisited. 5 year old and two adults. I love natural products and learning about new things. Provides Healthy Fats, Including Cholesterol. My 18 month old son has been struggling with eczema since he was two months old. I actually use vintage tradition tallow balm now as a facial moisturizer and we use it on my son who has eczema. I use Oly of Olay products for day and night. ” I know. Thank you for the opportunity of this giveaway :-). Very interesting article, my daughter has excema, so we have gone through most of the natural salves and creams, from neem oil to Vaseline. Also, my daughter who is 8, suffers from mild eczema and I think it is food related. 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. Thank you for the giveaway! I would love to try tallow balm on my son to see if it would help heal his skin so he can live an itch-free life for once. According to the results obtained from several research studies, most people experience hair loss due to excessive production of tallow, or animal fat, in the scalp. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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 have to admit that I am a recovering “product whore”.. I’m currently using argan oil moisturizer, pure shea butter and/or coconut oil on my body..as well as honey as a daily cleanser. I use Trader Joe’s unscented facial lotion right now because my DIY lotion is a bit hard to apply to the face. I have yet to find an external solution to combat my dry skin. Absolutly recommend It to all! :). I currently use coconut oil mostly. 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 use a skincare line that is all natural made from a local lady in my town. Improves Overall Hair Health. well, I guess I can say I’m continuing to learn and wanting to perfect my education concerning what goes in and on my body and I attempt to bring others along with me in this process. The combination addresses all of my concerns for skin care. I would like to protect my 4 year old daughter’s skin with tallow cream. stick with it. :( Thank you for this opportunity! Just ordered some tallow balm as I can see the chances of winning may be rather slim! I’ve been considering purchasing a tallow based lotion because my regime isn’t cutting it this winter. I think it is important to put healthy products on my face. I have been using vintage traditions scent almost unscented under my eyes and on the wrinkles between my eyes daily for a couple months now. See more ideas about beef tallow, tallow, beef kabob recipes. I’m starting to wonder if it’s actually eczema. I was just looking for something and came across this by a friends facebook page. I also use products from chagrin valley for cleansing and moisturizing. For my hands, I am using Badger Balm unscented for sensitive skin. I plan to get some with my next order. Makeup Forever brand and CoverGirl. Beef fat moisturizer. In the same way that it is good for skin, beef tallow has some wonderful benefits for keep hair hydrated, soft, and healthy. My 8-year old son is the same way. The following research has been conducted by Kenneth and Andrew Gardner, and is reprinted by permission. Thank you for this information:). I have had problems with hot flashes in menopause. I would love to try tallow balm. Natural treatments that may promote hair growth You should reduce your meat consumption. I’m trying coconut oil, I add some lavender essential oils to it too some times. Everyone thinks I’m at least 10 years younger than my actual age. The product is called Vintage Tradition. Using the tallow balm would be the first step in that direction. Believe it! My son also develops eczema on his legs, so this would be helpful! You can make your own tallow balm, or purchase it from Vintage Tradition, one of our new sponsors who is offering a 10% discount for our community members until March 10, 2015. Currently I use a variety of thoughtfully made organic products. Thank you so much for sharing, I love your posts. Thanks for the great article! Thank you again for sharing this inflation. I have used a myriad of unhealthy, paraben-laced, toxic moisturizers in my lifetime until I became more educated of the ingredients. (LOVE). So mostly I use nothing or coconut oil or one of these over-the-counter products. Her mother has tried EVERY lotion under the sun and all are not helping. 10. So cool! I am very interested in trying tallow for my skin care. what a great and informative article. as she’s grown it’s manifested as deep cystic acne on her face, slow wound healing and exceptionally dry skin. 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. Currently the only skin care routine I have is application of coconut oil, which I use on everything. 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 only use essential oils to mask the scent, which works okay. The best soap I’ve ever tried was made with beef tallow. I never knew it was bad until recently. Would love to be a pioneer ;). I think the tallow would be a great addition! My 11 month old has cradle cap also and have been using coconut oil on her, but this product sounds so good! Tallow Balm sounds amazing! I would like to try the tallow balm to see if it would clear up my one year old grandson’s eczema. My skin has improved dramatically – no more eczema. I feel that I found this article for a purpose today. Thanks. Tallow Benefits Fat Loss. The kids get coconut oil in their bath which really seems to help keep their skin from drying out even more this time of year. I love this article. It was staggering the amount of product I threw out that was so bad for my health. I would love to be completely natural in my skincare and have renewal an healing for. 4. It has gotten where I do not like trying new products, for the debilitating after-effects are so bad. Since it has soothing and moisturizing properties, it prevents wrinkles and sunburn and relieves different skin conditions. It may also help increase hair and nail growth both in kids and adults. Add olive oil and essential oils and gently stir. I have some Perlier skin lotions and creams, mostly the Imperial Honey. Tallow For Hair Care You can use this whipped tallow once a week for an amazing deep hair conditioner. My 2 year old has some eczema issues, and we have been having a hard time controlling it this winter. I have heard great things about tallow balm. I started using tallow last year and I bought a jar from vintage traditions a few months ago. I would like the almost unscented. Love it. I am absolutely desperate for relief, and I think tallow would be a great moisturizer to help repair the moisture barrier of my skin! My 2 and 4 year olds battled eczema during the winter months of the first year of their lives. I am now learning about healing the gut and also about skin care products that are helpful for the eczema. I would love to be able to give one of these jars away to someone on my Young Living team! Beef tallow was long used as a cooking fat until the 1970s. Thank you for the giveaway ! Price Foundation’s website. My daughter has eczema inside her elbows and on her hands. I’m sure it would cure my tissue scratched nose. We do eat tallow and I have heard for years of the benefits to applying it to my skin. I have to be careful what I use. . She often gets rashes and skin irritations. To make tallow soap, all you need is sodium hydroxide, water, tallow and essential oils. I try olive oil, coconut oil and lavender oils for all of us, but it doesn’t always do the trick. I think your tallow balm is just the thing and would love to give it a try! Sometimes i use a homemade beesewax lotion. This is the first I am reading about Tallow and I am so interested in trying it. I love Nourishing Tradition’s tallow balm! I would love a chance at winning some of your tallow balm. Thank you for sharing! Recipients will be chosen on March 7, 2015 at 8:00P Pacific. I have been making more and more of my skincare products. I loved it! I work with infants and new families and am mindful of hand washing. 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. We use vanacream, cerave cream, and non petroleum jelly. Beef tallow is made from beef or mutton. And that is beef stock where I take the beef bones and some vegis (carrots, celery, onions) and put some tomato paste on top of them and put them in the oven at 350 for about 45 minutes and then toss the whole of it with a bunch of parsley into a huge pot, cover it with a whole lot of water, bring it to a boil, drop it to a simmer and then put a lid on crooked and let it go and go. I love tallow! Thank you for the giveway! I have not yet rendered tallow but have collected some from the top of cooked beef and noticed how deliciously slippery it is! 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. I learn something new (albeit an “old tradition”) from you almost daily! Thank you for the wonderful article! I’m currently using Bare Minerals. The products are great!). This means that a lot of the nutrients contained in beef tallow head straight to your skin, helping to maintain skin integrity, tone and elasticity. I don’t wear makeup much and so just a little coconut/oliveoil mixture on my face is enough after washing with water. It seems to be more effective than coconut oil. I’d LOVE to try the Vintage Traditions tallow balm as I’d love to have a pre-made product that smells better, has a better consistency and convenience. Zinc helps repair skin damage and is used to treat acne, psoriasis and dermatitis. Or maybe I would gift it to a friend. Nothing has worked. Tallow – Vintage Tradition obtains their tallow from Larga Vista Ranch, Maytag Mountain Ranch, Music Meadows Ranch, James Ranch, and Sun Prairie Beef, all in Colorado, Alderspring Ranch in Idaho, Touchstone Angus in Wyoming, and other ranches where the cows are 100% grass-fed, which is important for the superior therapeutic value of their balm. But I find that in winter, it doesn’t put up much of a defense against dry skin, especially pregnant dry skin! I have a daughter who suffers from dry skin. And just recently started using WEN body cream. If your hair is showing signs of damage, it’s not something you should ignore. These hormones are glucagon and insulin. I might be going through a bit of a mid-life crisis within myself. I would love to try Vintage Traditions tallow product. Other than that, I have Tropical Traditions unscented moisturizing cream that I use once in awhile. I only want something on my skin that I can pronounce the ingredients of and comes directly from nature! I love the idea of using animal fats to nourish the outside like we have been using them to nourish our insides. I did buy some organic beef tallow from our cow share and now I have some direction to start learning what to do with it! Tallow is staple in our household. Tallow is the rendered fat of cows, sheep, and other ruminant animals such as deer. I absolutely love this stuff. You’ll see the discount when you follow our referral link. Beef tallow, rendered from grass-fed cattle, is loaded with vitamins A, D & K and antioxidants. I would love try tallow and hope to find her some relief from all of the itching!! Anyways, I wish you a speedy healing process and hope that you find this article helpful, http://wellnessmama.com/12065/natural-eczema-remedies/. I just turned forty and figure it is about time I started taking care if my skin better. I’d love to receive a tallow balm to relieve my dry skin. It took some time to see a difference. I’ve been making my own lotion with coconut oil and never thought about tallow. I guess I’m worried I’ll smell like animal fat all day long. But your article and the information on tallow makes me want to try using tallow now! Skin care products that I use at various times include: goat milk soap, jojoba oil, avocado oil, coconut oil, Dr. Bronner’s products… I have, however, had some recent flare ups with acne and I am trying to figure out what to do. i would like to start an elimination diet but he is such a picky eater and bread and cheese seem to be his ONLY staples. I’d love to give it a whirl! Currently I use use coconut oil lotion, but we live in a very dry and cold climate and would love something more moisturizing. Making my own isn’t one of the things I’ve been motivated to tackle in my tiny kitchen with a 2 year old while pregnant.