I have tried everything and I am curious if this would help. It just makes sense to use just one more part of an animal who sacrifices it’s life for us. Nothing has worked. I really do not use anything and if I feel I need to I use coconut oil. I’ve been using raw organic coconut oil as body “lotion” for a few years now. :-). “But there’s using it and then there’s spreading it all over your body. I also use raw, local honey mixed with water for my dermatitis (supposed to do it every other day but uh…well…doesn’t always happen that often!). Even if I don’t win, please send me info. Maybe tallow is the missing piece to heal him! I would imagine that tallow would be a lot faster! i use neem oil on my pimples and emu oil on my face. I am always on the search for new nontoxic skin care products. I have made some at home and it didn’t turn out as well as I had hoped. I’ve tried almost every natural method of skin care I’ve come across, such as lavender EO, shea butter, coconut oil, organic salves, and more. Beef tallow was long used as a cooking fat until the 1970s. I will only use products that contain natural ingredients (I have to understand what they all are) and scented with essential oils. Right now I’m really into Hydroponic Acid and Essential oils. I also use Young Living essential oils with coconut oil on my face. Some things like coconut oil actually make it drier so it’s quite a mystery! :) I love the way tallow balm makes my skin feel really silky. Tallow is similar to our “sebum” — the oily, waxy matter that lubricates and waterproofs our skin. I’ve been using only jojoba oil to cleanse my face and coconut oil to moisturizer and my skin has improved so much. I have never heard of it before, and I am intrigued. My little one has sensitive skin and I’ve tried everything. I have to admit that I am a recovering “product whore”.. (LOVE). Thanks! Amazon.com: Cow Fat (Tallow) Whipped into A creamy Consistency for use with Chebe Powder. It has gotten where I do not like trying new products, for the debilitating after-effects are so bad. All of that has helped immensely, but he still occasionally gets some spots. My 7 month old son has a bad case of eczema. I have used a myriad of unhealthy, paraben-laced, toxic moisturizers in my lifetime until I became more educated of the ingredients. We currently have to wrap her arms and legs in cloth strips to keep her from clawing herself bloody. I would love to try Tallow Balm and see if it would help reduce my skin dryness and maybe even smooth out some areas. Also, I’m nursing so haven’t had much sleep which is aging me faster than ever. I use homemade soap too. Mix thoroughly. I am going to give Tallow a try. I use jojoba oil on my face when I need it. In addition, to prevent the disease, you also need to consume healthy foods, have a healthy diet, and apply the healthy lifestyle for sure. She suffers horribly with eczema so scents are bad for her too. I have very acne prone skin, so I have had to forego makeup, except for eyeshadow. It coated and sunk in like a thick lotion and I was happy with the results. I only use coconut oil on my hands and have been advised by my doctor to take some supplements.So far nothing has helped and I have been suffering like this for almost a year now. I’d like to try the Tallow Balm because I have severe psoriasis and could really use some relief! We’re significantly improved but still have a way to go. 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! They leave my skin feeling greasy, or the acne creams leave my face too dry. I don’t love cooking with beef tallow so this is a great way to get the great health benefits. I have made my own tallow balm a few times, and even passed it along to friends. It seems to be more effective than coconut oil. See more ideas about beef tallow, tallow, beef kabob recipes. More recently I’ve been using paleo remedies (essential oils) but I haven’t seen excellent results. Thank you for the opportunity. Their ingredients seem very high quality. Currently, I am using a homemade salve made from beeswax, grape seed oil, essential oils, and vitamin-e oil. In addition, read this testimonial and view the photographs from Taryn, a mother who healed her child’s eczema with tallow. I would love to compare this to mine. I also think it would be beneficial to my husband who is a frequent hand washer and suffers from red, cracked hands all year long. 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. Looks interesting. 10. I have very fair skin and try different creams to help or I think will help. 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. My skin reacts negatively to most products so it’s hard finding something that will really help, while also preventing my skin from getting too dry and cracking. Always trying new eye cream that do not seem to do anything. Tallow hardens and lathers well, and can be used in place of other vegetable oils, such as palm oil, that are commonly used in soap making. I really want to try this product because if it works to nourish and repair my skin and I don’t have to use toxic products I’m sold. I am currently using a tea tree based cleanser from trader joes, followed by green pastures beauty balm. So yes, it’s beef fat balm. I work in a bank with my hands all day long, so I need something to keep them from cracking. I am concerned with overall health and want to try the tallow as a healthy skin care product. I am also curious the effect it would have on my teen daughter’s acne? This tallow lotion would be amazing to try and hopefully attempt to replicate! I was just talking to my cousin about tallow as skin care this afternoon! We have tried several different creams and oils in efforts to improve the condition of their skin. I love vintage traditions. Tallow is rendered beef fat, and since my hubby makes beef bone broth commercially, we have a LOT of it to spare. After rendering (literally just melting it on low heat and straining out any meaty bits) it becomes an amazing, healthy cooking fat that can be used in any recipe calling for oil or fat. Contact us at info@nourishingourchildren.org. Currently I am using all natural and essential oils. 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. Wash out with your regular shampoo routine. At its worst I would be up with her every few hours all night long. My current skin care regime is washing with Dr. Bronner’s almond scented soap. 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’ve been wanting to try Tallow balm as I’ve heard amazing things about the wonderful moisture it provides and seems so nourishing and I LOVE the wholesome ingredients. A book of recipes and information for all facets of life, written by Dr. A.W. Great article! It turns my skin a little yellow, but it soaks in by morning. I’ve tried Organic lotions from Dr Bronner’s and Trooical Traditions. Very interesting article, my daughter has excema, so we have gone through most of the natural salves and creams, from neem oil to Vaseline. I bet this would work wonderfully for stretch marks, I’m going to have to give it a try. I am using eminence product which I love and would love to try tallow balm. I use Benedetta skincare line. I was able to manage it by using Babyganics Eczema Cream, which helped clear it up and maintain it within a few days. I apply coconut oil around my eyes to moisturizer. Since our son was born almost 2 years ago, we’ve been changing our eating, cosmetic, and cleaning habits to natural plant- or animal-based options. I live in the High Desert of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and can’t seem to keep my skin moisturized. I make my own lotion bars and also use a raw shea butter. We currently use coconut oil and/or pure Shea butter but it does nothing for my daughters eczema on her knees. stick with it. I tend to make my own skin care products. Just recently started using the oils. My son also develops eczema on his legs, so this would be helpful! 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. I currently use straight olive oil, coconut oil and a tallow balm for my eczema that a friend made me. It is amazing stuff and we love the comfort of knowing that what we are using to treat skin problems is not only effective at healing, but nourishing as well! Tallow butter might just be what I need! I not sure the specific brands he has used but I know he has tried many kinds or topical treatments offered at conventional stores without much success. I guess I feel the tallow in home is better used nourishing my 12 month old. People most commonly use suet from beef, bison, deer, elk. I would love to be able to eliminate make up! I would love to try the tallow balm to see how it would compare to what we are already using! Thanks for this information! I would love to try this so I know what Tallow Balm should be like! The following research has been conducted by Kenneth and Andrew Gardner, and is reprinted by permission. My 2 year old daughter had been having awfully dry skin. I would love to try this company’s tallow balm. 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. I made the switch to all ‘natural’ skincare products about 5 years ago. I would like to see what tallow could do for us. I’ve recently started looking into making my own concoction at home with various oils, butters and essential oils. No plant-based skin care ingredient or product can remotely compare to tallow in its power to nourish and heal the skin. I currently use lard from my local farm or coconut oil from Green Pastures for moisterizer. I also use an Argon oil shampoo. You may be able to buy the beef fat at a local butcher or even grocery, but if you can, try to make sure it’s grass-fed with no antibiotics and such. I use Trader Joe’s unscented facial lotion right now because my DIY lotion is a bit hard to apply to the face. Is tallow good for hair? I use MineralFusion body lotion andGriffin Remedy body lotion (over the counter) for my face and coconut oil for the rest of my skin. I currently just use coconut oil as a moisturizer (full body/hair). Braid or twist, allow paste to stay in your hair … I am currently using dr haushka products for my face and Cody oil with lavendar on my body. I had tried soooooo many different products–even diet changes!–and nothing did the job. 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. We have tried every over the counter and medication but his skin is still like sandpaper. Absolutly recommend It to all! Honestly most days this full-time mom doesn’t look in the mirror! Fingers crossed! My skin is also dry from thyroid issues. 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. I’d like to include a tallow based product in my routine to see if this can aid the healing of my metabolism. I’ve known about the dangers of using chemical products on my skin and in my hair, makeup, etc. My 8-year old son is the same way. I have had problems with hot flashes in menopause. I have switched my products to cleaner, less toxic products but I am always looking for purer products. It’s my makeup that’s naughty. Tallow contains high concentrations of fat soluble Vitamins A, D, and K (in a balanced combination with their activators) which have a profound impact on skin overall health. Conjugated Linoleic Acid with natural anti-inflammatory properties. Very good article! I currently only use coconut oil and a rosehip oil serum on my skin. I use straight shea butter for lotion on myself and my 7m baby. I would love the chance to try tallow and see if my family love sit as much as I think they will! Thanks . Trust me. I currently use coconut oil. I would love to try the Tallow balm because I believe it is essential to feed our skin as we do ourselves! I’m struggling with acne (I’m almost 30), and scarring from it. As an esthetician, I am always interested in trying new products. Has a High Smo… Tallow is rich in CLA (conjugated linoleic acid), a fatty acid which, according to some studies, can help burn fat. Can you eat tallow raw? It’s not working well though and I’m starting to get eczema spots on my hand. I currently use homemade whipped body butters, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, and infused coconut and grapeseed oils. Those principles have really resonated with and worked for me. I would not be able to purchase right now, because unfortunately my husband is on a nation wide strike with the oil industry! I only want something on my skin that I can pronounce the ingredients of and comes directly from nature! I hope this tallow balm will put a stop to that. I think the tallow could be a breakthrough for me! I really want to try tallow balm since it is natural and I’ve heard good things. Be sure to mention tallow balm in your response. Excited to learn more. 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. It sounds like a good product. I was eager to use this high quality beef fat to try my hand at making tallow. I am slowly starting to go organic in my eating habits and interested in taking it a step further in my skin care. 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. We all have sensitive skin and I would be very grateful to try this product with my little girl. Regardless, I’m going to recommend this to my good friend who suffers from awful psoriasis. we eat a purely wapf diet, exercise and get plenty of sunshine, but i haven’t found the secret to kicking it yet. Grass Fed Beef Tallow is a whole food and dietary supplement that provides pure grass fed and grass finished tallow ... (to dye/die), etc, etc, etc is not very primal. Therefore, it is an excellent principle and wise precaution not to apply substances to our skin that we would not readily take internally or, in a word, eat. Grass-fed tallow is loaded with vitamins A, D and K, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that promote growth, while ostrich oil is a wonderful moisturizer for all hair types – … Lard, beef tallow and emu oil have all been used historically and are still used today by some traditional herbalists. Iove tallow balm so much that I tried to make my own but failed. I have hesitated in the past because I never knew the quality and sadly most I know stick up their nose when I have asked if they have tried it. I typically he tallow balm made by a friend of mine, coconut oil, or a cocoa butter balm on my skin, especially over the winter. 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. Thanks! 3. Beef tallow isn’t just more flavorful and a better option for high-heat cooking, it offers some surprising health benefits. I often struggle with dry skin. I am entering for my 4 year old niece who has excema. Maybe tallow will. We usually use cetaphil cream to moisturize and hydrocortisone for eczema flare ups. I’ve been using over the counter skin care but I’m not consistent with it. Grass fed tallow is rich in fat soluble vitamins A, D, K, and E, as well as a whole lot of other beneficial nutrients . I don’t wear makeup much and so just a little coconut/oliveoil mixture on my face is enough after washing with water. Right now I really am not using a skin product to wash my face. Would love to try some professionally-made tallow balm! Theme By Coded Creative. I’ve tweaked that recipe over time and that’s what I use to moisturize everything. It is edible and wonderful but I am always on the look out for new and alternative products. Over past decades I have used coconut oil, almond oil, and olive oil on my skin, but never tallow! I’d love to try the tallow on him instead! I’m almost out of it, and would love to win another one! I mainly use the Borage Therapy lotion though. My 18 month old son has been struggling with eczema since he was two months old. As for my current skin care, I am dabbling in making my own. Tallow was usually mixed with various other substances directly from nature to form a spreadable skin balm. I’m not saying it will taste good LOL but it will still be absorbed into the bloodstream. 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. Beef liver and heart contains significant amounts of copper. I typically use coconut oil on them, but I’d love to try the tallow to see how it works for each of us. Since it has soothing and moisturizing properties, it prevents wrinkles and sunburn and relieves different skin conditions. I’m very interested in trying this beef tallow balm. I’m scrutinizing labels more carefully and trying to switch to truly natural products. I am currently using jojoba oil and Tropical Traditions cream. So mostly I use nothing or coconut oil or one of these over-the-counter products. So it would be really awesome to win a tallow balm! I make my myself. I would love to have an all-over moisturizer to heal my acne pocked/prone skin. Potassium sorbate is fundamentally non-toxic but can cause skin irritation per its MSDS. Fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, K, and B12 ( source) I am a faithful consumer of Morrocco Method – a hair care product line free of chemicals ever since November 2014. I look forward to trying your Tallow Balm as it supports my own ideas of health and wellness. Thank you! And thanks for making a product with so much integrity! I use some commercial products as well as coconut oil for cleansing and moisturizing. I learn something new (albeit an “old tradition”) from you almost daily! As described before, beef … Healthy skin and hair; Beef Tallow May Help You Burn More Fat. I would love to try tallow balm since what I make is all vegetable based right now (other than beeswax). Maybe I am not getting the results I hoped for because the balm I have is not as high quality as Vintage Tradition Tallow Balm. One new set of ideas are the concepts espoused by the Dr. Weston A. I would like to take some steps back in regard to our natural human bodies and well-being. We tried rendering our own tallow about a year ago, but it ended up being so hard that it was difficult to work with. I might be going through a bit of a mid-life crisis within myself. I would love too yet Ancient Tallow products. These worked, but I was not wild about the smell or consistency. My skin still feels dry. We not only use it for cooking, but also in homemade body lotion. Thanks so much for providing this opportunity. It sounds like tallow balm would do wonders for my skin. Thanks for posting this! 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 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. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), View nourishingourchildren’s profile on Facebook, View nourishingourchildren’s profile on Instagram, View nourishchildren’s profile on Pinterest, Tallow: still unparalleled in its power to nourish and heal the skin. But I feel like this would be great for me and my 5 kids. Very good information, really enjoyed this article. I used to use chemical-laden creams and lotions before learning better via Nourishing Traditions and WAP practices. I currently use a variety of skin care products. I have super duper sensitive skin and have tried dozens of different things to treat all the redness, flakes, rashes, etc. I currently use coconut oil for my hair and skin as a moisturizer with good results. I’ve never tried tallow before and would love to become a “slave” to it! Thanks so much! While reading online articles about nutrition according to Westin A. This is an interesting article. As for skincare, I made a homemade makeup remover, lipbalm, deodorant, body butter and toothpaste (from a friend). I don’t currently use anything because my skin is so sensitive and reacts to everything. I’m currently using a regimen of Shea Moisture brand facial cleanser and moisturizer. 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. Some fats are too precious for their flavor in cooking, such as duck and lamb, but others are fair game. No matter what I use, nothing has worked. I am in love with this stuff, although my family thinks I am crazy for using tallow on my skin :). I would love to use natural products and in turn teach my family. I’ve been making my own lotion with coconut oil and never thought about tallow. I have recently tried a face mask of bentonite clay and apple cider vinegar, and will be using it weekly to see how it helps. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. My two year old son has strange patches of dry skin on his chest, belly and mouth. We currently use a body butter of mostly Sheabutter, cocoa butter, coconut oil and EO’s. Beef tallow, rendered from grass-fed cattle, is loaded with vitamins A, D & K and antioxidants. However, I have a weird skin condition on my right arm and even though her conditioner helps it, it has not totally relieved it. You will get use to the smell. Or, I use 100% cocoa butter for chapstick, which is very aromatic and yummy. What a wonderful post. Tallow balm, however, sounds like it would be something I would be willing to use. I’ve been hearing a bit about tallow for skin health lately. Tallow Balm sounds amazing! I try to use the most natural products that balances with convenience, but that comes with products with some questional ingredients even though they say they are natural. The best soap I’ve ever tried was made with beef tallow. I normally use Dr. Bronner’s soap when I shower. Price Foundation’s website. We would love to try tallow and experience it’s amazing benefits especially for the children. Other than that, I have Tropical Traditions unscented moisturizing cream that I use once in awhile. I love natural products and learning about new things. unfortunetly my son is starting to get a red rash that looks like eczema on his cheeks. Most of these use olive oil, coconut oil, jojoba oil, shea butter, and herbal extracts. Interestingly, they disappeared at the same time that animal fats in our diets did. Tallow is made from rendering suet, which is the hard, white fatty layer that surrounds an animal’s organs, specifically the loins and kidneys. 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