Review: Chagrin Valley Goat Milk Honey Oatmeal

There are so many wonderful delicious things in this soap.

Did I ever tell you I love soaps whose names sound like breakfast food?

From the website:

“This natural soap is the perfect marriage of goat milk, organic oatmeal, & honey. Soothing oatmeal gently exfoliates as the honey traps and seals in moisture leaving skin soft and supple.

  • Goat milk, one of nature’s finest moisturizers, helps create a gentle natural facial and body soap
  • Organic virgin shea butter is excellent for dry, damaged or maturing skin
  • Many customers have shared that this soap has helped relieve eczema
  • An excellent choice for babies and folks with sensitive skin”

I found this to be a gentle scrubbing soap, nicely hydrating and great at cleansing off oil and grime. With NYC being super hot and muggy right now (and until the end of August) I’ve been using this to get clean and wash my oily skin. I feel very refreshed and I smell great after using this.

I use it on my legs instead of my loofah to exfoliate. I prefer oatmeal exfoliators because they are resilient enough to water to not dissolve, but they aren’t harsh enough to scratch my skin (like sand soaps). Grabbing a handful of oatmeal seems like a pain to do (how would I maneuver most of it onto my skin without it crumbling down the drain?) so it’s convenient to use in soap form.

I think this is one of those universal soaps for all skin types. It’s gentle, effective at cleaning skin, doesn’t strip skin of moisture or over-hydrate.

Ingredients:
Organic Sunflower Oil; Organic Coconut Oil; Organic Sustainable Palm Oil; Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil; Goat Milk; Organic Virgin Shea Butter; Sodium Hydroxide*; Organic Cocoa Butter; Water; Organic Canola Oil; Organic Castor Oil; Organic Oatmeal; Organic Honey; Organic Cornstarch

 

Pros: Great for exfoliating, does a great job of washing off grime and oil, doesn’t strip skin of moisture, affordable, lasts quite a well, can be used by anyone.
Cons: Can only be purchased online (unless you live in Ohio).

Grade: A

You can purchase it from here. 

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About themakeuptrain

Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at: themakeuptrain@yahoo.com
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6 Responses to Review: Chagrin Valley Goat Milk Honey Oatmeal

  1. You had me at breakfast food lol! It sounds like a wonderful and natural soap!

  2. Ooooh this sounds sooo good!

  3. Great post! I always feel like it is important to read what is in your makeup! 🙂 http://www.bauchlefashion.com

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