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How To Use Goat Milk For Hair Growth


You might have beautiful, lustrous hair but it still needs interventions on a regular basis to ensure that it stays that way. Goat's milk is one of the suggested traditional remedies for hair growth. The rich mineral and vitamin content make it one of the best natural hair products and have added to its rising popularity. It has a number of properties that help in improving the quality of hair apart from repairing damaged hair and contributing to stronger hair follicles. Its rising popularity has also resulted in a significant increase in the number of people who use goat milk for hair loss. Regular use also makes hair softer and easier to style. Goat’s milk also has excellent hair conditioning properties and could be used to correct frizzy hair and split ends. It also has beneficial acid and enzyme content that help revitalize and revive hair. 

Goat's milk is also rich in proteins like casein which help in repairing hair. The presence of sulphur-containing glutamine adds to the flexibility of your hair. Casein also helps heal damaged hair and augments hair growth

If you are using a goat milk shampoo bar for the first time, you will be pleasantly surprised to experience the many benefits of it. Apart from cleaning the scalp and preventing the build-up of clogging elements in hair,  goat milk is also good for re-establishing skin cells.  So, there are numerous benefits of goat milk for skin and hair alike.

Goat Milk Benefits For Hair 

Most hair issues are the result of a lack of proper nutrition for the scalp, making your hair weak and brittle. This can eventually lead to hair breakage, bald patches, or hair fall. Goat milk is the best solution for dry hair and scalp because of its ultra-moisturising properties. It helps make your strands soft and silky while at the same time curbs frizz. 

Let’s Find Out More About Goat Milk Benefits For Hair Growth

Goat milk nourishes your scalp completely and adds to the look and texture of your hair. It has soothing properties that help get rid of an itchy and irritated scalp. 

The vitamin B content present in goat milk helps in making more red blood cells which help in ferrying oxygen to the scalp and follicles and contribute to better hair growth. Goat milk is recommended by doctors for its rich vitamin B content that contributes to stronger and fuller hair. It also enhances the capacity of the body to derive and utilise essential nutrients from different foods. 

Goat milk also has potassium, carbohydrates, calcium, sodium and magnesium to assist in hair health and add to the elasticity of hair. It is also rich in both saturated and unsaturated fats and this facilitates its easy blend with other ingredients that enhance the shine of your hair. Goat milk ghee is also full of beneficial properties that could be used to add to the health of your hair strands. 

The lauric acid content in goat milk enhances its antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties which are very effective in fighting dandruff and promoting a healthy scalp.

Goat's milk is also rich in vitamin A which is important for hair cell growth. It also helps augment the production of sebum, which helps keep the head moist and hydrated.

The iron content in goat's milk helps in the oxygen-rich blood which is useful for enhanced hair growth. A diet lacking in iron can lead to hair loss. 

Vitamins C and E are excellent antioxidants and help reduce oxidative stress in the body. This could lead to slower hair growth or increased hair fall. Vitamin C is essential for the production of collagen which is an important part of your hair.

How To Use Goat Milk For Hair

You can use goat’s milk as a shampoo, conditioner or simply add it to your diet. Use the conditioner along the length of your hair and not on your scalp. This will allow the nutritive elements in the milk to enter the hair shaft. This will also prevent the oil from accumulating on your scalp and making it greasy. Similarly, even shampoo and soap should be applied to the hair on the ends. 

Goat milk soap is also used extensively as a shampoo. You will achieve the dual benefits of its natural properties while avoiding the toxic material in normal shampoos. Wet your hair and massage the shampoo into your scalp and hair to create a good amount of foaming lather.  Make it a point to rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water. 

Do not forget to apply the conditioner. Take the appropriate quantity of the goat milk conditioner, and apply it across the length of your hair after you have had your shampoo.  Wash off after a minute thoroughly with lukewarm water.

The pH value of goat’s milk is the same as that of humans and this prevents the skin from getting imbalanced; this is a significant property that adds tremendously to the benefits of using of goat milk. This assists in maintaining the right balance of oil on your scalp. However, since goat’s milk is significantly different from other substances that you use on your hair, you might have to give some time for your skin to adjust to it.

A goat milk soap for hair made by a blend of goat milk, olive oil, coconut oil and red palm oil combines all the goodness of the ingredients and helps you achieve your dream of thick and lustrous hair. It also helps protect your hair from the harmful effects of the sun, especially if you have spent more hours than necessary. It is free from sulphates and parabens and that is why it is considered extremely good for the health of your hair. 

Conditioning Masks

Goat’s milk And honey Conditioning Mask

Take a quarter cup of goat’s milk and mix it with 2  cubes of ice. Add 1 tablespoon each of honey and olive oil to the mix and a teaspoon of coconut oil. Finally, add a quarter spoon of guar gum and stir the blend. You can freeze this mix into ice cubes and thaw and use it whenever you want to use them. Preferably use the mix within a week from preparation for best results. 


Goat milk has a plethora of benefits for hair and adds to improving the quality of your hair with its creamy richness. However, if you are dealing with hair loss it is suggested that you also make use of supplementary remedies like a vitamin-rich diet and hormone therapy to address your hair fall issues. This will help you move towards a faster resolution of your hair condition. Do get a Traya hair test done online to get a correct diagnosis of your hair health. 


Q - Is Goat Milk Good For Hair?

Ans - Goat's milk is an excellent ingredient for hair growth as it contains vitamin B which assists in better hair growth. Vitamin B curbs dryness and brittleness of hair. It also leads to the augmented growth of red blood cells which are responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to the hair follicles and scalp.


Zahra Lokhandwala

Hair Coach

Zahra is the hair coach-in-chief at Traya. She works closely with the doctors to monitor all cases. She is a fitness freak and has not touched sugar in years!

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