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The new ingredient beauty buffs can't get enough of: 'The best thing to happen to my skincare routine'

Deer milk contains a natural retinol.

The world of skincare is always looking for new cutting-edge ingredients that can make a big difference to the quality and tone of our skin.

Now a previously untapped natural ingredient has been discovered - and it's delivering exceptional results.

Deer milk has been found to contain the highest level of antioxidants, nutrients, and anti-inflammatory agents than any other milk used in skin care. It's packed naturally with vitamins A, B, D, and E, as well as zinc, iodine, and protein.

It's been incorporated in new a range of skincare products - and beauty buffs can't get enough of it.

"The moisturiser is the best thing that's happened to my skincare routine," says one. "I've never received so many compliments on my skin," says another.

Range of Kotia skincare products
All Kotia's skincare products contain 100% pure New Zealand deer milk. Photo: Supplied

Kotia is the world’s first skincare range made with 100% pure New Zealand deer milk. The cosmeceuticals range combines the deer milk with other actives to help repair and improve skin, while helping prevent future damage.


The range contains nine products, from a hand and nail cream to a purifying toner. Their hero products are the Hydrating Day Cream and the Regenerating Night Cream.

The day cream, $42, has added SPF protection and is proven to help your skin feel firmer, smoother and plumper. Deer milk contains a natural retinol, known for its collagen-boosting abilities, which also helps unclog pores and exfoliate skin. It's paired with the powerful antioxidant grape seed oil that boasts 50 times the potency of Vitamin C, to keep skin glowy and fresh.

Kotia's Hydrating Day Cream
Kotia's Hydrating Day Cream has added SPF protection and contains a natural retinol. Photo: Supplied

The Regenerating Night Cream, $45, is enriched with deer milk but is also full of antioxidants, amino acids and revitalising oils. The avocado oil helps your skin replenish fatty acids to help moisturise and increase collagen metabolism as you sleep.

All the products are being deemed "luxurious" by happy fans.

"My skin looks plump, the redness across my cheeks and nose has lessened and my skin hasn't had any breakouts since I started using this," says one. "Love it!”

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