Age Old Secret to Skincare

Age Old Secret to Skincare

Our skin stays with us our entire life and does some pretty incredible things. It replenishes itself, heals itself, and covers our entire body. If you take care of your skin, it will continue to keep you safe, healthy and even looking younger! 

We have heard from so many users that they not only use Bag Balm every day but that they have been using it for years. As a product that is 120 years old, some folks have been using this as part of their daily routine for 20, 30 or even 50 years! One thing they all have in common is great skin. When did you start using Bag Balm?

I'm 81 y.o. We like to do our grocery shopping around noon on weekends because our favorite grocery store has a lot of free samples. On a recent trip, one woman was demonstrating hand lotion in little cans about the size of a chocolate confection. Kiddingly, I picked one up and commented 'This doesn't look like it would taste very good.' 

She then noticed my hands. 

"Your hands look very good. How old did you say you were?" 

I told her - "I'm 81 y.o." 

"How do you keep your hands in such good shape?" 

"I've been using Bag Balm since I went to work in Massachusetts in the late 1980s." 

"Oh - do you mean 'Udder Cream'" 

"Nah - that's a knock-off and a fake - just plain old women's hand cream under the label." 

"But why would you use something sold for cows?" 

Quoting an old story about butter and margarine, "Who would you rather believe - a cow or a chemist? - Robert


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Our Heritage

Made in Vermont since 1899, Bag Balm has been soothing and moisturizing skin for generations. From our origins on a dairy farm to celebrities' bathroom cabinets...we've come a long way!

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