Le Mystére LLC, a lingerie marketer, has created a skin care line formulated with the after-birth secretion of a milk cow. Le Mystére Skin is a line of four skin care products that include bovine colostrum, the first fluid food produced by the milk cow's mammary glands during the first 48 hours after giving birth.
The purpose of colostrum is to transfers immunity and protection against diseases from a mother to her newborn. It is said to contain high levels of protein and antibodies.
The colostrum used by the company comes from Alps cows and meets the standards of the German Organic legislation. The company also maintains that the immune and growth factors in bovine colostrum are virtually identical to those in human colostrum with bovine colostrum surpassing human colostrum 40 times over in immune factors