3 Ways to Use Oatmeal for Better Skin
“Celebrate your skin’s romance with oatmeal…”
Ever dreamed to have smooth and flawless skin like babies? Ever wondered why babies have such soft and supple skin? This might be because all the porridge they eat is used by their skin instead of their stomach. Sounds funny? You might be thinking how can porridge improve skin? Believe it or not! Oatmeal is among those best foods that can enhance the beauty of the skin. Most people know the health benefits that oats offer to the body; however, not many of them know how healthy oats can be for the skin.
Give your skin an oatmeal kiss because your skin is in love with oats….
Why Skin Loves Oats?
Skin loves oatmeal because:
It has skin soothing characteristics.
It has anti-aging properties.
It makes the skin soft and smooth.
It rejuvenates the skin by sloughing off dead skin cells.
A cleansing agent saponins in oatmeal keeps the skin dirt free, which makes it a perfect solution for acne, eczema, and various other skin problems.
It keeps the skin well moisturized.
3 Ways to Use Oats for the Skin
1. Oatmeal Face Wash
Oatmeal contains a cleansing agent saponins that keeps the skin clean and dirt free. So oatmeal can be used as an effective ingredient in daily face wash. You can make you own homemade easy oatmeal face wash by mixing 1 tablespoon oats with warm water. Apply it on your face, massage gently, and rinse off with water. You can also mix it with 1 tablespoon milk and honey to make your skin glowing and spotless. This face wash is equally good for all types of skin. In fact, oatmeal face wash is even suitable for extra sensitive skin due to its anti-inflammatory characteristics.
2. Oatmeal Facial Mask
You can create your homemade oatmeal facial mask to make your skin radiant and flawless. Oatmeal mask is especially fantastic for those women who have acne prone skin. In fact, oatmeal facial mask is a superb remedy for acne treatment. It’s easy to make oatmeal mask. Cook 2 tablespoons oatmeal and add a tablespoon honey in it. After mixing them well, add a few drops lemon and a tablespoon yogurt. Mix well to form a smooth paste. Apply this mixture on your face and neck for 20 minutes. Rinse off with water followed by a cold rosewater spray.
3. Oatmeal Scrub
Skin develops dead skin cells on a daily basis. If you don’t get rid of these dead skin cells, your skin looks dull and lifeless. Oats can be used to make a superb face scrub. You can make your own homemade oatmeal scrub at home by mixing oats with olive oil. You can also make your oatmeal body scrub by mixing uncooked oats, sugar, and olive oil. Use it instead of water and get smooth and soft skin across your body.
So next time you plan to cook porridge for your kid’s health, make sure to create a facial mask or face wash for your skin’s beauty. Healthy kids and beautiful you! Fantastic?