Natural skincare is just one of the many fantastic ways that Oats can be used. They are most effective in healing sensitive skin but can also relieve dryness, moisturise and help minor irritations and inflammation.
By mixing up your own brew using ingredients from nature, you won’t have to worry about putting anything toxic on your skin as you’ll know exactly what’s in it.
Making your own natural skincare products is inexpensive and easy but most of all it feels great, not just for your health but for your hard earned $’s too!
Here’s some healthy oat recipes you can try.
Use natural oats and blend them to get more of a powder like formula and try other ingredients such as honey, goats milk and advocado.
Egg and Oat Face Mask
Oats can deep cleanse pores without irritating or drying out the skin. They help to heal dry skin, leaving you with a natural healthy glow.
1 tablespoon of oats
1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil
Whip the egg in a mixing bowl.
Add the oats and olive oil mixing together until you have a smooth and creamy paste.
Apply the mask to your face and neck, let it sit for 15 minutes.
Wash off using warm water and gently dry with a towel.
Oats and Baking Soda Scrub
Oats can absorb and remove surface dirt and impurities while providing very gentle exfoliation, leaving skin smooth, soft, and clean.
2 teaspoons of fine oats
1 teaspoon of baking soda
Mix the oats and baking soda in a mixing bowl until well combined.
Add water to create a paste.
Rub the paste into skin using a gentle circular motion – gently does it!
Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
Soothing Oat Bath Soak
Oat baths are great for treating eczema. It soothes the skin and helps to relieve any itching.
2 cups oats
Grind the oats into a fine powder.
Add the oat powder into running bath water.
Soak your body for at least 15 minutes.