With anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, oatmeal is brilliant for skin care. There are lots of benefits of oatmeal for the skin, from soothing skin irritations, preventing dry skin, treating sunburns to curing eczema, it also works as a gentle skin cleanser.
The Major Advantages of Using Oatmeal on The Skin and DIY Oatmeal Skin Care Recipes
It is simple to use this super ingredient for skin care, it can be used on your face as well as body. Following are some easy-to-make recipes you can try at home:
1- Put some instant oatmeal in plain yogurt, add a teaspoon of raw honey to create a mixture. Apply this mixture on your face to get a deep cleansing for your skin.
2- Oatmeal is an effective way of preventing dry skin. This is a good face mask for dry skin, mix a ripe banana and a little warm milk in a cup of ground oatmeal. Apply it on your face and neck slightly, then wash it off after 10-15 minutes.
3- It’s important in healthy skin care of proper cleansing and dead skin cell exfoliation. You can make a facial scrub to remove the dead skin cells by mixing 2 teaspoons of brown sugar, half mashed avocado and a few drops of rose essential oil in 2 tablespoons of instant oatmeal. Use this on your face as well as your body to remove dirt and dead skin cells.
4- Oily skin can also achieve help from oatmeal. Blend a cup of instant oatmeal along with a tablespoon of yogurt and a piece of fresh cucumber. Apply it on your face to control the oil.
5- Many people are bothering with the acne problem, using oatmeal is a natural and effective way to deal with acne.
1) Blend rolled oats in a food processor to get powdered oatmeal, mix an equal amount of this powder with lemon juice to form a proper paste. Apply this paste on the affected area regularly to cure acne.
2) Make a thick paste by mixing 2 teaspoons of instant oatmeal, 1 teaspoon of baking soda and a little hot water. This paste is also highly beneficial for curing acne as well as blemishes.
6- Oatmeal is also helps reduce wrinkles by tightening your skin. Mix half a cup of ground oatmeal, a cup of hot water with 2 egg whites to get a paste. Wait for some minutes to let the paste cools, then apply it on your face. Leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water. Use this paste regularly will help you fight the signs of aging and cure the wrinkles.
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