Benefits of Oats for Skin


Benefits of Oats for Skin

1. Oats Treats Acne- 

Oats Treats Acne

For ages cooked oatmeal has been used as a home remedy for treating acne. To get rid of acne just take some Oatmeal and boil it till it becomes soft and allow it to cool. Apply this cooked oatmeal on the affected area and wash it off after 10 minutes. Follow this remedy twice a week to get rid of acne naturally.

2. Oats Prevent Skin Dryness- 

Oats Prevent Skin Dryness

Oats contain polysaccharides, which is highly effective in treating, dull, lifeless and flaky skin. It is also the best remedy to treat rashes, scaly and dry skin. To prevent dry skin you can make a homemade facial mask by mixing a mashed banana with a cup of ground oatmeal and to it add some lukewarm milk. Mix everything together to make a smooth paste and apply it all over your face for 10-15 minutes.
Wash your face with cold water. This will help in replenishing the skin moisture, keeping it soft and hydrated.

3. Oats Cure Itchiness- 

Oats Cure Itchiness

Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of Oats, it suits almost all skin types and is clinically proven in treating skin itchiness and dryness. Mix ground oats with warm water to form a thick paste and apply it on your itchy skin to get quick relief from intense itching. An oatmeal bath is also effective in healing a number of skin conditions including dry itchy skin. Oatmeal can be used in curing neurodermatitis, a skin disease characterized by an itchy or inflamed skin.

4. Oats Improve Skin Tone- 

Oats Improve Skin Tone

It is not wrong to say that Oats are really Skin’s best friend. Oats do not only help in improving skin texture, but also smoothes out the blotchy areas. It is also an integral part of many beauty products like scrubs, body soaps, exfoliating creams and much more.

5. Oats Helps in treatment of Chicken Pox- 

Oats Helps in treatment of Chicken Pox

Due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties, the Oats are widely used in the treatment of insect bites, Chicken Pox, and Eczema. To get relief from the itchiness caused by poison ivy or chicken pox or even sunburn, you just need to grind oats or oat flour into a fine powder and pour it into a cheesecloth. Tie this cheese cloth  around the bathtub faucet and squeeze out water periodically from it to have a tepid bath. You can also choose to rub this cheese cloth containing oats powder on the itchy skin.

6. Oats Work as a Natural Cleanser- 

Oats Work as a Natural Cleanser

Oats contains a natural cleanser, known as saponins that removes excess oil and dirt from the skin and makes it look fresh and younger looking. You can make oat milk by soaking Oats in water. It is said to be a natural toner and cleanser. Apply this oat milk on your face using a cotton pad after washing your face with a face wash to smoothen and soften your skin. Another effective way of cleansing your skin and pores is taking an Oat bran bath. For this place ½ cup of oat groans or rolled oats in some cloth and tie it to make a small bag. Place this bag in your bathtub and press the bag to release the oat milk. This oats milk can be used on your body or face instead of soap for mild scrubbing.

7. Oats Treat Several Skin conditions

Oats Treat Several Skin conditions

The lubricant fats in Oats creates a protective layer around our skin, which protects it from harmful UV radiations, protects skin damage as well as prevent skin conditions like Eczema, and Rosacea.

8. Oats as a Skin Moisturizer- 

Oats as a Skin Moisturizer

Oats removes the dead skin cells and penetrates deep into the skin to moisturize it and makes it glowing, soft and smooth. You can make a homemade moisturizer by adding a cup of milk, two cups of oats and a tablespoon of honey. Use this homemade moisturizer to moisturize your skin as well as relax your body.

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