Oatmeal is known to provide health benefits to our skin. Many people use it to treat dry or itchy skin. In ground form, oatmeal effectively eliminates dirt and dead cells from our skin. It can also reduce certain inflammations and provide moisturizing effect. Medical professionals usually suggest oatmeal in a form of a fine powder. Grounding to a fine granule size is possible to do at home. This, so-called colloidal type of oatmeal has good antioxidant characteristics and helps healing damage of the skin caused by eczema.

Key Takeaways:

  • Oatmeal is beneficial to the skin because it concludes components such as beta glucan, phenols, saponins and oils.
  • Oatmeal can be used on the skin many different ways including for dryness and itching, for eczema and for psoriasis.
  • You can make an exfoliating face mask to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores by using just colloidal oatmeal and water.

“Most research into the use of oatmeal on the skin examines the effects of colloidal oatmeal. Colloidal oatmeal refers to whole oat kernels that manufacturers have finely milled and processed in order to use as a skin protectant.”

Read more: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/oatmeal-benefits-for-the-skin#how-to-use


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