In addition to being present in muesli, it is used in the form of flour in various preparations, oats are also widely used in the field of body care and beauty. Let's see how to use oats for the care of our body.
How to use oats to cleanse the body
Oats are considered an effective but gentle cleanser capable of eliminating dead cells and impurities from the skin while fully respecting the pH; to prepare an emollient and at the same time relaxing bath based on oats, just add a bag or veil of organza (those for sugared almonds) filled with oat flour and tightly closed with a ribbon, when the bath is almost full. For those who prefer a shower, the same bag can be gently passed over damp skin, like a sponge.
How to use oats as a soothing
In addition to cleansing and moisturizing the skin, oats also have a soothing action useful in case of irritation, eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis, also for those suffering from acne it helps to reduce and treat the signs, regulating the production of sebum and attenuating the typical shiny skin effect. Just prepare a cream with a teaspoon of oatmeal and just enough warm water to have a creamy consistency and apply on the skin, leaving it to act overnight.
How to use oats on the hair
The absorbent effect and the sebum-regulating action make oatmeal also a completely natural shampoo to be massaged into the hair after obtaining a not too thick cream with the help of lukewarm water.
How to use oats as a face mask
With oat flour you can prepare a face mask for dry and dull skin. Just mix 2 tablespoons of flour with the same number of rose water to form a consistent cream. Massage on the face with circular movements and leave on for 20 minutes then rinse with plenty of warm water.
How to use oats for a face scrub
For an oat-based scrub, just mix 3 tablespoons of oat flour with 1 tablespoon of coarse sea salt or brown sugar and 1 tablespoon of oil to have an exfoliating but at the same time nourishing action.
How to use oats as a hand cleaner
To use oatmeal as a hand cleanser, which is delicate and does not dry the skin, without trying to prepare the soap, you can simply fill a salt shaker with oatmeal and pour some on wet hands.