Oatmeal masks are unique in that they are suitable for all skin types. By adding various ingredients, you can create an excellent cosmetic product for nourishing, cleansing and moisturizing from the usually oatmeal.
The beneficial properties of oatmeal have long been scientifically proven. Oatmeal porridge has a beneficial effect on the human digestive system, lowers blood cholesterol levels, cleanses the intestines, helps to cope with dysbiosis, and improves skin condition. Oatmeal masks are very popular all over the world. They are skin safe, effective, affordable for any wallet, and easily rival expensive salon treatments.
The correct preparation of oatmeal masks
For owners of oily and combination skin, pure oatmeal is suitable. The mask for dry skin is supplemented with cream, coconut or almond oil, sometimes with egg yolks. To prepare a cream mask, oatmeal is pre-ground in a coffee grinder to a state of flour. For a scrub, a coarser grind is used, which can be achieved by twisting the rolled oats in a meat grinder or by grinding in a coffee grinder for no more than 2 seconds.
If there is no coffee grinder, then you can grind the rolled oats using a conventional meat grinder.
Oatmeal nourishing mask
A tablespoon of rolled oats is poured over with boiling milk. The milk should completely cover the flakes. Mix everything thoroughly and leave to swell for 5-10 minutes. The resulting warm gruel is applied to the face and kept for 15 minutes. Then they are washed off with massage movements. This mask perfectly nourishes the skin. For greater efficiency, we recommend adding half a tablespoon of one of the ingredients to the gruel: honey, sour cream, banana or butter.
Purifying face mask
For effective cleansing, two tablespoons of oatmeal are poured with boiling water and left to swell. After 10 minutes, add a tablespoon of orange or lemon juice and soda on the tip of a knife to the gruel. The mask is applied to the face and kept for 15 minutes. Then washed off with plenty of water.
Purifying and toning mask for aging skin
Brew a strong tea. Take two tablespoons of rolled oats and pour over the tea so that the liquid completely covers the rolled oats. Leave it on for 15 minutes until it swells. Then add a teaspoon of warm honey and the same amount of lemon or orange juice to the oatmeal. Apply the mask to the face and neck. After 15 minutes, wash off first with warm water, then rub the skin with an ice cube.
To achieve a whitening effect, you can add a little sour cream or lemon juice to the tea mask.
For deep cleansing and tightening of pores, we recommend taking two pinches of crushed oatmeal and ground coffee. Mix everything and pour boiling water over. The flakes should swell well. For this, oatmeal gruel and coffee are covered with a tight lid and left for a quarter of an hour. The resulting gruel should be applied to the face and rubbed gently with massage movements for 3-5 minutes. Then leave the mask to dry for about 10 minutes and only then rinse with milk for washing.
Oatmeal Moisturizing Mask
Add one chicken yolk and a tablespoon of olive or almond oil to a tablespoon of the cereal. Apply to skin with light stroking movements. Carefully distribute all the slurry over the skin, avoiding the eyelids and the area around the lips. After 15 minutes, rinse with warm water and apply a moisturizer. Instead of olive oil, you can use yogurt, fatty kefir or butter.
Regular use of oatmeal face masks guarantees perfect skin and a blooming look.