DIY Oatmeal Face Wash for Sensitive Skin

DIY Oatmeal Face Wash for Sensitive Skin

Oats are incredibly nutritious for our bodies and our skin.  Filled with vitamins, minerals, and a high concentration of colloidal and anti-inflammatory compounds, oats are well-known for treating eczema, acne, and other skin irritations.  Colloids in the oats act as a very mild surfactant to wash dirt away gently. For people with particularly sensitive skin, this extra-mild face wash is for you!

Step 1:  Pour dry oats into a small container.

ImageStep 2:  Wet oats with warm water.

ImageStep 3:  Let oats sit for about 3 minutes.

Step 4:  Squeeze and collect “oat milk” from oats.


Step 5:  Apply oat milk in circular motions and rinse with warm water.  Oats can also be used as an exfoliant.

Step 6:  Pat dry and apply a preservative-free moisturizer (sunflower seed oil, olive oil, or face oil).


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