3 Aug 2019

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7 Best Oatmeal Face Mask Recipes To Try Out Now

Oatmeal is known as a popular breakfast option whereas many also know it as one of the favorite ingredients being used in skincare DIYs. Oatmeal face mask or a cleanser can not only help curb acne for oily skin but also soothe and cure a dry or irritated skin. Such versatility of the oatmeal is due to the saponins contained in them which has immense Cleansing properties. Along with it's protein and lipids rich content, oatmeal has great emollient properties too. If you have sensitive skin then finely powdered oatmeal can only be the blessing in disguise to be used as an exfoliator.



Now that we are aware of the benefits and versatility of the oatmeal let's check Oatmeal Face Mask Recipes. Except the last three recipes , all other recipes can be used by all skin types including sensitive skin.

Oatmeal Rose Face Mask

Rose petals powder has soothing and brightening properties. So when Oatmeal is coupled with rose petals powder as a face mask one can just expect the results to be stupendous and super hydrating.

Recipe
  • 1 part oatmeal fine powder
  • 1 part rose petals powder
  • Rose water/milk/curd for mixing

Oatmeal Soothing Face Mask

Oatmeal in itself is soothing for the skin. However sensitive skin can sometimes even demand more than that. So you can make a face mask out of Chamomile and Lavender flowers.

Recipe
1 part oatmeal fine powder
1/2 tbsp lavender flowers finely grounded
1/2 tbsp chamomile flowers finely grounded
Plain water to mix

Oatmeal Almond Face Mask

Oatmeal in itself isn't drying but some may feel the need for a moisturizing face mask. The oatmeal almond face mask is perfect as a moisturizing face mask for dry skin.

Recipe
  • 1 part each oatmeal and almond fine powder mixed with lukewarm water.

Oatmeal Brightening Face Mask

What's better then coupling the soothing properties of oatmeal with the brightening effects of wild turmeric? Wild turmeric has amazing lightening as well as brightening properties so they help reduce acne marks or pigmentation when used regularly.

Recipe
  • 1 part each oatmeal and almond fine powder 
  • 1 pinch of wild turmeric
  • Mix with lukewarm water

Oatmeal Charcoal Face Mask

Nothing can beat this ultimate mask for oily and acne prone skin. Charcoal has adsorbent properties whereas as tea tree add in the mask helps beat the zits.

Recipe
  • 1 tablespoon oatmeal powder
  • 1 pinch of activated charcoal powder
  • 1 drop of tea tree essential oil
  • Mix all the ingredients well and add water to make a mask.

Oatmeal Antibacterial Face Mask

Oily or combination acne prone skin needs extra care so as not to dry the skin while drying out the acne. Neem and basil both have amazing anti bacterial properties which help in curbing the acne as well as providing tender loving care.

Recipe
  • 1 teaspoon oatmeal finely powdered
  • 1/4 teaspoon neem powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil powder
  • Mix with lukewarm water and apply as a mask

Oatmeal Clay Cleanser Cum Face Mask

Clay has amazing detoxifying and clarifying properties. Rhassoul Clay works best for blackheads too. So combining the oatmeal as well as rhassoul clay is a dream cleanser for oily skin.

Recipe
  • One part each oatmeal finely powdered and rhassoul clay. 
  • You can add any of your favorite carrier oil such as Jojoba (few drops) or any essential oil (one drop). Mix in water and apply as a mask and wash off after 15 minutes.
So that's all for the post of today. Do let us know if you have any queries regarding the recipes or let us know if you try out any of them.
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