We all know about the health benefits of oatmeal as a breakfast staple. However, did you know that this nutritious food also possesses innumerable beauty benefits? We bet not. Oatmeal can absorb the excess oil on your face, help get rid of acne and also works a mild exfoliator to help get rid of dirt and grime that clog pores.

Read on as we take you through some of the amazing benefits of oatmeal for your skin

 

Gently exfoliates the skin

Gently exfoliates the skin - Benefits of oatmeal for skin

Oats contain saponins which are natural exfoliators. It helps slough off dead skin cells to reveal a fresh, youthful glow. The best part? They’re suitable for all skin types (yes, even sensitive). The https://www.amazon.in/St-Ives-Nourished-Smooth-Oatmeal/dp/B00GTC1H5Uis enriched with oatmeal and honey to gently exfoliate and nourish your skin at the same time.

 

Banishes acne

Banishes acne - Benefits of oatmeal for skin

Oatmeal works wonders for acne-prone skin. Oatmeal contains zinc which reduces inflammation and kills acne-causing bacteria. It also absorbs the excess oil from your skin to keep your looking skin matte. Simply prepare a DIY face pack using oatmeal and water. Allow it to sit on your face for 20 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. However, we recommend you consult your dermatologist before using oatmeal to treat your acne.

 

Soothes the skin

Soothes the skin - Benefits of oatmeal for skin

The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits of oatmeal can help relieve you of itchy and irritated skin. The St. Ives Soothing Oatmeal & Shea Butter Body Wash is perfect for this job. Made of 100 per cent natural extracts, this body wash is like breakfast for your skin! It soothes your skin and leaves it bouncy and soft.

 

Hydrates the skin

Hydrates the skin - Benefits of oatmeal for skin

The beta-glucan found in oatmeal is packed with excellent moisturising properties and hydrates even the driest of skin. Additionally, it also forms a fine protective layer on your skin to seal the moisture. The St. Ives Naturally Soothing Oatmeal & Shea Butter Body Lotion penetrates deep within your skin to leave it soft, supple and intensely moisturised all day long.