7 Uses of Oats For Skin And Hair

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7 Uses of Oats For Skin And Hair

 

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I love having oats and muesli in my breakfast and because I am not well from some days, I am living on these more πŸ˜› This fever and skin allergy is taking a toll on my health πŸ™

Benefits of oats are not limited to being dietary in nature. In this article I will give you a versatile list of the 7 interesting and different uses of oats in your day-to-day life.

 

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Acne treatment

Cooked oats can absorb and remove oil and bacteria from your skin. It is one of the most convenient remedy to treat acne. Just save some cooked oats from your breakfast and apply it to your face. Doing this regularly will significantly reduce and heal acne.

Skin moisturiser

When you apply cooked oats on your skin it forms a fine film because of the beta-gluten in oats. This fine film penetrates deeper into the skin and moisturises it. Doing so will also heal your skin against abrasions and improve collagen deposition.

To lighten skin

Many cosmetology procedures use oats in their skincare products because of its effective properties. One such property is skin lightening. Use it on tanned or sunburnt skin to lighten it and improve the texture and tone too.

To exfoliate skin

You can make your own exfoliating body scrub or face pack with oats and baking soda. This will not only scrub away dead and dry skin but will also moisturise it and give it a healthy glow.

Remedy for dry and itchy scalp

The same way oats can help treat dry body skin, it can treat dry scalp too. Apply it on your hair twice or thrice a month to get rid of dry and itchy scalp.

Dandruff remedy

Use shampoo with other healing ingredients like curds or oil to massage your hair and scalp before you shampoo your hair. This acts as an effective remedy to treat dandruff.

Promotes hair growth

Eating oats does not only promote weight loss, it also embeds in you a host of nutrients like vitamins A and C, iron , zinc, magnesium etc. that promotes  a number of bodily functions including hair growth.

Would you love using oats for your skin and hair?

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