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Top 10 Oatmeal Face Masks for Beautiful Skin

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Top 10 Oatmeal Face Masks for Beautiful Skin

Oatmeal is a great food when it comes to health benefits. But did you ever think that oatmeal has got properties which are beneficial for having a beautiful skin too? There are many ways you can use oatmeal to make face masks and get beautiful and glowing skin without spending a lot of money which you otherwise do in order to buy expensive beauty and skincare products.

If you are wondering how to make the perfect oatmeal face pack, homemade at that, here are a few simple techniques!
We collected the best top 10 oatmeal face masks for beautiful skin. These face masks should be applied on the face and kept for 15-20 minutes, after that you can wash them off with cold water.

Honey, milk and oatmeal

Honey and oatmeal face masks

For people with sensitive skin and acne, honey is a preferred ingredient to help manage breakouts while keeping your skin moisturized because honey is an anti-irritant.

Oatmeal, Honey and Milk Face Mask Ingredients

  • ½ cup oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1/4 to ½ cup water
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey

How To Make An Oatmeal Face Mask

  1. Mix oatmeal, water, milk, and honey for a few minutes to make a thick paste.
  2. Apply mask to your face with upward strokes. Lie down and relax for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove and rinse by using a soft facial washcloth and warm water.

This natural oat mask will help your skin stay young and smooth. The anti-inflammatory properties in the grains make it suitable for sensitive skin.

Oats and yogurt

Oatmeal and yogurt
Oatmeal and yogurt is appropriate for all types of skin. This facial mask will rejuvenate and clean your pores deeply.

Oats and yogurt Face Mask Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of organic yogurt
  • A few drops of raw honey.
  • 1 tablespoon of grounded oatmeal

How To Make Oats and yogurt Face Mask

  • Mix the organic yogurt with the grounded oatmeal.
  • Add the honey and blend it.
  • Apply this onto your face for 15 minutes, and rinse off with warm water.

This mask is the best for acne-prone skin. Yogurt has bleaching effects and its high zinc content helps to reduce spots and scars. This mask is easy to make and does not dry out your skin—in fact, your skin will feel lovely, smooth, and supple because of the lactic acid.

Lemon and Egg White

Oats And Lemon Face Pack
This is another great mask for acne prone skin.

Oats, Lemon and Egg White Face Mask Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of oatmeal powder
  • egg white

How To Make Oats, Lemon and Egg White Face Mask

  • Mix the juice from half a lemon, an egg white, and a tablespoon of oatmeal powder to make a smooth paste. Add water if you find it too thick.
  • Apply it onto your face and neck. Let it sit 15–20 minutes.
  • Wash off and pat it dry.

Oats and Almonds

Almonds and Oats

Oats and Almonds Face Mask Ingredients :

  • 1 tbsp Oats
  • 1 tbsp Almond Powder
  • one pinch turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp raw organic honey
  • Water
  • Milk

How To Make Oats and Almond Face Mask:

  • Cook oats in some water. Ensure they are cooked well, it will take about 3-4 minutes.
  • Let it cool. Once cooled add almond powder to it and mix well
  • Now add turmeric and organic honey.

Oats and Papaya

Oats and Papaya
Papaya is believed to remove dead cells from skin and exfoliate the skin in a gentle and natural way. It removes blemishes, dark spots and evens out skin tone, giving a glow to the face, naturally.

Oats and Almonds Face Mask Ingredients :

  • ½ Papaya fruit
  • 2 tbsp Oats
  • 1 tbsp Almond oil.

How To Make Oats and Almond Face Mask:

  • Smash the papaya and make it pulpy by using a mixer till you get a thick paste.
  • Add oats to the pulp. Grind oats in a mixer.
  • Add the papaya pulp and the oats in a bowl and mix with a spoon or spatula.
  • Add a spoon of almond oil. You may your favorite essential oil instead.

Note: Do not use soap/face wash right after using this scrub.
Drink a glass of lemon juice before you scrub, as it detoxifies your skin.
Never use your hand to take out the product. Use a cleaned spoon or spatula.
It is recommended to make the scrub fresh and use it immediately and do not store it!

Oats and Tomato


This face mask is best for normal to oily skin for tan removal and to get oil-free skin.

Oats and Tomato Face Mask Ingredients :

  • 2 tablespoons oatmeal
  • 1 small tomato

How To Make Oats and Tomato Face Mask:

  • Puree the tomato in a blender until you get a smooth paste.
  • Add the oatmeal to this tomato puree. Mix well and see that you get no lumps in the paste.
  • Apply the face pack. Keep it on for 10 minutes and wash off.

Oats And Turmeric Face Mask

Oats And Turmeric Face Pack
This face mask will give a natural glow when used on any skin type.

Oats And Turmeric Face Mask Ingredients :

  • 2 tablespoons oatmeal
  • 1-2 pinches turmeric
  • Rose water

How To Make Oats and Turmeric Face Mask:

  • Mix all the ingredients together to get a coarse paste.
  • Apply this on the face and scrub in gentle circular motions for a minute or two.
  • Keep the pack on for another 10 minutes and then rinse with water.

Oats And Buttermilk

Oatmeal and Buttermilk Face Mask
This is an excellent way to remove adamant sun tan for all skin types.

Oats And Buttermilk Face Mask Ingredients :

  • 2 tablespoons oats
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon honey

How To Make Oats and Turmeric Face Mask:

  • Mix all the ingredients together and apply on the skin.
  • Scrub in circular motions for a few minutes and then leave the scrub on as a face pack for about 15 minutes.
  • Rinse with water.

Curd And Oats

Curd And Oats Face Pack

All skin types having large pores can use this pack to shrink them and have healthier skin.

Curd And Oats Face Mask Ingredients :

  • 2 tablespoons oatmeal
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons plain curd/yogurt

How To Make Oats and Curd Face Mask:

  • Take the oats in a small bowl and mix the curd into it making a smooth non-dripping paste.
  • Apply the face pack onto your skin leaving out the eyes and the lips.
  • Leave on the oatmeal face pack for about 10-15 minutes or until the face pack starts to dry out.
  • Wash off with cold water and pat dry.

Kiwi And Oats

Kiwi and oats face masks
The face mask fights against acne and benefits in reducing skin inflammation. Being rich in amino acids, it acts as a protective shield against sunburns.

Curd And Oats Face Mask Ingredients :

  • 3 tbsp oatmeal
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 1/2 fresh kiwi
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt

How To Make Oats and Kiwi Face Masks:

  • Mix all the ingredients to form a paste and massage it on your face.
  • Apply the face pack evenly on your face and neck, covering all the areas. Once it dries, wash it with water.
  • Leave on the oatmeal face pack for about 10-15 minutes or until the face pack starts to dry out.
  • Wash off with cold water and pat dry.

Skin Benefits of Using Oat Meal for Face Masks

  • Helps sensitive skin. Oatmeal is suitable for all skin types, and even for the most sensitive skin because of its anti-inflammatory properties. It soothes irritation and treats inflammations.
  • Yields clean and clear skin. It can also be used as mild soap, as it contains saponins, which is a cleansing agent. The saponins found in oats help to remove dirt from your skin pores. Oatmeal’s moisturizing property, when combined with its cleansing property, gives your skin a soft glow after topical application You can also use rolled oats that have been converted into a fine powder in face masks.
  • Removes dead skin cells. Regular use of these face masks helps to treat dry skin and gets rid of dead skin cells and blackheads.
  • Treats acne and eczema. Its many healing and soothing properties help with the treatment of acne and acne scars.
  • Tackles oily skin. Both oily and dry skin can benefit from the application of these masks. Rolled oats can absorb excess amounts of oil from your face. Oatmeal will effectively balance out the amount of oil in your skin, and this will further reduce acne and other oily skin problems.
  • As a natural exfoliant and homemade scrub. Oatmeal has natural exfoliant properties, so it can be used as homemade scrub. Scrubs yield excellent results—including the removal of blackheads and dead cells, leading to a brighter complexion.

Oatmeal is an excellent ingredient for homemade face masks. It treats a number of skin ailments and can make your face feeling healthy and radiant again.

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