Add Oats To Your Magnificence Routine For A Blemish-Free Pores and skin

In addition to being a healthy food, oats can help you maintain your beauty. Shahnaz Husain gives a few tips.

Oatmeal is a popular breakfast cereal and can be made even tastier by adding fruits and nuts. It’s very nutritious and high in healthy carbohydrates and fiber. If you’re looking to lose weight, this can be an ideal meal. You can either have it sweet or add curry leaves and spices to make a savory treat like upma. According to a nutritionist, “the fiber and minerals found in oats help ward off the risk of numerous dangerous diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity.” Oats, which are used to make porridge, are readily available in large grocery stores. They also have several beauty benefits.


In addition to being a healthy food, oats can help you maintain your beauty. Here are a few beauty benefits of oats.

  • Oats help reduce fatness by absorbing excess oil from the skin.
  • It contains compounds known as saponins which are natural detergents.
  • They help remove dirt and oil that is clogging your pores. In this way they help prevent blackheads and acne.
  • Oats also have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, making them the most beneficial for the skin.


When sweat and oil buildup makes skin look dull, exfoliants can work wonders, cleansing the skin, removing dead cells, closing pores, and lightening the skin. In fact, scrubs play an important role in keeping pores free of clogged oil, thus preventing blackheads and pimples. There are many granular substances that can be used as exfoliating ingredients at home, such as ground almonds, rice powder, wheat, and even oats. These need to be mixed with other ingredients to make an exfoliant, such as yogurt, rose water, milk, orange juice, and so on. The mixture is then gently rubbed onto the skin and then washed off.


A blackhead is a primary acne lesion. To prevent acne, we need to prevent blackheads. When blackheads form, methods should be used to remove and remove them, although easier said than done. Blackheads should not be pinched with your nails as this can lead to infection and acne. Blackheads are easy to form on oily skin with enlarged pores. Here are some options for you.

Oats and egg whites

To prevent and remove blackheads, the oats should be mixed with egg white and applied to the areas with blackheads. Let it sit for a few minutes to let it dry. After drying, moisten with water and rub in gently with small circular movements. Wash off with plenty of water. This treatment not only cleanses the pores but also loosens the blackheads. Both egg whites and oats also help reduce fatness.

Oats and yogurt

Or take two tablespoons of oatmeal, three tablespoons of plain yogurt and half a tablespoon of lemon juice. Mix into a fine paste and apply to the areas with small blackheads such as the nose or chin. Wash off with warm water after 15 minutes.


Actually, oats can also help with acne. This is because oats also contain zinc and this helps reduce inflammation which has a healing effect on the skin by helping to reduce inflammation and the effects of bacteria. A couple of options for you.

Oats and tomatoes

Face masks can be made by mixing the oatmeal with tomato paste or yogurt. Or two teaspoons of cooked oats can be mixed with 3 tablespoons of yogurt.

Oats and sugar

For normal to dry skin, an oat peel can also be made. Mix the oatmeal with sugar and coconut oil. Apply to the face, avoiding the lips and eye area. Leave it on for about 20 minutes. Use wet cotton wool to gently wipe them off your face. The coconut oil helps soften and nourish the skin, while the oats and sugar have a cleansing effect.

Right there, on your kitchen shelf, are so many such beauty ingredients.

(This article was written by Shahnaz Husain, a Padma Shri Award recipient and pioneer of the Ayurvedic beauty movement and leader of a global network of franchises and 375 formulations.)

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