Oats are one of the healthiest grains, full of fibre, vitamins and minerals, antioxidants and full of health benefits. If it is nutritious to eat, is it a beneficial ingredient for your skin?
If you are someone with dry or sensitive skin, skincare products with colloidal oats might be calling you! What are colloidal oats? Colloidal oats are oats that have been ground into a small powder that can easily be placed in liquid products or even used for a DIY skincare product.
Colloidal oats have been proven to reduce inflammation, irritation, and itching. It has been shown to soothe itching that can come from dry skin or eczema because of its mild pH, it can help to cool down the inflamed skin.
Colloidal oats also act as a barrier and moisturize. Oats help strengthen the skin’s barrier function especially with a skin predisposition such as eczema which can reduce the skin’s barrier to environmental factors, as well as help fight off free radicals that can damage the skin because they contain antioxidants.
Check out these products in our shop that incorporate oats:
MIFA & Co's Oatmeal shea Olive Soap bar is made for anyone with sensitive skin or eczema, moisturizes and exfoliates your skin.
Charcoal + Rose Detox Mask By Midnight Paloma, gently detoxifies leaving your skin feeling soft, smooth and radiant.