Oatmeal is undoubtedly the most healthy breakfast you could ever feed yourself. We all have heard the amazing benefits related to this whole wheat power packed breakfast that could easily beat your so called healthy breakfast cereal. Oatmeal has widely accepted as the most nutritious meal loaded with fibres that could keep you full for quite a long time banishing those unnecessary hunger pangs that force you to drool on unhealthy junk food. But do you know there are so many other skin and hair benefits related to oatmeal that might surprise you. Here are some of them:-
1. Treats Acne
Oatmeal contains Zinc which is considered one of the best nutrient to conquer any sort of acnes issues. Even your dermatologists prescribe you this supplement if you’re found to be acne prone. Oatmeal also contains b-vitamins and selenium which blocks those free radicals who contributes towards acne formation.
2. Moisturise Skin
Oatmeal is rich in proteins and lipids which provides appropriate moisture to your skin. Apply it daily on your skin and it will make your skin as soft as a baby’s. Oats contain polysaccharides, which are very effective against dull and flaky dryness. If mixed with raw milk and honey and applied as a face pack this will ensure the pH balance of your skin and lactic acid present in the milk helps in stimulating the lightening process.
3. Oats As Scrub
The gritty particles of oats makes it an effective scrub that can be used with ingredients like curd, milk and what not as per your skin texture and issue to give you glowy skin. Even sensitive skin can be exfoliated well by using oats as scrub.
4. Lightening Skin
Oats makes blotchy areas smoother, and makes your skin lighter. It works effectively without any side effects. Mix it with lemon, honey and apply it on your skin as a face pack for 10 minutes which you can wipe off by scrubbing your skin a bit and this will surely lighten your skin.
5. Cure Cracked Heels
Mixed with any nourishing oil such as coconut oil, olive oil, lemon and oats makes it a perfect foot scrub that can cure major issues one of which is cracked heels.
6. Dry And Itchy Scalp
Make a nourishing hair mask with ingredients like oatmeal and honey and apply it on your scalp and hair and leave it for 20 minutes after which you can wash it well. This will ensure your scalp hair and will even treat dry or itchy scalp.
Dandruff is a major concern for many of us which is almost impossible to cure. But this magical ingredient can easily cure this by applying a simple hair mask once a week.
8. Hair Loss
A high amount of zinc, magnesium, iron, potassium, and other minerals are contained in oats, which promote better hair growth. Consumption of oatmeal help in reducing hair loss to a great extent.
9. Hair Mask Or Hair Moisturiser
There are tonns of ways in which you can use oatmeals as hair mask or it can treat your dry and frizzy hair. One such mask is to apply it with some banana some honey and curd which can give you lustrous hair.
10. For Silky And Shiny Hair
Excess oil, dirt, and sebum that are accumulated in your scalp are removed if you apply oatmeal mask or inherit this into your lifestyle.