How to treat yourself to a home oatmeal facial. You can make a facial mask out of oatmeal with some home remedies that work wonders. In addition, it is the best and least costly ingredients available.
The humble breakfast cereal helps calm and moisturize the skin and has long been used to remedy dryness. But mixed with ingredients like fresh tomatoes, oatmeal also helps oily and blemish-prone skin. You will need yogurt or buttermilk, honey, egg white, tomato, lemon juice and olive oil to make your home oatmeal facial,
1. Grind 1/2 cup oatmeal in a blender, food processor or coffee grinder to make a smooth powder and set aside. In another bowl, mix 1/4 cup plain yogurt or buttermilk with 2 tbsp. honey. Add this to the ground oatmeal and blend well to make a smooth paste. Cleanse face and neck. Pat the facial onto the skin, but not around the eyes. After 15 minutes, remove with a wash cloth and splash face with warm water.
2. Combine 1/3 cup of oatmeal with 1/2 cup of hot water and set aside to thicken. In a separate bowl, mix 2 tbsp. plain yogurt, 2 tbsp. honey and 1 egg white. Stir well to incorporate the egg. After cleansing face and neck, use fingertips to pat the facial onto the skin, keeping away from the eyes. Leave facial on for 10 to 15 minutes as the facial dries and tightens the skin. Rinse off in the shower or with warm water and a wash cloth.
3. Chop 1 ripe tomato, including skin and seeds, and add to 1 tbsp. oatmeal. Stir in 1 tsp. lemon juice. Put all ingredients in a blender or food processor to make a coarse paste. After cleansing face and neck, smooth facial onto skin, but not the eye area. After 10 minutes, use a wash cloth to remove the facial and then splash with warm water.
4. Mix 1/2 cup cooked oatmeal with 1 egg white and 1 tsp. olive oil. Stir well to combine the egg white. Add a few drops of lemon juice and mix again. On cleansed face and neck, apply the mixture smoothly with fingertips, keeping away from the eyes. Relax for 15 to 30 minutes before removing facial with a wash cloth and rinsing with warm water.