Oatmeal is also called beauty porridge. She is advised to eat every morning. Flakes cleanse blood vessels, lower cholesterol, remove toxins from the body, promote weight loss, calm the nervous system, have a beneficial effect on sleep and affect the skin. But the use of oatmeal brings not only inside, but also outside brings great benefits to beauty and skin.
Oatmeal for washing was used by our grandmothers and mothers, and their face always shone with health and well-groomed. The time has come for us to remember the old recipes and use the wisdom of previous generations.
Natural antioxidants, which are rich in cereals, increase the body’s resistance to environmental influences and stress. Biotin improves skin condition. This composition provides contraction of pores on the skin and antibacterial care.
Therefore, washing with oatmeal saves from inflamed, weathered, dry skin. Thanks to its versatility, oatmeal can replace several expensive skin care products. Flakes normalize the work of the sebaceous glands, remove black spots and draw out all the toxins from the deep layers of the skin.
Basic rules for washing with oatmeal:
- Use only natural cereals, avoid instant cereals.
- Choose porridge from a good manufacturer, carefully examine the grains, their color and smell.
- Before washing, it is necessary to wet the face in advance.
- You can add tangerine peels, bran and coffee beans to oatmeal.
- It is important to wipe the skin along the massage lines.
- After washing with oatmeal, you should grease your face with cream. Although with regular washing with flakes, the need for creams may generally disappear. In this matter, it is better to focus on your own well-being.
In order not to prepare a new mixture every time, you can make blanks for several washes in advance using these hercules wash recipes:
- We buy oatmeal in the store, grind it in a blender or coffee grinder. The resulting slurry is mixed with water, applied to the face and left for a few minutes. Instead of water, you can add milk or cream.
- Another very simple recipe. Moisten your face in advance, pour some flakes into your hand and apply to the skin with massaging movements, observing the massage lines.
- Mix crushed oatmeal with water, as in the first recipe. Take a cotton pad and wipe your face with “oatmeal water”.
- A handful of oatmeal must be poured into cheesecloth and tied on both sides. Then wet the bag and wipe the face along the massage lines.
- At night, you can brew oatmeal with boiling water, eat cereal, and wash your face with water.
- You can mix oatmeal with clay and milk, and apply the mask on your face for 15 minutes. The cleansing effect is guaranteed.
- Another cleansing mixture consists of 3 tbsp. water, 2 tbsp. hercules and 3 drops of lemon juice.
- A spoonful of oatmeal can also be mixed with kefir and the pulp of fruits or berries.
- Instead of milk, you can add green tea to oatmeal. This recipe is best used for oily skin, the mixture will help relieve inflammation and narrow pores.
- To exfoliate your skin, add brown sugar to oatmeal.
- Strained infusion of chamomile flowers, mint and boiling water, mix with a handful of oatmeal, cook for 5 minutes. Then apply the warm mixture on the face for 20 minutes. Then rinse with a cotton pad soaked in the infusion. In this way we achieve an antibacterial effect.
- A handful of oatmeal should be diluted with about 5 cups of boiling water with a spoonful of olive oil. Apply the mask for 30 minutes, then wash off. The mixture will moisturize the skin well and relieve dryness. Availability of procedures and saving money. Oatmeal is sold in any store, and is quite inexpensive, and the packaging is enough for a long time. At the same time, oatmeal is useful for any type of skin, and washing mixtures do not require special time and skills for preparation. Oatmeal does not cause allergies, renews skin cells
The effect of washing with hercules is noticeable quickly. If the skin of the face is dry or normal, then in a month you can already get the desired result, and if you have oily skin, you will have to wait only two weeks.
Oatmeal draws out the deepest impurities and bacteria, accumulated dirt and excess sebum from the skin, so in the first days after the procedures, the number of acne can increase dramatically. But this is temporary, just be patient and soon your face will be completely cleansed, all inflammation and rashes will pass. And your skin will be healthy.
Oatmeal saves from oily sheen and gives the skin a dull and healthy glow, since oatmeal has a mild exfoliating effect, can relieve redness and irritation.
You can arrange such washing courses – a month of using oatmeal, a month of conventional cosmetics. Of course, the effect of oatmeal, like any other means, is achieved by systematic and regular care. But for the sake of a beautiful complexion, healthy skin, you can endure. And beauty always requires the absence of laziness.