Oats are species of cereal grain known for their seeds. Its scientific name is Avena Sativa also called the common oat. Oats are used for human consumption in the form of oatmeal and oat milk and are also used as livestock feed. Oats are said to lower blood cholesterol when consumed regularly. In cosmetics, Oats in the form of oatmeal is used to satisfy a variety of skin and beauty needs. They can help remove dirt and oil that can clog the pores and can also soak up excess oil on the skin thereby treating acne. Oats contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help to treat dry skin and remove dead skin cells. Oats contain compounds known as saponins, which are natural cleansers. They remove the dirt and oil that clog the pores and exfoliate the skin. Oats contain Beta-Glucan that forms a fine film on the skin. They also penetrate deep into the skin and offer much-needed moisture to the skin. Oats are used in products such as body scrubs, soaps and exfoliating creams for skin lightening. Oats protect the skin from harsh chemicals and pollutants by maintaining the skin's natural barrier. They also contain lubricating fats which aid in UV protection. Oats have nutrients that make the hair stronger and the scalp healthier. They also make the hair silkier and shinier. Oats treat dandruff, fight hair loss and improve hair appearance.
Benefit Of Oats
Oats contain zinc which reduces inflammation and kills bacterial action that causes acne. They also soak up the excess oil that triggers acne from the skin. Oats act as natural moisturisers and remove dead skin cells. They keep the skin exfoliated through their anti-inflammatory properties. Oats' mild pH cools down inflamed skin that is caused by dry skin, rash and infection.
These are some cosmetic products that contain oats as an ingredient:
•Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion with Soothing Oat and Rich Emollients. Fragrance-Free.
•Vaseline Intensive Care Essential Healing with Vaseline Jelly and Pure Oat Extract. Non-Greasy.
•Kiehl's Deluxe Hand & Body Lotion with Aloe Vera & Oatmeal "CORIANDER"
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