If you're anything like me, you've long considered oatmeal as the breakfast of champions and obviously, your face is as deserving of these nutrients as your belly. Obviously, it only made sense to start delving into some DIY oatmeal recipes to directly put a well-balanced breakfast directly into my pores.Oatmeal has a rich amount of fiber and protein; many acne sufferers and experts claim that protein deficiency can promote breakouts. This is just one of the many reasons why oatmeal has been a staple in OTC skincare products for so many years and it's definitely not news: According to sources at Stylecraze, oat baths were used by ancient Greeks and Romans to heal the skin.
Oatmeal continues to make history as being one of the first ingredients recognized by the FDA to reduce inflammation and dryness. While it's a well-known anti-inflammatory, oatmeal also has antibacterial properties that help alleviate acne. This gluten-free ingredient is strong enough to alleviate acne and according to sources at Dermatocare, oatmeal is gentle enough for those with sensitive and eczema prone skin to find relief without stripping the skin of its natural layer of protection.