If your skin is acting up and feeling red and irritated, the last you thing you want to do is put some makeup on it to rush out to the store and buy some fancy calming face mask.
So, we have a great DIY at-home recipe that you can use to make your own calming facemask using a pantry staple that you probably already have in your kitchen - oatmeal.
Read on for an easy DIY oatmeal face mask recipe as well as details on how to use it and what oatmeal can do for your skin.
Oatmeal face masks are very soothing and only mildly exfoliating, so they are gentle enough to use every day if you want. If you are using an oatmeal face mask regularly, be sure to still mix up a fresh mixture of oatmeal with each use to make sure it stays fresh and does not encourage any bacterial growth into the mixture.
Oats are a skin powerhouse and can do a lot while being extremely gentle about it. Oats can help soak up excess oils on the skin, while also helping to lend moisture back in.
Using an oats face mask is great for red and irritated skin because it can help calm redness and irritation and normalize your skin pH to help reduce any itching. Oats have a mild exfoliating effect that can help slough off any extra dead skin cells to make your skin feel soft and exfoliated without being too harsh, irritating, or drying.
In addition, oats contain molecules called saponins, which are essentially nature’s soap that can help clear out dirt and oil from pores. Oats face mask may be beneficial for anyone dealing with acne, dryness, too much oil, irritation, itching, or redness on the face.
Persistent flare-ups of redness and irritation of the face along with tiny pimples can be a sign of rosacea - a skin condition that causes the vessels under the skin to over-dilate and sometimes small pustules to form. If you are dealing with redness on the regular, you could have this common skin condition.
While oatmeal masks are good for rosacea, they are unlikely to keep the condition at bay for good and may be difficult to fit into your schedule throughout the day.
Strut Rosacea Formula contains 2 prescription rosacea medications that help reduce the overactive vessels under the skin to reduce the redness, and help clear excess bacteria on the surface of your skin causing the small pimples.
If you are a good candidate for treatment, your rosacea medication can be sent to your front door with our free 2-day shipping. Try using the medicated cream (along with regular oatmeal facials) to see just how calm your skin can be.