For years on end we have been told about the benefits of DIY homemade face packs with oats and honey, and some of them are the reason why our grandmothers and mothers looked so gorgeous. Our ancestors back then didn’t have commercial lightening services and creams to help them with skin lightening needs back then. What they did was to look at the kitchen for an answer, and over time had the best skin textures to flaunt.
Wonder why grandma always glowed, even with no makeup on? We shall tell you her secret – five face pack with oats and honey, which work like magic.
Why use honey face pack with oats?
A face pack with oats and honey not only helps clear the skin of dead cells, dirt and grime, but helps with nourishing the skin, hydrating it and keeping it free from blotches, patches and the harmful UV rays of the sun too.
Take a look at the five recipes shared below on honey face pack and oatmeal face packs, and reap the benefits of face packs made from them at home too.
1. Banana And Oatmeal
- 1 Ripe Banana
- 1 Cup Oatmeal
- 1 Tbsp. Water
For this recipe you would need one large ripe banana and a cup of oatmeal. Put the two ingredients in a blender with a tablespoon of water and blend it to a gooey frothy base. Apply the face pack and wait for half an hour, or until the pack dries up. With your fingers, gently scrub the face pack off and use circular motions for the same. This would help deep condition and cleanse the face and remove the blackheads too. You must do this thrice a week and watch how the skin thanks you later.
2. To Remove Acne Scars
Pimples and acne scars can be very annoying on the face, which is why we would like to share with you an antidote in the form of a face pack to get clear skin. Your skin is very sensitive, which is why you need to be very careful when buying commercial products, since most of them have chemicals in it that can do more harm than good.
- 1/2 Tablespoon Of Honey
- 1 Tablespoon Of Oatmeal
What you need is half a tablespoon of honey mixed with a tablespoon of oatmeal. Apply the paste on your face for half an hour and wait. Wash off under cold water and pat dry. This can be done twice a week for the best results to see.
[Also Read: Superb Oats for Superb Skin]
3. To Help Tighten The Skin
- 1 Tbsp. Honey
- 1 Tbsp. Egg White
- 1 Tbsp. Oatmeal
- 1 Tbsp. Curd
Mix these four ingredients very well and then apply the mask on your face. Wait for half an hour and then rinse off with warm water. While rinsing off the face mask, ensure to use circular gentle motions on the skin and scrub off the dirt there after.
This recipe should be used thrice a week and the final rinse should be of rose water, which helps ward of the ugly egg smell.
4. To Beat The Harmful Uv Rays Of The Sun
The harmful UV rays of the sun can play havoc with our skin. You could have skin cancer, skin issues, sun tan and ageing signs soon, if you don’t check the onslaught of free radicals. What you need is an antioxidant flush, which would come through with this ancient face pack.
- 1/2 Cup Strawberry Paste
- 1cup Curd
- 1/2 Cup Oatmeal
Mix the three together and form a gooey paste. Apply the paste as a face mask and wait for ten minutes. Wash off with cold water and pat dry. This is a pack that can be used five times a week.
5. Prevent Oil Accumulation On The Skin
Oily skin is a curse and a blessing to have, which is why it needs extra care. Just because the skin is oily, don’t ignore the need for deep skin conditioning and care.
- 1 Bowl Oatmeal
- 1 Tbsp. Honey
- Lemon Juice
- 1 Egg White
Mix the four ingredients well and form a paste, which should be applied on the skin. Wait for half an hour and then rinse it off with cold water. Do this twice a week!
Do let us know if you have your own homemade Oatmeal Face Packs to share.