An oatmeal bath soak is an old and tested remedy for dry and itchy skin. It helps to improve various skin conditions such as dry skin, itchy skin, eczema, rashes and poison ivy outbreaks.
It is also recommended for people suffering from conditions that cause skin itchiness such as hives or chicken pox. Since oatmeal bath soak moisturizes and reduces itching so the skin has a chance to heal quicker.
Oatmeal baths are gentle and soothing and are suitable for people with sensitive skin and kids. In fact, they are often recommended as a way to soothe a diaper rash.
How oatmeal bath soaks work?
The oatmeal used for making bath soak should be finely ground. You can either ground oats yourself or buy colloid oats. Finely grounded oats dissolve well in warm water and coat the surface of the skin with hydrating lipids.
Finely ground oatmeal is a main ingredient in the oatmeal bath soak and could be used on its own. However, Beauty Crafter prepared a DIY oatmeal bath soak recipe that includes other soothing ingredients to maximize the effects. Because our skin deserves the best.
Interested in making a soothing oatmeal bath soak? Get the recipe here.
This DIY oatmeal bath soak is very easy to make. It should take you only 10-15 minutes in total. Also, it does not cost much to make it.