Exfoliating Face Mask with Oats for different skin types

With simple ingredients and few minutes of your time, you can make a quick and gentle exfoliating mask to give a skin a boost in term of overall appearance. Oats have always been my favorite as exfoliates in facial masks. It is gentle and full of amino acids which are building blocks of our skin. Below I made three exfoliating masks using oats and easy to find ingredients like dried botanicals, honey, yogurt and Aloe. It can be used for normal to dry, normal to oily or sensitive skin. Enjoy!

Rose oats yogurt mask (best for normal, normal to dry or mature skin type)

Ingredients:

1 TSP     Dried rose petals

1 TSP     Rolled oats

2 TSP     Greek Yogurt

Directions:

Grind rose petals and oats, add yogurt and mix well

Green tea honey mask (Best for normal and normal to oily skin type)

Ingredients:

1 TSP     Green tea powder

1 TSP     Rolled oats

1 TSP     Honey (Manuka honey UMF 15+ recommended)

Directions:

Grind rolled oats add green tea power and honey, stir well and enjoy.

Chamomile Aloe Mask (Best for normal or sensitive skin type)

Ingredients:

1 TSP dried Chamomile flowers

1 TSP Dried Oats

1 TSP Aloe Vera Gel

Directions:

Grind Chamomile flowers and oats, add Aloe Vera gel and stir well.


Soothing Lavender Bath Salts

Nothing is more relaxing than taking a soothing bath at the end of day. Here is my go to simple homemade recipe with like lavender, oats, chamomile, Himalayan salts and Epsom salts. Add your favorite essential oil to make it your own rejuvenating heaven. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

½ Cup   Epsom Salt

½ Cup   Himalayan Salt

1 TBSP  Rolled Oats

1 TBSP  Chamomile Flowers

1 TBSP  Lavender Flowers

Directions:

  1. Grind rolled oats, Chamomile Flowers and Lavender flowers together
  2. Add Epsom Salt and Himalayan Salt
  3. Stir well and enjoy!

Healing Hand Balm Recipe

Many of us have drier hands when weather get windier, drier and chillier. If your hands are dry, they are more prone to minor cuts as well (commonly by paper, plants or nails).  Below we would like to share our classic healing, moisturizing and silky-smooth hand balm recipe. It combines the healing power of Chamomile and sunflower oil with uplifting lemon scent and it has a smooth cream-to-oil texture. Your hands will be pampered through the cold season. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

3 TBSP                Chamomile infused Sunflower Oil

1 TBSP                Beeswax

5 Drops              Lemon Essential Oil

Directions:

  1. Melt the Beeswax (2 mins via microwave, 10 mins over low heat)
  2. Pour in Sunflower Oil, stir till everything melts altogether again, cool down for a minute
  3. Add lemon essential oil, stir again and let it cool
  4. When the mixture hardens, blend for a few minutes till creamy texture
  5. Pour the mix into preferred container and enjoy!