There are many different types of soap to choose from. One popular type, especially at natural markets and local shops, is oatmeal soap. Usually, it comes in bar form and is meant to be used on either the body, the face, or both. So, why would someone choose oatmeal soap over a more conventional option? As it turns out, this type of soap has some distinct benefits.
Oatmeal soap calms itchy skin.
Is your skin ever itchy and dry? Maybe you react to the cold and dry air in the winter, or perhaps you have some seasonal allergies that are bothering you. Regardless of the cause of your itchiness, bathing in oatmeal soap can help. The gelatinous proteins in the oatmeal are really soothing to the skin, helping to impart moisture and also relax the nerve endings that cause you to feel itchy.
Oatmeal soap provides gentle exfoliation.
Exfoliation is the removal of dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. Exfoliating, from time to time, helps keep your skin looking bright and fresh, and it can also ease the appearance of wrinkles to some degree. But you want to be gentle when you exfoliate. Cleansers and washes with a lot of abrasive agents are often too harsh on the skin. Oatmeal soap, on the other hand, tends to be nice and gentle. It eases away those loose, dead skin cells without causing redness or irritation.
Oatmeal soap absorbs extra oil.
Oatmeal soap does not strip extra oil from the surface of your skin, but it does absorb any extra oil sitting on your skin. So, if you're someone who has oily skin, using oatmeal soap can be a good way to cut down on shine and combat acne blemishes that might arise from your high oil production.
Oatmeal soap is calming and relaxing.
There is something uniquely soothing about the creamy, emollient characteristics of oatmeal soap. Taking a bath with oatmeal soap can help relax both your body and your mind. For this reason, a lot of people like to use oatmeal soap in the evening before they go to bed. Even if you don't shower at this time, washing your hands in oatmeal soap can be a nice element of self-care.
Oatmeal soap is widely available from a lot of natural companies and small producers. Buy a bar or two and give it a try. You'll enjoy the benefits above.
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2 November 2022
I was blessed with healthy, thick hair and perfect skin as a young girl. I went to college out-of-state, and I soon started to get acne and my hair started thinning. Everyone told me that it was likely due to stress, but to be honest, I loved college and found most of my first-year classes pretty easy. During my first summer home I put two-and-two together: my eating habits changed drastically at college. My mother always fed us very healthy meals, and my eating habits at college were so bad that I even ate cookies for breakfast sometimes! I found out my hair loss was due to lack of healthy vitamins in my diet and my skin problems were also caused by my poor diet. I created this blog to help other learn how their health, skin, and are all connected, and I hope you can learn a lot here!