We all eat oats on regular basis, but in this Ingredient 101 installment we’re using them in skincare.
Avena Sativa (aka Oats) is a gentle and soothing ingredient that delivers and maintains moisture. Not only does it have antioxidant properties, but i can also have an anti-inflammatory effect! Overall, this ingredient is great for protecting the skin barrier, calming irritation, and supporting the skin.
What type of skin benefits the most from Oats?
All skin types can benefit from it ! It’s a well-rounded skincare ingredient that can meet the needs of different skin types. And because it’s so gentle, it can also work well with sensitive skin!
What benefits does it have on the skin?
This ingredient is moisturizing and calming– which are two important qualities to have in skincare products! It also contains antioxidants, protecting your skin from environmental damage.
Ps: Oats can also soothe breakouts and inflammation while reducing redness on the skin.
What skincare products contain this ingredient?
Calming Glow Weightless Facial Oil with Oats and Squalane. This calming facial oil combines Oats, Rice Water, and Squalane to create an essence-like texture that hydrates and calms the skin. This serum will give your skin a healthy and youthful glow!
Inkey List Oat Cleansing Balm. This luxuriously thick cleansing balm is a favorite of mine. It’ll gently dissolve all your makeup (waterproof mascara and all) without stripping your skin, but calming it. And it’s hydrating!