Ingredients: Whole Oats – Lavender FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
Size: 4 oz powder – Please Note: All items are handcrafted in small batches so colors/scents may vary.
Instructions: Wet face- Take a quarter sized amount in your palm or small bowl. Add tiny drops of water and mix around into a paste. Apply to your face, wash and rinse. To use as a mask, add honey, avocado, or oil to make a paste. Apply to face and leave on for 10 mins then rinse.
This is why this face wash is good for you:
Oats have long been known to soothe skin irritations. Oatmeal contains zinc, a nutrient that helps in detoxification and rejuvenates skin. Phenols, which are a type of antioxidant and saponins, which have soap-like properties to act as a cleanser with the natural oils are found in whole oats. Use dates back to Egyptian Pharaohs adding oat, lavender, and oils to their ritual baths. The same porridge eaten in Norse households could have been added to skin as a paste to help rashes and other irritations.
Lavender was a favorite ingredient in herbal baths of both Greeks and Romans. In the first century A.D., the Greek naturalist, Dioscorides, praised the medicinal attributes of lavender. Lavender is probably the No 1 essential oil when it comes to healing skin conditions, burns and cuts. With its anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antimicrobial and detoxifying benefits, lavender essential oil can help reduce redness, soothe the skin and heal minor cuts, scrapes, and rashes. It is known to entice calmness and relaxation.