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Editor’s Picks: 10 Oatmeal Inspired Beauty Goodies for National Oatmeal Day-and a Great Cookie Recipe

Editor’s Picks: 10 Oatmeal Inspired Beauty Goodies for National Oatmeal Day-and a Great Cookie Recipe



Oatmeal, it’s probably one of the first cereals you were introduced to as a baby and now may be your cookie of choice.  While it’s pretty common knowledge that oatmeal is good for our health internally, it’s also great for our skin–our largest living organ.

National Oatmeal daySome of the internal health benefits from Oats include the following (as reported from whfoods.org, see site for more details):

  • Lower Cholesterol Levels
  • Unique Oat Antioxidants Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Prevent Heart Failure with a Whole Grains Breakfast
  • Significant Cardiovascular Benefits for Postmenopausal Women
  • Enhance Immune Response to Infection
  • Oats and Other Whole Grains Substantially Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
  • Antioxidant Benefits
  • Fiber from Whole Grains and Fruit Protective against Breast Cancer
  • Whole Grains Highly Protective against Childhood Asthma

If you had chicken pox or a bout with poison ivy, you know that an oatmeal bath is the key to relief for itching skin and allergies. Some other of the benefits of oatmeal in skin care include:

  • Combats acne
  • Alleviates dryness
  • Relieves itching
  • Evens skin tone
  • Natural cleanser

We rounded up our favorite oatmeal inspired products, and we have a lotion, mask, scrub, soap even oatmeal inspired eyeshadow that made the cut.  (Get it, the cut–steel cut oats?)

 national oatmeal day layout

The Top 10- one by one:

Shop for your Oatmeal beauty goodies here:

 And here is Martha Stewart’s Anytime Oatmeal Cookie recipe:

martha stewart anytime oatmeal cookies oatmeal cookie ingredients

oatmeal cookie directions

 

 

 

 

 

 




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