I have mixed feelings about using carrier oil for skincare. While I loved my Rosehip Seed Oil while it lasted, it is not something I want to use that often. I’m not sure why my initial excitement wore off. Perhaps it is due to the ambivalence after I found out that it caused the growth of a milia seed on my eye or because I couldn’t mix it with my other skin care products since it’s a fairly rich oil. So while I am still open to experimenting with carrier oils, I think I need to change my usage and expectations of them.
I believe most of us are plagued by some amount of blackheads or whiteheads on parts of our face. These are called comedones by dermatologists and these facial pests are a result of the waxy oil that accumulates on our skin. When a minuscule globule of sebum collects at the top of a pore, a whitehead develops. When the waxy oil hardens, plugs the pore and is exposed to air, it turns black through oxidation and becomes a blackhead.
I am so loving my oats now! Mixed with yogurt, it makes the best facial mask and delivers instant wonderful effects for me.
Benefits of oats for our skin
Oats possess some wonderful skin care properties because they have the best amino acid balance of all cereal grains and a high silica content, making them great emollients that restores the skin’s natural moisture. They are also said to be highly absorptive, hypoallergenic, and can be used to cleanse, exfoliate, soften and soothe the skin; suitable for most skin types.