Oatmeal Face Scrub Recipes For Different Skin Types

Oatmeal Face Scrub Recipes For Different Skin Types

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Oatmeal is an extremely popular breakfast food that helps lose weight, fight cholesterol as well as manage blood sugar levels. It is full of B vitamins, iron, magnesium, fibre etc that help increase the body’s immunity. Oats can also be used topically to remove dirt, oil from the skin. Homemade oatmeal face scrub help unclog pores and exfoliate the skin. It is the presence of compounds called saponins that provides oatmeal with natural cleansing properties.

There are many benefits of using oatmeal for the skin. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which can help soothe irritated skin. When combined with some other natural ingredients’ oatmeal can help manage many skin issues.

Here are some simple but effective homemade oatmeal face scrubs that not only provide deep cleansing but also add a natural glow to your skin.

Oatmeal Face Scrub For Dry Skin


  • 1 tbsp Roughly Powdered Oats
  • 1 tbsp almond meal
  • ¼ cup Whole Milk
  • 1 tsp honey


Mix everything together. It should be a slightly coarse mixture. Before applying this scrub wet your face and neck. Now massage this scrub on your face for 2-3 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with water and apply any good quality moisturizer.

The honey acts as a humectant and attracts moisture which is much needed for dry skin. Almonds are loaded with vitamin E and protein which keeps the skin supple and wrinkle-free. Milk has lactic acid which adds a natural glow to your skin.

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Oatmeal Face Scrub For Oily Skin


  • 1 tbsp Roughly Powdered Oats
  • 1 tbsp Multani Mitti (Fuller’s earth)
  • 2 Tbsp Rose Water


Mix everything together. Wet your face and neck. Now massage the mixture in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes. Wash it thoroughly with water. Follow up with a toner.

Multani mitti absorbs excess oil and sebum from your skin. It also adds an instant glow to your face. Rosewater acts as a natural toner. It cleanses the skin and also helps maintain the skin’s natural pH balance. Regular application of this scrub helps control excess oiliness on your skin making it look fresh and glowing.

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Oatmeal Face Scrub For Acne Prone Skin


  • 1 tbsp Roughly Powdered Oats
  • ½ tbsp Baking soda
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • ¼ tbsp. Cinnamon Powder
  • 2 tbsp Water


Mix everything into a paste. It should be a slightly thick mixture. Wet your skin and massage this scrub slowly for 2-3 minutes. Rinse with water. Apply a good quality toner.

Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory property, anti-fungal and antioxidant properties which is extremely useful to fight acne as well as lighten scars. Baking soda absorbs excess oil from the skin, dries and heals the acne faster. Sugar granules act as an excellent exfoliator and scrubs away the dirt hidden deep inside your skin. It also increases the circulation of your skin.

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Oatmeal Face Scrub For Tanned Skin


  • 1 tbsp Roughly Powdered Oats
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Aloe Vera Pulp
  • 1 tbsp Orange Peel Powder
  • ½ Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp water


Mix everything and make a thick paste. Apply some on your skin. Take some amount of this scrub and start scrubbing slowly. Continue for a few minutes. Then wash your face with water.

Orange-peel powder has high amounts of vitamin C and helps exfoliate the skin and unclog pores. It also helps lighten your skin tone. Both lemon and aloe vera deeply cleanse your skin. They help soothe the skin, remove tan and provide uneven complexion. Powdered oats exfoliated the skin remove excess oil and red inflammation of the skin.

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These simple oatmeal face Scrub have been a go-to for me for most skin issues. They have great cleansing properties and can easily replace store-bought expensive face scrubs. Also, they are extremely gentle, smoothing on the skin. You can also carry most of the ingredients with you while travelling since they can be easily stored.





Mona has been a part of the health and beauty-related industry for many years and loves writing on topics related to natural DIY, skincare, haircare, makeup, and fashion.