How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk

Edit Article Perfect for sensitive and blemished skin, this gentle "milk" will help remove blemishes. It is also a great remedy when your skin is burned by sun or wind, or when it has suffered cold damage

Steps

  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk

    Assemble the ingredients together.
  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
    Mix the oatmeal and lavender or rose petals together in a small bowl.
  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
    Pour the mixture into the center of a cloth.
    • Tie the cloth together with a rubber band / ribbon / twist tie etc., to make a sachet.
  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
    Dip the sachet into a clean sink filled with hot water.
  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
    Leave the sachet in for 5 minutes.
    • When the water has cooled enough, squeeze the sachet to release the oatmeal milk into the water.
      How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
    Dab the sachet gently across your face.If you have any blemishes such as pimples, broken capillaries, insect bites etc., you can press the sachet into these for a minute or so.
  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
    Rinse your face with the water still in the sink (use a face cloth or your hands).
  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
    Pat your face dry with a soft towel or soft linen.
  • How to Make Oatmeal Face Milk
    Leave your face clear of products.
    • You can moisturize about half an hour after the treatment.

Tips

  • You can use this as a remedy for insect bites when travelling, camping etc. Just use your breakfast porridge and a handy cloth, along with some boiled water! The oatmeal eases itching and puffiness.
  • This makes a lovely gift. Make a bundle of about 6 of these. Tie the sachets with elegant satin ribbons and write out the instructions to attach to the bundle. Wrap in clear cellophane and add another ribbon or feature of your choice to finish it off.
  • Use this treatment in place of your usual cleanser for at least a few days, until you notice an improvement in the sensitivity of or blemishes on your skin.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal (porridge flakes)
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender or dried rose petals
  • Washcloth (cheesecloth, flannel etc)
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