Starting the day with a bowl of oatmeal is healthy and easy. But what about introducing oats into your bath time?
Oatmeal is soothing–easing inflammation, itchiness, and redness. That makes it a great choice for a calming bath to combat skin irritation from sunburn, bug bites and even eczema. It helps rehydrate dry skin, it exfoliates gently, and it cleanses. If that’s what your skin is longing for these days, scroll down for some of our favorite oatmeal bath recipes:
Reduce skin redness and irritation with a combination of milk and oatmeal. This bath soak is equally nourishing, soothing and moisturizing.
Oatmeal Milk Bath from The Idea Room
Instead of a milk bath, how about a coconut milk bath? Made with oatmeal and honey, it feels luxurious and smells amazing.
Oatmeal + Coconut Milk Bath Soak from Hello Glow
Oatmeal is already good for soothing irritated skin, but when you add honey, you get a healing soak that leaves your skin beautifully soft.
DIY Honey Oat Epsom Salt Soak from Dear Crissy
Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory eucalyptus oil helps relax the muscles, open the sinuses and stimulate the immune system. The perfect option for a summer bath!
Eucalyptus Oatmeal Bath Salts from The Soft Landing
If you’d rather have a little fun while soaking in the tub, fizzy bath bombs are the thing for you! Made with oat milk and honey fragrance oil, they smell creamy and delightful!
DIY Oatmeal Bath Bombs from Soap Queen
Eliminate stress before bedtime with a soothing oatmeal and lavender bath. Your skin will feel moisturized and relaxed.
DIY Oatmeal and Lavender Soak from The Everygirl
If you have eczema or another kind of rash, this bath can really help soothe the itchiness, redness, and pain. Oatmeal is combined with chamomile, which makes it even more calming and relaxing.
Oatmeal + Chamomile Bath from Hello Glow