Oat & Skincare
Oat & Skincare
Avena sativa, commonly known as oats, has been used for centuries for its various health and skincare benefits. Oats are rich in natural compounds that can provide soothing, moisturizing, and protective effects on the skin. When incorporated into skincare products like our Beyond Ultra Radiance Range, oats can offer several benefits:
- Moisturization: Oats are an excellent source of beta-glucans, which form a protective barrier on the skin's surface, helping to lock in moisture. This hydration can help alleviate dryness, roughness, and flakiness, promoting a smoother and softer complexion.
- Soothing and Anti-Inflammatory: Oats contain compounds like avenanthramides that have anti-inflammatory properties. These compounds can help calm irritated and inflamed skin, making oats beneficial for individuals with sensitive or easily irritated skin conditions, such as eczema or rosacea.
- Skin Barrier Support: The lipids and ceramides present in oats contribute to maintaining and strengthening the skin's natural barrier. A strong skin barrier is crucial for protecting the skin from external aggressors, retaining moisture, and preventing water loss.
- Gentle Exfoliation: Ground oatmeal can act as a gentle exfoliant, helping to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores. This exfoliating action can improve skin texture and promote a brighter complexion.
- Antioxidant Protection: Oats are a source of antioxidants, including vitamin E, which helps protect the skin from free radical damage caused by environmental stressors like pollution and UV radiation.
- Anti-Itch Relief: Oats' anti-inflammatory properties can provide relief from itching and discomfort caused by skin conditions like eczema or insect bites.
- pH Balancing: Oats have a natural pH-balancing effect on the skin, helping to maintain a healthy acid mantle and supporting overall skin health.
The Beyond Ultra Radiance Range is our most exclusive product line and incorporates oat-based ingredients to promote radiance and healthy skin. The use of oat-derived compounds, like oat extract, oat oil, or colloidal oatmeal, in skincare formulations can enhance the skin's appearance and texture while providing the aforementioned benefits.
When using skincare products containing oats, it's essential to consider potential allergies or sensitivities. While oats are generally well-tolerated, some individuals may have oat allergies therefore we recommend a patch test before applying new skincare products to your face or body.