Oatmeal is not just great for breakfast in the morning, an Oatmeal soothing bath is also really great for soothing all sorts of irritated and/or itchy skin issues. Oats are naturally hydrating to the skin and release milky emollients that can soothe the itchiest of problems. Oatmeal soothing bath ‘s are great for sensitive skin as well as:
- eczema and psoriasis
- boils, burns and blisters
- chicken pox and measles
- bug bites
½ cup baking soda
¼ cup coconut milk powder (or other milk powder of your choice)
10 drops each lavender and chamomile essential oil
- In a blender or food processor, combine oats, baking soda, and milk powder. Blend until oats are powdered and everything is blended together.
- Add essential oil drops and pulse your food processor a few times to mix them in.
- Store in a mason jar, in a cool dry location when not in use.
To Use: Run bath water at full force and sprinkle ¼ cup of oatmeal bath mixure underneath running bath water. Soak in the oatmeal bath for at least 20 minutes.
To heal dry skin, do not wipe your skin dry when getting out of the tub, PAT it dry instead. Follow with a rich BODY BUTTER to lock in the moisture and further heal dry skin.