How To Make an Oatmeal Bath for Your Skin – Insider.com
Insider.com asked various dermatologists for advice on an Oatmeal bath in the article titled “How to make an oatmeal bath to soothe and moisturize skin, according to dermatologists.”
Due to the range of nutrients it has, oatmeal can soothe a wide variety of skin conditions, including:
- Rashes such as Poison Ivy
- Dry skin or Itchy skin
- Bug bites
Dr. Green was featured in the article and she notes that after one oatmeal bath, your skin may feel softer and smoother. However, it may take a “few weeks of once-weekly oatmeal baths for ongoing irritations to become less inflamed.” And for kids, you may want to do a patch test first by placing colloidal oatmeal on a small area of skin for about 15 minutes to look out for irritation.
Find out more and read the full article about how to make an oatmeal bath at https://www.insider.com/oatmeal-bath