Learn How to Make Natural Oatmeal Soap to Exfoliate Your Skin

Making a natural oatmeal soap has many advantages for skin care. The best thing is that it's very cheap and it doesn't have any harsh chemical ingredients.
Learn How to Make Natural Oatmeal Soap to Exfoliate Your Skin

Last update: 18 March, 2019

The regular use of this oatmeal soap can help to eliminate dead cells that accumulate on the skin. Even though there are many exfoliating products on the market with the same goal, this soap is low cost and free of harsh chemicals.

Oatmeal is one of the most recommended ingredients for care of the skin.

This is because it’s a moisturizer and does not cause allergies. It’s full of nutrients that promote the regeneration of tissues to prevent premature wrinkles.

Although these properties have been found in commercial cosmetic products for decades, oatmeal continues to prevail as one of the best options. This way, you don’t run the risk of undesirable reactions.

How do you make a natural oatmeal soap at home?

Keep reading to find out!

The benefits of natural oatmeal soap to exfoliate your skin

Natural oatmeal soap is a product that’s been very popular in the last several years. Its soft formula, free of harmful chemicals, allows its application even on sensitive skin or skin that is susceptible to dryness.

In cosmetic stores and supermarkets, there are many soaps that have similar characteristics.

It takes some time to make this soap. Nevertheless, many people are choosing to use this natural option. This way, you can exfoliate your skin regularly and after a time receive other interesting benefits.

Skin that’s free of dead cells

Skin that is free of dead cells
The most outstanding quality of this soap is its capacity to remove dead cells that stay in the skin. Due to its astringent compounds, it deeply cleans pores and improves the skin’s texture.

Its nutrients minimize the negative impact of free radicals. This promotes oxygenation of the tissues. Meanwhile, its nutrients help to prevent the appearance of premature signs of ageing and imperfections.

Relief for irritation and itching

Unlike many ingredients of chemical origin, oatmeal doesn’t alter the pH of your skin. In fact, its application has a positive effect on the treatment of allergic reactions that produce irritation and itching.

Its properties help to restore the natural moisture of the skin and decrease excess dryness, as well as burns and welts. In addition, it aids in healing small wounds.

A solution for excess oil

The astringent qualities of oatmeal soap are an alternative solution for the production of excess oil. Its direct application acts in a positive way on the activity of the sebaceous glands.

As a result, your skin looks fresh for a longer time without the shiny look that occurs with excess sebum. Also, it extracts many residues from the pores and diminishes the appearance of acne and blackheads.

How to prepare natural oatmeal soap at home

Oatmeal soap
To bolster the benefits of oatmeal on the skin, we can add to the soap other healthy ingredients such as honey and vitamin E oil. Of course, if you prefer to use only oatmeal, that’s fine too.


  • 1 bar of glycerin soap
  • 3 tablespoons of rolled oats
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 capsule of vitamin E


  • Container for a microwave
  • Wooden spoon
  • Soap molds


  1. Grate the bar of soap and put in a container for the microwave.
  2. Melt for a couple of minutes and mix with the oats and honey.
  3.   Stir for a few minutes with a wooden spoon until well mixed.
  4. Add the contents of the vitamin E capsule and continue stirring.
  5. After obtaining a uniform product, pour into the soap molds and wait for it to set.


  • Remove from the mold when you have the desired texture.
  • Wet your skin and rub on  your face with soft circular movements.
  •  Keep on your face for 5 to 8 minutes and then rinse.
  • Repeat the application for at least 3 times a week to maintain clean skin.

As you can see, making your own oatmeal soap isn’t complicated nor costly. Just follow the directions and enjoy all of its benefits!

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