Here at Oat Cosmetics we love everything oat and are pleased to see that the natural ‘oat’ trend in cosmetics is on the up! More and more oat power products are being launched into the market, these products not only contain oat ingredients but many are using the powerful oat as a key marketing focus and why not? The oat is a fantastic ingredient to use in cosmetics: – trusted and reliable with exceptional efficacy to name a few! And where else would you go to source oat ingredients other then Oat Cosmetics, after all we are the oat experts and pride ourselves on exceptional customer service and quality of ingredients.
Every week we are seeing large companies using the humble oat to punch some power into their new product launches and this week’s blog will highlight a few of these to wet your appetite and hopefully inspire you to try the oat in your formulations for yourself.
Name: Carmex Comfort Care
Product: Colloidal Oatmeal Lip Balm
Description: A lip balm line formulated with natural colloidal oatmeal and natural, cold pressed fruit oil to deliver long-lasting moisture and hydration.
Why Colloidal Oatmeal: Colloidal oatmeal is a key ingredient in topical beauty products today because it’s an excellent, natural skin moisturiser. In addition to softening benefits, colloidal oatmeal possesses antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that are ideal for sensitive, dry skin – especially on the lips. While the colloidal oatmeal and other natural ingredients restore and maintain moisture, its smoothing and softening properties help keep lips looking young and beautiful.
Name: Frei Ol
Product: Shaping Oil
Description: Frei Öl Figur Öl (Shaping Oil), for all skin types, is described as an activating oil designed to: shape, firm and smooth the silhouette with white lupine extract; have an anti-cellulite-effect with red poppy seed extract, said to activate lipolysis 10 times more effectively than caffeine; nourish and lend skin a velvety-soft feeling with shea oil and oat oil; reduce cellulite and firm problem areas such as stomach, legs, buttocks, as well as upper arms
Why Oat Oil: Rich in vitamin E and Linoleic acid, oat oil can help restore the skin’s natural balance and appearance by replacing lipids lost in everyday activities. Helps to keep the skin hydrated by locking in moisture levels by forming a physical barrier to epidermal water loss, preventing further drying. Perfect for a skin oil, oat oil is skins salvation and is safe to use of any skin type. It has a non-greasy application and is quick to absorb into the skin.
Name: Gold Bond Ultimate
Product:Eczema Relief Skin Protectant Cream
Description: Combines 2% skin-protecting oatmeal to help relieve five frustrating eczema symptoms, including itch, dryness, rashes, roughness and irritation, and contains seven moisturizers with three vitamins to help skin look and feel healthy. The steroid and fragrance free product is dermatologist tested, has been accepted by the Eczema Society of Canada.
Why Colloidal Oatmeal: Soothes and relieves redness, itching and minor skin irritations caused by eczema or skin rashes, additionally it is monographed by the FDA as a skin protectant. Colloidal Oatmeal helps to improve the condition of skin but reduces TEWL and effectively forming a physical barrier on the skin surface.