Oat lipids and proteins help to rejuvenate the skin barrier. And this will help the skin to get hydrated. The oats also have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant chemicals which helps you with skin sensitivity and helps to slow down aging.
Eating oats is a good start.
But, there also is something called "oat cleansing." Take a handful of oatmeal then soak in water for a few minutes. Squeeze out the excess water and rub gently onto your face like a normal foam facial cleanser. Then wash off.
So why is oat a skin secret?
The compounds in oats called avenanthramides help calm irritation and inflammation. Also contains chemicals called saponins that help to clear skin. Colloidal oatmeal has been approved by the FDA as a treatment on irritated skin.