5 Astonishing Ways To Use Oatmeal
Saturday, Jan 16, 2016 by: Nellie G. Speck, Staff Writer

It’s no secret that having a bowl of Oatmeal is a great way to start someone else’s busy day. This super breakfast is packed with Oats and when poured into a bowl… makes a superb meal. Aside from spilling half of the amount of Oats onto the floor and the other half into a bowl, Oatmeal will kick start your day ahead, as you sweep the discarded Oats into a corner. Do you know Oatmeal can also be used for a wide variety of things?

‘Oatmeal has many uses, when mixed into a paste and applied to the face it acts as a quick ‘pick-me-up’. Oatmeal mixed with water is often used as an exfoliator for removing dry, dull skin leaving a glowing complexion. Many have benefitted using Oatmeal for improving scalp conditions and has a rejuvenating effect upon dry, damaged Hair.’ - WWW. Oatmeal Association

‘Not just something you eat; Oatmeal is also good for creativity. Budding creatives can save money while becoming imaginative with their Oats.’ – Art of the Oat Forum

Improves Dandruff

Do you get the impression you are ignored? Create your own Dandruff with just Two handfuls of fine Oats, rub into scalp to achieve that Snowstorm look for strangers and friends. The Oats with their unique shapes will convince everyone you have a serious Scalp problem.

Bottom of the Packet Oats

Don’t let bottom of the packet Oats go to waste, purchase small wash bags and fill all your Oat dregs into bag. Add a tiny amount of shaved soap. The Oat bags make great, cheap gifts for friends and family to use as wash cloths and sponges. Not only will there be an improvement to their skin; having friends and family with good skin will benefit you, too.


Stretch your creativity further by making great memories for a happy couple on their wedding day. Medium sized Oatmeal makes a fantastic alternative to traditional confetti for throwing over a Bride and Groom. Imagine their faces when they see the Oats scattered in the Bed and on the Carpet in their Hotel room. If you know the happy couple, you can admit it was you who threw the Oatmeal.

Decorating the Home

Woodchip around the home is making a comeback, be a step ahead and create the woodchip effect to your own walls using Oatmeal. You will need:

  • 2 Buckets
  • Glue
  • Oatmeal
  • Paint (colour of your choice)
  • Roller

Fill one bucket with glue and sprinkle Oats into the second bucket. Throw bucket of Glue at your chosen wall, throw the bucket containing the Oatmeal at the same wall. Be sure not to let go of buckets when throwing glue and Oats at the wall. When dry, paint over your Oat chipped walls.

2 in 1 Facial & Halloween Mask

For the next Halloween party, try a useful way of combining a facial while enjoying the night’s events. Why not make the two in one Face & Halloween mask. To make: Mix Water, Honey, and Oatmeal into a thick lumpy paste and apply to face. Use face paint to complete your scary face. The Oatmeal and Honey mask, used with face paint is great for Zombies and Witches.