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Colloidal Oatmeal

Thought to provide moisturizing properties by creating a barrier against the skin. The hydrated granules of oatmeal adhere to the surface of the skin and provide a protective film attracting humidity and reducing friction.

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Description

WHAT IS COLLOIDAL OATMEAL? Despite widely circulating information, Colloidal Oatmeal is NOT ground oatmeal.

This fine silky powder has been produced using a unique process that increases the capability to absorb oil resulting in excellent creams and lotions without an ‘oily’ feel. Colloidal Oatmeal offers moisturizing properties by creating a barrier against the skin. The hydrated granules of oatmeal attach to the skin provide a protective barrier. When colloidal oatmeal is dispersed in water, it deposits fine particles on the skin and forms a viscous occlusive barrier, thus improving dry skin.

Oats can be a food allergen for some individuals. However, oats have been used over centuries as a cure for eczema and other skin diseases, and therefore are beneficial to the majority of people

The Benefits of Colloidal Oatmeal

In the US extensive studies have been undertaken with colloidal oatmeal which shows it to have a number of benefits:

Cleansing

Buffering

Moisturizing

Protecting

Soothing

Anti‐irritant

Antioxidant

Commonly used in Lotions, Masks, Soap, Scrubs, Bath Bombs, Bath Soaks

Recommended use levels:

Creams: 0.5-1%

Milk Bath: 10-50%

Soaps: 1-10%

In 2003 the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), defined Colloidal Oatmeal as classified as a skin protectant by the FDA according to 21 CFR Part, 310 and 347 in Skin Protectant Drug Product Over‐ the‐Counter Human Use: Final Monograph [Appendix 2]

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Weight 1 lbs
Size

1lb, 5lb

2 reviews for "Colloidal Oatmeal"

  1. (verified owner):

    Such a lovely additive it’s so universal. I use it in my soaps my lotions and bath bombs as well. Provides a nice silky smooth feeling to the final product.

  2. (verified owner):

    I make CP soap and use this in every batch that I make. This is a MUST HAVE for me! I also use it in my bath bombs and bath truffles. I make sure to have at least 1 lb. unopened at all times. I rotate mine and put the newest package in the back so that I never run out. Thanks for offering such a great product!

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Creams: 0.5-1% Milk Bath: 10-50% Soaps: 1-10%
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