oatmeal. reconsidered.

February 8, 2011

oatmeal mask mask mixed this is not a story about breakfast. though it could be.

oatmeal is for eating. i know. but sometimes it makes for a pretty good at-home spa treatment. and i’m kind of digging those lately.

this weekend i slathered the stuff on my face; a simple mixture of ground up oatmeal, yogurt and honey. it left my skin feeling soft and smooth and allowed me to practice my best monster faces in the mirror. win-win.

sweet blue bowl from gleena. visit the shop for lots more that is lovely.

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11 Comments

  • Reply nicole February 8, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    perfect for an at home spa treatment! sometimes you just wan to stay home!!!

  • Reply naturally nina February 8, 2011 at 2:34 pm

    nice. and now i love those gleena bowls. thanks for the tip!

  • Reply Pravina Studio February 8, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    I've been all about the at home spa treatments lately too. It makes skin feel so nice, which is especially important in the winter!

    I've been a huge fan of Gleena's work. Soon, I will have to get some of those bowls myself…

  • Reply caroline February 8, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    total win-win!

  • Reply Deb February 8, 2011 at 7:43 pm

    HO! Now why don't we see a pic of the oatmeal on your face? Hmmm? Seriously, a lovely pic of the blue bowl.

  • Reply Emily February 9, 2011 at 12:58 am

    Love this idea and love the photo!

  • Reply wiley February 9, 2011 at 3:06 am

    i have to admit, i have an almost-phobic reaction to wet cereal, but…this really does seem like a good idea…and your photographs make it look a lot less scary.

  • Reply Lisa February 9, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Your photos are just so adorable! May I ask what camera settings you use?

    Love, Lisa

  • Reply Julie-Inspired February 9, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    I have been thinking of trying this for ever!! I'm sure your skin feels so amazing afterwards. Also, you always take really beautiful photos.

  • Reply Erin February 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    thank you for the sweet notes, friends. and yes, i highly recommend smearing your breakfast all over your face!

    @lisa: i generally just fiddle with settings until i find something i like. i take most of these close-ups with my camera on manual so i can adjust everything i want to!

  • Reply lark + linen February 16, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    I just stumbled upon your blog and I'm completely smitten.

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