Oat for the cosmetic industry

SWEOAT™ beta glucan products and flours for cosmetics

The very fine milled oat flours, with high functional values and competitive prices compared to other powder ingredients, has now become an important ingredient in the cosmetic market. Swedish Oat Fiber has a very close cooperation with a strategic partner, introducing the oat products to the cosmetic market. Please contact us for further information.

The advantages of the SWEOAT™ Flours in cosmetics are:

  • Very fine milled colloidal oat flour
  • Soluble oat flour gives excellent gelling and colloidal properties
  • Price competitive
  • All natural based on oat, well-known of well-being
  • Skin protectant and moisturizing
  • Skin repair, anti-ageing, rejuvenating
  • Anti-inflammatory, anti-itch, soothing
  • Effective buffer normalizing skin pH


Some examples of applications are:

  • Hair care in shampoos and conditioners
  • Skin care in creams and lotions
  • Talcs and dusting powders
  • Foundations

SWEOAT™ Oils for Cosmetics

Pure vegetable, with special functional and moisturising properties. Swedish Oat Fiber has developed a new process to fractionate crude oat oil into unique ingredients for cosmetics. 

Oat Oil Improves the Skin Barrier

The advantages of the SWEOAT™ Oils are:

  • Being vegetable, all natural
  • Price competitive
  • Natural emollient, moisturizing
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Inhibiting ultraviolet irradiation-induced skin damage
  • Emulsifier, may reduce other emulsifiers in cosmetics
  • Different amount of polar lipids – from 4 to 40, upon request


Depending of the end use, the oils are available either crude or fractioned to different amounts of polar lipids. Some examples of applications are:

  • Hand and body lotions
  • Day and night creams, BB creams
  • Body oil
  • Oil for cuticles (nails)
  • Replacing other oils in cosmetics