Since the beginning of time Japanese and Korean women know this secret. Rice and rice water have wonderful effects in skin rejuvenation.
Rice is a rich source of linoleic acids and squalene, a powerful antioxidant which promotes collagen production in the skin. It prevents appearance of wrinkles and helps to rejuvenate the skin.
Rice masks and tonics containing squalene protect the skin from sun damage, that is especially important during summer season. Also rice contains large amount of vitamin E, which is also very beneficial for the skin.
And don’t forget that you can use rice not only for masks, but also enrich your diet with this product, and use its antioxidant powers.
One of Japanese beauty secrets is a rice-based face mask. We share the recipe of this mask below. This beauty treatment will soon become your favorite one, as after its application your skin will become extremely soft, light, velvety and radiant.
So, you’ll need:
- 3 tbsp of rice (natural, not steamed),
- 2 cups of water,
- 1 tbsp of milk,
- 1 tbsp of honey.
How to make
- Boil rice for 20 min to make it enough mild.
- Put aside the water in which the rice has boiled.
- Heat the milk milk and add it into the boiled rice, mix well.
- Cool the mix to approximately 40 degrees.
- Add honey and mix again.
How to apply
- Apply a generous amount of the mask on the cleansed and dry face skin and décolleté zone.
- Leave the mask for 20-30 min.
- Take off the mask and wash your face with rice water (use the water in which the rice boiled).
Rice water has several useful properties
- Rice water is a great skin moisturizer.
- It improves blood circulation.
- Rice water is packed with antioxidants and has the ability to absorb ultraviolet rays.
- It relieves inflammations.
- It is also able to bind copper, slow down the formation of melanin, and thus prevent the formation of pigment stains and brighten the already existing.
So rinsing the mask with rice water you’re using all the advantages of rice.
It’s better to use the rice mask before bedtime, so just let your face dry after washing it, and go to bed.
Make this procedure at least once a week, you will feel the benefits and will look younger.
Rice mask is really effective, and it is able not only compete with such procedures like Botox, but also significantly exceed them, as it is completely safe and keeps natural facial features.
You look young and at the same time absolutely natural! This is the main effect that you get.