For centuries, Japanese ladies have been using this -- the surprising skin healing benefits of rice!
Applying rice bran powder, rice bran oil and rice water on your skin can change the clarity and texture of the skin. It means that it can make your skin feel smooth and eliminate dark spots. Additionally, you can enrich your diet with rice and benefit from its antioxidant properties.
Rice is a rich source of squalene and linoleic acids. Squalene is considered to be a powerful antioxidant that can promote the collagen production in the skin as well as keeps the skin from wrinkling. Moreover, squalene has the ability to protect the skin against sun damage. Also present in rice are a large amount of vitamin E and gamma oryzanol which lowers cholesterol and protects heart health.
Rice has an amazing effect in skin rejuvenation. Yet, not many people know this, except the Japanese.
We will give you a recipe of rice-based mask that makes your skin glow and softens wrinkles
To prepare the mask, you will need:
3 tablespoons rice
1 tablespoon of honey
1 tablespoon milk
How to prepare:
1. After you boiled the rice, strain it. Put aside the water in which the rice boiled.
2. Add a spoon of heated milk in the rice and mix them.
3. Add honey after stirring well.
4. Apply the mask on the clean and dry skin. Let it dry.
5. Afterwards, take off the mask and wash your face with water in which the rice boiled.
Rice water has healing and antioxidant properties. It moisturizes the skin, improves circulation, eases inflammation and avoids age-related spots. Moreover, rice water will give you clear, healthy and more moisturized skin as well as mild sun protection.
You will feel the benefits of this method and look ten years younger if you do this procedure at least once per week.