In this article we are presenting you a secret that Japanese ladies have known for centuries. You will be surprised when you find out about the skin healing benefits of rice!
By applying rice bran oil, rice bran powder and rice water on your skin, the texture and clarity of the skin will change. In other words it can make skin smooth and eliminate dark spots. Also, you can enrich your diet with rice and use its antioxidant powers.
Rice is a rich source of linoleic acids and squalene, a powerful antioxidant that promotes the collagen production in the skin. This substance will prevent the appearance of wrinkles. Additionally, squalene protects the skin from sun damage. Rice also is rich in vitamin E and gamma oryznol. That protects heart health and lowers cholesterol.
Rice has amazing effects in skin rejuvenation and few people know this secret, except from the Japanese. Read the recipe of a rice based mask that softens wrinkles and makes your skin glow.
- 3 tablespoons rice
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon milk
Preparation and use:
First of all, boil the rice, than strain it and put aside the water in which the rice boiled. After that add a spoon of heated milk in the rice and mix them. Add the honey, after you stir the mixture well.
Apply this great mask on clean, dry skin and let it dry. Afterwards, take off the mask and wash your face with water in which the rice boiled.
The antioxidant and healing properties of rice water will moisturize the skin and improve circulation, avoid age related spots and ease inflammation. The result from this water will be healthy, clear and more moisturized skin. Also, it offers you a mild sun protection.
For best results, it is recommended to repeat this treatment at least once a week.