The remarkably skin healing benefits of rice is something the Japanese women have known for centuries!
Using rice bran oil, rice bran powder and rice water on your skin will change its texture and clarity. This mean that it will make your skin smooth and will eliminate dark spots. Also, you can improve your diet with rice and use its antioxidant powers.
Rice is a rich in linoleic acids and squalene, a powerful antioxidant that helps the collagen production in the skin. This substance keeps the skin from wrinkling. Also, squalene defends the skin from sun burn. Rice have big amount of vitamin E and gamma oryznol as well, which protects heart health and lowers cholesterol.
Rice has amazing effects in skin renewal, but not many people know this, except the Japanese.
Here is a recipe of a rice based mask that makes your skin glow and softens wrinkles.
To prepare the mask, you will need:
- 3 tablespoons rice
- 1 tablespoon milk
- 1 tablespoon of honey
First boil the rice, then strain it and put separately from the water in which the rice boiled. Add one spoon of heated milk in the rice and mix them together. Stir the mixture well, and add the honey.
Clean and dry your skin and apply the mask. Leave the mask to dry. Later, take off the mask and wash your face with the rice water.
This water has antioxidant and healing properties. It moisturizes the skin and improves circulation, avoid age related spots and ease inflammation. Rice water will make your skin healthy, clear and more moisturized. Also, it gives you a mild protection from the sun.
If you want to feel the benefits and look ten years younger, do this procedure for at least once a week.