Japanese women have enjoyed the benefits of rice for centuries. The secret of their beauty lies in this simple gift of nature.
Rice is an amazing source of linoleic acid and squalene, a mighty antioxidant that stimulates collagen production.
It slows the occurrence of wrinkles.
Squalene also protects skin from sun.
Rice is also abundant in vitamin E and gamma oryznol, known for its ability to protect heart and decrease cholesterol levels.
Rice has astonishing effects in skin rejuvenation and not many people know this, except from the Japanese.
We will give you a recipe of a rice based mask that softens wrinkles and makes your skin glow.
To prepare the mask, you will need:
– 3 tablespoons rice
– 1 tablespoon milk
– 1 tablespoon of honey
Once your rice is boiled, strain it and separate the water in which the rice boiled. Add one spoon of heated milk in the rice and mix well. Finally, add honey.
First, clean your face thoroughly and apply the mask on dry skin. Let it act for a while, until it`s completely dry. Then, remove the mask and wash your face with the rice water.
Rice water has strong antioxidant properties. It moisturizes skin and stimulates circulation. Rice water also helps in removing age spots and relieves inflammation. It will make your skin healthy and moisturized. Use it to protect your skin from sun.
For optimal results, repeat the procedure once a week. Your face will look ten years younger.