The Japanese ladies are worldwide famous for their youthful looks. The thing is rice is not only a staple ingredient in the Japanese cuisine. It is also one of the main ingredients for the skin and the face care among Japanese ladies.
There are some people who claim that Japanese women have benefited from the amazing skin healing properties of rice for centuries. It is even scientifically proven that the application of rice bran powder, rice water and rice bran oil on your skin may improve your complexion and help you get rid of the dark spots. Also, the rice can improve the quality of your diet due to its rich antioxidant content.
Rice is full with linoleic acid and squalene, which is a strong antioxidant that has the ability to stimulate the collagen production in the skin. That is a natural substance that can protect your skin from premature aging and can also prevent the incidence of wrinkles. Moreover, it protects your skin from damage that is caused by sun exposure. Furthermore, the rice is abundant in vitamin E and gamma oryzol, which can reduce the cholesterol levels in the blood and also protect the health of your heart.
A lot of people, however, are not aware that rice has the ability to restore the youthful appearance of their skin, making it soft and silky.
Below you can see a rice based recipe for preparation of the anti-wrinkle mask that is going to give you smooth and glowing skin.
Ingredients You Need:
- 3 tablespoons of rice
- A tablespoon of milk
- One tablespoon of honey
When your rice is boiled, you need to strain it and separate the water where the rice boiled. Add one spoon of the heated milk in the rice and mix them well. At the end you can add the honey.
The procedure goes like this:
First you need to clean your face thoroughly and then apply the mask on dry skin. Leave it to act for a while, until it`s totally dry. Then, you can remove the mask and wash your face with the rice water.
The rice water acts as a skin moisturizer that can improve the circulation, prevent aging spots and reduce any inflammation. The healing properties of the rice water are going to give you pure and well-nourished skin. It also has some mild sun protective effects.
In order to obtain optimal results, repeat the procedure once a week. Your face is going to look ten years younger.