Hundreds of years ago women used it to improve the appearance of their skin.
You will be surprised to know that it is one of the most important ingredient found in Indian kitchen.
Rice water is one of the natural beauty secrets born in Asia.
How to prepare rice water?
Soak the rice in cold water and leaving it for about an hour.
Let it cool a bit more and store it in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Rice water benefits for your skin
You can get rid of the problems like dark skin, acne, scars, tan etc completely by applying rice water to the skin regularly.
Remember to always apply it on thoroughly cleansed skin in the morning and in the evening, and try to let it dry naturally (it takes nomore than 5 minutes).
Apply the rice water with a cotton swab and within a few weeks you will notice how your skin gets fairer gradually, while the imperfections disappear. It is also believed that rice water helps to tighten the pores and is very beneficial for eczema-prone skin.
Fact about the rice water
It is rich in vitamin C and A, phenols and flavonoids that fight free radicals, which makes it even more special.
Rice water can also help reduce skin irritation. Just apply the rice water with a cotton swab on the affected area and let it dry.
Repeat the procedure a couple times until the discomfort disappears.
How rice powder works?
Rice contains a high amounts of PABA(para aminobenzoic acid) which is a strong sunscreen.
It contains huge amounts of Ferulic acid which is an antioxidant. Scientists have found that when ferulic acid is added to Vitamin C and E, its sun protection ability doubled.
Allantoin is a good anti-inflammatory agent. It soothes sunburns and also promotes the skin’s repair.
When applied as a paste on the skin, rice powder inhibits tyrosinase, which is an enzyme responsible for melanin production.