Have you ever used rice on your face? If not, try these 5 ways

How to use rice for skin?—If this is what you're searching for, then don't go anywhere else because here are 5 ways to use rice for your face.
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Using rice can totally transform your skincare routine. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Aayushi Gupta Published: 5 Aug 2022, 09:22 am IST
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Korean beauty trends, which give women flawless, glowing, and toned skin, have taken the world by storm. If you are also a Korean beauty enthusiast, you must be familiar with the glass skin fad, in which skin seems clear as a mirror. A lot of credit for this goes to rice. Let us learn how to use rice for skin.

Here are the benefits of rice for the skin:

Being one of the primary ingredients in Korean products, rice helps to reduce the pores, brighten the complexion, tighten the skin and soothe the rough texture of the skin. It is a long-forgotten beauty element that can give you beautiful and glowing skin.

Health Shots spoke to Dr Navnit Haror, Founder and Director of Derma Miracle clinic, who explained the benefits of rice for skin.

Dr Haror says, “Rice is a very important part of our diet. It plays a crucial role in safeguarding us from various health-related issues. It is a cosmetic healing tool as well.”

How to use rice for skin?
The benefits of rice water, decoded. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

He adds, “Rice and rice water are both considered the most effective beauty ingredients in a lot of skin brightening, whitening, and anti-ageing skin care products. In fact, it is useful to cure and prevent acne, remove acne scars, and can remove hyperpigmentation, dark spots, and age spots around your mouth, upper lips, eyes, and entire face and body.”

Here are 5 ways to use rice on your face:

You can add rice to your daily routine to get rid of acne and take a step forward in maintaining flawless and glowing skin.

1. Rice flour mask

  • Mix 3 tablespoons of finely ground rice flour.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of burned plant pulp together with cold water in proportion to make a thin liquid.
  • Apply this mixture over the face and neck.
  • Leave it on for an hour till it’s completely dry, then wash it off with cold water.
  • It will instantly soothe and regenerate your skin. Use this mask a minimum of once every week for best results.

2. Rice water mist

  • Boil rice, strain, and collect the water.
  • Allow it to cool down and store it in a small spray bottle.
  • You can also eliminate the boiling process by simply soaking the rice in water overnight and collecting the water the following morning.
  • Allow it to ferment for 2-3 days, then use the fermented rice water as a face mist in the morning after your shower and right before you go to bed.

Also, read: Not just hair! Here are 5 ways in which rice water can works wonders for your skin

3.  Rice water ice cubes

  • Take a cup of rice (about 100 g). You can choose any sort of rice.
  • Pour three cups of water (about 500 ml to 700 ml) into a bowl.
  • Soak the rice in the water for half-hour.
  • Use your fingers to carefully stir and displace the rice.
  • Strain the rice and collect the water in a large glass bottle.
  • Refrigerate it.
  • You can also freeze the water and ice every morning and before going to bed.
How to use rice for skin?
A regular face massage with a rice ice cube can give flawless skin! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

4. Rice and curd

  • Take a cup of rice (about 100 g). You can choose any sort of rice.
  • Grind the rice.
  • Add a half tablespoon of gram flour and 1 tablespoon of curd.
  • Apply it to your face with a brush and let it dry.
  • Now wash your face gently with water.

Also, read: The ‘Rapunzel’ regime: 4 DIY rice water methods to get healthy hair

5. Rice powder and essential oil

  • Take 1 tablespoon of rice powder and add 1 tablespoon of curd to it.
  • Now add 2-3 drops of essential oil.
  • Apply it to the face in the massage direction.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes and wash it off.

So ladies, these are some ways to use rice through which you can get flawless and smooth skin that is acne and scar free.

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Aayushi Gupta is a health writer with a special interest in trends related to diet, fitness, beauty and intimate health. With around 2 years of experience in the wellness industry, she is connected to leading experts and doctors to provide our readers with factually correct information. ...Read More

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