Rice is commonly used in Korea as a beauty ingredient and is now also widely used as a skin care and hair care ingredient all over the world. Rice or fermented rice is an active and dominant ingredient found in a lot of commercial hair care and skin care ingredients but it also includes other unwanted ingredients. Rice has amazing skin benefits and here we have a recipe for natural rice face mask you can use for some weekend TLC-
Organic Rice- Rice flour has mild exfoliating properties that helps buff away dead skin cells. Polishes skin and makes skin soft and glowing. Rice has brightening properties that enhances natural complexion and reduces sun tan and pigmentation. Evens out skin tone. Gradually makes skin clean and clear.
Rose Water- Rose water helps control shine and balance sebum production. Adds a rosy glow and also helps enhance natural complexion, reduce tan and pigmentation. READ MORE – 6 BEST SCALP SCRUB RECIPES FOR HEALTHY HAIR GROWTH
RECIPE FOR RICE FACE MASK FOR BRIGHT AND CLEAR SKIN:
Things you need-
- 1/2 cup organic white or brown rice
- Enough rose water or filtered water (you can also use aloe vera gel if you like)
Grind washed and dried white or brown rice and pass it through a sieve to obtain fine rice flour. Save the powder in an air-tight container and store it in a cool and dry place. Use and when required. Take some powder in a bowl and add in enough rose water or filtered water (whatever you have, you can also add aloe gel for oily skin) to make a paste and apply on cleansed facial skin. Let it sit for 10 minutes and massage with wet hands to exfoliate very gently and rinse off. Follow up with your regular toning and moisturizing routine. Use this mask cum scrub twice a week. READ MORE – BEST NATURAL REMEDIES FOR THICKER HAIR
Note: Refrain from massaging if you have active acne.