Have you ever wondered why Japanese women are almost never seen to have bad skin? They always look great without concern how old they are.
With the Japanese women, whether it’s about their complexion and skin condition, 50 is the new 30.
Japanese women are known for their flawless, youthful, dewy and radiant skin. This is the reason they have been the poster models when it came to luminous Asian skin.
So how is it that they are able to retain their porcelain-like skin even into the later years? So what do they do different from us that enables such amazing preservation of their youthful and elegant skin?
The secret is beyond the use of the perfect moisturizer and cleanser. Such a skin is achieved with more than just regular masking and exfoliation. In fact, the difference is even beyond the genetics. It is a misconception that Asians have certain youth “beauty gene.”
The skin secrets of the Japanese women have been revealed, and many of them may even surprise you.
You should also rice up your life!
Traditionally, Geisha used rice bran for softening both their hair and skin. They bathed their hair in the water left after uncooked rice was rinsed. They were certainly using something powerful, as it turned out to be a powerful natural emollient and antioxidant. Rice helps in protecting against UV damage. It helps in preventing wrinkles and in nourishing your skin. When you want flawless complexion, you should be using rice.
- Rice – 2 to 3 tbsp
- Milk – 1 tbsp
- Honey – 1 tbsp
How to Prepare?
- Put rice in cold water and cook slowly over medium heat.
- Once it gets cooked, you should strain it while saving the liquid.
- The well boiled and drained rice should be washed in cold water. Add a tablespoon of warm milk to it and stir well.
- Then add 1 tbsp of honey.
Then cleanse your face and neck and apply this mask. Allow it to live on your face of 30-60 minutes. Rinse it using the same liquid that was used for cooking the rice.
The rice water can be stored in your fridge for up to 4 days. It can be used as your facial toner in the morning and evening. It can also be frozen into ice molds and used for massaging your face.