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The rice is widely known for its multiple uses in cuisine and its large variety of essential nutrients, is a food that is part of the daily routine of millions of people.
But despite its great success among the people for all these features, few know that, besides being a good food to eat, it is very useful for the care of the skin and the hair.
Surprisingly, many companies of beauty use their active compounds for the manufacture of cosmetic and rejuvenation treatments.
This useful little spread of rice was discovered by the japanese women, who noticed their hands were softer and more beautiful after having washed the rice in the rice.
With the passage of time was also determined that it is an excellent peeling agent, ideal to remove dead cells and all impurities of the skin.
But the benefits continue. This cereal also helps to regulate the pH of skin and decreases excess fat production, preventing acne and other common problems.
Although some are not aware of it, their cosmetic applications are still valid and can be very helpful in the beauty routine.
For all of these fantastic benefits of rice which probably desconocías, we will share with you in detail, 4 of the best cosmetic recipes that you can’t afford to miss.
When grinding the grains of rice we can prepare a product for exfoliating to revitalize the skin, combat blackheads and eliminate dead skin cells.
Its properties moisturize deeply the skin and give it a look bright, young and free of imperfections.
- ¼ Cup of white rice (50 g)
- 1 tablespoon of organic coconut oil (15 g)
Grind the rice into powder and mix it with the tablespoon of coconut oil.
After obtaining a homogeneous paste, rub the treatment all over the face with gentle circular movements.
Let act 5 to 10 minutes and rinse. Use it 2 or 3 times a week.
Also known as the “mask japanese”, is a treatment that is made with rice and other natural ingredients that promote rejuvenation of the skin.
Its main secret lies in their supply of inositol, a substance that stimulates the circulation while minimizing the appearance of wrinkles.
- 3 tablespoons brown rice organic (30 g)
- 2 tablespoons of distilled water (20 ml)
- 2 tablespoons of pulp of avocado (30 g)
- 1 tablespoon of honey (25 g)
Grind the tbsp of brown rice and toss in a bowl with the water, the pulp of avocado and honey.
After obtaining a pasta creamy, rub the stain all over the face, neck and neckline.
Let act 30 minutes and rinse. Use it at least once a week.
The resulting water of soaking the rice is rich in vitamins, minerals and essential proteins that help to nourish and strengthen the hair.
Its application leaves the hair shiny, smooth and free of problems such as the excessive fall.
- 1 liter of water
- 1 ¼ cup brown rice (250 g)
Put to boil a liter of water and, when it comes to a boil, pour it in a bowl with the brown rice. Let rest for about 20 minutes and fíltralo with a strainer to separate the grains from the liquid.
Reserve the grains to make a scrub and use the liquid as a rinse for the hair.
Apply from the roots to the tips, and expected to act 5 minutes. Rinse as usual and use it every two days.
Natural tonic for all skin types
Another of the interesting uses of the rice-water is as a natural tonic for the skin, as it promotes blood flow, prevents premature aging and facilitates the deep cleansing of the pores.
Its vitamins, minerals and natural fibers penetrate easily into the skin, and minimizes the aggressions it suffers from the environment and by the use of chemicals.
It is ideal for those with imbalances in the activity of your sebaceous glands, since it reduces the excess fat and shiny.
- 1 liter of water
- ½ Cup rice (100 g)
Put to boil a liter of water and pour it in a bowl with half a cup of rice.