You must have wondered why the Japanese women are almost never seen to have bad skin. They always look amazing without worry how old they are.
For Japanese women, whether it is about their skin condition and complexion, 50 is the new 30.
They are known for their youthful, flawless, radiant and dewy skin. This is why they have been the poster models to luminous Asian skin.
So how come they are able to retain their porcelain-like skin even into the later years? So what do they do so different from us that enables that amazing preservation of their elegant and youthful skin?
The secret is beyond the use of the perfect cleanser and moisturizer. That type of skin is achieved with more than just masking and exfoliation. Actually, the difference is even beyond the genetics. It’s a mistaken belief that Asians have certain youth “beauty gene.”
The skin secrets of Japanese women it’s revealed, and lots of them may even surprise you.
You should rice up your life!
Traditionally, a Geisha used rice bran for softening both herskin and her hair. She bathed her hair in the water where the rice was rinsed, before cooking. They were certainly using something powerful, as it turned out to be a powerful natural antioxidant and emollient. The rice helps to protect against UV damage. It is helping in preventing wrinkles and it nourishes your skin. If you want flawless complexion, you need to use rice.
- Rice – 2 to 3 tbsp
- Honey – 1 tbsp
- Milk – 1 tbsp
- Put rice in a pan full with cold water and cook slowly on a medium heat.
- Once it’s cooked, strain it and save the liquid.
- The well boiled and drained rice needs to be washed in cold water. Add one tablespoon of warm milk to it and stir everything well.
- Now, you should add 1 tbsp of honey.
Cleanse your face and neck and apply this as a mask. Allow it to stay on your face for around half an hour to one hour. Rinse it with the same liquid where the rice was cooking.
You can store the rice water in your fridge for up to four days and you may use it as a facial toner in the morning and evening. You can also freeze the liquid into ice molds and use it for massaging the face.