Japanese women are famous for their skin without imperfections. Their ability to stay young impresses many people and forced them to wonder – What is the secret of Japanese beauty?
Hot baths, healthy foods, quality of life, genetics, quality makeup and advanced beauty products are some of the factors that can’t be ignored to achieve beautiful skin. However, there are few people that like to go the extra mile to find lesser known age-old beauty secrets. In this article, you will learn about an amazingly simple yet profound beauty secret from Japan that has been followed by the locals since the ancient times to get rid of wrinkles and achieve beautiful younger skin.
Japanese Beauty Secret Mask
We will teach a recipe for homemade rice mask, which promises to tone, moisturize and rejuvenate your skin. It is one of the best secrets of Japanese beauty, check it out.
- 3 tablespoons of Japanese rice
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon whole milk
Method of preparation
Just like the ingredients, the preparation is very simple.
Boil filtered water enough to soften the rice. Reserve the water and let it cool. Add honey and warm milk (do not boil) to the rice. Mix everything with light, circular movements.
How to use the mask:
Apply the mixture on the face, doing a facial massage, with movements from the inside out and let dry for about thirty minutes. Remove the mask with the cold water used to prepare Japanese rice.
Pretty simple and easy, isn’it? Rice water can be turned into ice cubes. Every day in the morning, apply the mask on the face to invigorate the skin.
The mask in the refrigerator lasts up to two days (48 hours) at most. It should be kept tightly capped, preferably in a glass container.
Properties of Japanese Rice (Gohan)
Japanese rice, compared to others, is much healthier; we’re not just talking about calories. The preparation is made without oil, and its composition is rich in minerals and vitamins.
Rice cultivation by the Japanese is millenarian; it is the basis of food in Japan. The rice fields are beautiful. The care with the cultivation and processing, surely make the difference.
Rice water is anti-inflammatory and antioxidant combats free radicals, because of coenzymes and coumaric acid. In India, Ayurvedic medicine indicates rice water for skin treatments.
The grains of rice can still be used to exfoliate the skin, mixing with a small amount of oil or honey. Exfoliation helps maintain skin circulation and remove dead skin.