Many people want to preserve their youthful appearance as long as they can. In order to achieve this, it is very important to take proper care of the skin. One way to make your skin younger and healthier is by using the Japanese mask.
People spend lots of money on expensive treatments, creams and cosmetic products which don’t always provide the results they promise. Instead of putting all kinds of chemicals on your skin, you can try a natural and safer approach such as the following remedy.
The main ingredient of the Japanese mask is rice. It is much more efficient than you may think because it provides the following benefits for the skin:
- Rice is a good tonic
Rice contains inositol, an ingredient that promotes blood flow to the skin thus slow down aging and improve the overall skin health.
- Rice is rich in vitamin B
The B vitamins have numerous beneficial properties for the nails, hair as well as skin because they stimulate the skin cells regeneration thus contributing to softer and stronger skin.
- Rice hydrates the skin
Rice, particularly the rice water has excellent hydrating and regenerative properties which is why it is an ingredient used by many Japanese women.
- Rice has anti-wrinkle effect
Inositol, the ingredient in rice, also has the ability to rejuvenate the face by reducing wrinkles and stimulating the blood flow in the skin.
- Rice is an excellent exfoliator
Rice also contains phytic acid which has the ability to remove dead skin cells making the skin rejuvenated.
- Rice eliminates imperfections due to acne
Rice water can successfully treat the skin conditions caused by foreign elements. You can purge, tone and reduce facial imperfections by performing a treatment twice a week.
The Japanese mask for rejuvenating the face
Rice is the main ingredient in this mask because of the rejuvenating properties and the many nutrients it contains. It works best if applied twice a week and it can be supplemented with your usual cream to maximize the benefits.
- 3 tablespoons of organic brown rice
- 1 ½ tablespoons of distilled water
- 2 tablespoons of ripe avocado
- ½ teaspoon of honey
-Start by cooking the rice. We use smaller amounts of rice every time to make sure the mask is fresh when we apply it on the face. Cook the rice until it is tender then strain it and keep the liquid in another bowl.
-Add the avocado and honey to the rice and create a homogenous paste using a fork.
-Apply the mixture on your face and keep it on for 15-20 minutes. Afterwards, cleanse it using a cotton ball and wash your face with the rice water. This will eliminate the impurities and small stains.
This mask is much cheaper and available than any other efficient skin care product and it works like a charm. Use this mask twice a week and you will look younger and younger every day.