Rice water is a sensational product which can always offer a perfect complexion and wellbeing. It has the power to regenerate the skin, being one of the oldest and most effective Asian cosmetic treatments. It is called the “Japanese beauty miracle” for its skin cleansing and toning properties, for its vitamin content – B1, C, E and for its minerals that help close pores – zinc, magnesium.
You can prepare rice water at home, and the recipe is simple – you need jasmine rice and bottled water. Wash half a cup of rice, put the rice in a bowl, cover with water and let it stand at least 2 hours. It is best to prepare it in the evening, time in which vitamins and minerals will infiltrate in the water. Strain the rice and keep the water in a dark bottle. Use rice water for cleansing. Wash your face and rinse your hair with this amazing liquid. You’ll get a perfect complexion and a soft hair, full of shine.
Just think of the beautiful geisha, of their hair and their flawless complexion. If you don’t have jasmine rice, you can use any sort of rice. It is important to be cleaned of impurities and to use bottled water. Some recipes also recommend putting flower petals in the rice water, but be careful not to leave them more than 1 hour.