Besides being the staple food, the rice also has been part of Japanese women’s beauty rituals since ancient times.
Geisha used leftover water from washing rice in the bath for smooth and luminous skin. The rice has been appreciated for its ability to make the skin clearer, brighter, provide even tone, lessen the dark spots and give the skin a smooth texture.
The rice promotes collagen production due to the presence of linoleic acid. As a result the rice is able to diminish the wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin.
Mix some rice flour or powder with some mineral water, apply and leave it on the skin for 10-15 minutes. Wash it off gently with warm water.
Instead of water you can use milk or yogurt and add some honey.
Wash and cook the rice and use the leftover…
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