The wealth of incentives found in the simplest ingredients is often ignored by most of us, but it may suffice many of the health woes. We generally, discard leftover water after washing or cooking rice and we haven’t valued the amazing ways this starchy water supporting us in healing common skin problems. Also Read: 5 Exotic Foods That Will Make Your Skin Glow
The use of starchy rice water for enhancing skin health and beauty has been a traditional practice in many parts of Japan and Korea for many generations. In recent times rice water is gaining huge popularity as routine skincare regimen and treat several skin conditions. The most alluring thing about it is that rice water is inexpensive and readily available in every Indian kitchen.
Rice water contains certain beneficial substances that stimulate to shield and repair the skin and hair from damages. It works as a natural skin toner which improves cell growth, blood flow and maintains the skin's natural glow and radiance. While it also contains ferulic acid that possesses strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Besides these, the treasure trove of nutrients present in rice water supports to lower skin pigmentation, tighten the skin pores and also uplift hair health.
Foray this infographic to explore some of the beauty benefits of using rice water.