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Tuesday, 12 March 2019


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Hello beauties, next time you boil your rice think twice before you pour that water away.

Rice water has gotten so many functions from brightening of skin,conditioning hair,as a skin toner for closing pores,taking rice water bath and even drinking to cure certain diseases.

To make rice water,You will need:
1/2 cup uncooked rice
2 cups water
Method 1: No-boil quick method
To make rice water, first rinse the rice with about a cup of water to remove any dirt or impurities.
Place the rice in a bowl and cover with water. Let the rice soak for 10 to 15 minutes.
Now strain out the rice water into a clean bowl. Your rice water is ready to use.
Method 2: Boiled rice water
To make a concentrate of rice water to use as a facial wash or hair rinse, prepare rice as you normally would. After the rice has cooked, strain it out. The leftover water will be a vivid white color, and will contain a high concentration of nutrients.
Methods of using rice water:
As a Skin Toner:
The Rice water is an excellent skin toner. It helps in keeping the skin smooth and glowing. It will even your skin tone. Add concentrated rice water to your bathing water,it is best to add it after washing your body with soap,so that it will just act as your rinsing water,let it air dry on your body
Reduces the pore size:
The ugly pores give an unhealthy look to your skin. Damp a cotton ball into the rice water and apply it on your skin. The rice water acts as an astringent and thus tightens the pores, making it appear smaller. It firms up the pores as well.
Acne healer:
The outbursts of acne can be easily treated with rice water. Apply it on the acne area by using a cotton ball. The redness effect will gradually be reduced.
Deals with eczema:
The starch components help in dealing with eczema. Boil the rice with water. Take it off from the stove once the rice is cooked. Do not strain it frequently as possibilities of loss of starch component are high. Cool the water and apply on the affected area. Regular application will treat eczema.
Soothe sunburn:
Rice water is also used for cooling inflammations and burnt skin. It will help your skin recover fast and prevent further damage
Brighten skin:
Rice water is far more beneficial than those artificial products which claim to lighten and brighten up your skin. Use Rice water as a regular face wash to get that glow on your face. It will gradually improve your skin tone. Damp the cotton in rice water and apply on your face. Let it air dry.
Hair Mask:
Use rice water as hair mask to get that long silky shiny hair. Pour the rice water on your hair and scalp, such that it reaches to the scalp. Let it stay there for 20 minutes. Wash it with normal water. Shampoo and apply conditioner to it.
Note:you can also add rice water to any of your organic facial mask

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