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Don't Throw Rice Water Away: Know The Benefits For Your Skin And Ways To Use

Skincare tips: Here's another surprising remedy for your multiple skin issues. Rice water can be used for your skin and help you fight different skin problems. Read here to know how to use it.

Dont Throw Rice Water Away: Know The Benefits For Your Skin And Ways To Use

Skincare tips: Rice water is loaded with properties beneficial for your skin


  1. Several home remedies can help you fight skin issues
  2. Rice is a commonly used in Korean skin care routine
  3. Rice water can help you improve skin tone

The water left over after you cook rice is rice water. Everyone usually throws that away after cooking rice. Not many know that rice water is loaded with several health benefits. It works wonders for your skin. Using rice water for skin is a popular part of the Korean skincare routine. Rice water is known to provide you with a smooth skin texture. It evens your skin tone and reduces several skin conditions. Now you might be wondering, what are the different skin benefits rice water can offer? How to use rice water for your skin? How to prepare rice water for skin? We have got all these covered in this article. Keeping reading to know the amazing benefits of rice water for your skin and ways to use it.

Skincare tips: Benefits of rice water and ways to use it

Many studies suggest that rice water can help reduce dark patches from the skin, reduce skin pigmentation, protect skin from sun damage and reduces dry skin. This water also improves skin texture and helps you receive soft and supple skin.

Also read: Acne-Free Skin: Here Are Some Diet Tips You Must Follow For Glowing Skin

How to use rice water for skin?

You can prepare rice water in different ways-

1. Wash the rice first and later soak in water for a few minutes. Press the rice with your finger one and keep it for a minimum of 30 minutes. Lastly, strain the mixture and store it in the refrigerator.


Skincare: Rice water can help you reduce dark patches
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2. The most commonly used method to prepare rice water is by boiling. Boil rice in water just similar to the way you cook rice. Once done, keep the starchy water in the refrigerator.

3. You can also prepare rice water with fermentation. In a glass jar put some rice and water (twice the quantity of rice). Keep it at room temperature for a day or two. Strain the mixture and keep the water in the fridge.


Using rice water can help improve skin texture
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Before using rice water, do not forget to dilute the water. You can use apply it on your face with the help of a spray bottle or cotton ball. Keep it for a few minutes and later wash with normal water. You can also choose rice water based skincare products.

Also read: Does Rice Water Have Any Health Benefits?

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