5 Amazing Face Masks with Rice Water

5 Amazing Face Masks with Rice WaterRice water is a popular DIY skincare product; Asian women have used it for centuries to keep their skin looking healthy, youthful, and glowing. Rice water is typically used as a face toner, but you can also add it to homemade face masks instead of plain water. Here are 5 amazing face masks with rice water that you should absolutely try at home.

Before taking a closer look at the recipes, let’s figure out how to make rice water. The easiest way is to soak 3 tbsp raw rice (preferably organic, but you can use any kind you have) in a quarter glass of water for about 2 hours, then strain. You can also prepare rice water by boiling or fermenting the rice; check out our article for instructions.

Anti-Acne Face Mask with Chickpea Flour and Turmeric

Turmeric has a strong anti-inflammatory effect and helps keep acne and other skin issues at bay, while chickpea flour and rice water work together to keep your skin soft and supple, prevent oily shine, and give you a radiant complexion.

In a small bowl, combine 2 tsp rice water, 1 tsp chickpea flour, and ¼ tsp turmeric. Stir until smooth, apply to your face, and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse the mask off with cool water, gently pat your face dry, and apply moisturizer.

Check this out: 5 Homemade Face Masks With Turmeric for Healthy and Glowing Skin

Skin Brightening Face Mask with Rice Flour

This mask contains both rice water and rice flour. Rice flour gently exfoliates the skin, and rice water prevents irritation and keeps the skin protected. The third active ingredient in the mask is lemon juice; it evens out skin tone, reduces pigmentation, and makes the skin lighter and brighter.

Combine 2 tbsp rice flour, 1 tbsp rice water and 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice until smooth. If you have sensitive skin, you can use less lemon juice and more rice water. Apply to your face, avoiding the areas around your eyes and mouth. Leave the mask on for 15 minutes, then rinse off with cool water.

Check this out: How to Keep Your Skin Glowing

Exfoliating Clay Face Mask

To remove dead skin cells and excess oil, make your skin super smooth and improve your complexion, try this face mask that consists of just two ingredients: cosmetic clay and rice water. You can use any kind of clay you have, be it kaolin, multani mitti (fuller’s earth), bentonite, illite, rhasshoul, or French green clay.

In small bowl, combine 2-3 tbsp rice water and enough clay to get a smooth, but not too thick, paste (add the clay little by little until you achieve the right consistency). Apply the mixture to your face and let it sit for about 20 minutes or until dry. Rinse off with cool water and follow up with your moisturizer of choice.

Check this out: 5 Types of Cosmetic Clay and Their Skin Benefits

Nourishing Avocado Face Mask

Avocado is one of the best nourishing ingredients in DIY face masks. It is rich in essential fatty acids that nourish the skin and make it incredibly soft and supple. Rice water enhances the effect of avocado oil and gives the mask a smoother texture. Instead of avocado, you can use a ripe banana.

Scoop the flesh of a ripe avocado and mash it with a fork. Add 2 tsp rice water and keep mashing until the mixture is smooth (or simply use a blender). Apply the mask to your face, leave it on for about 15 minutes, rinse off with cool water.

Check this out: 5 DIY Avocado Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Honey & Oatmeal Face Mask

Honey is valued for its nourishing, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, soothing, and regenerative properties. Combined with rice water, it will make your skin soft, supple, and radiant. Finely ground oatmeal gently exfoliates the skin without causing any damage.

Combine 1 tsp powdered oatmeal, 1 tsp honey, and enough rice water to get a smooth paste. Apply the mixture to clean skin and rinse off after 15 minutes. Do not forget to follow up with moisturizer.

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