How many times have you cooked rice pouring the leftover water down the drain? If you do this, you may want to consider reading along.
Did you know that rice water can offer many beauty benefits that most people have never heard of?
In an article published by Medical News Today, they claim that the starchy water that remains at the end of the cooking is rich in vitamin B and E, as well as amino acids, antioxidants and minerals.
Many women from southeast Asia have been using rice water to enhance their beauty for centuries. It is suggested that the rice water can make your hair appear smoother, shinier, stronger and can also help to grow longer.
Courtney Leiva, a writer at Bustle, did a test by washing her face with rice water for seven days straight with remarkable results. Rice water has both anti-inflammatory and brightening properties for the skin. She revealed that the rice water was gentle on her skin and made it feel soft even after applying full face makeup.
Some people suggest that rice water can also help get rid of acne, relieve pain from sunburn, and treat damaged aging skin.
So if you want the test some of this beauty hacks, save the water next time you cook rice and make sure it cools down completely before applying it onto your skin.
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