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How to Use Rice as Anti-Aging Face Mask to Make your Skin Look 10 Years Younger

The market may be swamped with different anti-aging products and treatments, but this century-old Japanese beauty secret has proven to be very effective in keeping your skin smooth, firm and youthful.

Japanese women definitely know how to take care of their skin. And it is pretty obvious on how they look. We may think it is because of the many products they use but apparently, the secret is actually on this one staple, affordable and easy to find ingredient, which is rice! It may be surprising to know but this carbohydrate, is in fact can be made as a homemade treatment for the face to fight premature aging. And how do we do that? Read along as this tutorial will help you on how to use rice as anti-aging face mask to make your skin look ten years younger.

Items Needed

It has been used by Japanese for centuries. Some cosmetics would incorporate it to their ingredients as well as it has the antioxidant properties that prevent aging of the skin and appearance of wrinkles. Hence, rice is widely used to make skin youthful and smooth.

For this tutorial, you will need to prepare the following:

  • Boiled Rice
  • While boiling, please note that we will not be throwing anything from the cooker as even the water used will also be consequential at the end of this procedure.

  • Honey
  • Use natural honey for this process. Aside from rice, honey also provides a lot of benefits to the skin as it is use to cure pimples, acne and inflammation effectively. Mixed with other ingredients, it can be a made as a hydrating lotion that helps moisturize the skin.

  • Warm Milk
  • Milk has its own fair share and contribution to make your skin smooth and soft as well. And in this process, it is mixed with rice and honey for added value and effectiveness.

There has been a lot of different natural and organic ways introduced in order to make our skin look younger and smoother. Though most of us rely on the many kinds of beauty products and anti-aging treatments available in the market, natural methods still plays a vital role and proven to be a highly effective alternative. That includes eating the right food and using natural ingredients, conveniently found in the supermarket or available in your house to make your own homemade facial treatments. The great thing about this is you can be sure that it is 100% safe and free of chemicals that can be more damaging to your skin. And it is proven to have no side effects too.

Japanese women swear to use this homemade natural skin treatment to avoid premature aging. And it is pretty evident as they probably have the smoothest, most beautiful, and youthful skin in the world. Before we give you the steps, some points to consider:

  • Apply the facial rice mask regularly and religiously
  • As we know, having a beautiful skin is not an easy process as it requires time, effort and patience because like any other procedures, it takes time. Even with proven effective treatments as this one, consistency and regular use is required to achieve desired results.

  • Rice water is also useful
  • While rice is made as a facial mask ingredient and is loaded with skin benefits, the rice water has its own set of uses too. It is rich in vitamins, minerals and amino acids that are effective antioxidants to the skin.

  • Use Rice Water for Other Purposes
  • You can keep the water from the boiled rice in the refrigerator for maximum of four days, and use it as a substitute toner or face lotion. At the same time, you can also make some ice cubes from it and rub it in your face for a facial massage or other skin icing treatments.

Step by Step Instructions

The process of making this facial rice mask is very simple and easy. Using only the three ingredients and these easy to follow steps, you will be rewarding yourself with a younger looking skin after regular use.

Step 1: Boil the rice

Cook an equivalent of two to three tablespoon of rice for 2 minutes. When boiled, separate the rice from the water where it was cooked. While we will be using the rice for the mask, store the water for later use.

Now prepare the rice along with the other two ingredients, which are the honey and milk and proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Create a mixture

Combine one tablespoon of honey, and two to three tablespoon of milk in the rice. Mix and mash to form a paste. You may gradually add a tablespoon of milk to make the paste smoother.

Keep mixing until it becomes finer. It should look like this.

Step 3: Apply to the face

The last and final step is applying the mixture to your face. Before you do, please make sure your face is clean, dry, and free of any moisture.

When applying, gently rub it to your face for two minutes. Layer the mixture on your face to make sure it is entirely covered, and your skin is absorbing all the nutrients from it. Then let it dry for approximately 30 minutes to one hour. When dried, wash and rinse it using the rice water. Pat your skin dry with a clean cloth. For best results, do these process at least once a week and you will be surprised with the results.

Youtube Video

Check full video below to see how the procedure is properly done. With millions of views, Tanya Chaudhary demonstrates the step-by-step process in making a facial rice mask, which is Japanese women’s secret to look 10 years younger than their age. She is known to be making a lot of this kind of DIY, beauty and make up videos.



How did you find this tutorial? Did you enjoy watching her as she walk us through the process of making the rice facial mask mixture? A good source of carbohydrates, it is amazing to know that aside from being part of the food group, rice can be used externally to prevent premature aging and keep our skin smooth and soft. And it is very convenient to do as it accessible and available any time.

So what do you think of using rice as a facial mask to have a younger looking skin? Were you inspired to skip your facial sessions and do this natural homemade process instead? Tell us on the comment section below. And please share if you like this tutorial.