Natural rice powder is a rather rare product, which at the same time is also not cheap. But its effectiveness allowed him, in spite of everything, to earn popularity among girls. From this article you will learn the advantages and disadvantages of the product, as well as instructions for preparing it at home.
Features and Benefits
This product for the face is used by the owners of both dry and oily skin. And in fact, and in another case, the tool helps to solve the main problems and make the skin as well-groomed and natural.
Rice powder has a number of advantages. Firstly, a special composition helps to even out and whiten skin tone, which is usually the main task of such a product. But at the same time, the effect is not only externally. Useful components penetrate the upper layer of the epidermis, actively nourishing and softening it. You also get a good level of protection against scorching sunlight and weathering.
Due to the properties listed above, this product can be used at least every day, at any time of the year. In this case, the result of makeup on the skin will look good and neat.
Effect of use
By using rice powder regularly, you can achieve significant improvements. If you have problem skin, then you can restore its damaged areas. In adulthood, with her help, you can not only mask wrinkles, but also correct them, making them not so noticeable.
Rice powder helps to remove excess fat and water from the skin. Thus, your skin will become more matte and less swollen. Using the product, you will achieve a light shine effect.
In general, such a product has much in common with mineral, but costs a little cheaper. In addition, unlike mineral, it can be cooked at home.
Not all companies produce rice powder. Therefore, choosing the right tool is not so easy, since the choice is small. Examples of high-quality matting powder can be called funds from brands Paese and Dushka. They can be found in many cosmetic stores and on sites. Customer reviews for this product are mostly positive.
How to do it yourself
If you need powder, but you can’t buy it, then you can cook this product at home.
The main component of this cosmetic product will, of course, be rice. It must be of very high quality. You will need only three tablespoons of cereal. Before cooking, rice will need to be softened with boiling water. Sterilize the jar, place clean washed rice in it and pour in two glasses of boiling water.
Place a jar of rice in the refrigerator for several days. Water with cereals should ferment. It will take a couple of days. After 5-7 days, the water needs to be drained, and the rice is transferred to an empty bowl and thoroughly crushed. As a result, you should get a thick homogeneous mixture. Rinse this mash several times until it is completely clean. After the last washing, sediment will remain at the bottom. It will be he who will eventually be used by you as powder. It needs to be filtered several times through cheesecloth and dried. After 10-12 hours of drying, the powder needs to be crushed again. Place the resulting product in a dry container and store in a cool and well-ventilated area.
How to use
The properties of rice powder can only be appreciated if you use it correctly. This product fits perfectly on any type of skin. But there are always nuances. If you have dry skin, then it must be moisturized before use. Just open the powder and you will notice that it is friable. So, applying it to your face may not be so simple.
For application, use exclusively soft brushes. Ideally, made from natural bristles. Thus, you will distribute the product on the skin as even and thin as possible.
The texture features of rice powder also require the correct storage conditions. It is best if the powder is in small jars with a lid in small holes. You can buy such cans in almost any cosmetic store. Therefore, even the powder purchased in the store can be moved to a more convenient capacity. Another point to remember when applying rice powder is to do this in circular motions. Thus, the product will lie on the skin as evenly as possible and will not emphasize your peeling.
Many girls who have tried rice powder in practice complain that this product has a very poor color palette. Therefore, it is necessary to give the desired shade with the help of an additional base and concealer. Rice powder fits perfectly on almost any basis. But still, it is better to use it for girls who have light skin by nature.
In addition to the main application, this tool can be used in another way.
Like a primer
If you have skin with enlarged pores or small wrinkles, then you can hide them with a primer. Apply the product in a light layer with a brush, and the next layer of the product will already look more natural, and will last longer.
As a remedy against acne
The problem of acne is familiar to many girls, regardless of age. One way to combat acne is to use rice powder diluted in warm water. The result is a product that resembles a thick cream with its consistency. It can be safely applied to areas of the face where rashes appear.
Over time, the product will save you from this problem without drying the skin.
As a wash
Such a product can also be used as a good cleanser for oily skin. In this case, the process is still the same as in the previous one, but the consistency should be more liquid. Using this product on a regular basis, you will get an excellent tool for cleansing the skin with enlarged pores, which is prone to oily.
An additional bonus of such a product will be that it gently exfoliates dead skin particles. So, you will get a light peeling effect after several applications.
Like a mask
To smooth the skin, rice powder can also be used as a mask. To do this, it must be mixed with lemon juice. As a result, you will get a fairly thick slurry that will help whiten and refresh the look of your face. When applying, be sure to avoid the area around the eyes. In order for the result to be as noticeable as possible, masks should be applied in a course, applying three times a week.
For mature skin, a good anti-aging mask will help. For its preparation, mix the dry product with milk and apply not only to the face, but also to the neck and décolleté. Such a composition should also be used regularly. And after a month you will notice that the product really works.
To help oily skin
If you can not cope with the problems of oily skin, then your powder, which you use on a daily basis, should be replaced with rice. Apply it on the surface of the epidermis with a sufficiently dense layer. In total, the face will be not only matte, but also as healthy as possible. After all, the tool not only hides rashes and other shortcomings, but also draws toxins from the skin and saturates it with useful trace elements. As a result, you get a double effect.
If the first hints of cellulite appear on your body, then a scrub prepared on the basis of rice powder, supplemented with freshly brewed ground coffee, will help to solve this problem. Rub this mixture into the skin with smooth movements, gradually massaging it.
You can also use this composition as a composition for wrapping.
In this case, rice powder should be poured with several teaspoons of green or white tea. After this, apply the product to the body and wrap the application areas with foil. Next, wrap yourself in a warm blanket to make the effect more noticeable.
Well, one of the least obvious ways to use rice powder is to use it as a dry shampoo. Complete the base with a few tablespoons of ground oat flour and white clay.
There, if desired, you can add a few drops of essential oil, for example, lemon. This product is applied to the hair, and then, after massage, combed out.
As you can see, rice powder is a rather multifunctional product that can be used for different purposes. Buy a ready-made product or prepare it at home, and check the quality of these compounds already on your skin.
The process of making natural rice powder, see the video.