Japanese women have aced their beauty game like no other, their porcelain skin is a living proof of the same. After the Koreans gave away their elaborate beauty routines to the rest of the world, the Japanese too revealed a few skincare secrets. From daily skincare practices to using some key products today we’ll disclose some of the most well-kept Japanese beauty secrets. Are you curious to find out? Read on...
Use facial oils
Oils are brimming with vitamins and lipophilic, both are essential to lock moisture in your skin and keep toxins out. Believe it or not, using facial oils can also shrink pores and prevent breakout and acne. Massaging your face with suitable facial oil can keep skin youthful and impart a healthy glow.
Drink green tea
Matcha and green tea are an essential part of the Japanese culture. Brimming with antioxidants, consuming green tea several times a day protects skin from the harmful effects of UV rays and it may also help prevent breast cancer. You can also use green tea as a toner by allowing it cool down and applying all over face using a cotton ball.
Use face massager
Yes, jade rollers are also a Japanese beauty secret. If you were not sure about their effectiveness, here’s what you didn’t know. The Japanese believe that massaging facial muscles promotes blood flow and keeps wrinkles free. Cleanse your face and then massage your skin with a jade roller.
We know how important collagen is for firm and radiant skin. Instead of applying topically, the Japanese also believe in consuming it in a variety of ways. Foods such as bone broth, cod fish and eggs are rich in collagen as well as boost the production of collagen in your body.
Use rice bran
Rice bran is another antioxidant rich ingredient that fights the signs of aging, lightens blemishes and makes skin firm and soft. You can prepare it at home by simply saving the strained water from cooked rice aside.