We all wonder how Japanese women have smooth and flawless skin. Yes, they are blessed with good genes, but they don't take their skin for granted, rather invest their time and money to protect their skin in the long run. Here are 6 beauty secrets that Japanese women swear by for flawless, glowing skin.
Drink green tea: Japanese drink two to three cups of green tea in a day. Green tea is high in antioxidants, which helps skin in keeping free radicals at bay. Matcha green tea is the best tea in the world which slows down the ageing process. You can use it topically to reap some benefits. You can brew green tea and apply it to your face with a cotton ball as a toner. It will clear your skin and reduce the size of your pores.
Natural face wash: Japanese women have been using antioxidant-rich adzuki beans to scrub their face. It is an ancient secret which many still follow. To use as an exfoliator, just crush the beans and massage your skin. Not only this, rice is also used to wash and tone the skin. It helps in skin lightening and brightening.
Facial oils: Facial oils are a rage in Japan. This is their secret for radiant skin. They use oils which are rich in Vitamin C and helps in skin collagen and keep skin hydrated. Do not rub the oil, rather press it into the skin. Japanese women also use rice bran oil, which is also high in antioxidant.
Avoid the sun: Japanese women are aware of the fact that 75 per cent of ageing happens due to sun, so they avoid it at any cost. They cover themselves up along with sunscreen.
Camellia oil for hair: Not only good skin, Japanese women also have great hair. They use camellia oil to achieve thick, shiny locks. This oil can be used as a shine serum, daily hair moisturiser or hot oil treatment. It also helps to repair split ends and damage hair.