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DIY Rice Face Packs for Skin


rice flour packs for skin

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When it comes to cooking, rice flour is a major cereal used as staple food in all over the world and especially, in South Asia, Africa and American kitchens. It’s not just a key ingredient in some delicious dishes; it also has anti-aging benefits and different oil-absorbing agents.

However, you can’t use the actual granules of rice for a face mask even though they have wonderful benefits like exfoliation, hydration, and a more even skin tone. Instead of discarding the grains, keep them in storage for a future stir-fry and create a homemade rice facial mask with the flour or water. A rice face mask can be used by anyone, regardless of whether they have oily, dry, or acne-prone skin. A rice facial can be made at home with basic, inexpensive ingredients, saving you the time and money of visiting a costly spa.

In recent years, skin-lightening treatments that have roots in folk medicine and the kitchen have been setting a new standard in the fashion and health conscious beauty industries. Homemade remedies, in contrast to store-bought ones, don’t contain any chemicals or other potentially harmful components. Rice flour is one such effective solution that can be used to achieve a more even skin tone and a more radiant appearance. Various properties, including.

Rice Flour Benefits For Skin

1. Sun protection

Para-aminobenzoic acid, also known as vitamin B10 or PABA, is found in rice flour and has been used as a sunscreen due to its ability to defend against ultraviolet radiation and promote cell regeneration. Due to its potential for allergic reactions, the FDA has removed it from its list of ingredients considered usually safe for use in sunscreen (FDA)

The organic substance ferulic acid has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant effects. It’s found in foods like rice bran, oats, eggplant, citrus, sweet maize, rye, and beets, among many others.

When combined with vitamins C and E, ferulic acid may provide additional protection against the sun’s harmful radiation.

2. Works On Signs Of Aging 

Rice is extremely rich in antioxidants. These antioxidants counter the effect of a harmful compound called elastase which causes premature ageing.

3. Acne And Hyperpigmentation Treatment

Phytic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that acts as an antioxidant (AHA). It can be derived from a wide variety of plants, from beans and seeds to nuts and cereals. Then, it gets thrown into skin-care items.

Phytic acid is as efficient as glycolic acid but much milder on the skin.

In chemical peels, phytic acid is used to lessen the visibility of dark patches (melasma) and scarring because it encourages the skin to shed dead cells, thereby slowing the visible effects of aging..

4. Wound Healing

Another organic compound in rice: allantoin, which has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties

5. Oil Absorption

Rice flour’s main benefit may be its ability to absorb excess oil in skin and hair. Rice starch is rice flour with all of the protein and fat removed, so all that’s left is the carbohydrate. Rice starch binds to water and stabilizes fat. Rice flours are mostly made up of starch.

6. Soothes The Skin

Rice is known to be anti-inflammatory in nature and takes care of itching and inflammation by having a soothing effect on the skin.

Direction to Use Rice Flour Face-Packs For Different Skin Conditions

1. Rice Flour Face Pack for Even Skin Tone

For this easy-to-make face-pack, you will require oats, rice flour and honey. Oats help in shedding dead cells from the skin.


  • Rice Flour 1 Tablespoon
  • Oats 1 Teaspoon
  • Milk 1 Teaspoon
  • Honey 1 teaspoon

How To Use

Mix these ingredients until they form a thick paste. Apply the pack all over your face and leave for about 8-10 minutes. Once it is done, rinse it off with cold water. Use this face-pack twice a week for better results.

2. Rice Flour Face Pack To Remove Tanning

This D-tan pack will help you remove tanning from your face and body.


  • Rice flour 1Tablespoon
  • Chocolate power 1Teaspoon
  •  Cold milk 2 Tablespoon

How To Use

Take a bowl and add these 3 ingredients in it. Mix the ingredients properly until a smooth texture is attained. With the help of your fingers, apply the pack on your skin and allow it to stay for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. Use this face pack every day to see more enhanced results.

3. Rice Flour Face Pack for To Get Rid of Acne

Rice flour is rich in oil-absorbing properties which can help control acne breakouts to a significant extent.


  • Castor oil 3-4 drops
  • Rice Flour 1 Tablespoon
  • Rose water 2 Teaspoon

How To Use

Add these three ingredients in a bowl and mix well until the texture becomes thick. Apply it on your face and let it stay for about 5 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water. This rice flour face-pack can be used twice or thrice in a week for better results

4. Rice Flour Face Pack For Anti-Aging

If you wish to get rid of those fine lines and wrinkles, then this face-pack will surely come quite handy to you.


  • Rice flour 1 Tablespoon.
  • Egg whites of 2 Eggs.

How To Use

Add them to a bowl and stir them together. Apply it on your face and let it stay until it dries completely. Rinse it off with cold water and watch out for results

5. Rice Flour Face Pack to Remove Dead Skin


  • Aloe Vera Gel 2 Tablespoon
  • Rice Flour 1 Tablespoon

How To Use

Mix these two ingredients together and apply it to your face. Allow it to stay for about 20 minutes or until it dries completely. Once it is done, rinse it off with water.

6. Rice Flour Face Pack for Wound Healing


  • Rice Flour 2 Tablespoon
  • Turmeric Powder ½ Teaspoon

How To Use

Mix these two ingredients together and add enough water or rose water to make a paste. Apply this on your facial skin and neck and massage for a few minutes. Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes and rinse it off. Follow up with your regular moisturizer or skincare routine.

7. Rice Flour Face Pack for Glass Glow Skin


  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice flour
  • 2-3 drops of rose water

How To Use

In a bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of rice flour, 1 teaspoon honey and 2-3 drops of rose water together. Then combine all the ingredients to form a smooth paste. Then gently apply the paste all over the face and neck. Let it sit for 30 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Apply this pack once in a 2-3 week to get the clean and pure skin.

8. Rice Flour Face for Scrubs and Facial


  • 2 teaspoons rice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

How To Use

Grind the rice to a fine powder. Make it nice, fine, and smooth; you don’t want anything sharp enough to scratch your skin. If you want your scrub to be extra gentle, you can grind the brown sugar as well.

9. Rice-Flour Facial

Direction to use

  • Peel a small potato with a knife. Grate the raw potato with a cheese grater.
  • Put a handful of the grated potato into your hand. Squeeze it over a bowl to extract the juice.
  • Add rice flour to the potato juice, a pinch at a time. Stir the juice as you’re adding the rice flour until it turns into a paste.
  • Smooth the paste onto your face with your fingertips. Leave it on for 10 to 20 minutes before rinsing with warm water.

Final Words

DIY rice flour face packs are an easy and cost-effective way to achieve healthy and glowing skin. Rice flour is rich in antioxidants and has natural exfoliating properties that can help improve skin texture, reduce blemishes and acne, and brighten complexion. To use, simply mix rice flour with natural ingredients like honey, yogurt, or turmeric to create a paste, then apply it to your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes before rinsing off. Incorporating rice flour face packs into your skincare routine can help you achieve a radiant and healthy-looking complexion.

Dr. Shanzay Ramzan

(DPT, MSPT) Dr. Shanzay is a medical writer with more than 3 years of experience, covering a variety of topics, such as fitness, medicine and lifestyle-habits. Educating the public about health and fitness is a major objective for Dr. Shanzay. She has a strong interest in using her writing skills to clearly convey complex scientific terminologies to the general audience.

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