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DIY Beauty: rice water for smooth fair skin

rice water DIY Beauty: rice water for smooth fair skin

So I read a number of girls raving how water used to wash the rice is great for washing their faces. Apparently the benefits for them are smoother and fairer skin. I remember it was said that steam from cooking rice is great for the face when I watched Jewel In The Palace but I haven’t learnt anything about the rice water though. However, I know that we should be washing our rice grains sparingly so as not to lose the nutrients. I suppose that’s why the water used is beneficial.

DIY Beauty: L’Occitane Ma Creme Nature

loccitane ma creme nature1 DIY Beauty: LOccitane Ma Creme Nature

My interest in L’Occitane was recently renewed after noticing that more of their products are indeed organic, with certification from ECOCERT. Most recently, they launched an interesting product in US and it’s the Ma Crème Nature which is a 100% natural origin moisturizing cream that you can prepare at home and keep in your refrigerator.

DIY Beauty: homemade tea facial steam

homemade facial steam DIY Beauty: homemade tea facial steam

I suddenly had an urge to steam my face this week even though I’m paranoid and not particularly fond of this activity. It must be because of a zit that appeared on my chin that’s making me desperate. So I thought perhaps I should steam my face a little before using the Herbal Healing Clay Masque.

DIY Beauty: mixing a new nail polish color

nail polish DIY Beauty: mixing a new nail polish color

I’ve got a couple of nail polishes that I hardly use because I don’t like their colors on my nails. I bought these because they looked good on the website but somehow when painted, didn’t flatter my toe nails. So they’ve been lying pitifully in the drawer, waiting for my favor.  Yesterday, as I was going through them, I decided I must well get creative and play with them.