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    Why Koreans Swear By Fermented Rice Water

    Fermented rice water is something that Koreans can’t get enough of when it comes to skincare. Here’s all you need to know about this OG homemade skincare ingredient.  
    Updated at - 2023-02-09,17:33 IST

    Koreans are known throughout the world for their glowing moon-like glass skin. They are a race that believes in going big or going home when it comes to skincare. They add layer after layer of skincare and make sure it is done right. kkkkk

    All about fermented rice water for skin & hair

    Fermented rice water is all thing good when it comes to skincare. It helps with reducing the pores, brightening the complexion, tightening the skin, and soothing the unruly and rough texture of the skin when it is included as part of a skincare routine. Also, the icing on the cake is washing your hair with rice water after shampooing will offer you lustrous, long and strong hair. Imagine your healthy and happy hair blowing with the tune of the wind like in those OG hair care product commercials. Only this time it’ll happen for real.kkkkkk

    Here are five benefits of fermented rice water for your skincare routine

    Soothes the skin like cray

    Fermented rice water is perfect for soothing sensitive skin and it immensely helps in the treatment of acne, irritation, and other skin conditions. So, basically what we’re saying is that it is suitable for people with sensitive skin.

    Helps control pores and sebum production

    If you are a wide pores girl? Then rice water can be an excellent ingredient to include in your skincare as a toner. You want to know why? Because it helps in cleansing the gunk out of your pores and regulates the sebum production of the skin which in turn results in the reduction and appearance of wide-open pores.

    Brightens skin

    If you are somebody who has dull, acne prone or uneven skin? Then fermented rice water is your go to skincare ingredient because it helps form collagen in your skin which lends a supple and radiant complexion over a period of time. Add to this the fact that it helps remove blemishes, scars, pigmented spots and all those baddies.

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    Anti-ageing effects

    Fermented rice water also helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles and practically reverses any signs of aging because it is packed with rich antioxidants.

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    Protection from sun rays

    Sun protection is always key. Did you know that fermented rice water acts as a natural sunscreen and protects our skin from the harmful UV rays. Top this with the fact that it can cure and soothe burnt skin like a boss. 




    Your skin and body like you are unique. While we have taken all measures to ensure that the information provided in this article and on our social media channels is credible and expert verified, we recommend you consult a doctor or your dermatologist before trying a home remedy, quick hack or exercise regime. For any feedback or complaint, reach out to us at

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