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Rice as a Skin Care Ingredient: Oryza Sativa Rice Extract

Posted by Lara Schimweg on


Oryza Sativa Rice Extract

Oryza Sativa Rice Bran Extract

Oryza Sativa Rice Powder

Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Water

Effect: Moisturizer, smoothes the skin, lightens hyperpigmentation

Tolerability: very good

We all know rice as a staple food. However, it also has many skin-care properties and is therefore also used as an ingredient in cosmetics. You can find rice in the list of ingredients under the INCI name “ Oryza Sativa ”.

Rice is a very well-tolerated, non-irritating ingredient. It has an antioxidant effect and provides moisture . Rice improves skin elasticity and smoothes the skin thanks to its highly moisturizing effect. There is strong evidence that rice also has a lightening effect for hyperpigmentation . Rice has a wide range of skin-care nutrients : potassium, magnesium, manganese, proteins, amino acids and fat building blocks such as fatty acids, fatty acid esters and phospholipids, which build the skin barrier. Rice has a high content of ceramides , a fat building block that is identical to skin. Vitamin B1 (thiamine), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) and vitamin E (α-tocopherol) are also found in rice. Thanks to the vitamins, rice can ward off free radicals and oxidative stress caused by UV radiation, environmental pollution, etc. is inhibited.

Products with rice (Oryza sativa)

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