Rice bran oil is used as a dressing in salads. It is not only great for cooking but is also widely used as a natural skincare product.
When it comes to skin and hair care, natural oils can prove to be quite beneficial. If you wish to have soft, supple, and nourished skin, then natural oils can do wonders as they have their own unique set of skin-benefiting properties. Rice bran oil is used as a dressing in salads. It is not only great for cooking but is also widely used as a natural skincare product. It is quite rich in various vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. For those wondering, rice bran is the outer layer of rice grain. Rice oil is the oil extracted from the hard outer brown layer of rice called chaff (rice husk). According to Bangalore-based nutritionist Dr. Anju Sood, “Rice bran oil has the right amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids in it. Apart from this, it also has flavonoids present which can do wonders for skin and hair health.”
Here’s a list of 5 benefits that rice bran oil has to offer.
1. Nourishes Hair:
Rice bran oil is rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids which help nourish the hair. If you happen to have frizzy hair, then bring this oil to your rescue as regular use of this use oil could possibly make your hair thicker and easily manageable. To reap its benefits, massage your hair using this oil before hair wash. It will keep your hair follicles healthy.
2. Protects Skin From UV Rays:
The sun could get pretty merciless to your skin. To prevent damage caused due to the sun’s UV Rays you can use some rice bran oil. Take 2 drops of rice bran oil and gently massage it over your face until it is fully absorbed. This oil will protect your skin from pollution and also act as a natural sunscreen.