AS the cost of everything goes up and up, many of us are cutting back on beauty buys.
If you don’t want to splash out on expensive skincare, you might want to try these DIY treatments made from an ingredient you probably have in your cupboards.
For those who aren’t sure about ditching their favourite serums, influencer Tammy Weatherhead might just convince you.
In fact, the 42-year-old has gained over 224,000 followers on the app and all of them want to know how to get her glass skin.
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Rather than chucking away her rice water, the skin expert revealed that she keep a jar of it by her bathroom sink because it’s so useful.
Often, she’ll use it as a cleanser first thing in the morning and it leaves her skin glowing throughout the day.
“What I do after I cleanse it with water, is just go in with the rice water and wash my face with again,” she explained, adding: “I do this a couple of times.”
As she demonstrated how she cleansed her face, the influencer claimed that you won’t need to rinse off the rice water as it act as an ‘essence’ for your skin.
This isn’t the only DIY treatment that Tammy does, as she will also use the rice water as part of a homemade face mask.
After soaking cotton pads in the ingredient, the beauty guru will then gentle place them on her face and let them sit for 10 minutes.
Talking fans through the process, she said: “This is [for] when you have a bit more time and I do this at night, whenever I have a little bit more time.”
If you are wanting to give your skin an extra boost, you can follow up with your normal skincare routine to guarantee glowing skin in the morning.
Whilst some might question this skincare hack, her fans were convinced it was the secret to slow aging after seeing her video.
“I THOUGHT YOU WERE 25?! I’m sold on the rice water,” gushed one fan, with others claiming that will be ‘immersing their bodies’ in rice water from now on.
Another added: “The way I GASPED when I read you 42.”
According to a 2013 study, it showed that fermented rice water can help increase college in the skin and help stop wrinkles.
If that weren’t impressive enough, expert believe that it is packed with antioxidants and can act as a natural sunscreen.
Maybe, you can skip that serum after all?