Benefits of Rice Water for Hair
Haircare is an important step in everyone’s life. We all tend to give up on our hair because of the weather, bad water, and dandruff with many store products. These products barely work and cause more damage to your hair. So here’s a lifesaver for all your hair problems: RICE WATER!
For centuries, Asian women have used rice water to enhance their face, body, and hair. Traditionally, female rice farmers from China, Japan, and other Southeast Asian countries used to bathe and wash in rice water. In short rinsing or washing your hair with rice water will decrease breakage and make hair more manageableand healthier. Besides, the amino acids in the rice water strengthen the hair at its root to promote stronger, thicker new growth.
It’s pretty easy to make your own rice water at home. Once the rice water’s made you can apply it to your hair and rinse it out or use it as a leave-in treatment.
You can make fermented rice water by mixing equal parts water and uncooked rice. Before mixing, you want to give the rice a quick rinse so that it’s clean of any impurities. You’ll then let the rice water mixture sit at room temperature less than 24 hours.
To preserve the rice water, you can refrigerate it.
f you want to complement your rice water routine, you can opt for other hair products that will stimulate hair growth. Dr. Unger says it’s important to choose products that will keep your hair hydrated.
Hair products should have emollients to smooth the hair shaft and protect from drying. [Some] examples include products with shea butter, coconut oil, avocado oil or argan oil.”
Keep a regular routine and you’ll be giving Rapunzel competition in no time.