You knew the benefits of coconut oil, epsom salt, essential oils, but did you ever hear about the benefits of rice water on the hair ? This ancestral recipe that dates back thousands of years is a real beauty recipe to make at home to beautify your hair? So, if you are looking for an economical and ecological treatment to take care of your hair, we advise you to test one of our hair recipes based on rice water. How to use rice water in your hair routine ? What are the benefits for your hair? How many times a week ? We tell you what you need to know before you start!
With rich active ingredients to nourish and maintain the hair, rice water is a natural ingredient to absolutely try. Full of protein, vitamins, potassium, iron, zinc, starch and amino acids , it will not only help you to take care of your hair, but it has several virtues that you would not suspect!
By using rice water on your hair, you will find shine in the hair . Your damaged tips will be repaired and even the scalp is improved thanks to the cleansing properties of rice water.
If Japanese women have been using rice water for centuries, it is to take advantage of its smoothing properties on the hair. By making the hair more supple, rice water naturally detangles the hair, making it easier to comb.
In addition to its many benefits on the quality of the hair fiber, rice water mainly acts as a hair growth accelerator. Indeed, the hair being more resistant and fortified, the hair grows better. The tips are less damaged, the hair more supple and the color brighter! But it is above all because the rice water nourishes your hair fiber in depth thatthe hair follicles are stimulated to grow faster !
You will have understood that rice water is suitable for all hair types, from fine hair to thick hair, including straight, curly, frizzy or frizzy. Everyone will benefit from its many benefits.
All rice is suitable, whether brown rice, basmati, plain, black rice, white rice, etc… So do with what you are used to to cook!
Now that you are convinced of the benefits of rice water, let's get down to business. How to use it and how to prepare your rice water to be able to apply it on the hair? Several recipes exist:
Nothing too complicated here, just soak rice in cold water for about thirty minutes. At the end of the 30 minutes, collect your rice water and use it as a treatment. If you want to save it for later, put it in the fridge. It can be kept for ten days!
This recipe is probably the most effective in keeping all the benefits of the active ingredients. Indeed, it is by fermenting the water of the rice that we obtain a better richness of these active ingredients. We start by soaking uncooked rice in cold water for 30 minutes, as for the first recipe. But then, we will recover the water to ferment it for 48 hours, in ambient air . Then, it can be applied to the hair to take advantage of its virtues.
For this method, we use the rice cooking water. A handy tip if you cook rice for meals and don't want to waste your water! Save it and let it cool, then use it as hair care!
Depending on your needs and desires for your hair, you can use rice water at different stages of your hair routine.