Rice Water For Hair: How To Make it, Use it and Benefit’s

How To Use Rice Water For Hair

Ahh! shit, here we go again, so so so hectic life? busy schedule? no time for hair care? will you thank me if I tell you my secret of taking care of hairs? Just kidding! so my friend do you even know there is something powerful, something miraculous, waiting for you in your kitchen every day, saying hey dear! pick me up please, please…didn’t get it?

Oh, my innocent bud, I am talking about the rice, okay so now your brain will be like: too many questions? so read the article till the end and you will the answers to all your questions.

Using rice water is not a new thing, this method or technique of beautifying your hairs and making them much stronger and healthier is practiced for the past 100+ years. So excited kid do you want to know how to use rise water for hair? Don’t worry we will get to that, but first things first.

What is Rice Water?

If you will tell 100 people that rice water can help you in getting beautiful strong hair, 99 out of them will say, ah come on, why are talking so silly, if you would have said curd we would have believed you but rice is just another eatable, but only 1 person among those 100 will say yeah, you are absolutely correct.

So let us know whether rice water is just another myth or it really helps in making hair healthy. Rice is a very rich source of starch. Even after soaking the starch remains in the rice water.

Nutrients Present in Rice Water:

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Antioxidants
  • Amino acid, etc

All the above-mentioned nutrients play a major role in redefining your hair and in making them softer, smoother, stronger, and healthier. According to the past researches, it was found that the women used to have so long hairs that they used to touch the ground and there was only one secret trick through which they used to give proper care to your hair and that was non-other than “rice water”.

How To Make Rice Water At Home?

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 cup of rice
  • 1 cup of water


Step 1: Take 1 cup of rice and rinse off all the impurities present in it with the help of washing it with water.

Step 2: Now take a clean bowl and put the purified rice and 1 cup of clean water in it, now it’s time to extract rice water from it, stir slowly until the water appears to become cloudy.

Step 3: Now extract the rice from the water, and keep it for later.

Step 4: It’s time to put the rice water in a glass container and leave it at room temperature for at least 15 hours (speaking from my experience). In these 15 hours, the rice water will go through the process of fermentation i.e., a process where all the vitamins and minerals come out.

Step 5: Rice water is ready to apply to your hair.

For getting the most out of it, it is always recommended to apply the rice water when it is freshly prepared, but still, if you wish you can store it in a cool dry place for up to one week.

How To Use Rice Water For Hair

You just have to go through your normal daily routine, i.e., wash your hair with shampoo, use conditioner. Then you just have to simply apply rice water either by spraying it in your hair or by using it as a hair mask.

Things To Remember while applying rice water to your hair:

  1. Try to focus majorly on the scalp,
  2. Massage your scalp slowly and smoothly in a circular motion,
  3. After massaging for 10-15 minutes, rinse off the rice water with warm water.
  4. Right after washing your head, I am damn sure you will start feeling like your hair has become healthy.

Benefits of Using Rice Water For Hair

  1. It gives smoothness to hairs: Amino acids present in rice water are going to deeply nourish your hair and make them smooth.
  2. Promotes Shiny hairs: Rice water is a rich source of Vitamin E which is popularly known for increasing hair shininess.
  3. Makes Hair Stronger: It does not help in increasing hair shininess but also helps in making them strong and healthy at the same time.
  4. Rice Water Detangles the hairs: The vitamins present in it helps in detangling the hair which ultimately makes your hair look straight, easy to manage, and brush.

Secret Hair Tip of the Day: If you want to maintain thick and shiny hair for a long period in your life, it is highly recommended to start oiling your hair with mustard oil, it is one of the best hair oil.

Conclusion: Using rice water is one of the best natural and healthy ways of promoting hair shininess, strongness, smoothness, etc. Speaking from my personal experience, I should highly recommend you to please learn the correct way of how to use rice water for hair first, before applying it on your own.


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