Rapunzel is for real, don’t believe us then check out Xie Qiunping from China, Kazuhiro Watanabe(Japan), and Nilanshi Patel(India), all have one thing in common. They hold the record of having the longest hair in the world.
We bet you’re jealous after seeing their hair. So, what made their hair so beautiful and long? Well, the world is curious to know the secret. We’ve come up with an ancient secret. Use, rice water for hair growth.
Yao ethnic women of China believe that rice is not just food for the body but for hair too. They have been using fermented rice water to wash and manage their hair since ages.
Thus, most of the Yao women have hair more than 5 feet in length. That’s around the height of an adult Giraffe. And surprisingly their hair doesn’t turn grey until their 80s.
Jealous! Well, you can also use rice water for hair growth. Read further to know-how.
How Does Rice Water For Hair Growth Works?
Rice water is starchy( 70-80% starch) which is full of amino acids, minerals, Vitamin E, Vitamin B, and antioxidants. All these essential nutrients nourish your hair from inside out. Thus, your hair looks:
- Smoother than before
- Easy to manage
- Stronger than ever
- Long and beautiful
There are many more secret ingredient for hair growth like olive oil, argan and more. But, fermented rice water beats all and there is a secret technique to make fermented water. Check out the steps below.
Fermented Rice Water For Hair Growth
Which rice water you use(fermented or plain) also matters. Fermented rice water is considered best and the reason is the high amount of antioxidants it has than plain rice water.
Making fermented rice water is easy. Follow these steps:
- Rinse rice with fresh water to eliminate all the impurities
- Now, add more water to this clean rice
- Soak for half an hour and stir once to seep all the nutrients into it
- Strain the water in a bowl and leave for one day at room temperature
- After 24-48 hours, fermented rice water will be ready
[Note: Make sure the temperature is little warm so that the fermentation process speeds up]
Some women also use the traditional method to make fermented rice water for hair growth. This method involves boiling of rice with more water.
Drain out the excess water. However, you need to add plain water before using this boiled rice water as its concentrated. Keep this for a week in a refrigerator and use weekly.
Trick To Use
- First, wash your hair with shampoo to remove all the dirt
- Rinse with plain water
- Use fermented water for rinsing again
- Massage well and wash with warm water after 20 minutes
Besides this, you can also use this water as a body cleanser and face toner. Rice water is also good for your skin and helps fight acne, open clogged pores, and removes blemishes.
Furthermore, you can make this water more nutritious and beneficial by adding aloe juice or essential oils. So, use this miracle rice water for hair growth and soon your hair will be longer, shiner, and smoother.