Rice treatment for hair and skin is not something new to Asians. The Chinese, Japanese and Indians alike have used rice as an ingredient in beauty therapies and treatments. Rice has immense benefits in many forms, be it rice water or rice powder or flour. Rice flour is used in many facials as a scrub and as a mask. Rice water is also used in hair care. The vitamins and minerals in rice water help in making hair shiny and dense hair growth.

 

Rice Hair Mask For Fast Thick Hair Growth
Rice Hair Mask For Fast Thick Hair Growth

Rice Water Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Rice water – 1 cup

Method

  1. Use the rice water as the last rinse on your hair after shampooing.
  2. Massage the hair and scalp.
  3. Leave it on for five minutes.
  4. Rinse thoroughly with normal water.

Frequency

This treatment can be done twice a week.

Benefits

Rice water contains saponin and anti-oxidants that prevents and cures a host of hair menace ranging from dandruff, lice, split ends, hair fall, dull hair and hair damage. Also, it improves hair growth, gives shine, smoothens and strengthens the roots.

Usage of fermented rice water

Fermented rice water contains pitera, an ingredient that conditions the hair. As it is low in pH, it restores the pH of the hair. Fermented rice water has to be diluted with normal water before using it as it is more concentrated. It can be used as normal rice water after that.

Fermented rice hair mask

Ingredient

  • Fermented rice water – 1 cup
  • Water – half a cup
  • Mustard powder – three fourth of a cup
  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon

Method

  1. Dilute the fermented rice water with normal water first.
  2. Add mustard powder and mix to form a paste.
  3. Now finally add the olive oil into the paste.
  4. Massage this paste on your scalp alone.
  5. Leave it for fifteen to twenty minutes.
  6. Wash with shampoo.

Frequency

This mask can be applied once a week.

Boiled Rice water Mask

Ingredient

  • Raw rice – 1 cup
  • Water – three to four cups
  • Closed Container – 1

Method

  1. Boil the raw rice.
  2. Strain the liquid once it is done.
  3. Now you have got the boiled rice water.
  4. Store the excess in the refrigerator.
  5. The liquid you have got is concentrated.
  6. Dilute it with normal water.
  7. The resultant liquid is quite sticky and slimy.
  8. Use this after shampooing as a conditioner.
  9. Rinse thoroughly after that.

Frequency

Use this once a week

Tips

If the water is hard in your area then first treat it with apple juice, amla or shikakai to prevent the build-up of rice water particles in your hair.

Rice Powder Hair Mask

Rice flour with Multani mitti

Ingredients

  • Rice flour – half a cup
  • Multani mitti – half a cup
  • Water – as required

Method

  1. Mix both rice flour and Multani mitti in water.
  2. Apply the paste to your hair alone.
  3. Apply to the entire length of your hair.
  4. Don’t wind it up into a bun.
  5. Leave it straight for thirty minutes.
  6. Wash with warm water and shampoo.

Frequency

You can do this once a week.

Benefits

Both rice flour and Multani mitti possess the properties to straighten the hair. Further, they also give you a smooth texture to your hair.


Rice flour with avocado

Ingredients

  • Rice flour – two tablespoons
  • Avocado (ripe) – 1 fruit

Method

  1. Mix both the ingredient to form a paste.
  2. Apply this to your hair.
  3. Leave it on for twenty minutes.
  4. Wash with warm water and shampoo.

Frequency

Do this once a week.

Benefits

This mask is good for dry and damaged hair. Fatty acids in avocado and saponin in rice are good agents for repairing hair damage.

Rice flour and banana hair mask

Ingredient

  • Rice flour – two tablespoons
  • Banana (ripe) – two (small)
  • Honey – one tablespoon

Method

  1. Mash the banana.
  2. Add honey and rice flour to it.
  3. If necessary blend it to get a smooth paste.
  4. Apply it to your hair as a mask.
  5. Put on a shower cap and leave it for twenty minutes.
  6. Wash with water and shampoo as usual.

Frequency

Follow this method once a week.

Benefits

This combination works well for extremely damaged hair. Banana contains sodium, Vitamins A and C and acts as a natural moisturizer. This makes your hair soft and smooth.

So these are the vast goodness of rice in every form for your hair. These methods can give you the desired results within a few days of usage. Try these and enjoy beautiful, bouncy and silky smooth tresses.



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