There’s been a lot of chatter about a staple food item that’s been buzzing in the hair community. It happens to be rice! Rice is beneficial for a multitude of reasons.
The proof is in the rice. A small village in China called Huang Luo is called the Land of Rapunzels. Women in the village have hair that is up to 6 feet long, and they owe it all to rice water.
The key ingredient in rice is inositol which is a substance found in many fiber-rich foods. In addition to conditioning, soothing the scalp, reducing frizz, and increasing elasticity, the free radicals in inositol attribute to hair growth. When used as a hair treatment, the inositol in the rice water repairs and also acts like armor for your hair.
Rice water rinses are easy to prepare. Here are 3 easy ways you can have a rinse that’s ready to go for the health of your mane.