Fermented Rice Water Rinse for Hair Growth: 2-month Results

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This is the second month I have been doing fermented rice water rinses and, so far, I love it! It has really helped to improve the condition of my hair, both in terms of how it looks and feels. This is no trivial accomplishment for this multi-textured head of fine, fragile hair.

I like to use organic brown rice, but you can use organic white rice (or any other rice you prefer).  Just keep in mind that all white rice begins its life as brown rice. However, white rice has been processed to remove it’s husk, bran, and germ. Although this increases its shelf life, it means that white rice has to be artificially fortified with nutrients. This is why I prefer to use organic brown rice. Here is a basic breakdown of some of the nutrients between the two from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database (based on ½ cup of raw long-grain rice) …

Because  rice does contain protein, I like to clarify my hair once a month with bentonite clay to prevent any build up. My sister likes to add a little apple cider vinegar to her fermented rice water  rinse. For the general recipe and instructions for how to make fermented rice water, READ my first post HERE on the subject.

After 8 weeks of using fermented rice water, my hair feels significantly stronger and less fragile. I have also noticed that my strands seem to be much smoother and silkier! Rice water has been a complete game changer for me and is really helping me with length retention. Want more detailed information about my experience over the last two months? Watch the video below …




Filed under Hair Regimens, Length Checks

2 responses to “Fermented Rice Water Rinse for Hair Growth: 2-month Results

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