This hair mask is perfect if your hair requires a boost of hydration and deeply conditions to treat dull, damaged hair that has been exposed to harsh products and various chemical treatments. Rice water along with aloe vera is a powerful combination to add moisture and nutrients to your hair leaving them stronger for healthy and faster hair growth.
Rice water – It contains all the important nutrients that are needed to promote healthy hair. Packed with the goodness of vitamins and calcium, fermented rice water helps in nourishing the scalp while restoring and balancing the PH of the hair. It contains amino acids that strengthen the hair roots while adding volume and sheen.
Aloe Vera – It nourishes and conditions the scalp and hair deeply to strengthen hair follicles and promote hair growth. READ MORE – 10 BEST OVERNIGHT ALOE VERA REMEDIES FOR CLEAR SKIN AND HAIR GROWTH
You will need –
- Organic rice
- Aloe vera Gel
Make fermented rice water – Wash the rice thoroughly underwater and then add 1/4 cup of rice to a jar along with 1 cup of water. Stir the rice or need the rice with hands to release all the nutrients into the water. Cover the jar and let it sit for 3-4 hours to ferment.
To make a hair mask – Extract aloe vera gel from the plant, use only fresh aloe vera gel. Add 2 tbsp of rice water to 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel and blend everything to smooth. You can add 1-2 drops of peppermint essential oil to the mask. Dip a cotton ball into the mixture and apply it on your scalp. Leave it on for 30 mins and overnight for best results and simply rinse it off with plain water. READ MORE – HONEY OVERNIGHT MASK FOR CLEAN AND CLEAR SKIN
Tips – If you don’t like the smell of rice water then use basmati rice or jasmine rice that smells really good or just add in a few drops of essential oil to the rice water.