How To Make Rice Water (Hair Treatment)
Supplies - large bowl, large jar, one cup sticky (or regular white) rice, one pomelo (or grapefruit)
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Rinse rice in bowl and drain
2
Fill jar with filtered or purified water
3
Pour filtered/purified water into bowl with rice
4
Scrub the rice in the water for 5 minutes, water should turn cloudy
5
Strain into pot
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Cut the peel off the pomelo (or grapefruit)
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Put the peels in the rice water and turn on the stove. Optional: add a few drops essential oils (like lavender) - I personally don’t use any
8
Low simmer for 10 minutes (don’t let it come to a roaring boil)
9
While it’s simmering, fill the jar with hot water from the sink and microwave it to almost boiling in the microwave. Pour out the water after
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Strain the rice water into the jar (use a funnel so you don’t waste so much like me 😕)
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Carefully put the hot peels into the jar
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Cap it and store in a dark place for 7-14 days (I put mine under the bathroom sink) - DONE!
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