There’s been a developing enthusiasm for normal excellence items for quite a while, with any semblance of nectar, olive and coconut oil supplanting ordinary haircare. As we adopt a less synthetic strategy to keeping up the strength of our hair and skin, the hunt down characteristic options has taken the magnificence pack to a remote district in Asia where they owe their broadly long hair to an exceptionally common technique…

As indicated by late magnificence buzz, the key to solid, glossy (also, long) hair starts from an old Chinese town, Huangluo. Nicknamed the ‘Long Hair Village’, the Yao ladies in this self-sufficient locale of Guangxi are known for their long, dim less, sparkly hair. Most ladies here have hair longer than 1.4 meters, and have even shown up in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s longest hair town. Their mystery to Rapunzel-mystery to Rapunzel-esque long bolts long bolts?

Wow so long and solid.

Aged rice water. Yes, eras of Yao ladies have been utilizing the water they cook their rice into wash their hair for quite a long time, which has brought about their stunningly delightful hair. It’s been their mystery to long hair (a ways into their maturity) for quite a long time, and in addition majestic princesses in the East since antiquated times.


Trimming their hair just once in their lives, at 18 years old, the ladies wash their hair utilizing aged rice water – the cloudy hued fluid left from bubbling rice. As indicated by studies, the water is observed to be rich in the cancer prevention agents, minerals and vitamin E and in addition remedial properties that enhance hair’s versatility and condition. Additionally found in rice water is inositol, a sugar what can repair harmed hair and in addition shield it from future harm. Not that the Yao ladies would require it, but rather this could help anybody with warmth harmed hair.

Notwithstanding this, the amino acids in the aged rice water fortify the hair roots, and smooth the surface of the hair making it sparkle. It is additionally thought to help with scars, scarce differences and irritation on the skin. Look at Hair Buddha for an itemized clarification of how rice water can make ravishing hair and immaculate skin.

Not a dim in sight.

For the Yao individuals, their long hair is their most prized ownership, trusting that long hair symbolizes flourishing, life span, riches and favorable luck. They likewise wear it in various styles to speak to historic points throughout their life, for example, marriage. The hair that was trimmed at 18 years old is skilled to a grandma, and afterward came back to the young lady after she is hitched to wear close by her own hair, as a hair piece. Some may say this was the first hair expansion!

Over a meter of hair – amazing.

Here is the manner by which to make and utilize this modest and simple old hair wash:

  • Wash a measure of rice to dispose of any earth
  • Put in a bowl and cover with water for 15 minutes – blending every so often
  • Strain the water into a plastic jug
  • Abandon it at room temperature for a day or until it turns marginally sharp and begins to age
  • Fill a dish, bubble it then permit to cool
  • Include a couple of discretionary drops of tea tree, lavender or rosemary vital oils
  • Utilize the water as an other option to cleanser by tenderly rubbing in onto your scalp and lengths

Flush altogether

On the off chance that you cook rice a few times each week, you ought to have the capacity to gather enough rice water for a few hair washes.