How to Make DIY Rice Conditioner at Home in a Few Simple Steps

7 Materials
15 Minutes

Did you know that rice makes a great natural hair conditioner? It may be a new trend on TikTok, but its use as a hair product goes way back in time.

Rice water is just what it sounds like – the starchy liquid you get when you soak or cook rice in water. It's rich in nutrients like Vitamins B and E, fiber, magnesium, and zinc, and can make your hair stronger, look shiner, and be more manageable.

Rice water is also used to promote hair growth. Are you ready to give it a try? Follow along and I’ll show you how to make rice conditioner.

Tools and materials:

  • Rice
  • Aloe vera or flaxseed gel
  • Black seed oil
  • Rosemary oil
  • Bowl
  • Small blender
  • Ice cube tray
DIY rice conditioner recipe

1. Mix the rice conditioner ingredients

Mix ¼ cup of cooked rice with ¼ cup of aloe vera or flaxseed gel. 

Adding black seed oil and rosemary oil

Add a half-teaspoon of black seed oil and a few drops of rosemary oil.

Blending the rice mixture in a Magic Bullet

Blend in a Magic Bullet or other small blender.

Straining the rice conditioner mixture

Strain the mixture to get just the liquid in a bowl. It will be slightly thick and creamy.

How to make rice conditioner

2. How to use rice conditioner

After shampooing, apply a small amount of rice conditioner through your damp hair. Leave it in your hair for 5-10 minutes and then rinse it off.

Pouring the rice conditioner into an ice cube tray

3. How to store your rice conditioner

Pour your rice conditioner into an ice-cube tray and freeze until ready to use. Thaw 1-2 rice conditioner cubes for each application.

DIY rice conditioner

DIY rice conditioner tutorial

Give this a try. It couldn’t be easier, and you will love how it adds shine to your hair and smoothes it out. If you have hair growth concerns, you’ll love how it helps rejuvenate your hair too!

Please leave a comment below to let me know how you liked the results you got from this DIY rice conditioner for hair.

Suggested materials:
  • Rice
  • Aloe vera or flaxseed gel
  • Black seed oil
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