How To Use Rice Water For Beard Growth?

how to use rice water for beard growth

I’ve applied rice water to my beard and have found striking differences. Do you know how to use rice water for beard growth?

You need to ferment the rice in a jar for about 24 hours. After that, you can gently apply that water evenly all across your beard.

You will definitely perceive satisfactory results!

Without further ado, let’s talk!

How to prepare Rice Water for beards?

You can prepare rice water in two ways.  One is by using plain rice water, and another is by fermenting rice water.

#1. Plain rice water

  • Firstly choose rice. You can either choose white or brown rice, but it must be organically processed.
  • Take a cup of rice in a bowl.
  • Rinse it with water to remove impurities
  • Add half a cup of water and steer it to release minerals.
  • Leave it for about 30 minutes till it soaks vitamins and minerals.
  • Plain rice water is prepared.

#2. Fermented rice water

For fermenting, you will need a jar and pour previously prepared rice water into it. Cover the jar with a plastic foil and leave it for about 24 hours.

In the very next day, it is ready but will provide a mild acidic smell. You can add some essential oil to mask the smell.

Note: You can store it in a refrigerator and can use it for about two days.

How to apply rice water for beard growth?

  • Take a sprayer and pour water (either plain rice water or fermented rice water) into it.
  • Apply it thoroughly in your beard
  • Let it sit for about 15 minutes.
  • Rinse it with clean water

Benefits of fermented rice water

#1. Forms Pitera good for cell regeneration

Fermentation form a yeast known as pitera but is very beneficial for your skin and hair. It has anti-aging properly and on top promote cell rejuvenation.

#2. Rich in Vitamin B and Vitamin E

It contains vitamins B and vitamin E. Vitamin B can strengthen your hair while vitamin E nourishes your hair and keeps it hydrated.

#3. Balances the PH 

Fermented rice water is acidic in nature that balances the PH of your hair.

#4. Nourishes hair follicle

It also nourishes your hair follicle and keeps your hair healthy.

Does rice water increases facial hair growth?

Rice water doesn’t increase facial hair growth but provides your beard a shiny, healthy, and appealing look.  It can additionally strengthen your hair and provides a good texture to it.

Not only is it good for facial hair but also good for the skin underneath your hair.

Thus, I recommend you to use rice water not for facial hair growth but for keeping your beard healthy and shiny.

Benefits of rice water – Is it good for facial hair?

A research facitily in japan has developed imaging technology to visualize the strenghtening effect of inositol on hair. And those inositol are present in rice water

#1. Keeps your beard moisturized

Rice water is rich in antioxidants, thus keeps your beard hydrated.

#2. Prevents beardruff and itchiness

Rice water contains healing properties. It prevents itchiness and top removes dandruff. Moreover, it will improve hair manageability and reverse the damage.

#3. Increase the thickness of your beard

Rice water contains an amino acid that is beneficial to balance the ph of your skin. Furthermore, it also makes your beard fuller and adds volume to it.


#1. Mild Acidic Smell

It provides a nasty smell after fermentation. In addition, if you use fermented water after two days, it can stiffen your hair.

#2. Dry your hair

If you don’t rinse your hair properly after using this solution, it can dry your hair.

Is Rice water ok after a week?

No, rice water will not be ok after a week because it can stiffen your hair.

My recommendation is, you can use it within two days.

Is it safe to use rice water every day?

No, it is not safe to use rice water every day. Due to protein overload, it can dry your hair.

I recommend you to use it once a week!


Rice water is beneficial to keep your beard healthy and hydrated. It increases beard thickness. However, there is no scientific evidence to prove that rice water increases beard growth.

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