Rice Rice Baby: Why Rice is the Perfect Ingredient for Those with Skin Sensitivities
Rice and hair care seem to have a long history together. It was said that Japanese women would wash their hair with rice milk/ water to strengthen strands and spritz it on their faces to keep it moisturized without any adverse effects. It’s no surprise then that the Fetch! Team decided it was about time to explore how we could use this quintessential Pinoy ingredient in our care products.
Not sure about the power of rice? No worries, here are some reasons why adding rice milk into your furbabies’ routine (and let’s be real, yours too) is beneficial for healthy skin and hair.
Rice milk contains essential nutrients like vitamins B and E, as well as antioxidants. These components provide deep hydration to the skin and fur, helping to maintain moisture balance and prevent dryness or flakiness.
2. Gentle Cleansing
Rice milk possesses natural cleansing properties. When used, they can help remove dirt, oils, and impurities from the fur without causing irritation. This makes them an excellent alternative for pets with sensitive skin that may react to harsh chemicals found in some commercial products. Rice milk is also known to help clear out build-up on skin and scalp caused by other shampoos, conditioners, and other add-on products.
3. Soothes Inflammation
The soothing nature of rice milk and water can help alleviate itchiness and inflammation in pets with skin conditions such as allergies or irritations. This is especially beneficial for pets prone to scratching and discomfort.
4. Healthy Hair
Rice milk contains starch, amino acids, minerals, and vitamins such as B9 that support hair growth and strengthen the coat. These nutrients help to keep strands shiny, smooth, and healthy.
Incorporating natural remedies like rice milk into your pet's grooming routine can benefit their skin and fur health. With a rich history of usage in cultures like Japan, the nourishing properties of rice milk have stood the test of time. It's no surprise then that a lot of humans use this powerful ingredient in their hair care routine and pet owners usually love the power of rice when caring for puppies, kittens, and senior pets.