Castor Oil for Hair and SkinCastor oil is an age old beauty treatment that has been largely replaced over time by fancier beauty products with more ingredients and a bigger price tag.
Castor oil has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties and is high in Vitamin E, minerals, proteins, and Omega 6 and 9 beneficial fatty acids. Its unusually high ricinoleic acid ratio makes it beneficial to skin and hair.
I’ve been experimenting a lot with Castor Oil lately as a natural beauty remedy. I already use it in my oil cleansing blend each day, and I’m enjoying the results from using castor oil packs on my skin.
Months ago, a friend mentioned that she loved castor oil for hair and eyelashes. I was really skeptical because castor oil has a very thick and sticky consistency that I couldn’t imagine using in hair. I did some research and found out that I had been seriously missing out on a simple and really effective traditional beauty remedy… here is what you will need . for this fabulous portion that i love on my skin and hair ..
Castor Oil for Natural Hair RegrowthCastor oil can be used on the scalp to help prevent and remedy hair loss and it is effective at this for several reasons. It’s antibacterial and anti fungal properties make it beneficial against follliculitus, dandruff and scalp infections and its ricinoleic acid content helps increase circulation to the scalp and improve hair growth.
Ricinoleic acid is also said to help balance scalp pH which can also help replenish the scalp’s natural oils and undo some of the damage of harsh chemical hair products (and even damage from no-poo, due to over alkalinity). The antioxidants in castor oil also support the keratin in hair and help make hair stronger, smoother and less frizzy.
Let’s see how to prepare this mixture of oils for fast hair growth:
Mix equal parts of castor oil and coconut oil and microwave it for a few seconds. Once it melts and blends into one another, you can use it to massage your scalp.
so when i was done with everything i just wrapped a hand towel on my hair and went to do some work , one hour later i was ready to wash my hair and face ..
1-Add sufficient amount of castor oil to coconut oil.
2-Separate your hair into 2 parts and apply from scalp to tips.
3-Wrap in warm shower cap or warm towel, and leave on 2 hours or overnight.
4-Wash with warm water and natural shampoo, and towel dry.
5-Repeat once a week. Here is a piece of advice for those who decided to assure themselves of castor oil effectiveness.
When choosing castor oil for cosmetic purposes you should prefer cold-pressed oil. Such oil keeps more useful properties than hot-pressed oil.
If you experience skin redness and itchy scalp, you might be allergic to oil. Therefore, you should stop using it.
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