You should know that castor oil is both thick and sticky, meaning that it is not everyone’s favorite. It is very useful and beneficial for skin complexion and hair structure. But, on the other hand a lot of people tend to avoid it. If you look for a cheap, all-natural solution to solve your skin and hair problems, castor oil is your best option. In this article, you will read about some great ways of using castor oil in order to improve thinning hair or treat scars.
Regrow and thicken hair, eyelashes and eyebrows
Castor oil is popular for its ability to regrow thin eyebrows. There are a lot of articles in the magazines that are based on the power of castor oil to help your brows regrow. For example, a woman bought hexane-free, organic and cold pressed castor oil.
After cleaning her face, she applied it to her eyebrows every night. Her eyebrows were visibly thicker, during the three months using it. She attributed this to the regular application of castor oil.
Castor oil can also help you regrow eyelashes and improve hair quality
Castor oil is filled with ricinoleic acid. It has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Because of these properties, it will keep any fungus or bacteria away from your hair. Castor oil can help you prevent hair loss by coating the hair and preventing any falling out, because it is pretty thick.
This oil is rich in omega-9 fat acids. Omega-9 fat acids nourish hair, hair follicles and skin.
It gives your hair a healthy gloss and improves its quality. If you are looking for a smoother hair, you should rub it in the hair ends, rather than applying it near the scalp.
Rub two drops of the oil between your hands and run your fingers through your ends. You should be careful, because if you use too much, you might end up with heavy greasiness.
When it comes to regrowing your hair, you can use castor oil as a scalp treatment. Add melted coconut oil, apricot kernel oil or any lighter oil to make it more spreadable.
In order to thicken your hair that thins at the edges of the hairline, you can use pure castor oil and apply it, by using your hand.
Apply some castor oil in order for your eyelashes to thicken and strengthen them.
Scar tissue reduction and smooth lips
Thanks to its capability to penetrate deeply through multiple skin layers, castor oil is able to do wonders for keloid types of scars and scars that consist of hardened tissue. Castor oil softens skin and this softening ability will aid in breaking down deep scar tissue, so it can eventually be smoothed out. It has also been proven to be a white blood cell stimulating agent. According to some scientists, castor bean oil affects the inflammatory response in subcutaneous tissues. This is probably the reason why castor oil speeds wound healing, and also reduces scarring.
We all know that our lips need constant protection. Castor oil does magic to your lips. Yes, they regenerate pretty quickly, but your lips also dry out and peel.
The fatty acids in castor oil not only smooth lips, but also protect them, because of its thick consistency. Castor oil gives a natural shine to your lips, which makes it great for both health and appearance of your lips.