KERATINIC AGENT: HAIR, EYELASHES, EYEBROWS, SCALP AND NAILS CARE
INCI name ; Ricinus communis (Castor) Oil
CAS number 8001-79-4
SKU code ; CN-CAS-0100
EXTRACTION METHOD ; Cold Pressed (HEXANE FREE)
PARTS USED ; Seeds
ORIGIN ; South Africa
COMMON NAMES : Castor Bean Oil
APPEARANCE : Almost colorless to slightly yellow viscous liquid
ODOUR NOTE : Very slight, distinct odour
QUALITY : 100 % pure and natural carrier oil.
STORAGE CONDITION ; Store in a cool dark place
BODY: + (diluted in 50/50 in another carrier oil, for targeted spot treatment on affected, dry and irritated areas)
FACE: ++ (Eyelashes and Eyebrows)
HAIR, SCALP, BEARD AND MOUSTACCHES, ++ massage onto scalp and skin under beard. Leave to nourish overnight, wash next morning. May also be used as a nourishing and shine leave-on serum for beards. Apply a few drops, massage, and style.
HANDS & NAILS: ++
COMEDOGENIC (Causes clogging of pores) 0=NO, 1 to 2 = HARDLY, 3 to 4 = YES, 5= VERY
• COMEDOGENIC: 1
• NOURISHING & FORTIFYING: ++
• CALMING: ++
• ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTALGIC: ++
• ANTI-BACTERIAL, ANTI-FUNGAL: ++
• KERATIN AGENT: ++
INDICATIONS: VERY DRY HAIR. DAMAGED HAIR.NATURAL, FRIZZY, CURLY, COILY HAIR.
A viscous and heavy oil, Castor oil has been used for centuries for the care and beauty of hair.
Ancient Egyptians, who used to wear wigs, have been reported to protect and appease shaved scalp from itches and dryness with daily applications of castor oil.
It had a reputation for fighting various scalp diseases.
Today castor oil is used to fortify hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows and, in manicure to strengthen nails and nourish damaged hands.
Castor oil has unique natural keratin agents (Ricinoleic acid) that tonifies the scalp.
Castor oil encase hair in a protective layer, giving them volume and lustre.
Castor oil nourishes and soften damaged hands, protects, and strengthens brittle nails, making them strong, smooth, and shiny.
- To make nourishing and strengthening hair mask, damaged tips serum, and overall hair care and beauty
- For manicures: massage on nail and hands for deep strengthening treatments
- As growth serum for full eyebrows and long eyelashes (apply as night treatment, with a clean and dry mascara brush)
AVOID CONTACTS WITH EYES
Keep out of reach of children and pets.
As a general rule, always perform a skin patch test before using your essential oils for the first time.
WARNING: These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference works or websites in aromatherapy, hydrolatherapy and phytotherapy. They are found there regularly and for many confirmed by observations in scientific circles. However, this information is given for informational purposes, it cannot in any case constitute medical information, nor engage our responsibility. For any use for therapeutic purposes, consult a doctor.