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Effect of Castor oil

Jun 20, 2023Marieke Bergsma


Castor oil has been used by humans for centuries. In the past, castor oil was mainly used for its medicinal properties, but nowadays we mainly use castor oil for its cosmetic benefits. Particularly for stronger and fuller hair and well-cared for skin.

Castorolie in een fles

Castor oil in its purest form is a triglyceride; about 90 percent of its composition is a fatty acid known as ricin. In addition, castor oil also contains oleates and linoleates. These ingredients are rich in moisturizing omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids. The fatty acids are important in repairing the skin and hair. Ricinoleic acid helps keep the hair healthy and strong.


Castor oil is known for its cleansing and nourishing effect. The oil is highly recommended for dry skin, to support the prevention of skin aging. It has a deeply moisturizing effect. As a facial serum, castor oil can help reduce lines and also help the skin look flawless again. This is because the castor oil supports the restorative capacity of the skin.

Due to the cleansing effect of castor oil, the product is also an ideal cleansing product for removing impurities from the skin and make-up. For example, castor oil is used in the well-known Oil Cleansing Method (OCM), where you mix the slightly thicker castor oil (80%) with a thinner oil such as argan oil or olive oil (20%). A deep cleansing in a natural way.

Finally, castor oil can also be used as a wonderful massage oil. Try the castor oil mixed with another oil, such as the castor oil with lavender oil. Relaxing and invigorating at the same time. And, how about a soothing bath with castor oil as a bath oil? Delicious and at the same time caring for the skin.

Thanks to the low molecular mass in castor oil, the oil can penetrate deep into the outer layer of the skin. This means that castor oil can be used for dry or sensitive skin to give it a fresh, radiant and young appearance.


Castor oil contains Omega 9 fats. This gives the castor oil a nourishing property and ensures that dry or frizzy hair looks healthy and shines again. Because the essential fatty acids nourish the hair from the root, many people experience that castor oil stimulates the hair, making it fuller. For example, you can massage the castor oil into the scalp a few times a week and let it soak in overnight. This way you stimulate blood flow. Leave the oil on all night and wash your hair the next morning with your favorite Castor Shampoo.

Castor oil moisturizes dry hair and scalp. It makes your hair more shiny and smooth and helps repair split ends. It also helps strengthen brittle and damaged hair fibers. Castor oil stimulates blood circulation in your scalp, which also stimulates hair growth. Colored or chemically treated hair or hair that is regularly blow-dried and restyled is protected by the use of castor oil.

Try a Hot Oil Treatment with castor oil and be surprised by the stunning results. Finally, castor oil is also very suitable for caring for your eyebrows and eyelashes. Castor oil is also indispensable for men when caring for their beard or mustache.

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