Why is Castor oil your skin and hair best friend!

Castor Oil For Hair & Skin

Castor oil has been proven to be the most effective natural ingredient that works as an elixir to restore and fix issues such as acne breakage, dryness and prevents wrinkles to name a few. Castor oil is extracted from the castor seed that already has rich antioxidants.

This natural remedy not only works in enhancing your healthy skin but also works wonders when used as a part of hair care routine. However there is no scientific study to support these statements.

For Skincare:

Lesser known facts: Castor oil helps in reducing dark circles. It consists of Omega-3 fatty acids which help the skin stay hydrated and also stimulate healthy tissues that work on the skin discolouration. castor oil has antioxidants that prevent the free radicals from affecting the skin. They also help in shrinking blood vessels and reducing fluid retention, which in turn helps in getting rid of those dark circles.

Ricinoleic acid is a rare compound that constitutes 90 percent of castor oil’s composition and is known to work as a natural anti-inflammatory for under eye skin.


The fatty acid composition makes castor oil a natural moisturiser. It works as a moisturiser for your skin, hair, nails and eyelashes. It can be used individually or with other products. With winter coming soon, dry and patchy skin will start acting up. One simple solution to this problem is mixing Kapur with castor oil to get instant relief from dry skin or scalp. It is also treats a skin condition called Atopic Dermatitis. It is a dry skin condition that is rising due to the climate change and increasing pollution.

By applying castor oil you can keep your skin and hair scalp nourished. Castor oil is also the best natural remedy for other skin type disease like Eczema, psoriasis, fungal, bacterial and viral infections.

Castor oil is filled with Vitamin E and Omega 6 & 9, which are the key elements that contributes to good skin and hair. It is best known to cure acne and maintains healthy blemish free skin. Castor oil help in preventing acne breakouts controls anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties to a great extent. Acnes can be caused due to numerous reasons, however with castor oil we can hydrate, cleanse and protect skin from facing acne breakouts.

Ricinoleic acid in castor oil fights off acne producing bacteria and it penetrates deep into your pores to clean them. It also removes dead skin cells and other impurities which cause acne.

“Ageing well is a myth!” …. FALSE, from time and again it is proven that you can treat premature ageing and wrinkle. Castor oil revives collagen production that fills the gaps in your skin and rejuvenates it. Collagen maintains the elasticity of your skin and delays the onset of wrinkles. The antioxidants in castor oil prevent harmful oxidizing agents to protect your skin from being dull and saggy. Just use a cotton ball to apply the castor oil on the areas where fine lines appear.

For Haircare:

Apart from working on your skin its wholesome properties help in rapid hair growth. Castor oil is always one of the most favourite ingredients in the hair care DIY recipes of serum or hair masks. The reason behind that is solely because of its multiple benefitting factors. By fighting off the dry scalp it prevents dandruff and hydrates the roots that further strengthen your hair from its core. It is the most affordable way to add shine, smooth flyaway and condition your hair. Castor oil is also known for curing split ends.

The goodness of ricinoleic acid works to inhibit the hormones associated with hair loss and baldness. Thus experts usually recommend applying castor oil twice or thrice a week for at least about 3 months to see evident results. It is always advised to mix the castor oil before using it for application.

Castor oil when applied to your dead and dry hair it fights inflammation. It has a type of fatty acids that enhance the health of the hair follicles and in turn promote hair growth. Omega 6&9 components stops excess hair fall. The healthy hair has stronger roots and according to some older research (including a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Science in 2003) castor oil may improve the appearance of hair by increasing its luster.

So now it not only works on your hair growth but also does wonder if you have issues like premature hair greying and split ends. Ricinoleic Acid slows premature greying. By curing all these problems in one go it brings you increased gloss or shine of the hair! Since it's polarised, the castor oil actually attracts dirt and effectively cleanses the skin. The high content of ricinoleic acid helps in improving blood circulation on the scalp, which brings nutrition for the hair follicles, stronger hair strands and lesser breakage which leads to hair fall.

Now there are more than a few ways to use castor oil for hair and get effective results. But who’s got the time for such DIY, right? Thus save yourself some time and money and go ahead with Satthwa premium hair oil which has been our best selling product for more than 5 years now. We recommend you to apply the hair oil on your scalp and then massage gently with your finger tips for 3-4 minutes. Leave it overnight and wash next morning or if you are in a hurry then apply 2-3 hours before you shampoo.

Apply 2 times a week for 3-4 months for best results. We recommend using Satthwa Argan Oil Shampoo! It has not only satisfying more than 45,000 men and women but has also some wonderful results.

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