The desire to be beautiful will never leave women, as well as the desire to find the elixir of beauty. Starting in search of something «miraculous» and not expensive, one cannot help but stop looking at castor oil. Read about all his secrets in our article.
Castor oil, ready for use, can be purchased at any pharmacy. It is sold in small dark bottles. Before applying it to the skin, be sure to test for an allergic reaction: apply a small amount of oil on your hand and wait about half an hour.
If there is no redness, rash or itching, you can safely apply the oil. If an allergic reaction still manifests itself, do not be discouraged, just dilute castor oil with another neutral one, such as olive oil. Believe me, even a few drops of this miraculous oil will be enough to achieve the effect. So what can you use castor oil for?
With deep penetration into tissues, ricinoleic acid, which is contained in castor oil, prevents the growth of bacteria and viruses.
Procedures are best done in the evening. Cleanse the skin well and steam with a hot towel. When the pores open, rub in a few drops of castor oil, do not rinse. By morning, the oil will be completely absorbed and will not leave greasy marks.
For those who are looking for a way to rejuvenate the skin at home, castor oil is also suitable. It helps to increase the amount of elastin and collagen in the skin, improves tone, and also retains moisture. Using the oil is very simple, just add 2-3 drops of castor oil to your daily face cream. To enhance the effect, you can add face masks based on castor oil.
It is quite difficult to remove existing scars or stretch marks, but if you have patience and believe in the result, then everything is possible! To get rid of scars, castor oil can be either rubbed directly into the scar or applied as a compress. For a compress, a small piece of gauze must be soaked in castor oil and applied for 1-2 hours.
From age spots
Well whitens the skin of the face mask of castor oil, cucumber, radish or lemon. For one teaspoon of oil, add one teaspoon of any ingredient. Also, if desired, you can add honey or kefir. Apply to the skin for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water. The mask will help even out skin color, get rid of age spots and freckles.
Against skin peeling
For dry skin, a castor oil mask is suitable. Boil medium potatoes, peel and chop. To it, add 1 tablespoon of milk, one egg white and 2 teaspoons of castor oil. Apply the warm mixture on the skin for 15 minutes and then rinse with warm water. Your skin will become soft and silky.
Sometimes beauty does not require huge funds. Natural sources of beauty and self-love will help you!