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5 DIY Recipes Using Castor Oil That Will Take Your Beauty Routine To The Next Level

Ayushi VermaAyushi Verma  |  May 27, 2021
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For years, the beauty world has collectively touted the benefits of a beauty hero that needs no introduction i.e, castor oil. It has been gaining a lot of traction for being a life-changing hair growth oil but did you know that this vitamin-rich treat is great for your skin and nails too?

So, today we are going to introduce you to some old-school DIYs that will help you amp up your beauty regimen. Whether you want to get that fuller and shinier hair, or baby soft skin, keep scrolling for beauty recipes to reap the benefit of this magical elixir.

Best Beauty DIYs To Extoll The Benefits Of Castor Oil

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As A Brow Serum

You’ll need:

  • Castor oil
  • Argan oil
  • Vitamin E oil (approx. 10–15 capsules)
  • Rosemary essential oil
  • Coffee essential oil

Method:

Step 1: In a clean glass container, add ½ a cup each of castor oil and argan oil. Then add 2 teaspoons of vitamin E oil. Alternatively, rip open 10-15 vitamin E capsules and pour the ingredients into this mix.

Step 2: Next, add 25 drops of rosemary essential oil and coffee essential oil, mix the ingredients with the help of a spoolie and your bespoke brow serum is ready for application.

This serum will give you fuller, thicker brows in a week.

To Ace That Pout

You’ll need:

  • Virgin coconut oil
  • Castor oil
  • Olive oil
  • Lipstick of your choice.

Method: 

Step 1: Keep a pan on low heat and add 2 teaspoons of coconut oil with approximately 1 cm of lipstick to it.

Step 2: Next, add in 2 teaspoons each of olive oil and castor oil, stir well. Leave it on the heat for around two to three minutes and then pour it into a small dish or an old lip balm tin. Stash it in the fridge to set for a few hours.

This ultra-hydrating lip balm will save you from having to deal with flaky, chapped lips.

For Smooth Skin Head To Toe

You’ll need:

  • White or brown sugar
  • Castor oil
  • Avocado oil
  • Essential oil

Method:

Step 1: In a bowl, add a cup of brown or white sugar along with 2 tablespoons of castor oil, 1 tablespoon of avocado oil.

Step 2: Then add 2-3 drops of essential oil of your choice. Mix the ingredients well and it’s ready for use!

This easy-peasy recipe will leave your skin soft and glowy.

To Detoxify Scalp

You’ll need:

  • Himalayan ground pink salt 
  • Organic apple cider vinegar 
  • Castor oil
  • Honey
  • Peppermint or tea tree oil (optional)

Method: 

Step 1: In a bowl, ¼ cup Himalayan ground pink salt. Alternatively, you can use coarse sea salt.

Step 2: Next add 1 tablespoon each of organic apple cider vinegar and castor oil along with 1 teaspoon honey.

Step 3: Add 3 drops of peppermint or tea tree essential oil to the mix, blend the ingredients well.  Apply a tablespoon onto damp hair, gently massaging it into your scalp. Leave the scrub on your hair for five to 10 minutes before rinsing with warm water, follow it with a shampoo and conditioner.

This DIY will detox, cleanse and replenish the scalp.

For Soft, Plump Skin

You’ll need:

  • One ripe banana
  • Honey
  • Castor oil

Method:

Step 1:  In a bowl, mash 1 ripe banana with the help of a fork until there are no lumps.

Step 2: Then add half tablespoon honey and one tablespoon castor oil. Apply the mask on the face and keep it on for around 30-35 minutes before washing it off with cold water. Repeat the process at least once a week for the best results.

This deep-hydrating face mask will not only give you tighter skin but will also nourish your skin giving it a lit-from-within glow.

If you don’t like indulging in DIYs and want the glowy skin of your dreams, try investing in this Vitamin C-infused Amla Moisturising Gel. This 3-1 formula will rejuvenate, brighten and hydrate your skin all at the same time.

Incorporate these DIYs into your beauty routine and get ready for a wave of compliments.

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