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There are about a million reasons why castor oil should play a starring role in your skin care routine. It's nourishing moisturizing properties make it a great way to keep your skin, hair and nails hydrated while an assortment of proteins and antioxidants will work overtime to strengthen hair follicles from the shaft, helping hair to grow back richer and fuller.
If you're new to castor oil it may be daunting on where to start; fortunately, Amazon is having a sale on one of its most popular: Handcraft Blends Jamaican Black Castor Oil. You can snag a 16-ounce bottle for $12 now, and over 7,600 five-star reviewers agree — the bigger the better, because you're going to want to use it for just about everything.
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While a quick search for castor oil on Amazon will bring up many hits, Handcraft Blends Jamaican Black Castor Oil sets itself apart by being unfiltered, undiluted and free of any additives that can tamper with its natural formula. The result is a pure oil filled with hydrating and strengthening fatty acids, antioxidants and proteins that can do whole lot with very little.
The first and most well known use? Hair growth. When applied to your scalp, the rich blend of nutrients will work to lock moisture in at the hair shaft, strengthening hair follicles while promoting more blood flow to those follicles to further stimulate growth. Whether you're dealing with thinning hair or sparse-growing patches, after a few uses you'll notice that your hair not just coming back, it's coming back thicker and more resilient than it was before. The best part? This doesn't just apply to the hair on your head — use this for your too-thin eyelashes or patchy eyebrows (anyone else over-pluck in the early 2000s?), and you'll see them filling out without the need for penciling or extra-volumizing mascaras.
But wait, there's more. This black castor oil also makes an excellent skin moisturizer. Those same fatty acids, antioxidants and proteins showing love to your hair can also keep moisture inside your skin, reducing dullness and dry patches. That hyper-hydration mixed with the power of protein can even help reduce the look of fine lines, for an anti-aging bonus.
And finally, if you're an essential-oils lover, you'll find this mighty bottle will help dilute essential oils and act as a carrier oil. Seriously, what can't this formula do?
Come for the hair growth...
Reviewers are not just obsessed with the versatility of this product, they're also in love with their results. One five-star reviewer said it didn't just work for her, but her boyfriend too: "Started to use this every night and within a few weeks my eyebrows were noticeably thicker. I then told my boyfriend, who had a receding hairline, and he tried it as well. It's been about two months of him using this each day in his scalp, and his hair is growing back in! His confidence is back, his hair is thicker and the hairline is closer to his forehead."
This five-star reviewer also noted how much you get for your money! "I'm in love with this product! My hair hadn't grown AT ALL in over 10 years ... In the last two months since I've been using the product liberally, my hair has actually grown. The thin spot on top of my head feels much fuller. My hair looks and feels so much better than it did before I bought this. I have used castor oil before, but in stores I get a tiny bottle for eight bucks. Really? So this is a great deal for the amount you get."
...stay for the anti-aging formula
One reviewer amazed by the skin care benefits wrote, "I've been using this oil on my face around my eyes and I've really noticed a difference in my fine lines and wrinkles. My skin feels softer too. Who needs to spend $$$ on expensive serums?!"
Another noted, "Pleased to report my face looks younger after trying this oil. it helps with wrinkles, undereye circles, old scars and the like."
Snag Handcraft Blends Jamaican Black Castor Oil now for nearly 40 percent off and share the secrets of this hardworking formula with anyone who will listen.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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