Saturday, 24 September 2016

Cheap beauty ritual

Hello there curlies!
I would like to share with you my beauty ritual.
Recently I started to use castor oil on my face.
I use castor oil with coconut oil to pre-poo my hair. I have had great results so I started to add it in my deep conditioner mixes. I also mix some for my hot oil treatments. I add it to my homemade liquid black soap as well.
Here's a little bit about this oil-
Not only is it a laxative but it's also anti - fungal. It thickens eyebrows and eyelashes. It's like glycerin, it attracts moisture to the hair. It helps with hair loss. Its easily absorbed in the skin. Cures acne and helps skin look youthful (this is the part that I love!)
This oil keeps my hair soft and my skin smooth.
Here's how I use it:
I have a mixture of castor oil and almond oil.  Find the ratio that works for your skin type. I apply some to my face and rub it in a clockwise motion. I massage thoroughly. I then put a hot facecloth over my face because this opens up the pores. The first week or so I did experience some breakouts, but it cleared. This is because the skin is getting used to this new method of cleansing. I also use it to remove make up. The mascara just glides off - no water at all!
 Can you notice the difference in this pic? I have added a few drops of ylang ylang essential oil to my castor oil, because I don't like the smell of it. 
I re- used a hand wash bottle to store my castor oil mix, this makes it so much easier to dispense.

I only started using castor oil a few months ago, and now I'm one of those naturals who can rave about it too! I highly recommend it for your hair and your skin, trust me you won't be disappointed.

Thanks for stopping by and if you have any questions please feel free to drop a comment. You can also follow my journey at https://mobile.face
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Stay Natural  Stay Magical,
Xo Xo - Marlene Louw

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