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Easy DIY Castor Oil Hair Care Recipes

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Who does not want a luxurious hair care in the comforts of your own home? Aside from saving up on salon fees, you can now also get silky soft hair without stepping foot outside your room. These simple recipes are easy to whip up. Learn how to make these blends of oils that show just how well castor oil nourishes hair from roots to tips.

Pouring castor oil in a small glass bowl

DIY Hair Oil Blends

There are various blends of castor oil and other essences that you can make to solve certain hair concerns. These recipes are effective, easy to make, and most of all, only need a few ingredients. Couple it with effective hair care tips and you can transform dry and dull hair into soft and shiny tresses.

For Thick and Resilient Growth of Hair Strands

  • Castor Oil
  • Jojoba Oil or Argan Oil


There are a lot of other essential oils that you can mix castor oil with. But Jojoba and Argan are two of the most suitable essences. Create this blend and gently massage on scalp and hair at night for 2-4 times a week. It helps promote the thicker and stronger growth of hair strands.

Castor Oil Hair Mask

  • ½ Castor Oil
  • ½ Coconut Oil


    Create this blend of hair mask by mixing equal amounts of castor oil and coconut oil in a bowl.

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    1. To use this mask, heat the solution for 30 seconds. Do not expose to direct heat. Be careful not to let the mixture boil.
    2. Apply the mixture on the scalp by massaging gently. Comb through the strands to spread it evenly.
    3. Wrap hair with a shower cap and a towel for 3 hours. Let the recipe work its magic on your hair.
    4. Rinse thoroughly using lukewarm water. Use shampoo if necessary.

    Conditioning Hair Mask

    • 2 tbsp Castor Oil
    • 1 tbsp Glycerin
    • 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
    • 3 beaten eggs


    This hair mask helps replenish the moisture on your scalp and tresses. Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl and massage on dry hair.

    1. Make sure to cover your locks from roots to tips with this recipe.
    2. Wrap your tresses in a plastic or shower cap and wrap again in a towel.
    3. Let the mixture sit for 2 hours.
    4. Rinse thoroughly with water. Use shampoo if necessary.
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      Overnight Blend of Oils Against Hair Loss

      • Castor Oil
      • Rosemary Oil and/or Almond Oil


      You can create this blend with three ingredients or just stick with two. This works in preventing hair loss and the weakening of strands. It also promotes the growth of stronger tresses. Apply on scalp a few times a week during night for great results. Let the product sit overnight to help the scalp heal from damages.

      Eyelashes Castor Oil Serum

      • ½ Castor Oil
      • ¼ Vitamin E
      • ¼ Almond Oil


      Mix these natural essential oils in a storage or a bottle. Use a mascara wand or applicator to cover the lashes with this blend of oils. It is effective in strengthening the strands and preventing hair fall on eyelashes. It also provides great moisture and is an effective alternative to mascaras. Apply daily for an instant boost of volume and shine or use for an overnight solution on eyelashes.

      Natural Recipe for Thicker and Shinier Hair

      • Castor Oil
      • Coconut Oil
      • Honey


      Create this mixture to help the hair gain some volume. Massage onto hair and cover with plastic. Wrap in a towel and rinse thoroughly after 1-2 hours.

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      Hair Repair Mask

      • 2 tbsp Castor Oil
      • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
      • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
      • 2 tbsp Honey
      • 1 Egg
      • 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar


      This mixture helps the scalp and your tresses heal from damages. It restores the natural hair oils and also prevents further weakening of the strands.

      1. Mix castor oil, olive oil, coconut oil, and honey into a bowl.
      2. Heat gently for a minute while mixing thoroughly.
      3. Remove from heat and add the egg and apple cider vinegar. Make sure to create a smooth blend of this hair mask.
      4. Apply on scalp and hair and wrap in shower cap or plastic. Cover with a towel.
      5. Leave the solution on for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
      6. Rinse thoroughly.

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