IS THE OIL A GOOD MOISTURIZER FOR HAIR?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is rich in essential fatty acids that help coat strands in long-lasting moisture. Applying the oil on hair helps give it a softer, smoother, and shinier appearance. Castor oil protects hair from dryness and damage too.
IS THIS OIL SAFE FOR CONSUMPTION?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is not culinary oil. It is a topical oil and should not be ingested. Consumption can lead to problems such as upset stomach or metabolism issues. Make sure you only apply the oil on hair and scalp. Avoid applying oil near sensitive areas such as eyes and mouth.
WHAT DOES THE OIL SMELL LIKE?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil has a mild nutty scent. It is not overpowering and mixes well with other oils. You can use this oil in DIY recipes for hair and scalp. The scent goes away a few minutes after application. If you want to give it an appealing scent, you can mix a few drops of essential oil with castor oil.
HOW LONG DOES THE PRODUCT LAST?
If unopened, Shiny Leaf Cold Pressed Organic Castor Oil can last for two years. Make sure you store it properly so it doesn't oxidize. Store in a cool, dry place and keep it away from sunlight.
DOES IT HELP SPEED UP HAIR GROWTH?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is rich in essential fatty acids and nutrients that can help promote healthy hair growth. It may not speed up hair growth, but using the oil helps stimulate the follicles to grow healthier and thicker strands. Apply the oil on scalp regularly to see results.
CAN I PUT IT ON AS LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil can be applied on hair as leave-in conditioner. It seals on strands to reduce dryness and breakage. Lack of moisture can make hair dry and prone to frizziness. Increased dryness can make hair weak against damage and breakage. Using the oil as leave-in conditioner makes hair more manageable too.
WILL THIS HELP PREVENT FRIZZINESS?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil coats hair in moisture, which prevents frizziness and dryness. Applying the oil prevents cuticles from lifting up, which reduces risk of frizziness. Castor oil gives hair a softer and smoother texture too. You can apply the oil as leave-in conditioner or pre-poo conditioner.
DOES THE OIL MAKE MY HAIR FEEL HEAVY?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil coats hair in moisture but does not make it feel heavy. The oil absorbs into hair shaft, which helps keep the strands moisturized all day long. Applying the oil on hair prevents frizziness and dryness too. You can apply the oil on dry or wet hair.
CAN THIS IMPROVE THE SHINE OF MY HAIR?
Yes. Dry hair often looks dull and feels rough to touch. Applying oil helps moisturize the strands so they become softer to touch. The oil gives hair a shinier appearance as well. You can use the oil as leave-in conditioner or hair treatment. It helps repair hair damage such as frizziness and breakage.
CAN I APPLY IT ON COLOR-TREATED HAIR?
Yes. Color-treated hair can be really dry and rough due to loss of moisture. It is often brittle and prone to breakage too. Using Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil on color-treated hair can restore its volume and shine. You can use it before and after you wash your hair so hair becomes softer and more manageable. It helps make your tresses thicker and full of life too.