DOES CASTOR OIL REDUCE THE APPEARANCE OF STRETCH MARKS?
Castor Oil is a skin care product that's rich in moisturizing ingredients that may help smooth out stretch marks. With continued use and when used together with other products that may help in the treatment of stretch marks such as Cocoa Butter and other dermatologist approved treatments, the appearance of stretch marks may become less obvious.
HOW DO YOU USE CASTOR OIL TO HELP WITH HAIR GROWTH?
To use Castor Oil for hair growth you must apply a few drops on hair and scalp daily. Castor Oil contains Ricinoleic acid which is known to nourish and encourage the growth of stronger and healthier hair. It provides nutrients that the hair needs so it becomes less prone to breakage.
CAN CASTOR OIL MOISTURIZE THE SKIN?
Yes, it may. Castor Oil is a natural skin care product that has components that may moisturize and hydrate your skin it effectively. It contains fatty acids that may help promote glowing healthy skin. Massage a few drops of Castor oil on dry skin daily and see the difference.
CAN CASTOR OIL HELP GROW EYELASHES TOO?
Yes, it may. When using Shiny Leaf Castor Oil for eyelashes, you must use it with the mascara-wand applicator. Place 1-2 drops of Castor oil on the applicator and spread it out evenly. Do this at night before going to sleep. Use the oil together with proper diet and you may get your desired eyelash length.
IS CASTOR OIL TESTED ON ANIMALS?
No, it is not. Shiny Leaf Castor Oil is not tested on animals. All Shiny Leaf products are made cruelty-free.
DOES THE CASTOR OIL HAVE A SCENT?
The oil has a mild, subtle, and natural smell. The scent is not overpowering or strong. Some compare the scent to the smell of grounded nuts. The smell is a bit earthy but not intrusive.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CASTOR OIL IS USED ON THE EYEBROWS?
Castor Oil for eyebrows contains fatty acids and vitamin E that provide the nutrients that eyebrows need to grow healthy. For people who want to achieve thicker brows, apply a few drops of castor oil on your eyebrows and supplement your diet with food rich in protein. This combination may help grow you fuller and thicker eyebrows.
IS THE CONTAINER A GLASS BOTTLE?
Yes, it is. Like all essential oils and natural oils, the container of Shiny Leaf Castor Oil is made of high-quality amber glass. The dark color of the glass protects the oil from direct sunlight, which may alter the composition of the oil. The product also comes with a glass dropper and a mascara wand.
IS THE PRODUCT REALLY SAFE TO USE ON THE EYELASHES?
Yes, it is. Just make sure to apply it only on your eyelashes and not on the other parts of your eye. If the product starts to irritate your eye, you must wash the area with clean water.
CAN I USE THIS ON MY BOTTOM EYELASHES?
Yes, the product may also be used at the bottom eyelashes.
WHAT DOES COLD PRESSED MEAN?
Cold pressing or expression, as it is sometimes called, is the process of extracting the oils from seeds of plants. This process is one of the most effective ways to get oil in its purest form. Cold pressing does not use solvents or excessive heat that may alter the composition of the oil. It involves using a screw press to compress the seeds. The oils come out during the compression process.
IS THE OIL EDIBLE?
This Castor Oil is made for external use only. If ingested accidentally, seek medical help immediately.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO USE CASTOR OIL?
When applying castor oil on the hair and eyelashes, one of the most popular ways of using it is by applying it at night before you sleep. Letting the oil sit on your lashes and hair while you sleep may help as this is the time when your body also repairs itself.
SHOULD I WASH OUT THE OIL AFTER LEAVING IT ON HAIR FOR SOME TIME?
Castor oil is a thick oil that should easily be absorbed into your hair without any trouble. If applied at night, castor oil may be left on overnight as you sleep. Wash your hair as usual while you bathe or shower the next day.
IS IT SAFE TO USE ON COLOR TREATED HAIR?
The castor oil’s all natural ingredients make it safe to use for all hair types including color treated hair.
IS THE CASTOR OIL HEXANE-FREE?
Yes, it is. Shiny Leaf uses a process called cold pressing to extract castor oil from the castor seeds. This process involves little to no heat, no chemicals, and no solvents such as hexane.
IS IT DIFFERENT FROM JAMAICAN BLACK CASTOR OIL?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is cold-pressed. There are no heat used to extract the oil. This allows the oil to retain all its nourishing properties. Jamaican Black Castor Oil uses heat to roast the beans before extraction. This gives the oil a darker color and stronger roasted scent.
CAN I USE IT FOR OIL CLEANSING?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Cold Pressed Organic Castor Oil is safe on skin. The oil draws out impurities such as excess sebum, dirt, and dead skin cells from deep within the pores. Castor oil is a great choice for oil cleansing.
DOES IT MAKE MY HAIR SMELL?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil has a mild earthy scent. This is the natural scent of cold-pressed castor oil. The smell goes away a few minutes after application. You can mix 1-2 drops of essential oil with castor oil before you apply it on hair to give it an appealing scent.
DOES YOUR CASTOR OIL COME WITH GLASS DROPPER?
Yes. Our product comes with a glass dropper so you can dispense the oil easily. Using glass dropper prevents contamination too.
WHAT DOES USDA ORGANIC MEAN?
USDA Organic is the certification given by United States Department of Agriculture. This certification proves that products, like Shiny Leaf Castor Oil, are organic. USDA evaluates products to see if they pass the standards for quality and production methods.
DOES IT PREVENT RECEDING HAIRLINE?
Shiny Leaf Castor Oil is rich in moisture and nutrients that keep follicles healthy. Shrinking follicles is one of the main reasons of hair loss. Castor oil soothes the scalp and stimulates follicles to prevent them from shrinking. The oil also helps deliver nutrients directly to follicles for healthy hair growth.
DOES THIS WORK FOR CURLY HAIR?
Yes. Our castor oil is suitable for all hair types. It is very thick, but it absorbs fast into hair. The oil helps condition curly hair all day long to prevent dryness and breakage. You can use it as deep-conditioning oil or as leave-in conditioner.
CAN I USE IT ON NAILS?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Castor Oil moisturizes and strengthens nails. You can use the oil regularly to prevents nails from getting brittle and yellowed. Castor oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties that work against fungal infections too.
IS IT IMPORTANT THAT I USE USDA ORGANIC CERTIFIED CASTOR OIL?
Yes. Organic castor oil does not contain harmful chemicals and solvents like hexane. This makes them safe to apply on skin and hair. Castor oil absorbs easily into skin and scalp. Any ingredients they contain are delivered into bloodstream. Using USDA organic castor oil prevents health concerns.
CAN I APPLY THE OIL ON MY HAIR IN THE MORNING?
Yes. The oil conditions your hair so it stays moisturized all day long. Shiny Leaf castor oil works well on all hair types. For best results, apply it as leave-in conditioner.
CAN THE OIL GROW MY EYEBROWS BACK?
Shiny Leaf Cold Pressed Organic Castor Oil can't grow hair from damaged follicles caused by injury, scarring, or disease. However, the oil can help stimulate healthy follicles to grow healthy and strong strands. Use it regularly on eyebrows to make it look thick and full.
SHOULD I USE A MASCARA WAND TO APPLY IT ON MY EYELASHES?
Yes, you can. Mascara wand helps deliver the oil directly to the strands. However, if you want to stimulate the growth of strands, use an eyeliner applicator. It helps apply the oil to where the follicles are. This makes it easier to apply the oil without making a mess.
IS IT MADE IN USA?
Yes. All Shiny Leaf products are made in USA. This helps us ensure that the ingredients are high-quality and fresh. With this, it is easier to monitor the potency of our oils. This also allows us to oversee storage and transportation of the products, which prevents oxidation and contamination.
DOES THE OIL CONTAIN FILLERS?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is pure and does not contain any form of fillers or solvents. We only use one ingredient to produce the oil. It also does not contain hexane, alcohol, or other oils.
IS IT TOXIC FOR THE BODY?
No. Castor beans contain the toxic substance called ricin. The oil extracted from the beans are devoid of ricin. It is mainly found in the leftover pulp waste after the oil is extracted. Castor oil do not contain any traces of ricin. However, this oil should not be ingested. It is a potent laxative that can cause metabolism issues.
CAN I GIVE THIS TO MY KID?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is not for ingestion. It is a potent laxative that can cause metabolism issues. The oil is only recommended for topical application. This is not safe for ingestion of kids and adults.
SHOULD I APPLY THE OIL DAILY?
If you have a particular skin or scalp concern, yes. Castor oil produces better results when you apply it regularly.
WILL THIS IRRITATE MY SKIN?
No. Shiny Leaf Castor Oil is safe and gentle on skin. However, it can cause irritation if you are allergic to nuts or beans. You should also avoid mixing the oil carelessly with other oils or ingredients. Castor oil that contains traces of hexane and other toxic chemicals can cause irritation too.
DOES IT HELP PREVENT GROWTH OF BACTERIA IN FOOD?
Yes. Castor oil has powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties. It helps prevent growth of bacteria and fungi. However, since the oil works as a laxative, we recommend that you don't put large amounts of the oil on edible food.
CAN I USE THIS ON CRADLE CAP?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Cold Pressed Organic Castor Oil helps soothe scalp concerns such as cradle crap. It is also safe to use on babies as long as you are careful. Make sure that you apply the oil properly to prevent irritation or allergic reactions.
CAN I USE THIS AS HAIR TREATMENT?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is rich in various nutrients and protein that help nourish your hair from roots to tips. It strengthens the strands and fortifies their natural barrier to reduce damage such as dryness, brittleness, and breakage. Castor oil supports healthy hair growth as well. It prevents follicles from shrinking and ensures that hair roots receive nourishment.
WILL THIS SEEP INTO MY EYES?
With proper application, no. We recommend that you use an eyeliner applicator if you are to apply the oil on eyelashes. Remove excess oil and apply it on your lashline. Wait for it to dry before you sleep or apply makeup. To prevent the oil from seeping into eyes, make sure that the oil you are using is not runny. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil has a very thick consistency. It absorbs well into skin without leaving an oily residue behind.
WILL THIS MAKE MY EYEBROWS FEEL STICKY?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil moisturizes your eyebrows without making it sticky. It absorbs well into skin and hair. The oil resembles sebum, which is naturally produced by skin and scalp. This makes it easier for skin and hair to absorb the oil without leaving any residue.
SHOULD I USE AN EYELINER APPLICATOR TO APPLY IT ON MY EYELASHES?
Yes, you can. Using an eyeliner applicator makes it easier to use the oil for eyelash growth. Applying the oil on strands only make them stronger and look thicker. However, this does not affect how the strands grow. To get noticeable results of thicker and longer eyelashes, apply it on your lash line. Using an eyeliner applicator instead of mascara wand is more efficient.
HOW MANY MONTHS WILL THIS OIL LAST ME?
It depends on what you use the oil for and how often you apply it. A bottle of Shiny Leaf Castor Oil may last for one to two months if you apply it on eyelashes and brows. However, if you use the oil to cleanse, moisturize, or treat skin conditions, the oil might only last for a month.
CAN I USE THIS UNDER MAKEUP?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil absorbs well into skin. It makes your face feel smoother and softer. You can also apply the oil on lashes and eyebrows to protect them from the drying effects of mascara or brow gels. Using the oil also prevents dryness of skin due to cosmetics.
IS THE OIL DILUTED WITH OTHER OILS?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is pure castor oil. It does not contain any oil or filler. This helped retain the oil's moisturizing and nourishing properties. Our castor oil is also very thick, which makes it extremely moisturizing on skin and hair.
WHAT ARE THE INGREDIENTS?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is made purely of 100% cold-pressed castor oil. It is not diluted with any other oil or filler that can also weaken its therapeutic properties. Our castor oil has potent properties that help improve skin and hair.
DOES IT CONTAIN FRAGRANCE?
No. Shiny Leaf Castor Oil does not contain other ingredients such as oils and chemical fillers. This helps the oil retain all of its nourishing properties. Shiny Leaf Castor Oil has a natural subtle nutty scent that has earthy undertones. It goes away a few minutes after application so you it doesn't leave any unpleasant smell.
CAN I USE IT TO TREAT ACNE?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Castor Oil has powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It kills bacteria that may cause acne and pimples. The oil reduces redness and swelling as well, which helps eliminate acne. Apply the oil on affected areas every night to see results.
CAN I USE IT ON MY LIPS?
Yes, Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil moisturizes lips so it stays smooth and supple. You can use the oil to create a lip scrub as well. This scrub exfoliates dead skin on lips so it becomes smoother. If you have chapped lips, castor oil can help speed up healing.
MY HAIR IS BECOMING THIN AT THE CROW. CAN THIS OIL PREVENT BALDNESS?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil may be able to prevent baldness when used with hair loss shampoos. Castor oil is not a treatment for hair loss. However, it helps stimulate follicles on scalp so they continue to grow strands. The oil also improves blood circulation on scalp, which ensures that follicles are healthy.
DOES IT CONTAIN PARABEN?
No. All Shiny Leaf products are free of paraben. This oil also contains pure organic castor oil. It does not contain any fillers nor is it diluted with other oils.
WILL THIS MAKE MY SKIN DRY?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil has astringent properties. This makes tissues constrict, which gives your skin a firmer, tighter, and smoother appearance. If you use castor oil on dry skin, it can worsen dryness and may even cause irritation. Make sure that you use castor oil sparingly or mix it with other carrier oils.
CAN I USE THIS TO TREAT CATARACT?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is only for topical application. While the oil may have nourishing benefits for skin and hair, it is not advised to apply castor oil on eyes. It should not be used as treatment for eye conditions.
SHOULD I LEAVE THE OIL ON MY FACE OVERNIGHT?
You can leave the oil on your face overnight. However, it depends on what you are using it for. If you use castor oil to cleanse your face, make sure that you wipe off or wash your skin. For acne treatment, leave the oil on skin overnight.
CAN I USE CASTOR OIL TO GET RID OF STRETCH MARKS?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil improves the texture and suppleness of your skin. It can restore the volume of your skin. However, it cannot be used as treatment for stretch marks. Stretch marks may not disappear. However, they fade over time. Using castor oil may make your skin feel smoother to reduce the appearance and texture of stretch marks.
CAN I USE IT BEFORE I SHOWER?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil helps condition your hair to reduce damage caused by shampoos. It coats your hair in moisture as well to prevent dryness. This is called pre-poo conditioning. Applying oils on hair before shower can protect it from damage and breakage.
IS IT USED FOR MALE HAIR LOSS?
You can use Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil to prevent male hair loss. Males are more prone to hair loss due to a male hormone called dihydrotestosterone or DHT. Castor oil has DHT-blocking properties that help keep follicles and hair healthy. The oil can reduce breakage as well, to maintain hair volume.
WILL THIS CAUSE DANDRUFF IF I LEAVE IT ON HAIR OVERNIGHT?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil has moisturizing properties. It also absorbs fast into skin and scalp and does not leave any residue. Castor oil helps regulate oil production so your scalp does not become oily or too dry. Leaving it on hair overnight makes your tresses feel softer and smoother. The oil does not cause dandruff or flakiness of scalp.
HOW DO I PAY FOR THE PRODUCT?
Shiny Leaf offers various payment options and you can choose which one is more convenient for you. You can pay online through debit card, credit card, or online accounts. We also accept Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Etherium, and Litecoin. Shiny Leaf offes rebate promo if you pay using Bitcoin Cash. Make sure that you put correct details on the billing information so we can process and deliver your orders on time.
IS IT FREE SHIPPING?
We offer free shipping anywhere in US. Just make sure that you put correct shipping details so you can get the product on time. There are additional charges for international and express shipping.
IF I USE CASTOR OIL FOR MASSAGE, WILL IT MAKE MY SKIN SMELL STRONGLY OF NUTS?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil has a mild nutty scent that is not overpowering. The scent goes away a few minutes after you apply it on skin. You can mix a few drops of essential oils with castor oil to give it an appealing scent.
DOES IT WORK AGAINST ACNE?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil has many therapeutic properties that help reduce the size of acne. The oil has powerful antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects that can help treat acne. You can apply the oil directly on affected area. Apply the oil regularly to see results within a few weeks.
CAN IT HELP RELIEVE DRY SKIN?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil hydrates dry skin so it stays soft and supple all day long. Dry skin may feel rough and tight due to lack of moisture. In some cases, dry skin can get flaky too. Castor oil is rich in moisture that helps keep skin moisturized for a long time. The oil may have astringent effects on dry skin so mix it with other carrier oils like argan oil.
CAN I MIX CASTOR OIL WITH FACE MOISTURIZERS?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is rich in moisture and nutrients that can help enhance the effects of moisturizers. Castor oil is versatile, which means you can mix it with other skin care products. The oil moisturizes skin deeply and helps prevent signs of skin aging from appearing.
DOES IT HELP RELIEVE DRY HAIR?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil helps moisturize hair from roots to tips. It makes your hair softer and smoother so it doesn't become dry and brittle. Using the oil improves the shine of your hair too. You can apply it as leave-in conditioner or deep conditioner on hair.
DOES IT MAKE MY HAIR FEEL CRUSTY?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil helps condition your hair for long-lasting moisture. The oil absorbs well into hair strands and does not leave any oily residue. Instead of making your hair feel crusty, the oil leaves your locks softer and smoother.
CAN I USE THIS FOR AROMATHERAPY?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil is a topical oil and should not be used for aromatherapy. The oil has a nutty scent that might not be appealing for other users. It's best to use the oil on skin and hair as it has powerful therapeutic effects. You can mix a few drops of essential oils with castor oil to give it an appealing scent. This mixture is perfect as massage oil.
SHOULD I LEAVE IT ON SKIN ALL NIGHT?
If used as moisturizer, anti-aging oil, or acne treatment, you can leave Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil on skin overnight. However, if you use castor oil as cleanser, make sure you wipe or wash off the oil from face. Leaving the oil on skin overnight helps improve its texture, suppleness, and radiance.
WILL IT TIGHTEN MY SKIN?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil has astringent properties that help make skin feel tighter and firmer. The oil can improve how skin feels. However, you should not use it as treatment for skin concerns such as wrinkles and fine lines. Using the oil can unclog pores as well, which helps prevent acne and breakout.
CAN THIS HELP MY HUSBAND WHO HAS RECEDING HAIRLINE?
Yes. Applying Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil on scalp can help reduce hair fall and prevent hair loss. The oil provides moisture and nourishment that can help stimulate follicles to grow thicker and stronger hair strands. The oil has DHT-blocking properties as well. This is why the oil can help prevent hair follicles from shrinking, which is a common cause of hair loss. Shrinking follicles do not provide nourishment to hair roots, which can lead to weaker strands.
CAN THIS MAKE MY BEARD GROW?
Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil may be able to help grow thicker and stronger strands. The oil provides essential fatty acids and nutrients that can stimulate hair follicles to grow healthy strands of facial hair. Using the oil coats the strands in long-lasting moisture as well. This helps reduce the rough and dry texture of your beard so it stays soft and smooth.
DOES CASTOR OIL MAKE MY HAIR FEEL HEAVY?
No. Shiny Leaf Organic Castor Oil have a thick consistency that helps moisturize hair deeply. It coats individual strands in moisture that can help repair hair's natural barrier. Applying the oil on hair does not make it feel heavy at all. In fact, a few minutes after application, hair feels softer and more manageable.
Noticed my hairline thickening up a little, and my lashes getting longer! Highly recommended.-Laura G. (Castor Oil Customer)