Castor oil is a plant-derived oil which has been widely used in medicine since ancient times. Its benefits for treating skin and hair are well known, but before talking about its properties let's discover its origin.
Where does castor oil come from?
This amber-coloured plant-derived oil is obtained by cold pressing the seeds of the Ricinus Communis plant. The ricin plant comes from India, Africa and parts of South America, but is currently consumed most in the United States.
What are the benefits of castor oil for eyelashes?
Castor oil is known for its excellent benefits for skin, hair, eyebrows, nails and eyelashes! This plant-derived oil stimulates the growth of eyelashes, hydrates and strengthens them, giving also an incredible shine. Thanks to its high content of ricinoleic acid, vitamin E, proteins and minerals, you'll get longer, stronger, thicker and healthier lashes, preventing them from falling out. It also has antifungal and antibacterial properties, which are great for fighting the bacteria and fungi that can damage the eyelashes. Being a natural moisturiser, it hydrates lashes from the root, and boosts their good growth.
How do I know if my eyelash mask contains castor oil?
After discovering the great benefits of castor oil, you're wondering if your eyelash mask contains this powerful natural oil, aren't you? The first thing you should do is looking on your product label where you will find the INCI, that is the list of ingredients contained in a cosmetic product. If Hydrogenated Castor Oil or Ricinus Communis Seed Oil appear in your INCI, you will be able to enjoy its wonderful benefits. But be careful: even if you find this ingredient it doesn't mean that your makeup is 100% natural. Read on and discover the Black Star Mascara, our eyelash mascara formulated with only natural ingredients!
Black Star Mascara, enhance and take care of your eyelashes
Its formulation is made up of natural pigments and ingredients such as olive, jojoba, castor oils, and rice wax. It defines, enhances, separates, gives volume and thickness to our eyelashes, without weighing them down. With the Black Star Mascara you will be treating and hydrating your eyelashes in the most natural way! Curious to try it? Visit our online shop of natural makeup and get the Black Star Mascara.
Did you know that Identy's eyeliner also takes care of your eyelashes with castor oil?
Actually, the Outer Space Eyeliner is made of 99.4% natural ingredients including castor oil. It is perfect to enhance your gaze with an intense black colour, while taking care of your eyelids and eyelashes.
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