Castor oil contains properties that strengthen hair strands, which leads to healthy growth. You may apply the oil directly to your hair and scalp, or you may mix it with a moisturizing hair product such as hair conditioner. Because individuals have varying hair needs, it is best to use the suggested mix ratios as a guide, and to experiment with more or less oil until you find the ratio that is right for your hair.
Things You'll Need
Pour the amount of conditioner that you need for a single application into a small container. Add a teaspoon of castor oil and mix thoroughly.
Shampoo your hair as you normally would and rinse it clean. Squeeze out as much moisture from your hair as possible.
Apply the conditioner mixture onto your hair. Let it sit on your hair for 5-10 minutes. Rinse your hair and style it as you wish.
Mix castor oil into your supply of conditioner if you wish to save some time in the future. Add three tablespoons of castor oil to your bottle of conditioner. Close the bottle and shake to mix the liquids. Store the conditioner in a cool place.
References and ResourcesAn ABC of Natural Beauty Recipes; Dian Dincin Buchman
Tropic Isle Living: Hair Care