For enhancing shine and glossiness to dull, dry, tired skin, blend it with drier oils that also enhance the skin in the same way, such as Camelina, Avocado, Moringa and Borage oils.
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
C16:0 Palmitic Acid 1% to 2%
C18:0 Stearic Acid 1% to 3%
C18:1 Oleic Acid (Omega 9) 2% to 5%
C18:1 Ricinoleic Acid (Omega 9) 85% - 90%
C18:2 Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) 3% to 7%
Saponification Value mgKOH / g 177-187
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng), the functions of Castor Oil are:
Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning.
To view more information, visit the CosIng Database here.