Love Your Skin Back with Castor Oil

Love Your Skin Back with Castor Oil

July 10, 2019

Violets Are Blue is a line of pure and simple skincare that loves your skin back with a goodness you can feel.  Our formulas feature time-honored ingredients and are handcrafted in small batches to restore and revive your skin, revealing a natural beauty that comes from being loved.  Many of our favorite ingredients have been used for centuries, but may be unfamiliar to our community. Through this series, we will be introducing you to the many ways these ingredients will love your skin back.


Love Your Skin Back with Castor Oil

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What is castor oil?

Castor oil is a vegetable oil, pressed from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant, native to tropical areas of both Africa and Asia.  Castor oil is celebrated for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, moisturizing properties. 


Why do we feature castor oil in our Violets Are Blue skincare lines?

Castor oil is rich in triglycerides and fatty acids, which can enhance skin’s texture and promote the growth of healthy skin tissue.  It is non-comedogenic and safe for use on sensitive skin. Its healing properties make castor oil perfect for soothing skin that may be dry, irritated or inflamed. Like all ingredients featured in Violets Are Blue eco-lux products, castor oil is pure and simple, perfect for loving your skin back. 


You can find castor oil in our Lip Balm with Jojoba Oil and Castor Oil and our Face & Body Lotion with Argan, Coconut and Castor Oil.

Have you heard of or used castor oil before?  If not we'd love to introduce you to this ingredient that truly loves your skin back

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