5 Ways I Use Jamaican Black Castor Oil In My Regimen

Monday, April 09, 2018

5 Ways I Use Jamaican Black Castor Oil | HairliciousInc.com

I get a lot of questions as to how I use Jamaican Black Castor Oil in my hair regimen! It's a known fact that many either LOVE or  h a t e  this oil because it's so thick and has a burnt ashy scent - I'm a huge fan by the way :)! These unique qualities, among others,  really make this oil stand out from the rest. I personally love this oil because it serves multiple purposes that I consider useful and have made an impact on my hair throughout my hair journey.

Just a quick recap - JBCO has been in my regimen since 2009/2010. My stylist introduced it to me and I read rave reviews on several hair forums back then. I tested this oil out for myself and noticed a significant growth increase just by applying it to my scalp weekly. I then created a series of Castor Oil Challenges with hundreds of participants in order to achieve increased growth and thickness together! It was a huge success.

Since then, I continued to incorporate JBCO into my hair regimen in several different ways that have truly been beneficial in promoting growth while improving the health of my hair. Below is a quick rundown of the 5 Ways I Use Jamaican Black Castor Oil in My Hair Regimen:

1. Scalp Hair Growth Oil - I apply this oil to my scalp at least 1-2 per week to promote healthy hair growth. I notice thicker new growth and more length on relaxer day (or when I flat iron) by consistently using JBCO on a clean scalp. Too, it works so well for my edges!

2. Deep Conditioner Addition - If I notice my hair is very dry and brittle I'll add 1-2 tsps (along with my 3 penetrating oils - avocado, coconut and olive oil) to my deep conditioner. JBCO really helps to soften my hair and draw moisture into my strands (acts as a humectant). It works like a charm!

3. Sealant - I don't do this often, but it works!  There's nothing like a little JBCO to lock in moisture on your ends when doing a braid out, twist out or bun. I've done this several times and I always notice increased shine, softness and hydration in my strands. Of course, a little goes a long way!

4. Soften New Growth - JBCO works wonders on my new growth which really helps when stretching my relaxers. It softens my type 4b/c new growth and gives it a nice shine. I section off my hair and apply a thin layer to my scalp and new growth. Oh, I just love it!

5. Relaxer Touch-up Protection - For years I've used JBCO as a scalp base prior to my relaxer touch-ups to prevent burning and/or irritation. This thick oil creates a protective barrier between your hair and skin from the relaxer. It's perfect!! I would also run some JBCO down the length of my previously relaxed hair (starting right after the new growth) to prevent relaxer run-off and overlapping!

JBCO is "liquid gold" 

How do you use Jamaican Black Castor Oil in your Hair Regimen?

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  1. Still trying to see if I can use this on my scalp. When I added it alone was a bit sticky - maybe I'll mix with another lighter oil.I love all your info Val!

    1. Thank you for the love. JBCO is very thick so you can definitely dilute it to make it thinner.