Chic Geek by Nikki B.
“Incredible Ingredient: Jamaican Black Castor Oil”
Palm trees, sunshine, ocean waves and white sands are not the only wonderful things in Jamaica! In fact, one of the hero ingredients in a couple of Philip’s Tela Beauty Organic products is born there too. USDA Organic Jamaican Black Castor Oil is that incredible ingredient.
Present in the Tela Guardian Angel Solar Hair Serum and Tela Frizz Buster Anti-Frizz Dry Texture Spray, USDA Organic Jamaican Black Castor Oil provides brilliant shine, moisture, heat protection, strength and anti-frizz action to dry dull hair. Philip uniquely uses a USDA Certified Organic Jamaican Black Castor Oil meaning it has met the strict standards of growing and manufacturing of the United State Department of Agriculture. Standards that also increase the cost (just like in the grocery store) and level of quality of the ingredient.
But what gives this hydrating oil its unique name? First, the plant is grown organically in Jamaica, then its seeds are roasted creating a dark black ash that helps give it its potent emollience. Please note that through its meticulous manufacturing process the color of the ash is never present in the finished product only the hydrating benefits.
The seeds are then cold-pressed, a process not required but insisted upon by Philip as it increases the potency and effectiveness of this hydrating marvel. Why? Cold-pressed is a manufacturing process that allows the ingredient to retain all its nutrition value during manufacturing. This is true of any cold pressed oil even oils we cook with such as Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Just check the label to see if it’s a cold pressed version.
USDA Certified Organic Jamaican Black Castor Oil contains nutrients of Vitamin E and Omega 9 Fatty Acids which are extremely beneficial to the hair and scalp by helping trap much needed moisture, strength, luminous shine and frizz control. And it makes a great heat protectant for blow-dryer and flat and curling iron styling. This multi-task wonder works well on any texture and density of hair especially on thick coarser strands as well as on fine to medium textures as evidenced by both the Tela Guardian Angel Solar Hair Serum and Tela Frizz Buster Anti-Frizz Dry Texture Spray. It especially gives a totally rejuvenated look to dry parched strands!