From Hydration to Treating Acne: 6 Reasons to Use Castor Oil for Your Skin

A new year means a new oil to become familiar with. We're now taking a close look at castor oil. "Castor oil is a triglyceride fatty acid from the beans of the castor bean plant," says holistic doctor and author of The Well Path Jamé Heskett. "It's a unique TGFA called ricinoleic acid, which is fairly rare in the plant kingdom."

Heskett explains that it's easy to get and you can find castor oil at your local pharmacy, natural food store, and online. But most importantly, it is loaded with a bunch of skin benefits and we should 100% incorporate it into our daily routines. We wanted to get to the specifics and asked her to share a list of why castor oil is so good for your skin. Scroll down to see what she says.