In the present day, a lot of people are looking out for hair growth remedies because hair fall, hair damage and hair thinning have become very common conditions that many people face that could be due to various reasons including use of heat styling tools, overuse of hair styling products, improper diet, increased stress levels, lack of proper hair care, hormonal changes, pregnancy and childbirth and many other such reasons.

Two Ingredient Castor Oil Hair Growth Mask

Well, if you are on the lookout for a super powerful hair growth remedy, then this one is the perfect one for you to choose as it has just two simple ingredients that you require and guess what, it can also be made at home!

Here are the benefits of the ingredients used in this two-ingredient hair growth mask:

The two ingredients used in this hair growth mask are castor oil and cooked rice and here are how they can benefit you.

Castor oil:

Castor oil can help strengthen the hair strands and promote hair and scalp nourishment. Therefore, with a healthy scalp, it promotes a better environment for the hair follicles to grow out from. It can increase circulation in the scalp and promote better absorption of other hair care products. It contains ricinoleic acid that can help lock moisture in the hair and can promote healthier hair and a cleaner scalp, in turn promoting better hair growth right from the hair follicles.


Rice is rich in amino acids, vitamin B, vitamin E, minerals and antioxidants. It can help detangle the hair by making the hair smoother. Rice can help strength the hair and promote longer hair growth. It can help regain hair lustre and give your hair a natural shine. Rice contains an ingredient called inositol, which can penetrate into damaged hair and promote hair repair from inside the hair follicle. It can also help protect the hair from future hair damage. Rice also contains ferulic acid, which can help block out ultra-violet (UV) damage which can neutralize oxidative damage and boost the effectiveness of the antioxidant vitamins E and vitamin E.

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How to make this two-ingredient castor oil hair growth mask at home?


Cooked rice

Castor oil



Into a mixer grinder, add in the cooked rice, castor oil and water. Then, blend this into a fine paste and make sure that there are no lumps.

Tip: Add the water gradually so that it will blend easily into a fine paste, until you get the desired consistency.

How to use this hair growth mask?

You can use this mask in just four simple steps:

Step 1: Dampen your hair so that it is easy to apply the hair mask and it will also spread evenly over the hair.

Step 2: Make partitions on the hair and apply this mask all over your hair and scalp evenly.

Step 3: Leave it on your hair for half an hour.

Step 4: Rinse off under running water. Shampoo and condition as usual.