ORGANIC CASTOR OIL TO BOOST GROWTH FOR EYELASHES

Euphorbia family has a special kind of perennial plant called Ricinus or commonly called Castor Bean. Castor oil is sourced from Ricinus, a yellowish liquid with a peculiar punch, and has extensive purposes.

Castor oil can be found in pharmaceuticals, creams, scents, soaps, paints, and lubricants. It quenches the skin, prevents your hair from fizziness, and gives shine. Castor oil has a plethora of benefits, but the real question is, does castor oil grow eyelashes? There is a big fuss regarding the same. 

Castor oil has a good name preventing hair damage and is a potential treatment for the regrowth of hair.

HOW TO USE CASTOR OIL FOR EYELASHES –

Castor oil is said to be the best oil for hair growth, it contains vitamin E that is an antioxidant, and repairs hair follicles. Castor oil is also rich in Ricinoleic Acid, a fatty acid that thickens lashes and promotes hair growth.

Castor oil has two kinds, cold-pressed castor oil, and Jamaican black castor oil, which have different colors, clear yellowish and dark brownish respectively. Both carry the same qualities towards eyelash growth. 

 Following are some of the many ways to use castor oil –

Castor Oil for healthy Eyelashes
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CASTOR OIL SOLELY –

ž Wash your face thoroughly and remove makeup or any kind of dirt entirely.

ž Take a spoolie or a clean mascara brush and let it immerse in the castor oil fully now, curl-coat into both lashes, and put some on the lashline as well. Let it absorb overnight.

ž Preferably, do it at night.

CASTOR OIL AND OLIVE OIL –

However, castor oil alone has some amazing effects on hair growth but infusing it with olive oil makes it even more compelling. Olive oil contains vitamins A and E that are known for nourishment and thicking of hair.

How to use –

ž Remove makeup is applied, and wash your face properly before getting further into this. 

ž Infuse both the oils together in equal quantity (2 tbsp each). Completely stir the oils together.

ž Apply the mixture of oils onto the lash as well as on both the lashlines. Let it absorb overnight.

ž Preferably, do it at night.

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CASTOR OIL AND ROSEMARY –

Rosemary is accurately known for its antioxidant properties, anti-inflammation, memory enhancement, and hair growth. It is the best when blended with castor oil with the same properties of promoting hair growth. 

How to use –

ž Infuse the castor oil with rosemary, and put it on the stove. Boil for the next 10 minutes then, wait till it gets moderate and rosemary leaves its essence into the castor oil. Later strain it.

ž Apply it with a spoolie or mascara brush.

ž Preferably, apply this at night.

CASTOR OIL AND SWEET ALMOND OIL –

Since sweet almond oil also contains Vitamin E other than calcium and magnesium, it benefits lashes in multiple different ways. Both, Castor oil and sweet almond oil are said to be propitious oils for lash growth.

How to use –

ž Wash your face to remove any kind of dirt left. Mix both the oils together.

ž Apply it using a spoolie or any clean mascara brush. Let it absorb nightlong.

ž Preferably, do it at night.

These were a few methods of putting castor oil for intensifying lash growth. However, use organic castor oil as it is a matter of eyes, and one should always take precautions for the same. Do not use it if you are allergic to it or experiencing redness.

REMEMBER BEFORE APPLYING, THERE CAN BE MILD SIDE EFFECTS –

Always do a patch test before applying it to your eyelash or anywhere near your eyes, as some may be allergic to it. 

If you undergo any type of burning or soreness after applying it, immediately wash and quit using it. 

Experts discovered, it has little to no toxic properties and has claimed castor oil to be safe for cosmetic purposes but always consider having a doctor’s advice before using anything near the eyes as recommended by “The American Academy of Ophthalmology”.

Reaping castor beans may carry threats as castor beans contain an allergenic element named CB1A as reported by “The International Castor Oil Association” FAQ document.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Consequently, if you want shiny & fuller eyelashes, castor oil would work phenomenally alone or infused with different oils. 

However, Castor oil needs to be organic. Hypersensitive people should avoid using anything without consulting a doctor. 

Do a patch test by applying the castor oil on your wrist for a couple of hours to see if it is safe to use further onto the face and body.

Also, Castor oil may induce labor, so pregnant women should avoid using it in any way. 

SOURCES –

ž https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325541

ž https://www.byrdie.com/castor-oil-for-lashes

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