2 Simple Steps To Use Castor Oil For Eyelashes   June 25, 2016

Worried about dull eyelashes? Wondering what on earth can you do to regain their natural glory? If you think of going for cosmetics, they are too expensive and are flushed with chemicals. Surgery? No, that is completely out of the plan. So what can be done? Isn’t there any natural product which can beautify your eyelashes without costing much?

Yes, there is. And it is castor oil.

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When we talk about castor oil, we think about its laxative properties as it has been known since ages as a natural laxative that can easily be found in our homes. However, apart from being a wonderful laxative, castor oil has recently emerged as a miraculous remedy for eyelash growth. Yes, those who would like to have thicker eyelashes can find a solution to their problem in castor oil! This is because castor oil has hair growth inducing properties due to which it is used for the purpose of thickening eyelashes and re-growing them in the recent times.

So what else are you waiting for? Go ahead and know how castor oil can make your eyelashes strong and beautiful!

What Makes Castor Oil Good For Eyelash Growth?

Castor oil is rich in vitamin E and other proteins and minerals. It also has antifungal and anti-bacterial properties which help in the growth and strengthening of hair follicles with regular use. The oil also has triglyceride of fatty acids along with ricinoleic acid, which make it an excellent anti-inflammatory product.

How To Use Castor Oil For Eyelashes?

After knowing about the wondrous effects of castor oil, it becomes important to know how one should use it for getting the perfect eyelashes. But, prior to that, one must know how to pick the perfect castor oil from the market. It is crucial that only cold-pressed or cold-processed castor oil is used as these are pure and natural. The markets also provide industrial castor oil which is quite different from the natural castor oil and is not recommended at all.

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Castor oil is best used in the night time before sleeping. In order to get the maximum out of it, follow these two simple steps:

  1. Firstly, wash your face and eyes well with normal water and then pad-dry with a towel.
  2. Then, take some castor oil on a clean mascara brush (make sure to tap-off the extra drops) and apply it on the eyelashes starting from the inner edge of the eye.

It is important that the oil reaches the roots of the eyelashes, hence apply with utmost care and precision. Repeat the process for the other eye as well.

If there is any oil spreading under the eye area, clean it using a Q-tip. The next morning clean your eyelashes well. This is important because if the oil gets left on your eyelashes, it would make your eye-make up bleed (and you certainly wouldn’t like that!). Make sure you do this every night.

Other Castor Oil Application Methods:

1. With Glycerin And Egg White Mixture:

The mixture of glycerin and egg whites (just about two drops) can be combined with castor oil for application on the eyelashes. This mixture can help your eyelashes become thick, strong and long at the same time as egg whites are known for their high protein content and the impact that they have on hair growth.

[ Read: Is Castor Oil Effective For Eyebrow Growth ]

2. With Olive Oil:

In order to enhance the health benefits of castor oil, you can combine it with olive oil and then apply it on the eyelashes. Olive oil is also known for being good for hair growth and contains a large amount of proteins and minerals.

Whether it is used as such or in combination with other products, castor oil has been found to have amazing effects on the growth of eyelashes. Its natural properties make it the perfect choice when it comes to having beautiful eyelashes. I guess you won’t be worried about your eyelashes anymore, would you?

Now that you know the benefits of castor oil for eyelashes, let us know if you’ll give it a try. Share your experience in the comments section below.

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