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Castor Oil Safe On Eyelashes
Neither: Certain oils or petroleum ointment applied to base of lashes will smother the microscopic mites called demodex which live in the hair follicles. Overgrowth of demodex can cause lashes to fall out prematurely. The only fda approved way to stimulate eyelash growth is to use a prescription medication called bimatoprost (latisse) or similar medications available as eyedrops for glaucoma treatment. ...Read more
I started castor oil for eyelash growth and now my lashing is itching and they're falling out. How to I remedy this?
Amazing: Why in the world would you think this would do anything about eyelashes? Are you drinking it or putting it on your eyelids? THROW AWAY THE CASTOR OIL. Stop wasting your time on the internet and see a dermatologist immediately. Meanwhile use cool water to gently bathe your eyelids and rinse off the offending oil. ...Read more
Ever since i started to put castor oil on my eyelashes,they stoped falling and became thicker but will it hurts my eyes if it gets in them?
Is it true that using castor oil for my eyelashes to become longer can be harmful for my eyelid causing sag eyelid?
Hi I put castor oil and coconut oil mix on to my eyelashes, some of it got into my eyes now they are hurting. What should I do?
Not dangerous: It can be helpful to rinse your eyes with tap water at room temperature by splashing water flowing from the tap into open eyes. Natural tearing will also wash the products out eventually, and really this shouldn't take more than few minutes to happen. My guess is that by the time you read this, you'll already feel better. Don't wipe the surface of your eye with any object, or you can do harm. ...Read more
I have been applying castor oil to my eyelashes at night to help them grow is this harmful to my eye area? I have read online that it is not but i want to be sure
It is true that using castor oil for eyelash cause eyelid cyst and make them looking droppy also vasline cause cyst?
I apply castor oil on my eyelashes and it is really good but some of it comes on my lid &under eye area so can it cause early wrinkles to this area ?
No: discuss with your OB.Get a more detailed answer ›
The main ingredient in my facial moisturizer is castor oil. Is it safe to use daily for months, as I have been?
Probably should not: A woman probably should not mess with mother nature. The baby will come when it comes. Until it's late or having other problems, one need not try to do things to get it out earlier. ...Read more
Talk to your ob: Castor oil causes diarrhea. In the process, it can cause some uterine contractions. It is not directly harmful to the baby. However, inducing your own contractions without the knowlege of your OB can cause problems for your baby and is not a great idea. Induction without a medical reason prior to 39 weeks is not recommended. Best to discuss this idea with your Ob before you try it. ...Read more
Depends...: Castor oil is a great way to have a bowel movement. if you are close to entering labor on your own, the cramping from your colon may stir up contractions in the uterus and labor will go from there. IF you are NOT ready to labor, you will have painful cramping and diarrhea, some uterine cramps but not any cervical dilation and you will still be pregnant after it all settles down. ...Read more
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