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Castor Oil To Regrow Eyebrows
I used castor oil on my eyebrows and a part on my hair, I put it at night and leave it 2days, now I feel like my hair and eyebrows is falling, why?
How do I increase the volume of my eyebrows? (to make them thicker) does applying castor oil every night increase hair growth?
I've been using cold-pressed, virgin castor oil on my eyebrows and eyelids x3 nights. Now, I'm worried about ricin poisoning. Should I be worried?
No: There is no need to worry about ricin being in the castor oil, compared to all the other things we have to worry about in life. Castor oil may not be needed nor useful... which means one should investigate to see if castor oil has been truly proven to help in the way one is using it (castor oil has been around a long time and has many myths about it). ...Read more
Does lavender oil & castor oil truly helps eyebrow hair to grow?? If not, what does then? How to harmlessly make my eyebrows look thicker and healthy?
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
Probably : Probably not harmly, but will not help the eyelashes grow. It may stop up the surround oil glands which can lead to cystic formation along the eyelid margins. ...Read more
I use castor oil for my eyelashes and it is really good I put it in a mascara bottle and use it before bed but does it have any side effect on eyes?
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?
Prevent eye wrinkles: There are products specifically formulated for use to address wrinkles in the eye area. Top 3 SkinMD favorites are (in no particular order), Regenica Revitalizing Eye Creme, SkinMedica TNS Eye Repair and ResultsRx Eye Doctor ...Read more
Can u use castor oil in yur eye for dry eyes? Will apple cider vinegar disolve a pterygium, if not what can u do to shrink a pterygium?
No & No. DON'T DO: THIS! While castor oil is edible and can be used cautiously on the skin, it should never be put directly in the eyes. Ditto with other edible substances including apple cider vinegar. If the pterygium causes discomfort or interferes with you field of vision, contact an Ophthalmologist. I know that it can take some time to see an eye doctor (MD or DO) but don't be tempted to self treat. ...Read more
(3days now) right eye lower lash line near tear duct is swollen a bit. Idk of it's because of the olive oil or castor oil or Vaseline I've been using?
Maybe: What you are describing sounds like an infected lid margin gland (meibomium). Using an occlusive oil or gel can clog the opening of the gland resulting in it backing up and becoming infected. Stop using these thngs on the eyelid. Only use soap and water, or a water based makeup remover. If you have an infection, warm compresses may help it reolve. If no quick resoution, you may need antibioti ...Read more
I am pregnant and over plucked my eyebrows. I heard that castor oil can make them grow back faster, but I am unsure if it is safe to use on my eyebrow?
Castor oil in preg: Castor oil has traditionally been used in pregnancy as a by-mouth supplement to help stimulate labor. There is no good study to show what happens when you apply castor oil topically. It might start contractions, so it should probably be avoided. Eyebrow pencil is safe to use in pregnancy — start there :). ...Read more
Would it be good to put castor oil on areas of hair loss due to seb dermatitis to re-grow the hair?
Only if: You like the wet greasy look from the 1950s. It won't help in any way. ...Read more
Castor oil is: Laxative and will make you have loose stool. It is also possible to have diarrhea. If your intake matches the out put there should not be any weight lose. However, if you are restricting your intake you may lose some not because castor oil is a weight loss medicine because you are restricting. If you believe that you need to restrict your intake and loose weight, please talk to your pcp. ...Read more
Keep using it for its common effects. ...Read more