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Castor oil for Eyebrows: Easy and Effective

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If you have scant eyebrows you know that there are a lot of serums and creams for eyebrows. Castor oil for eyebrows is the effective alternative to them. The oil is a source of unsaturated fatty acid and used for hair and skin care. Women have decided to turn to castor oil for eyebrows care.

Benefits of castor oil for eyebrows

According to Wikipedia castor oil is rich in the ricinoleic acid. It is an omega-9 fat that is highly beneficial for hair in general and for eyebrows too. The benefits of castor oil for eyebrows are as follows.

  • Omega 9 fatty acids nourish the eyebrows
  • These fats hydrates the skin and keeps the moisture inside eyebrows
  • Castor oil has the anti-inflammatory and antifungal effect. So if the reason for your scanty eyebrows is any infection, the oil will cure it.
  • The oil stimulates blood circulation and cellular activity. It results in thicker eyebrows.
  • Castor oil may cure damages eyebrows follicles.


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Castor oil for eyebrow growth

Does castor oil help eyebrows grow? There is no any scientific proof that the oil promotes the eyebrows growth. The oil doesn’t stimulate the appearance of new cells in the hair follicles. So the eyebrows hair won’t grow faster after the oil application. However, castor oil may heal damaged follicles and treat possible infections. It can make your eyebrows thicker and more vivid. Thus, castor oil can possibly help get rid of the reason of scanty eyebrows. Read also about Jamaican black castor oil for hair growth.


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How to apply castor oil for eyebrows

The most effective methods of eyebrows treatment with castor oil is a mask. You may use single castor oil or mix it with other lighter oil, for example, olive oil (see bebenfits of olive oil) or jojoba oil (how to choose jojoba oil), or any other oil you have at home. Castor oil mixed with other oil becomes lighter and easier for application and removal. Massage the oil onto eyebrows, leave overnight and rinse with warm water.