Can Castor Oil Give You Thicker Eyebrows?

Can Castor Oil Give You Thicker Eyebrows?

Castor oil comes from the beans of the castor tree. It’s an ingredient in many cosmetics and has been used throughout history to treat many different ailments.

It’s most well-known use is as an oral laxative, but it’s also been used to:

induce labor
heal fungal and bacterial infections
soothe sunburn
treat dandruff
heal hemorrhoids
moisturize skin

Castor oil’s reputation as a potential treatment for hair loss has led to people using it as a way to grow thicker, more lustrous eyebrows and eyelashes.

How to use castor oil on eyebrows

To apply castor oil to the eyebrows:

1.Pick a time of day to apply castor oil to the eyebrows on a daily basis. At night, before bed, is a good choice so that the thick oil can remain on the brows while you sleep. You may want to protect your pillowcase with a towel.
2. Make sure your eyebrows are clean and free of makeup.
3. Use a cotton swab or clean mascara wand to wipe a small amount of castor oil over the eyebrows.
4. Gently massage the castor oil into the eyebrows. Take special care to not allow any castor oil to come into contact with the eyes. If it does, wash it out immediately.
5. Wash the castor oil off in the morning with water or a mild cleanser.

Because there isn’t a lot of research about this remedy, it’s difficult to know how long you need to use it before you’ll see results.

The bottom line

Castor oil is a safe, affordable, natural home remedy that has been used for years to treat a variety of conditions, including hair loss.

While there haven’t been scientific studies that prove that castor oil can regrow hair, it’s a low-risk remedy that may help you get thicker eyebrows. 

Source: Healthline

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