Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Castor Oil for Eyelashes

Castor Oil for Eyelashes
Castor Oil has been used since ancient days and has proven benefits. It is both a beauty and health product. The seeds of castor plant are pressed to extract the castor oil. It is a vegetable oil and hence has many benefits to the body. It is native to India and Africa. Castor oil has been used since early days as a natural laxative. Castor oil has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it a best product for skin and hair. The oil is a little sticky in nature, hence it is better to add it with another oil. This oil is a major ingredient in soaps, aroma oils, cosmetic products and medicines.

Castor Oil for Eyelashes :

Uses of castor oil :

There are many uses of Castor oil as it's really beneficial for skin and hair. Castor oil is believed to be hreat for the growth of eyelashes . Here's the uses of castor oil for skin and hair.

Uses of Castor oil for hair:

•    It helps in hair growth
•    It thickens the tresses
•    It fights with dandruff
•    It serves as a natural hair conditioner
•    It helps in fighting hair loss

Uses of Castor oil for skin:

•    It serves as a skin moisturizer.
•    It heals sunburns.
•    It deals with scars and blemishes.
•    It deals with stretch marks.
•    It thickens eyebrows and eyelashes.

Benefits of Castor Oil for Eyelashes :

Castor oil is a great remedy to grow your castor oil eyelashes. It smoothens the eyelashes, cleanses it and promotes growth. A long and eyelash always adds to your beauty.  When you coat your lashes completely with castor oil, it strengthens the hair follicles and softens the cuticle layer. Before opting castor oil for eye lashes, 2 things must be kept in mind - the originality of the product and the application process of it. One should take original castor oil and should know the application procedure. Castor oils are of different categories and one must opt the organic one as it benefits the skin and hair. The following is the procedure to select and apply the castor oil to the eyelashes.

How to choose castor oil for eye lashes:

Castor Oil for Eyelashes

Be careful before purchasing the castor oil. Some Castor oils are used for industrial purposes as well. When you are purchasing the oil, ensure that you choose the one which is cold pressed or cold processed. This will be mentioned on the label and indicates that the oil is pure and natural. Do not forget to check the manufacturing date and the expiry date as they are important factors and also are deciding factors for your end results. Castor oil can be easily shopped from food store or any general store. You can also try at the medical store. The online websites also have great offers on castor oils, one can opt for it.

How to apply castor oil to the eye lashes:

Things required:

•    Castor oil
•    Clean Mascara Wand
•    Q-tip
•    Take few drops of castor oil in a glass bowl. Dip the mascara wand in the oil and tap the extra oil. Start moving the wand from your inner eye corner to the outer side. Ensure that the lashes are completely covered with the oil. The roots and hair follicles must be completely covered up with this medicinal oil. Repeat the same procedure to the next eye.    Use a Q-tip to absorb the extra oil from your eyes. Do not allow the oil to enter your eyes as it might cause irritation. Allow the oil to settle on your lashes throughout the night. Wake Up in the morning and rinse it off. You might find it a little sticky. You can also use a face wash to get rid off the oil. You can apply your normal eye makeup during the day. The eyelashes will become more soft and smooth with repeated use . However, do not expect it to help grow your lashes in a single day. This is a natural process and will take time. Follow this procedure every day to reap the benefits out of it. Do not forget to clean your eyes before applying the castor oil to the eyelashes.
•    Alternate ways to apply castor oil

Castor oil and glycerin:

Take four drops of castor oil in a container. Add 2 drops of glycerin to it. Blend them well. Use a clean mascara wand to apply this mixture to your eyelashes. Castor oil will promote lash growth whereas glycerin will strengthen them. It will also cleanse the eyelashes. There can be dirt and impurities clinging on to the eyelashes. These dirt must be removed regularly for a healthy lash growth.

Castor oil and olive oil:

Olive oil has many benefits to hair and skin. If you want a quicker growth add olive oil to the castor oil. Take 1 teaspoon of castor oil and 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a container. Stir them well. Dip the clean mascara wand in the newly created oil. Apply the oil on your eyelashes and ensure that they are completely dipped in the oil. Leave it overnight and wash it in the morning. Use clean and cold water to rinse off the oil from your lashes. Follow this procedure for a month or more and see the results.

Castor Oil For Eyelash Growth :

Castor oil and Vitamin E oil:

Castor Oil for Eyelashes

Take 2 teaspoons of castor oil in a container. Add 4 teaspoons of vitamin E oil in the container. Mix them well. Now add 2 teaspoons of aloe vera gel to it. Take a fresh and clean mascara wand and dip it in the newly formed oil. Let the wand completely absorb the oil mix. Apply to your eyelashes ensuring that all the hair follicles and hair roots are covered with the oil. Do not allow the oil to enter into your eyes as it might cause irritation. Use a Q-tip to absorb the excess oil. Follow this procedure at least for a month to see the change. Your eyelashes will be longer, stronger and healthier as the ingredients are highly beneficial. This natural recipe is safe and doesn’t have any side-effects. You can also use your fingertips to apply the oil if you do not have the mascara wand.

Conditioning recipe for eyelashes:

Take 1 teaspoon of aloe vera juice in a container. Add 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil in it. Mix them well. Take 1 cup of water in a pan and boil it. Add some chamomile tea leaves and boil it. Strain it off and allow it to cool. Add the newly made tea to the aloe vera mixture. Use a mascara wand to apply on your eyelashes. Apply it twice a day on your eyelashes as the mixture will condition your dry and dull eyelashes. Ensure that your eyes are makeup free as the chemicals will harm your eyes. Wash it thoroughly before conditioning them. Cleansing is the most important beauty regime.

Dyeing your lashes:

Take 1 cup of water in a pan and boil it. Add some chamomile tea leaves and boil it. Strain it off and allow it to cool. Take a quarter cup of crushed black walnut husks and 1 teaspoon of chopped sage. Mix all these ingredients. Take a clean mascara wand to apply on your lashes. Use this twice a day for faster and better results. This process will darken your eyelashes and make them more soft and supple. Do not expect immediate results as it is a time-consuming process.

Hope this article had been useful to you. The long and lustrous eye lashes are desired by everyone. 

Follow the above natural remedies to get the lustrous and long eyelashes. This process is natural and does not have any side-effects. However, do go for a patch test before starting the process. If you are allergic to any of the above mentioned ingredients, do refrain yourself from following. Do share your feedback with us. Let us know if you are aware of any other alternative ways to grow the eyelashes naturally.

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