Castor Oil for Eyebrow Growth – 6 Ways to Use

castor oil for eye brows growth

Your eyebrows are the arc of your expression. Bold, thick and sleek eyebrows are trendy nowadays. They add beauty to your face. If you’re working on getting thicker eyebrows, there is no need to worry, as we have come up with the best solutions. Castor Oil is a versatile natural oil which is used in many beauty products and home remedies. The home remedies in this article are all natural and you can apply it safely on your eyebrows to get the desired look.

How Castor Oil is Effective for Hair Growth of Eyebrows

  • Castor Oil is obtained from the beans of Castor Tree. Castor Oil is considered beneficial for hair growth especially to grow thick and lustrous eyebrows and eyelashes.
  • Castor Oil is rich in fatty acids, minerals, and nutrients. This oil helps in triggering hair growth from the dormant follicles by nourishing and moisturizing it.
  • Ricinoleic Acid is a compound which constitutes Castor Oil and is known to reverse the hair loss.
  • Fatty Acid (Omega -6 and Omega -9) helps to stimulate the dormant hair follicles, while nutrients and minerals present in Castor Oil nourish the follicles and help to promote hair growth.
  • Castor Oil has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties which help to fight any inflammation or infections.
  • Castor Oil is a rich source of Vitamin E, which helps to nourish the hair follicles and promote hair growth.

How to Use Castor Oil for Eyebrow Growth

Let’s find out how to use castor oil efficiently for eyebrow growth. These easy and convenient home remedies can be quite effective:

1. Castor Oil Massage

castor oil massage

What You Will Need

  • ½ tsp Castor Oil
  • A mild Cleanser

Preparation Time

2 minutes

Treatment Time

Overnight

Method

  1. Wash your face with a mild cleanser and pat dry with a clean towel.
  2. Apply Castor Oil on your eyebrows and massage it gently in the direction of hair growth with your fingertips.
  3. Leave it overnight and in the morning wash off with lukewarm water using a mild cleanser.

How Often to Use

Daily

Why this Remedy Works

Massaging your eyebrows with Castor Oil helps stimulate blood circulation. The hair follicles of the eyebrows will get nourishment which will, in turn, result in hair growth, which will make your eyebrows thick.

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2. Coconut Oil with Castor Oil

coconut oil

What You Will Need

  • ¼ tsp Castor Oil
  • ½ tsp Coconut Oil

Preparation Time

2 minutes

Treatment Time

Overnight

Method

  1. Wash your face and pat it dry with a clean towel.
  2. Combine Castor Oil and Coconut Oil in a bowl.
  3. Apply this mixture on your eyebrows and massage it gently in the direction of hair growth with your fingertips.
  4. Leave it overnight and in the morning wash off with lukewarm water using a mild cleanser.

How Often to Use

Daily

Why this Remedy Works

People with oily skin may find it thick and sticky; hence Castor Oil is mixed with a carrier oil (Coconut Oil) and applied on eyebrows. Coconut Oil is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids which is easily absorbed by the skin and strengthens the hair follicles. This helps to nourish the hair follicles and promote hair growth.

3. Glycerin with Castor Oil

glycerin

What You Will Need

  • ½ tsp Castor Oil
  • ½ Glycerin

Preparation Time

2 minutes

Treatment Time

Overnight

Method

  1. Wash your face thoroughly with water and pat it dry with a clean towel
  2. Apply Castor Oil onto your eyebrows and massage gently with fingertip in the direction of hair growth.
  3. After a few minutes, apply glycerin on your eyebrows in the same way. Remove excess oil from your skin.
  4. Let it stay overnight and wash off in the morning using a mild cleanser.
  5. Pat it dry with a clean towel.

How Often to Use

Daily

Why this Remedy Works

Glycerin adds to the efficiency of Castor Oil. It helps boost the growth of hair follicles and help to keep it nourished.

4. Aloe Vera and Castor Oil

aloe vera

What You Will Need

  • 2 tsp Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1 tsp Castor Oil
  • q-tip
  • Clean towel

Preparation Time

2 minutes

Treatment Time

Overnight

Method

  1. Wash your face thoroughly with water and pat it dry with a clean towel.
  2. Mix Aloe vera Gel and Castor Oil in a jar/container which can be used for storage.
  3. Using q-tip apply the mixture of Aloe Vera gel and Castor Oil on your eyebrows.
  4. Let it stay overnight and wash off in the morning using a mild cleanser and lukewarm water.
  5. Pat it dry with a clean towel.

How Often to Use

Daily

Why this Remedy Works

Aloe Vera possesses anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and soothing properties. Aloe Vera forms a protective coating on the hair shaft and prevents it from breaking. This remedy is very effective in hair growth of eyebrows.

5. Vaseline and Castor Oil

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What You Will Need

  • ½ tsp Vaseline
  • ½ tsp Castor Oil
  • q-tip

Preparation Time

2 Minutes

Treatment Time

Overnight

Method

  1. Wash your face thoroughly with water and pat it dry with a clean towel.
  2. Mix Vaseline and Castor Oil in a clean bowl until you get a creamy consistency.
  3. Apply this mixture on your eyebrows with a q-tip.
  4. Let it stay overnight and wash it off in the morning using a mild cleanser and lukewarm water.

How Often to Use

Daily

Why this Remedy Works

Applying Vaseline on your eyebrows helps to deeply nourish the hair and promote hair growth. When combined with Castor Oil has a conditioning effect on your eyebrows and make them thicker and darker.

6. Vitamin E and Castor Oil

vitamin e

What You Will Need

  • ½ tsp Vitamin E Oil
  • ½ tsp Castor Oil

Preparation Time

2 Minutes

Treatment Time

Overnight

Method

  1. Wash your face thoroughly with water and pat it dry with a clean towel.
  2. Mix Vitamin E Oil and Castor Oil in a clean bowl until you get a creamy consistency.
  3. Apply this mixture on your eyebrows with a q-tip.
  4. Let it stay overnight and wash it off in the morning using a mild cleanser and lukewarm water.

How Often to Use

Daily

Why this Remedy Works

Vitamin E is rich in antioxidants which help to prevent hair damage while promoting hair growth. This mixture nourishes your hair follicles and makes it thicker.

Things to Keep in Mind Before Using Castor Oil

  • Always do a patch test before you start applying Castor Oil on your skin, to check for any allergic reactions.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, if happens immediately flush out castor oil from the eye.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Pregnant women should avoid using Castor Oil.
  • Avoid Castor Oil on the skin if your skin is acne prone.

Also Read:

Read here about all the ways one can make eyebrows thicker at home using natural remedies and tips.

Apart from its use for the eyebrows, castor oil is a versatile oil which has enormous use in beauty and health care. Read here about how to leverage the properties of castor oil for your skin, hair & health.

 

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Akhila Menon
Akhila has started her career as a Data Analyst. From her school days, she was passionate about writing short stories, essay writing and about current events. She has kickstarted her career in a new direction and got into content writing and started to write articles for a general readership. She has written a few short stories for kid’s weekly publication. As she has a flair for writing and an ardent lover of nature and natural products, she started writing articles for living.anveya.com, One of the most important aspects about writing for personal care, home care and wellness, is that I can reach a larger mass of people, contribute and create awareness among people about the benefits of holistic living. Apart from writing, Akhila loves to travel, explore new places, read books, love experimenting with new recipes, enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends.

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