Hi there :) Does Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Pure Castor Oil, promote Eyelash growth? does it make it thicker too? Thank you :)
Does Olive Oil or Castor Oil Promote Eyelash Growth?
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Oils for Lash Growth?
Olive oil and castor oil have not been demonstrated to improve eyelash growth, but Latisse does increase the growth phase of eyelashes.
Too bad, but oils do not promote eyelash growth
Unfortunately there is no inexpensive, readily available product, applicable to the lashes that has been proven to work, except Latisse.
Pfizer pharmaceuticals has a similar product, but to my knowledge they have not chosen to promote it.
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Olive oil for eyelashes
Both Olive oil and Castor oil have never been shown to promote eyelash growth. Latisse is a prescription-only solution that has been scientifically proven to stimulate the growth of eyelashes. Many studies have been done to prove its effectiveness using unbiased observers. At present, Latisse is the only FDA approved treatment for growing eyelashes.
Olive oil to promote eyelash growth?
No way. It doesn't work. Ask your doctor for a prescription for Latisse - this is something that actually works.
Does olive oil or castor oil promote eyelash growth
Nope. It's doesn't do a thing other than make your eyelashes extra moisturized and sticky. If it had growing potential in it, we certainly wouldn't use it in cooking, right? The only approved treatment for eyelash growth is Latisse.
Olive oil and castor oil to eyelashes
Not alot of data out there for such a treatment, and not recommended by this dermatologist. This would be application of organic products to the lashes and the lash rim, and would be a set up for an eye infection or styes- lash lines are a common place for the staph bacteria to live, and to feed the bacteria, is not a good idea.
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