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Thread: Stronger and Longer Nails, eyelashes---Castor Oil?

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    Stronger and Longer Nails, eyelashes---Castor Oil?

    I've been trying to figure out why my nails were growing off the chart and are so strong....

    I had been, unintentionally, rubbing my hands with the extra castor oil that was on my hands after applying castor oil to my hair edges.

    Unbelievable: my nails have never been this strong and long.

    Well I'm not alone... Castor Oil discussed on this site and others...
    http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2008/...castor-oil-is-

    Another use for it is to grow long lashes...
    http://www.makeupalley.com/product/s...or_oil/0/Brows

    Of course check with doctor before putting it around the eyes.

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    Hmmm, I may have to try this. I get gel nails put on about every 3 weeks, and that adds up! I like my nails short, but they are so soft from always having an overlay of gel.

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    Well thanks Dr. Sandberry

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    Thank you again Dr. Sandy! This good to know and a great explanation...and a very lovely side effect from massaging and sealing with this amazing oil.

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    Great tip! Yes, castor oil is the business. I have thin eyebrows and I put it on them every night.

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    Coconut oil is also good for strengthening nails according to Hey Fran Hey.

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    Talk about an all-purpose oil!

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