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Castor oil for acne scars ?

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#Post 1 of 14 OFFLINE   babieLy



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Posted 06 July 2008 - 12:13 PM

I don't remember where i got that information, but i believed that i read it somewhere in the internet. I don't know if it's true, I tried to apply it this morning but it is so sticky. Does anybody have any idea about it ? Does it really help with acne scars ?

#Post 2 of 14 OFFLINE   Ashley



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Posted 06 July 2008 - 01:45 PM

Hm..I've never heard of this before, but I did a search online and some people claim that rubbing castor oil on a scar every night helps. Since castor oil is so thick, I don't think I could do it. I do like it in the oil cleansing method though.

#Post 3 of 14 OFFLINE   SybariteGator



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Posted 06 July 2008 - 08:55 PM

I've heard of using Vitamin E oil for scars and also the Mederma "Skin Care For Scars" product.

I used Mederma after my shoulder surgery and it did help fade the scar a bit. It was expensive though, like $30 for a tiny tube.

#Post 4 of 14 OFFLINE   Asha*



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Posted 07 July 2008 - 08:47 AM

Hm, for healing scars? Don't know, i only heard that it's good for eyebrows (makes them grow).

#Post 5 of 14 OFFLINE   Joliefilleici



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Posted 07 July 2008 - 11:01 PM

I've never heard of castor oil for healing or fading scars but cocoa butter does the job.

#Post 6 of 14 OFFLINE   patsluv



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Posted 12 July 2008 - 11:05 AM

I have read a lot about castor oil being great for growing eye lashes but never heard about it for acne scars. The oil that has amazinglly helped my acne scars, the indented kind, is camellia oil (Silkia is the brand). Its my favorite oil out of the couple I have tried - olive, jojoba, rosehip and emu.

#Post 7 of 14 OFFLINE   magosienne



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Posted 17 July 2008 - 09:14 AM

i've never heard of that before. considering i tend to breakout from castor oil, i wouldn't try it.

#Post 8 of 14 OFFLINE   twinsa



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Posted 21 July 2008 - 03:07 AM

it is oil. i think that it will make you tend to breakout
i dont recommend you to use it on the face

#Post 9 of 14 OFFLINE   Aniger86



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Posted 21 July 2008 - 08:24 AM

Do you have acne at the moment? I think castor oil, if it does work for scars, is alright to try, but only on skin that doesn't have acne anymore as castor oil can make acne worse.

#Post 10 of 14 OFFLINE   Ilona



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Posted 30 August 2008 - 08:39 AM

I'm only using VIRGIN COCONUT OIL for some days now and i can see that my pimple scars faded...

try searching OIL CLEANSING METHOD on the web


#Post 11 of 14 OFFLINE   lifeisbeautiful



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Posted 01 September 2008 - 01:24 PM

Nutmeg powder is the best bet

#Post 12 of 14 OFFLINE   djsg



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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:52 PM

Coconut Oil for all scars, using castor at the moment for skin care and moisture, seems to also be helping the scars, but coconut oil does make them disappear, don't use expensive items!!!! I wish there was internet when I was a teenager.. now 38 and still having breakouts but coconut oil and castor oil, do the trick at a decent price.


Good luck, don't be afraid, it works.


Debra :)

#Post 13 of 14 OFFLINE   tanderson



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Posted 04 April 2012 - 01:47 AM

The castor oil is good at removing the imperfections from the skin such as acne.  You should use it every night, this will prevent acne from coming back.

#Post 14 of 14 OFFLINE   anna14smith



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Posted 10 April 2012 - 04:55 AM

Does castor oil really helps........