How to make your eyelashes grow longer FAST

It is pretty obvious that we seek for perfect features on our body, especially on those areas that affects our appearance. Eyes are one such prominent part on our face that drives attention. Thick and long eyelashes makes the eyes look beautiful.

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Why are my eyelashes so thin?

There are many aspects that results to thin eyelashes, for example, age, genetics, certain medical conditions, particular nutritional deficiency, or hormonal changes in the body. There are many short and long term remedies like eyelash extensions and using of fake lashes. But these when done wrong can result another nightmare. The worse case is when you witness the fall of the few existing futile ones.

How can I thicken my eyelashes naturally?

You can find permanent remedies like adding of fake eyelash but that can turn out to be risky, resulting to unwanted infection and allergic reaction and can be expensive as well. So here are some homemade remedies that are effective, easy and economic.

1. Castor Oil  for eyelash growth

Castor oil is a powerful natural remedy that helps fight microorganisms that hampers hair growth. Being easily accessible and effective solution for hair growth, castor oil is my first choice.

Application:

  • Wash your face and area around eyes to make it free from any product or cosmetics
  • Pour few drops of Castor oil into a cotton pad
  • Gently apply it on your eyelashes
  • Leave it overnight and rinse it with lukewarm water the next morning
  • Continue the use unless you see some prominent changes

2. Green tea to get thicker eyelashes

The antioxidants found in green tea stimulate healthy lash growth and make them longer, thicker, and stronger.

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Application:

  • Soak the leaves for green tea in warm water for couple of minutes.
  • Apply it to the lashes once the water has cooled down.
  • Leave this overnight and clean it the next morning.
  • Follow the same for some months to see better results.

3. Lavender Oil for eyelash growth

Lavender results to significant hair growth. In a survey, about 44% of the lavender oil users were witnessed with a rapid hair growth. It is also easy to use and apply and will give you dynamic results.

Application:

  • Wash your eyes to make sure it’s clean of any makeup and/or products
  • Apply some drops of pure lavender oil on a cotton mass.
  • Dap it into the roots of your lashes.
  • Put on before bed and wash it early the next morning with lukewarm water.
  • Continue the same for some time to see better results.

4. Lemon peels for lengthening your eyelash

Lemon peels are next natural remedies for eyelash growth.  These peels are rich in vitamins C and B, folic acid and several other essential nutrients that promotes hair growth. Combined with Castrol oil, they will help increase the cleansing and stimulating properties of the oil.

Application:

  • Use the moderately dried lemon peels in a container
  • Add Castor oil to soak it for couple of weeks.
  • Apply the mixture overnight
  • Clean it in the morning
  • Continue for some time unless you see some output.

5. Coconut oil to grow eyelashes faster

Coconut oil is a perfect antibacterial oil and a great carrier oil to mix with other oils that enhances your eyelash growth.

Application:

  • Wash your eyes to make sure it’s clean of any makeup and/or products
  • Apply some drops of pure coconut oil on a cotton mass.
  • Dap it into the roots of your lashes.
  • Put on before bed and wash it early the next morning with lukewarm water.
  • Continue the same for some time to see better results.

6.  Brushing eyelashes to make it longer

Alike your muscles, your hair also needs some stretching. And lashes are no different. Brushing your eyelashes will help get off the dust and dirt which blocks the eyelid pores. It encourages blood circulation so that more nutrients reach the hair follicles.

Application:

  • Get a special lash comb (easily available in the market).
  • Apply some oil or petroleum jelly to the lashes
  • Start brushing from roots through the tips
  • Brush it for about 5 minutes twice a day to see some commendable changes.

7. Olive Oil to make your eyelashes grow

Olive oil is a famous natural solution for hair growth as well as for thicker eyelashes. It is rich in vitamin E and oleic acid so it helps nourish your eyelashes and even adds volume. With the application of olive oil, you can see some real output like rich and dark lashes.

Application:

  • Wash your eyes to make sure it’s clean of any makeup and/or products
  • Apply some drops of olive oil on a cotton mass.
  • Dap it into the roots of your lashes.
  • Put on before bed and wash it early the next morning with lukewarm water.
  • Continue the same for some time to see better results.

8. Eyelid massage to grow your eyelashes longer

It is very important to improve the blood circulation and flow in order to achieve a hair growth. Massaging the eyelids facilitates the nutrients to reach the hair follicles and improve their texture, visibility and strength.

Application:

  • Wash your hands and area around your eyes properly before you start.
  • Use your finger-tips to massage the area around the eyelash. Be gentle. Do not rub hard.
  • You may or may not use oil for the massage.
  • Massage twice a day for few months to see exciting results.

9. Aloe Vera – a natural ingredient for eyelash growth

Having several medical use, aloe vera is one plant that helps improve the hair growth and volume. Rich in minerals and nutrients, aloe vera is also a natural moisturizer.

Application:

  • Get some fresh aloevera gel
  • Use it on your eyelids gently before going to bed
  • Rinse it the following morning with lukewarm water
  • Follow this for some months to witness better results

10. Jojoba Oil to thicken eyelashes naturally

Jojoba oil is an amazing moisturizing oil with regenerative properties. It moisturizes the lashes and also protects the hair follicles and allows the eyelashes to grow thicker and longer before they can fall out.

Application:

  • Wash your eyes to make sure it’s clean of any makeup and/or products
  • Apply some drops of pure jojoba oil on a cotton mass.
  • Dap it into the roots of your lashes.
  • Put on before bed and wash it early the next morning with lukewarm water.
  • Continue the same for some time to see better results.

These are homemade remedies for healthy lashes and will require your patience and continuity. Since we do not suggest any chemical application, these natural remedies are pretty safe to try and does not have any side-effects.

PS: Be mindful of any items that you are or can be allergic to. Visit physician if needed.

We’d love to hear your experiences and how these remedies worked for you. Also, if you have some other beauty problems and want an effective home-remedy for the same, you can leave us a comment in the comment section below and we will get back to you in our future articles.

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