5 ways to get longer, thicker eyelashes

Don’t we all envy that one friend who is blessed with thick, perfectly curled eyelashes? Makes us wonder why the rest of us have to deal with thin and short eyelashes.

If you are going through something similar and want to grow your eyelashes naturally, this guide is for you. Because today we are sharing the best natural remedies and treatments to grow longer, fuller eyelashes.

WHY YOUR EYELASHES ARE THINNING

Before we jump straight into the treatments, let’s talk about why you are losing your eyelashes.

Just like the hair on your scalp, your eyelashes have a growth cycle too.

So when these hair enter the telogen phase, they fall out and are then replaced by new lashes. But if you are not getting proper nutrients or handling them roughly while using mascaras or fake eyelashes, they will start getting thinner with time.

HOW TO GROW AND TREAT YOUR EYELASHES

  • Handle them gently.

Don’t pull or tug on your lashes when applying/removing mascaras or ripping off the lash extension. Use non-waterproof mascaras on a daily basis since they are easier to remove.

  • Use Castor Oil Daily

Castor oil is well known for boosting eyelash growth. Try out Nature’s Tattva Castor Oil. Apply it to your eyelashes every night for thicker, stronger lashes.

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  • Vitamin E and Aloe Vera Serum

Aloe Vera helps keep your lashes moisturised while Vitamin E strengthens the hair and even has antioxidants to help them grow faster.

Make your own eyelash serum by mixing 1tsp vitamin E oil in 2 tsp aloe vera gel. Apply it on your lashes daily using an old mascara wand or a spoolie brush.

  • Increase your nutrient intake

Without the essentials minerals and vitamins, your eyelashes cannot grow properly. So consider taking multivitamins or biotin supplements and eat a nutritious, protein-rich diet to get thicker and longer eyelashes.

Your hair is comprised largely of protein, so a diet high in this building block is vital. Protein provides the body with amino acids, which are needed to produce keratin. Keratin can help eyelashes remain healthy and strong.

  • Niacin can be helpful

Niacin (vitamin B-3) helps improve blood flow to hair follicles, stimulating growth. Niacin is found in chicken, fish, green peas, peanuts, avocados.

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