Eyelashes gives an instant lift to your eye makeup, aside from being a protective barrier to your eyes.
Sometimes, various factors – be it advancing age or an underlying medical condition like hypotrichosis – can cause the lashes to fall out and become thin.
If you are trying to grow longer lashes naturally, some home remedies may work for you.
Aloe juice and flesh are good for hair strengthening and nutrition. Take a fresh aloe leaf, squeeze a few drops of juice, and apply to your eyelashes. Leave overnight, and wash your eyes in the morning. To improve the effect, mix aloe juice with castor or olive oil.
Eggs contain biotin and B-group vitamins, which help to strengthen hair and eyelashes and prevent their loss. Mix 1 egg and 1 tablespoon of glycerine or petroleum jelly. Apply the mixture to your eyelashes. Repeat the procedure 3 times a week for several months.
Castor, coconut, and olive oils contain fatty acids that provide nutrition to follicles and keep eyelashes healthy. Put a drop of oil on a clean brush or your finger, and apply it to your eyelashes before going to sleep. You can use one oil or mix a composition.
Combing improves blood flow and stimulates hair growth. Use a special brush or a thoroughly washed brush from an old mascara tube. Use a few drops of vitamin E, and brush your eyelashes to the tips for 5 minutes twice a day.
Green tea contains antioxidants and vitamins, and that is why it is used in cosmetic products and hair loss treatment. Make a cup of strong green tea, let it cool, and apply it with a cotton pad to your eyelashes twice a day.