5 Home Remedies To Grow Longer And Thicker Eyelashes

EyelashesYou had always dreamt of having a beautiful and flawless face, thick shiny long hair, expressive eyes and an attractive body. You are happy with your body, your hair looks stunning, you are working on your skin, but somehow you are never satisfied with your faint eyelashes which almost look nonexistent.

So you always use fake eyelashes whenever you dress to go out. They look good but they look unnatural too. You thought eyelashes only add beauty to your eyes but in reality they are the protector of one of the most prominent features of your face, the eyes.

But did you know that you can actually grow longer eyelashes? Yes, how about having long and beautiful eyelashes which are natural and permanent? There are many proven home remedies which can fulfill your dream of having longer, fuller and gorgeous eyelashes. Read on.

Effective Home Remedies To Grow Your Eyelashes Longer

Castor Oil

Castor oil is very effective in growing thicker and fuller eyelashes. Try this remedy. Wash your eyes and let the eyelashes dry naturally. Apply castor oil using a cotton ball from roots to the end. Take care the oil doesn’t enter your eyes. Do this treatment before going to sleep. Let the oil stay overnight. Continue this every night until you find improvement.

You can also try this therapy with lemon. Slice a lemon piece, dry it and soak it in castor oil for a week. Apply in the same above way. Lemon stimulates the growth of lashes and enhances cleaning effect of the oil.

Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly which keeps your body moisturized is helpful in eyelash growth too. It is a natural emollient and keeps the eye lashes well moisturized. Wash your eyes and remove any traces of makeup - eyeliner, eye shadow or mascara.

petroleum jelly

Apply petroleum jelly using a cotton ball or unused mascara wand. Apply it before sleeping and wash it off in the morning. Continue this for 3 months and you will notice a change in the length of your eyelashes.

Green Tea

Green tea can also help you in getting longer and thicker eyelashes. Prepare unsweetened green tea and allow it to cool.

green tea

Using a cotton ball, apply the green tea on to your lashes from root to tip. Green tea is rich in flavonoids, including epigallocatechin-3-gallate, which has potent antioxidant and health-supportive effects.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera, a magical plant has the solution to your short eyelashes too. Take out fresh gel from an aloe leaf and using a mascara brush apply it on to the lashes just the way you apply mascara.

Aloe Vera

This is a great tip which has worked for many. Apply the gel at night before going to bed.

Olive Oil

One more effective home remedy to stimulate lash growth is olive oil. When applied it enters the follicles and stimulates lash growth. Apply olive oil at night before going to bed. Apply it on the eyelashes from root to tip using a mascara brush. Let it stay overnight and wash it in the morning.

Olive oil

For more effectiveness, add a lemon peel in the olive oil and leave it for a week. Then start applying the oil. Antiseptic and antimicrobial properties of lemon promote healthy growth of eyelashes. Apart from these home remedies try to have a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables, and gently massage your eyelids everyday along the lash line using your finger tips.