If you are in need of the natural ingredients to grow your eyelashes you’ve come to the right place. We all have in many ways searched on the internet on how to grow thicker and longer eyelashes and in the end, we couldn’t find something reasonable, and if you find one it doesn’t work.
To save you from making unproductive research and wasting your time online we have compiled a list of natural remedies to grow your eyelashes and they have been tested and confirmed to be effective.
A thick and long eyelash is beauty on its own and when you have your makeup on the beauty will be limitless, aside from the beauty aspect of it, the eyelashes serve as a protective shield to prevent dust, sand, debris, and other environmental substance or particles to enter into your eyes.
But the eyelashes do fall off because of various reasons which could be a deficiency in some nutrients, aging, and other medical factors.
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Without further ado, let us take a dive into this as we present to you the top ten natural ingredients to grow your eyelashes.
The 10 Natural Ingredients To Grow Your Eyelashes
1. Castor Oil
Castor oil majorly consists of 90% ricinoleic acid which is very effective to prevent loss of hair and thickening the hair. Although it has been noticed medically that castor oil has a viscosity that can dry up the hair so it is advised you meet with a dermatologist on this to know if it goes on fine with your system.
Just make use of some cotton swabs and pour a tablespoon of castor oil in it, make sure you have thoroughly washed and cleaned your eyelashes and use a towel to dry them before you apply the castor oil on your upper and lower lash lines, make sure the oil doesn’t in any way come in contact with your eyes then go to bed, in the morning you can wash it off.
2. Coconut Oil
Another effective ingredient is coconut oil, coconut oil is so important and has many uses for beautification, it is mostly used for hair care which makes it a very good remedy for eyelash growth.
Coconut oil is also used for the treatment of damaged eyelashes, thinning and even thickness of the eyelashes.
Mind you, coconut oil can be a little heavy so you need to be mindful of this as some oily film deposited on your lashes can weigh down your lashes. To apply wash your eyelash and dry with a towel, then add a teaspoon of coconut oil in a cotton swab then apply on the upper and lower lash line, leave it overnight and wash off in the morning.
3. Biotin Supplement
When the body is deficient in biotin you start noticing hair loss and even hair breakages on your scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, and other parts where you have hairs on your body. Taking a biotin supplement can provide your body with the needed biotin which after some days you start seeing the effect on your hair.
4. Shea Butter
Shea Butter is an organic ingredient useful for beautification in all ramifications, it contains Vitamin C and other antioxidants which help clean the skin off any damages lucking around, it also contains anti-inflammatory properties and the Vitamin C in it boosts collagen in the skin.
It offers thickness to the hair and can assist in hair growth, just touch for some quantity and rub your hands together to let it heat up a bit and it will melt so you can apply it to your upper and lower lashes.
5. Green Tea
Many times we’ve heard about green tea, it will surprise you to know that green tea is one of the most effective natural ingredients to grow your eyelashes as it is highly rich in polyphenol which is very good in increasing the hair.
To apply just take 1 tea bag in a cup of hot water, you can also make use of green tea leaves with the same process, leave for 5 minutes to dissolve in the water then drink it. Another thing you can do to hasten up the process is after drinking the tea, dip your cotton swab in a little quantity and apply it to your upper and lower lash lines.
Massage is one quality remedy most people are not taking seriously, some do think it’s a waste of time and energy but it has been scientifically proven to be effective in numerous treatments and eyelash growth is one of them.
All you need do is to massage your scalp regularly either with oil or without oil, this aids the circulation of blood and when your scalp received blood easily it can easily utilize the nutrients it carries.
7. Lemon Peel Oil
Lemon has always been effective in hair growth but this time around we are talking about lemon oil, according to a research study published by Parasitology Research it is made known that lemon oil can help promote hair faster growth and at the same time used in the treatment of the eyelash.
The application procedure is simple, just peel one or two lemons and add in a small glass jar, add some coconut oil or olive oil, compress the peel by using a spoon or clean wooding stick, and leave it overnight.
In the morning use a cotton swab to apply some of the oil on your upper and lower lash line and leave for hours before washing it off, make sure it doesn’t come in contact with your eyeball.
8. Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly)
This is one of the easiest methods to grow longer and thicker eyelashes but most people are not aware of this. The application of petroleum jelly helps to get rid of mites and protects the eyelashes from other damaging factors.
It is not scientifically proven that you can use vaseline to grow your eyelashes but it can protect them and once your eyelashes are being protected from breakage then there is a certainty that as it grows naturally you can have lengthy eyelashes.
To use the vaseline just use a cotton swab to apply on your upper and lower eyelids and leave for some hours before rinsing off.
9. Olive oil
A study has it that olive oil with its phenolic compound (oleuropein) has been used to increase hair growth in rats which simply means it could be used to grow hair in humans too.
Just use a cotton swab to apply on your upper and lower lashes and after up to 10 minutes you can wash it off with lukewarm water, you will start noticing some growth in a few days.
10. Vitamin E
Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant in the body, it helps to cleanse the body of unwanted materials which could cause damage, it is very effective in the reduction of damages causing hair loss and it helps to increase hair strands and even make them longer.
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You can get a Vitamin E supplement and ingest based on its dosage, it is advised you seek a medical practitioner on this.