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7 Home Remedies To Get Long Lashes In 7 Days!

By Kumutha

Repeated strokes of kohl, fake lashes, and many coats of mascara, is not the only way to get that dramatic exotic-eye effect. What if we say, we have a few home remedies up our sleeves that will help you grow that coveted long lashes, in just 7 days? No hitches!

Your lashes, just like your hair, is made up of a protein called keratin. And it is this keratin that determines the density, length and darkness of the lashes.

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If you have lashes that are sparse, thin and the ones that easily fall out, there are certain things you are doing hard.

For instance, rubbing your eyes too hard, sleeping with mascara on, excessive usage of eyelash curler or removing eye extensions rashly.

Of course, it is not just what you do that determines the quality of your lashes, external factors like genetics, thyroid, chemotherapy or chemical allergies can also make a difference.

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Irrespective of what the situation is, here are a few tips on how to make your lashes longer and thicker naturally, in just 7 days.

These DIY serums for luscious long lashes are non-toxic, safe and are packed with essential vitamins.

Castor Oil + Vitamin E + Coconut Oil
Packed with omega-6 fatty acids, proteins, antioxidants and antibacterial properties, this serum nourishes the lashes and stimulates growth.

How It Works

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of castor oil, 2 vitamin E capsule gel and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a double boiler.
  • Let it simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Turn off the flame and allow it to cool in room temperature.
  • Transfer the solution in an airtight bottle.
  • Using a cotton swab, apply a thin coat on the lashes every night before going to sleep.

Petroleum Jelly
It's a strong emollient, which nourishes the lashes and prevents it from breakage.

How It Works

  • Take a swab of the petroleum jelly on your index finger and thumb finger.
  • Apply a thin coat on your lashes.
  • Massage the remaining of it to your eyelids and skin under your eyes.
  • Follow this Ayurvedic remedy for longer lashes, every night, to see amazing results.

Emu Oil + Aloe Vera
Emu oil has high moisturising properties that penetrate deep into the skin cells and promote skin regeneration, plus it is non-comedogenic in nature, which means it does not clog pores. Aloe vera, on the other hand, has antioxidants that promote hair growth.

How It Works

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of aloe vera with 10 drops of emu oil.
  • Apply a thin coat of the mixture to your lashes.
  • Let it get fully absorbed.

Egg + Glycerin
Egg contains biotin, which improves the texture and thickness of your lashes. Glycerin is a natural emollient that nourishes the lashes.

How It Works

  • Beat one egg white and 1 teaspoon of glycerin into froth.
  • Once you get a thick creamy texture, using a cotton swab, apply it to your eyes.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes and then rinse it with cold water.
  • Repeat this home remedy for eyelashes growth, twice a day.

Olive Oil +Lavender Oil + Almond Oil
Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and essential fatty acids, these herbal oils not only give you longer lashes, but they also make it darker.

How It Works

  • Mix 10 drops of olive oil, with 5 drops of almond oil and 5 drops of lavender oil.
  • If you have an old mascara wand, clean it and put it out to dry.
  • When the wand has dried completely, dip it into the solution and gently dab it onto your lashes.
  • Do this twice or thrice a day and see results within 7 days!

Coconut Milk
Coconut milk is a powerhouse of fats and proteins that can make your lashes twice as longer in a very short period of time.

How It Works

  • Dip a cotton ball in one tablespoon of chilled coconut milk.
  • Dab it all over your eyes, including the lashes.
  • Massage your eyelids and the area around your eyes for about 5 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.
  • Follow this simple home remedy for eyelashes growth, every day, for a visible difference!

Lemon Juice
Lemon juice has a high ratio of both antioxidants and vitamin C that not just improve the lashes length, but also prevent breakage.

How It Works

  • Mix 10 drops of lemon juice with 5 drops of almond oil.
  • Apply it sparingly over your lashes, before going to sleep.
  • In the morning, wipe it clean with a wet towel.
Story first published: Friday, September 16, 2016, 15:58 [IST]
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