8 Excellent Home Remedies To Get Thicker Eyelashes

Thicker Eyelashes

Home Remedies To Get Thicker Eyelashes

Nothing accentuates a woman’s face more than her beautiful, bold and mysterious eyes. And there’s nothing that makes the eyes more mysterious than long, thick eyelashes. Not every one of us is blessed with naturally long eyelashes we can dramatize our eyes with. However, there are some ways in which one can get long, thick lashes without spending too much on beauty creams and fake extensions. If you are wondering how, then here are 8 excellent home remedies that would help make your eyelashes stronger and thicker in no time at all. Follow them religiously and you will be amazed with the results for sure.

Castor Oil

A lot of hair products out there contain castor oil owing to its ability to help hair grow long and strong. Castor Oil contains Vitamin E which helps nourish the hair follicles, thus promoting them to grow longer and become thicker.

What You Need To Do:

Apply a few drops of castor oil on your hands. Soak a small cotton ball in the oil and rub it on the eyelashes. Continue to do so until the lashes are completely covered with the oil. Keep it overnight and wash off the oil in lukewarm water the next morning. Your eyelashes will grow thicker in no time at all.

Castor Oil

Coconut Milk

Coconut Milk contains healthy fats as well as protein which would help your eyelashes grow longer and thicker. Regular application of coconut milk would also make your lashes attain a beautiful shine.

What You Need To Do:

Soak a ball of cotton into a cup of cold coconut milk. Squeeze out excess milk and place the cotton on your eyes. Remove the cotton after about 10-15 minutes and wash your eyes with cool water. Repeat this remedy every day for quick and effective results.

Coconut Milk

Egg Yolk

Egg Yolk has long been linked to hair care products, and is an effective home remedy to promote hair growth. Therefore, it is not surprising to note that egg yolk can help your eye lashes grow longer and thicker. The protein content in egg yolk would nourish your eyelashes and help them become thicker and shinier with time.



What You Need To Do:

Extract the egg yolk from an egg and add a few drops of almond oil to it. Mix nicely and add a tablespoon of glycerin to complete the mixture. Using a cotton swab, gently apply the mixture on the lashes. Wait for the mixture to dry nicely (for maybe an hour or so) and then wash it off with cool water. For best results, follow this remedy at least three times a week.

Egg Yolk

Olive Oil

Olive oil is known for their hair beautification benefits. And you can use it to make your eyelashes grow longer and thicker as well. Olive oil contains oleic acid and Vitamins A, B and E among nutrients which would help your lashes become thicker in no time at all.

What You Need To Do:

Simply rubbing a small amount of olive oil your lashes every night before hitting the bed would help. Alternatively, you can make your own oil serum by mixing a few drops of olive oil with an equal amount of almond and coconut oil. Store the serum in an airtight container.  Using a mascara brush or cotton swab, apply a small amount of this serum on the lashes, covering them from root to tip. Follow this remedy at least 3-4 times every day to add more volume to your lashes.

Olive Oil

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera has manifold benefits for the skin. But not many know that you can use it to get long, thick eyelashes as well. Aloe Vera is packed with nutrients galore which would help your lashes grow longer and voluminous within a short span of time.

What You Need To Do:

Cut out the leaf of an Aloe Vera plant and collect the gel in a container. Using a cotton swab, gently apply this gel on the eyelashes. Keep it overnight and wash off the gel in lukewarm water the next morning. Repeat this remedy every night before going to bed for best results.

Aloe Vera

Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly contains deep moisturizing properties that would inhibit the formation of those really annoying dry flakes on your lashes and eyelids. This would in turn help the eyelashes grow longer and thicker without any hindrances in the way.

What You Need To Do:

Simply lather on some petroleum jelly on the eye lashes using a mascara wand or a cotton swab. Wait for about 5 minutes for the jelly to dry and wash your eyes with lukewarm water afterwards. Do this every night and you will start to notice desirable results in about a week or so.

Petroleum Jelly

Green Tea

Green tea contains potent antioxidant properties that would both prevent hair fall and promote the re-growth of damaged hair. You can make use of the same benefits to thicken your eyelashes.

What You Need To Do:

Put a green tea bag in a bowl of hot water and let it cool down to room temperature. Soak a cotton swab in the cool green tea solution and place it over your eyes. Wait for about 10-15 minutes and wash your eyes in cool water. Follow this remedy thrice a week in order to make your eyelashes grow longer and thicker.

Green Tea

Shea Butter

Like petroleum jelly, Shea butter contains potent moisturizing properties that can keep your eye lashes hydrated. This in turn would prevent them from drying out and falling off with time (just like your hair does without moisture). Shea butter also contains Vitamins B and E which would nourish the eyelashes and make them stronger and thicker with time.

What You Need To Do:

Using a cotton swab, simply massage some Shea butter on your eyelashes, making sure you cover them nicely from root to tip. Wait for about 10-15 minutes and wash your eyes with cool water afterwards. Follow this remedy at least thrice every week to notice desirable results in a short span of time.

Shea Butter




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