DIY Eyelash Growth Serum
There are all kinds of eyelash growth serums available in the market, but they are actually pricey. The best thing about making your own beauty products is that there are no side effect and risk involved. One thing we all use for hair growth is any kind of oil. So the basic ingredient of any eyelash growth serum is oil too.
Natural homemade eyelash growth oil contains natural oils which nourish the hair follicle, deep condition and minimize lash fallout. The natural properties of oils combined together make a powerful hair growth oil for your eyelashes. Making your own eyelash oil is easy and inexpensive.
The base of any homemade eyelash growth serum is castor oil. It’s mixed with other nourishing oils depending on their properties. Castor oil can be applied on its own to your eyelashes and you’ll definitely see a difference in a few days. Keep this oil in an empty mascara bottle. This makes the application convenient.
Here are the benefits of the oils used in this eyelash growth serum:
Castor oil: It is a thick viscous liquid, rich in vitamin E and fatty acids such as oleic, ricinoleic, stearic, linoleum and palmitic acids. Castor oil is extracted from the seeds of the castor bean plant. It is an ancient remedy for this oil is consumed for its health benefits as well as applied on hair and skin for beauty benefits. Castor oil is effective for hair growth, reduce thinning and preventing baldness.
Coconut oil: This is a household must have in your pantry and your beauty cabinet. This delicious smelling is rich in fatty acids, vitamins, and proteins that protect and nourish hair from root to strands. Since ancient times it has been used for hair growth and preventing hair loss.
Sweet almond oil: This oil is rich in vitamin E, essential fatty acids and monounsaturated fats that are essential for healthy hair. Extracted from sweet almond kernels, this oil is used for its hair strengthening and moisturizing properties.
Vitamin E oil: Vitamin E is a popular ingredient used in beauty products. It stimulates blood circulation which supplies nutrients to the hair follicles. Vitamin E oil keeps the hair follicles healthy by repairing tissue damage and help build tissue. It also works to hydrate and moisturizes dry brittle hair.
Follow the recipe below for a DIY eyelash growth serum at home:
What you need
1 tbsp castor oil
1 tbsp coconut oil
2 tbsp sweet almond oil
1 capsule vitamin E oil (optional)
Empty mascara bottle or a small glass jar for storage
What to do
Combine all the oils together in an empty clean mascara bottle. If you don’t have a mascara bottle, keep the serum in a small glass bottle.
Shake the bottle to mix the oils evenly.
Your eyelash growth serum is ready to use. Apply it to your eyelashes before bedtime. You can use a mascara wand or a q tip to apply it.
Use it consistently for at least 4 weeks for it to work.