Longer eyelashes have been a sign of beauty for females since ancient times. Along with being the beauty sign, it also protects the eyes from light debris. It acts like sensors that warn the eyes of potential danger when objects come close.
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Sparse or thin eye hair falls under a condition called hypotrichosis. People with hair loss, called alopecia, sometimes experience the thinning of lashes.
If you’re trying to get longer and thicker hairs here, there are several home treatments you can use.
A quick web search for “how to grow these” will yield a long list of home remedies. Few of them will be discussed here
Some common home remedies:
At least three days a week apply a small amount of petroleum jelly to the eyelashes before bed and wash it off in the morning.
Apply cool unsweetened green tea to the eyelashes with a cotton ball daily.
Olive oil with or without lemon:
Apply a small amount of olive oil with or without lemon peel infused in it on the eyelashes at night before bed and wash it off in the morning.
Apply a small amount of castor oil on the lashes each night before bed and wash it off in the morning.
Apply a small amount of aloe vera gel on the eyelashes before bed and wash it off in the morning.
Gently massage eyelids along the lash line.
The only proven remedy to lengthen your eyelashes is to carefully use medication
Bimatoprost (Latisse) is the only medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that makes eyelashes grow longer and thicker.
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Dr. Sayyam Azam is a certified dermatologist who has specialized in Clinical Dermatology (Pakistan) and Aesthetic Medicine (US). During her specialization, she was involved in multiple clinical as well as aesthetic dermatological procedures such as botox, fillers, and chemical peels. As a licensed dermatologist, she is now running a state-of-the- art Aesthetic Center (The Face Clinic) in Multan, Pakistan.