1. Nutritional Foundation
Like the hair on your head, your eyelashes need the proper nutrients to grow thick and strong. Incorporate a balanced diet rich in protein, biotin, vitamins A, C, and E, and omega-3 fatty acids. Foods like fish, eggs, beans, and greens can be lash lifesavers.
2. Gentle Grooming
Be gentle with your lashes. Avoid rubbing your eyes harshly and be soft when applying or removing makeup. Always use a non-irritating makeup remover and ensure you clean your eyelashes thoroughly but gently every night.
3. Moisturize and Condition
Just as you condition the hair on your scalp, your eyelashes also benefit from hydration. Natural oils like castor oil, coconut oil, and vitamin E oil can be applied to the lashes before bedtime to nourish and strengthen them.
4. Limit False Lashes and Heavy Mascara
While it might be tempting to use false lashes or heavy mascara to give your lashes a boost, frequent use can lead to damage and loss. (Learn how) Instead, opt for lighter mascaras and give your lashes a break from falsies to prevent breakage and fallout.
5. Lash Serums
Consider investing in a quality lash serum that supports growth. Look for products with peptides, biotin, or natural growth-promoting ingredients. Products like our own Actsyl-L Lash Growth Express incorporate all the necessary ingredients plus innovative and proven peptides without harmful side effects. Apply as directed, usually once a day, to stimulate growth at the follicles.
6. Eyelash Massage
Believe it or not, gently massaging the eyelid area and lash line can improve blood flow, which helps nutrients reach the hair follicles more efficiently. Use clean fingers and a light touch to avoid damaging the lashes.
7. Avoid Waterproof Mascara
Waterproof mascaras can lead to lash breakage due to the harsher removal process required. Choose a gentle, washable mascara instead, and make sure to remove it carefully every day.
8. Be Patient and Consistent
Eyelashes, like scalp hair, take time to grow. Be patient and consistent with your care routine. Most people will notice a change in their lashes after several weeks of consistent care.
9. Consult a Professional
If you're concerned about your lash health or are considering supplements or treatments, it's always best to consult with a dermatologist or a licensed aesthetician who can provide personalized advice.
Achieving thicker, longer eyelashes is a blend of science and tender loving care. By nurturing your lashes from the inside out and treating them with the gentle respect they deserve, you can enhance their natural beauty. Remember, the key to gorgeous lashes is as much in the care as it is in the curl!
Lash Growth Express™
An intensive treatment formulated with ingredients that have been proven to dramatically increase lash count, thickness and length within 60 days. Actsyl®-L Lash Growth Express with Capixyl® 5% has been formulated to grow more lashes, renew existing eyelashes, and repair damage caused by false lash extensions. By combining the power of proven growth-inducing peptides like Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3, Myristoyl Pentapeptide-17, Hyaluronic Acid, and biotin, Actsyl-L Lash Growth Serum works at the root to promote new growth, increase overall shaft thickness and prolong the growth cycle of lashes. This gives you dramatic lashes without the need for extensions that can cause damage. The ingredients in Actsyl-L Lash Growth Express have been proven to: Increase lash thickness by up to 45% Up to 27% increase in lash density Up to 5X improvement of length after 8 weeks of use* Increase thickness Reduce lash loss Actsyl-L is made with pharmaceutical grade ingredients. Everything in our serum is hypoallergenic, non-irritating, and allergy-tested. We never test any of our products on animals. How to Use:Apply to the upper and lower eyelashes using the fine-tip precision brush. The eye area should be completely clean of any make-up, mascara or eye creams. Start from the inner corner of the eye and move outwards, directly on the base of your eyelashes. Use once daily in the evening before bedtime. Use for a minimum of at least 60 days as the eyelashes take longer to grow than other hair on your body. Warning! This is a strong formulation and may cause a tingling or mild burning sensation if contact is made with the eye. Avoid direct contact with the eyes. Ingredients: Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Lecithin, Allantoin, Pullulan, Sodium Hyaluronate, Myristoyl Pentapeptide-17, Panthenol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Pentylene Glycol, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3, Trifolium Pratense Flower Extract, Biotin, Urtica Dioica Root Extract, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Xanthan Gum, Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract, Sclerotium Gum, Dextran. *When compared to natural lash growth rates.