Eyelash growth has been one of the beauty trends most girls are hyped about. The excitement started when an eyelash growth product called Latisse came out and is a proven effective prescription drug that can stimulate follicular growth in eyelashes and eye brows.
Many have been vying for the eyelashes that Latisse can make. However, not everyone can afford these eyelash growth products. Cosmetic companies have created multiple copycats that claims to mimic the eyelash growth effects of Latisse, but none have surpassed so far.
So, if Latisse and other eyelash growth products are not included on your list, what more can we do to improve our lashes? Geniuses of beauty remedies have come up with ways to make the eyelash grow. Some may be a waste of time and effort while there’s a very rare chance that those can have positive effects.
Let’s see some of the eyelash growth remedy out there:
- To make the lashes longer, one should pull it regularly. This is definitely a fail. The eyelashes have very fragile follicles and it’s a miracle how they managed to hold on for most of the years. If you pull it those hairs, it will fall off. So if you think it will stimulate to grow longer might actually make you lose more eyelashes. Take note, it will take several months to grow them lashes back.
- Trimming the lashes to make it longer. This is once again, a fail to whoever did this. You might think it will act like the hair on our heads, that if you trim the edges, the roots will be stimulated to produce more hair. A friend tried that out once and she became a laughing stock with her short and jagged lashes. I’ve seen it close-up; you can actually trace a letter “E” on the edges of the lashes. The truth is that you will only have short uneven eyelashes that might take time to grow out.
- When you pluck your eyelashes, it will stimulate eyelash growth. This is the same with trimming and it just makes the people who invented this, epic fail. The result is once again, horrible uneven eyelashes. This poses danger to your eyelashes since eyelash growth is slow and it will take time to make your lashes even again.
- Fake ‘em to make them look longer. Another epic fail. I’ve seen stand up comedians don the fake synthetic and weird enough, colourful eyelashes. It’s not pleasing in sight and it can actually damage your eyelashes more than it can help you be pretty. To attach fake lashes, you need to put glue near the roots of your original lashes. This glue can plug your hair follicles and it can stop the growth of the lash. Some synthetic eyelashes are attached one by one to single lash strands to produce a 6-month lasting effect. You might not notice but these fake lashes are heavy, delicate true lashes will not hold it very long.