Tag: Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an incredibly powerful and useful plant. For decades this plant and its oils have been turned into creams and gels which are used to soothe everything from grazes to sun burn and more. As an oral supplement/medication, aloe vera can help with a number of things. It can cure constipation, it can flush your system out and it can also support you immune system. As a topical substance, it can help to cure skin problems and hair problems.

Those hair problems include baldness, brittle hair and other conditions. That’s why this supplement is discussed throughout the Hair Growth Pills website and why we love it so much.

On this page of the Hair Growth Pills website you will find all of the articles we have posted relating to this supplement. This is a tag page, which means that you will find a list of articles below that are in someway relevant to aloe vera.

How to Make your Eyelashes Grow

How to Make your Eyelashes Grow

How to Make your Eyelashes Grow

Want to know how to make your eyelashes grow? It’s rare for your eyelashes to have any issues with hair loss like your hair does. But if you’re female then there’s a good chance you want big eyelashes to complete your beauty regime. There’s a multi-million dollar industry built on making your eyelashes look longer. There are mascaras that add a sticky, black substance; there are fake eyelashes.

But you don’t need to use these products as there are natural, cheap ways that you can grow your eyelashes. You don’t need chemicals, you don’t need to spend a fortune and you can still see some results. They might not be as instant as the results you would see from mascara or fake eyelashes, but it’s a look that is much more natural, and that’s where the best beauty lies.

How to Make your Eyelashes Grow: The Basics

Before we list some supplements and substances that can show you how to make your eyelashes grow, there are a few basics that need to be considered. All of these can help you just as much as some of the ones listed below and they can also serve as great preparations.

One of the things that often gets overlooked is simple grooming. The reason mascara works so well isn’t necessarily all down to the substance that coats your eyelashes, but rather it’s the brush itself. Your eyelashes have a way of sticking together and they can also clump with bits of dead skin and other detritus. All of this makes your eyelashes look shorter than they actually are.

To remedy this, you just need to take a clean mascara brush which you run through your eyelashes a few times everyday. In fact, as you will discover, these brushes come in handy for more than just mascara and you should look to have a few of them on hand so you can use the substances below, while also keeping one clean for regular pruning. If you do this then not only will your eyelashes look longer immediately, but you’ll also help to clear the way so they can grow more.

You also want to clean then to get the same benefits. Just wet a cloth and dab it over your eyelashes. Do it gently and do it before you use the dry mascara brush.

How to Make your Eyelashes Grow: The Vitamins

How to Make your Eyelashes Grow

The next step is to make sure that you get a steady supply of essential vitamins and minerals, as well as plenty of protein and amino acids. These are the building blocks of the cells in your body, whereas vitamins like Biotin and Niacin are used in the hair growing process. So, the more you have, the easier that process will be.

What’s more, a lack of certain vitamins can cause hair loss and hair damage and that applies as much to your head as it does to your eyelashes.

How to Make your Eyelashes Grow: The Oils

One of the best substances out there for growing eyelashes is castor oil. We have discussed this oil a lot here on Hair Growth Pills. It can help with all kinds of hair growth and it can also condition your skin. Castor oil works because it helps to kill bacteria that sits on you skin and inhibits hair growth.

That’s not all. Castor oil also contains Vitamin E, which is great for your skin and can also nourish your hair follicles. By applying castor oil to your eyelashes you are helping to rid those follicles of bacteria, while also supporting hair growth and keeping your skin in the best condition possible.

The same can be said for olive oil, coconut oil and even argan oil. They all work in a similar way, protecting your skin, supporting your follicles and ensuring that your hair grows long and strong.

These oils should be mixed with something else before you apply them. The best way to use these oils is to mix them with aloe vera gel. You want a consistency that is sticky, much like mascara. That’s because you need to apply them like you would apply mascara. Just create your concoction, dip your brush in and then apply. You will need to leave this concoction in your eyelashes overnight, before washing it out in the morning.

That’s way it’s important not to use directly, as the oil would drip otherwise and you don’t want this in your eyes. You can also just use a smaller amount, leave it in for a short time and then wash it out. But this is not going to have the same effect. Also, the aloe vera gel can soothe your skin and negate any irritation caused by the oils.

How to Make your Eyelashes Grow: More

Tips to Make your Eyelashes Grow

It’s not just oils that you can use to create homemade concoctions. We have discussed some remedies that you can use in our DIY Eyelash Growth article. But there are many more ingredients that you can benefit from, either on their own or when combined with something else. In all cases you need to add them to a mascara brush and then leave in over night.

  • Lemon Peel: You can combine lemon peel with olive oil or argan oil. You can also use castor oil, but we find that olive oil works best with lemon peel, while castor oil is better suited for use with aloe vera gel. Just add the peel of a lemon to a jar, cover it with olive oil and then leave it to sit. The oil will become infused with the lemon peel, leeching all of that vitamin C.
  • Fruit Extracts: Fruits are packed with vitamins and minerals and they can work wonders for your skin and your hair. That’s why you will find extracts of blueberry and other berries in many hair growth products; it’s why lemon peel works so well. You will need fruit extracts as opposed to actual fruits. The concentrated form means you’re getting a bigger hit of vitamins and minerals.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: If thousands of nutritionists are to be believed this substance can cure everything and can help with everything. We’re not quite sure about that, but it certainly has its uses.
Hair Growth Products: The Best and the Worst Products for Hair Growth

Hair Growth Products: The Best and the Worst Products for Hair Growth

Products for Hair Growth

There are a number of effective hair growth products on the market, products that work for all forms of hair loss and products that are effective for both men and women. Some of these hair growth products are safer than others, some come loaded with side effects and some are more hyperbole than hair growth.

In this hair growth products guide we will help you to separate the effective products from the useless ones, focusing on the very best hair growth pills, hair loss treatments and more on the market.

The Best Hair Growth Products

Rather than pointing out the best products on the market, we’re going to focus on a few key ingredients. These are all supposed to be applied topically (although some will also be beneficial if consumed orally) and you can find them either in pure formulations or mixed in with other ingredients.

Your goal as a consumer is to find products that use these ingredients and don’t use too many other harmful chemical alongside them. These are effective and well known, for the most part. But there is tendency to water them down, to mix them with hair growth products that are mostly useless or even harmful. So, pay attention, focus on pure products or even ones that contain all or most of the ingredients listed below.

Oils

Hair Growth Products

Argan oil is one of the best oils on the market right now and one that is finding its way into countless beauty and health products. It can also be eaten. Speaking of which, olive oil is just as beneficial. It may not be as trendy as argan oil, but it serves many of similar benefits. It’s loaded with nourishing, healthy fats that can strengthen your hair from the root to he tip. It also contains vitamins like Vitamin E which is good for both the skin and the hair.

Other oils to look out for include omega 3 and omega 6. Castor oil is also a very potent oil for hair loss and one that we have discussed many times already on this website. Fish oil, flax oil and other nourishing oils should also be considered, although it takes a brave person to smother their scalp in fish oil.

Topical Vitamins

Many vitamins just won’t work when applied directly to your head, no matter what the shampoo labels and commercials want you to believe. There are ones that have been proven to be effective when applied direct though. These include Vitamin E, as mentioned above. It also includes B Vitamins like Biotin and Niacin.

Biotin in particular is essential in the formulation of new and strong hair follicles. It is used by the body when producing hair and without it very little keratin would be produced and very little hair would grow. It’s very difficult to get too much Biotin, so you can consume it through your food, through a supplement and through a topical solution. It’s still important not to overdo it though, but for the most part it is safe in high doses, which is why Biotin supplements contain such a high concentration.

FDA Approved Medication

Best-Hair Growth Products

If you’re a man then you can use Finasteride, which also goes by the brand name Propecia. This works by stopping the production of DHT. This chemical is known to enlarge the prostate and it can also trigger hair loss. In those sensitive to DHT the hair loss can be particularly bad, which is why this is one of the main causes of hair loss in men.

This medication works for the majority of men that use it. It has side effects, but these are mostly harmless. However, it has not been approved for use in women because some of the more serious side effect include the potential to cause birth defects in pregnant women.

If you are a woman then Minoxidil is a good alternative, and one that has been approved by the FDA for both sexes. There are specific formulations of Woman’s Minoxidil and Men’s Minoxidil, and you can also find this substance used in formulations like Keranique Hair Regrowth Treatment.

Extracts

Saw Palmetto works in much the same way as Finasteride and, like Finasteride, it is also a very effective hair loss treatment for men. It reduces DHT, it stops hair loss at the source and it can also help to make the hair stronger. What’s more, this is a natural extract taken from the berries of a plant that grows in the wild. It has been used for its curative properties for many years and is seen as an essential medication in older men who are suffering from prostate problems and do not want to use, or can not use, Finasteride. Aloe vera is also an effective extract, one that is soothing and moisturizing and one that may be ale to work wonders on your hair as well.

There are other extracts as well, although few of them have been proven to be as effective. For instance, the product Viviscal uses something known as Nettle Extract. This is an effective product, so it could be an effective extract, but even if that was the case then it is likely only effective when consumed. The same may apply to things like Blueberry Extract, which are also used in similar formulations.

Balms and More

Worst-Hair Growth Products

Coconut oil is another top product that is safe, natural, easy to acquire and may be able to help. This is actually the meat of the coconut as opposed to an oil, but it can be made into an oily, waxy substance that is easy to massage into the scalp and the hair. You can also make your own balms, either by combining ingredients mentioned above or by using things like lemon peel. If you leave this to sit in an oily substance then the Vitamin C and the starchy goodness of the peel will leech into the oil and create an effective hair growth balm.

The Worst Hair Growth Products

There are hair growth products that just don’t work, at least in our opinion. There are many reasons for this and as a consumer it’s up to you to determine if any of them apply to the product in question.

One of the first things you should focus on is the marketing claims made on the label. Many poorer quality products will make big claims about certain ingredients, even though they only contain them in very small quantities. One of the biggest claims being made right now is for “argan oil shampoo”. There are many top products out there that contain this oil in abundance, and some of there are 100% pure argan oil. But there are also many that contain an infinitesimal amount and yet make bold claims on the label and in the promotional materials. They know as well as you do that a product containing such a small amount of argan oil is not effective, so if they are claiming otherwise then they’re just after your money and should be avoided.

We would also advise caution against products that contain caffeine. This seems to be one of the “in” things right now and there are many bold claims being made about it. But the truth is, there is no proof regarding the effectiveness (or otherwise) of caffeine when used in a shampoo. In our experience, products like Alpecin can help to condition your hair, but we have yet to receive any proof that it actually helps to grow your hair or to limit hair loss.

Argan Oil Questions (Hair, Skin, Benefits, Pure Oil, Best Blends)

Argan Oil Questions (Hair, Skin, Benefits, Pure Oil, Best Blends)

Argan Oil

Extracted from the kernel of the argan fruit, which itself comes from a tree that grows in the Moroccan dessert and takes half a century to reach maturity, argan oil is one of the hottest topics right now in the beauty industry. But what are the benefits of this substance, where can you find it in its purest form and how is it used?

In this article we aim to answer all of your frequently asked questions about argan oil. If there is something you want do know about this oil then there’s a good chance you will find the answer here.

Is Argan Oil Good for Hair

Hair growth is obviously our primary concern here on Hair Growth Pills, and it has been said that argan oil can help with this, assisting with growth, helping to limit loss and also conditioning the hair. This is not the only benefit, as discussed below, but it works on the hair in much the same way as it works on the skin.

It helps to nourish and moisturize like castor oil, which is down to its high concentration of Vitamin E, a common ingredient in skincare and haircare products. It is also rich in fatty acids, which means it can provide the same strengthening benefits as fats like omega 3, omega 6 and olive oil, as well as castor oil.

What are the Benefits of Argan Oil

Benefits of Argan Oil

You can also use it on the skin, nourishing, protecting and moisturizing just like it does on your scalp. And because it’s a natural and safe product, there is no limit to how much you can apply and it is as safe on your skin and hair as it is on your baby’s skin and hair.

Argan oil is often used is beauty products and shampoos. It has become the go-to ingredient and a buzzword that marketing experts can’t get enough of. But for something to call itself an “Argan Oil” shampoo, and for a product to specify it as an ingredient it doesn’t need a great amount and it definitely doesn’t need to be pure. Many formulas use very low quantities of very low grade argan oil. This allows them to claim all kinds of benefits, but the oil itself is unlikely to have any sort of positive effect.

Can you Eat Argan Oil?

Can you Eat Argan Oil

It may sound like a bizarre statement to make, but argan oil is delicious and as healthy when you eat it as it is when you apply it. Because we’re so used to seeing it in our shampoos and skincare, we have become accustomed to thinking it is not edible and is even toxic when consumed. This is simply not the case.

Obviously, you shouldn’t be eating creams, lotions or shampoos that contain it as you have no idea how they have been treated or if they contain anything else, but if you get 100% pure argan oil then there is nothing stopping you from eating it. You can consume it like you consume olive oil, which is to say as a drizzle over salads or as a dip for bread. And like olive oil, you should avoid cooking with it, as all of those benefits begin to disappear as it is heated, and what you’re left with isn’t very nutritious at all.

What are the Best Pure Argan Oil Brands

There are many pure argan oil brands and strong formulations out there that we recommend. These are beneficial for a number of reasons, either because they contain this oil in its purest and wholesome best, or because they contain it in high concentration alongside other equally beneficial ingredients.

Some of our picks for the best pure argan oil blends and shampoos include Josie Maran Argan Oil, Marc Anthony Argan Oil and One and Only Argan Oil. There are also good formulas available in your local Walmart and other convenience stores. Just pay attention to the label and the small print, and don’t go lathering it on your face or your hair unless it is the main or one of the main ingredients, and unless the other ingredients—if there any—are just as helpful.

What Does Argan Oil Smell Like

What Does Argan Oil Smell Like?

This is a question that we get asked a lot, and it’s not as random as it seems. The smell of the argan oil can actually be a good indicator of purity, telling you whether you have something that is adulterated or something that is as pure as the label claims it is.

It is actually hard to describe the smell of argan oil to someone who has never sampled this fragrance before. It’s very unique. However, it does have a strong nutty fragrance, with a hint of sweetness. In this sense, it’s somewhat similar to other nut oils, but with it’s own distinctive aroma.

Where Can I Buy Argan Oil?

As mentioned above you can buy argan oil from many different sources. It is generally expensive for the high concentrations. It is not unusual to pay as much as $1 per 1ml for the good stuff. This means that a simple tincture of 100ml can cost as much as $100. It is available for less, of course, but when you send less you’re often getting an inferior product.

If you want to spend less but you don’t want to sacrifice on quality, then look for a high quality oil that is diluted with a harmless ingredient, or simply look to buy less of it.

How to Use Argan Oil for Hair Growth

Argan Oil for Hair Growth

To use argan oil for hair growth, you just need to apply it directly to the scalp and then massage it in. You can leave it in for a few minutes, a couple hours or even all night if you can take it. If you’re going to leave it in for an extended period of time then you will need to either add it to a gel like aloe vera gel, or wear a cap of some kind over it. Otherwise the oil will leave a mess all over your pillows and your face and will make for an unpleasant night sleep.

The longer you leave it in, the more chance it has to work its magic on your roots and your scalp.

Lyme Disease Hair Loss (Causes, Treatments, Hair Growth Solutions)

Lyme Disease Hair Loss (Causes, Treatments, Hair Growth Solutions)

Lyme Disease and Hair Loss

Looking for information on Lyme Disease and hair loss? Then you have come to the right place. Here on Hair Growth Pills we focus on both the causes and the cures; in this guide we’re going to turn the spotlight on this horrible disease.

Lyme Disease has been in the global spotlight for the last few years. A number of celebrities have talked about their struggles with this disease. That has thrust it into the mainstream, with many people now beginning to understand what it is, what it can do and how damaging it can be. Because of the connections between Lyme Disease and hair loss, it’s something that we have also decided that there is a desperate need to cover.

Lyme Disease and hair loss go hand in hand. Many sufferers of this disease have experienced it and it is one of the many damaging and upsetting symptoms. So, let’s take a look at Lyme Disease in full as we ask why are Lyme Disease and hair loss so closely linked and what can you do about it if you experience it?

What is Lyme Disease?

Lyme Disease is caused by a bacteria, which is transmitted via a tick. This tick carries the bacteria and then passes it to humans. The tick in question is the backlogged deer tick, which is the most common tick in the United States and is typically present in long grass. The disease causes all kinds of unpleasant symptoms and while it can be treated with a short course of antibiotics, some people with the disorder experience symptoms for the rest of their lives.

It is a very difficult disease to diagnose and typically presents with symptoms that include fever, headaches and fatigue. One of the side effects of this disease is hair loss, and it’s one of the most unpleasant. Because while it’s not dangerous or life threatening, it can be very difficult for the patient and can damage their confidence.

Lyme Disease and Hair Loss: The Causes

Lyme Disease and Hair Loss Cause

While we know that Lyme Disease and hair loss go hand in hand, we don’t really know how the disease triggers hair loss. It can make the hair dry and brittle. It can make it fall out in clumps. All of this way know, but medical professionals have yet to determine just what the reasons behind this are.

Some suggest that it could be the result of a build-up of toxins. As discussed on our Causes of Hair Loss in Women and our Causes of Hair Loss in Men articles, bad nutrition can play a huge role in hair loss. There are vitamins out there that can play a role in keeping your hair strong, shiny and intact, and a lack of them can have the opposite effect. So, there is a chance that Lyme Disease and hair loss could be the result of the disease damaging the way that the body processes vitamins.

It could also be related to stress, it could be related to the treatment, and to the way the bacteria responds to it. It could even be a combination of all of these things.

Lyme Disease and Hair Loss: The Cures

Lyme Disease and Hair Loss Cures

While the cause of hair loss in Lyme Disease is not quite clear, the ways that you can counteract it and regrow your hair is a little clearer. The first thing you should look to do is to make sure you are eating well, consuming the right vitamins and minerals and that you are avoiding stress. Take a look at our Best Hair Vitamins and our Vitamins for Hair Growth articles to find out what you should be consuming.

You can also try some supplements and shampoos. Some of these, like Keranique Hair Regrowth Treatment, contain medications that are designed to speed-up the hair growing process. There are also medications such as Finasteride, which also goes by he name “Propecia”. However, these can cause side effects and if you are recovering from this disease then you may be more exposed to them than you would usually be.

One of the best things you can do is look into some simple, safe hair growth remedies. We have discussed these many times already, but to give you a quick rundown take a look at the next section.

How to Regrow Hair After Lyme Disease

Here are some treatments that are typically used to regrow hair on your eyelashes and eyebrows, and can also be adapted for your scalp:

  • Aloe Vera Gel and Castor Oil: We love castor oil here on Hair Growth Pills. It is loaded with essential oils and Vitamin E. It has some anti-fungal properties as well. By adding it to the aloe vera gel you are creating a substance that can easily be rubbed on your scalp and you are also benefiting from those soothing effects.
  • Olive Oil: You can also add this to the aloe vera gel, or just apply it directly. Olive oil is a great lubricant and it is also full of healthy fats and vitamins. It is a natural and safe way to cleanse and soothe and may be able to help with hair growth. It is already being prescribed to treat skin conditions and have been used to clear ear wax blockages for many years.
  • Lemon Peel: This may sound like an odd inclusion, but it does work. If you create your own lemon peel mixture by adding the peel to olive oil and letting it sit, you can create a substance that is sticky, gloopy and perfect for rubbing on your hair. It will soothe and strengthen.
  • Coconut Oil: Another favorite of ours, this is popular with many users worldwide. It has found a place in countless kitchens and medicine cabinets. You can apply it directly, leaving it in and then washing it out hours later. The results should be instant, but they will increase over time. The coconut oil will nourish and protect. It will keep damaged hair away from the stresses of the outside world, allowing it time to grow back to normal.

Further Help with Lyme Disease

Help With Lyme Disease and Hair Loss

Looking for more information about this horrible disease and all of the damage that it can do? Then make sure you checkout the following links. These don’t focus on Lyme Disease and hair loss as we have done in this guide. Instead, they discuss the disease in more detail. They will point you towards ways that you can receive help and treatment in the United States and further afield.

Knowledge is essential and in this article we have hopefully helped you with that. But having support and guidance is also just as important and these links should be able to fill in the gaps that we have left:

Resources for Lyme Disease Support

  • CDC: Where better to learn about the symptoms of a disease than the Center for Disease Control? They have warned about this illness many times over the years. They are now working hard to bring down the numbers of sufferers, while helping those who have been unfortunate enough to catch the disease.
  • Gov.UK: Do you live in the United Kingdom? If so, then this page can help. It can point you in the right direction and allow you to seek help from the NHS. This is not as much of problem in the UK as it is in the US. But many people still catch it. What’s more, because the health service isn’t as used to dealing with it, they may be oblivious when you report the symptoms to them. So, make sure you are informed about your own symptoms so that you can keep them informed as well.
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: This organization has a full guide devoted to Lyme Disease. It covers all symptoms (including hair loss) and helping with each and every one of them.
  • MedicinePlus: Another great resource, this one focuses on the available treatments for Lyme Disease. They are not as focused on hair loss and hair conditioning as we are in this article. But they encompass everything. And after all, as big of a problem as hair loss is, it’s far from the worst thing that can happen when you contract this disease.
Eyelash Growth DIY: Reviews of the Best Products and Methods

Eyelash Growth DIY: Reviews of the Best Products and Methods

Eyelash Growth

Looking for some ways to grow your eyelashes without spending a small fortune on eyelash growth serums and other products that promise the world? If so, we have the article for you.

We have put together a list of the best eyelash growth home remedies. All of these can help you to grow your eyelashes and they all use simple and safe ingredients that you can either find in your home or can purchase at your local store. They are cheap, they are easy and they are effective.

What more could you want?

Caster Oil for Eyelash Growth

Caster oil is one of the best things you can use for eyelash growth. And don’t just take our word for it. This is a popular eyelash growth DIY trick that countless women around the world use. It is a little time consuming and it can be a little messy, but you can’t argue with the results. If you are prepared to suffer for beauty, and you’d rather try some cheap eyelash growth DIY tricks than opt for any of those expensive products, then give caster oil a go.

The first thing you need, of course, is caster oil. This is easily available over the counter. It is used as a cure-all and while it is not as popular of a medicine today as it was in your grandparents’ days, it is still widely used. One of the most most common uses for caster oil is as a laxative, and quite a volatile one at that. So if you get any funny looks from the sales staff when you buy it, you know why.

You should also buy some soothing aloe vera gel (which will definitely get you some funny looks if you buy song with the caster oil). Once you have those ingredients then simply mix some of the oil with the gel until you have something that is viscous and sticky, but is predominately caster oil.

Take an old mascara brush, dip it in and then coat your eyelashes in this substance. Do this before you go to sleep, leave it on all night and then wash it off in the morning. The oil will help to stimulate growth, while killing any organisms that restrict it. The aloe vera gel will help to soothe your skin and follicles. It also makes the oil easier to apply.

Natural Eyelash Growth

Eyelash Growth DIY

Believe it or not, there is such a thing as “natural eyelash growth”. Like the caster oil trick mentioned above, this is a eyelash growth DIY trick that is very cheap. And don’t worry, we’re not going to tell you just to sit and watch the clock while your eyelashes grow-in.

All you need to do is clean and brush you eyelashes. Simple as that. It seems overly simple. Silly even. But you’d be surprised how many women beg for longer eyelashes, use all of the products under the sun, but the ignore the basics. By regularly brushing your eyelashes and making sure they are clean, you’re removing all the dead skin cells that build up and you’re giving your lashes room to grow. You’re also helping to stimulate those follicles.

For most of you, the only time you clean your eyelashes is when you’re washing your face or using wipes to remove make-up. The only time you brush them is when you’re applying mascara. So, just take some time to focus on cleaning them and brushing them with a clean and dry brush every day. Five minutes at a time will suffice, and you should see the effects immediately.

Lemon Peels and Olive Oil

Lemon Peels for Eyelash Growth

One of our personal favorite eyelash growth DIY tips involves the use of lemon peels. Typically, it’s not advisable to put citrus anywhere near your eyes. But in this case it can help to add volume to you eyelashes and it’s incredibly cheap.

Simply peel a lemon and then let that peel dry before adding it to a small jar. Pour some olive oil into the jar so that it just covers the peels. You want them to be saturated, soaking up all they can of that delicious oil. Move the jar to a dry place and then simply leave it for a couple weeks. In the meantime, you can always try some of the other eyelash growth tricks above.

After a couple weeks the liquid will be nice and sticky, as well as a little pungent. When it reaches this stage you need to dip a dry mascara brush in the liquid and then coat your eyelashes with it. As with the caster oil and aloe vera trick outlined above, you need to leave this in overnight and then wash it off in the morning.

If you do this for a few weeks and you will begin to notice some positive effects. The peel of a single lemon will produce quite lot of this substance, enough to get you through those few weeks. So, if you do notice those positive effects then make sure you make another concoction straight away. That way you can continue using this eyelash growth technique for many months.

Olive Oil

Olive Oil Eyelash Growth

The eyelash growth technique mentioned above works because of a combination of olive oil and lemon peel, not just because of the lemon peel. Olive oil is hugely beneficial for the skin and the hair. It’s great, so it’s not always easy to use. But if you don’t want to go through the process of creating a pungent citrus concoction then you can simply mix some olive oil with aloe vera gel or some other skin-safe gel.

You can, of course, just dip the dry brush into a little olive oil and then apply it directly. This is a little messy though, so it’s advisable to use some other ingredient as a base. It is also possible to combine some of these eyelash growth techniques, but don’t try to coat your eyelashes with too many substances and avoid interchanging between different techniques. Find one that is easiest for you and use it for a few weeks to give it time to work. It can be a nuisance to keep such a regime up, but once you see the effects you’ll have the motivation you need to continue.