9 Eyelash Growing Hacks For Fuller, Longer Lashes

Step away from the falsies, because you won't be needing them. In fact, there are several ways to grow out your own lashes naturally without resorting to eyelash extensions or crazy false lashes. Plump up your own lash line by giving your eyelashes some extra TLC. Whether it's moisturizing them with various oils and serums or simply combing them through, there are plenty of easy and effective ways to make your lashes grow longer and stronger.

When it comes to strengthening your lashes, many of these DIY hacks involve some sort of oil or serum. Like anything, be sure to check with your doctor or dermatologist before adding new things into your beauty routine. It's always best to check with your own personal expert to rule out any possible allergens. With that said, many of these hacks work by moisturizing and strengthening the lashes themselves. These oils contain either powerful antioxidants or nutrients that your precious lashes need to grow big and strong. Over time these methods can give you your fluffiest lashes yet. So, if you're looking to give your lashes a little extra oomph, here are nine ways to grow your eyelashes. No falsies required.

1. Olive Oil

Hydrate and strengthen your lashes by applying a small amount of olive oil to your lash line before bed. According to StyleCraze.com, the nutrients in the oil will penetrate the lash to make them grow longer and stronger.

2. Coconut Oil

Honestly, what can't coconut oil do? From being an amazing moisturizer to DIY teeth whitener, coconut oil can pretty much do it all. So, it's no wonder that this amazing oil is perfect for strengthening and hydrating your lashes. Apply a thin amount to the lash line before bed to grow your lashes, while you sleep.

3. Vitamin E

Nature's Bounty Vitamin E Oil, $7, Amazon

Professional makeup artist and overall beauty guru Michelle Phan swears by using vitamin E oil to plump up her lashes. If it's good enough for the queen of beauty, it's good enough for me.

4. Lash Accelerating Mascara

Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara, $6, Amazon

Get a mascara that can pull double duty. This mascara by Rimmel works to darken your lashes will also nourishing them to grow.

5. Castor Oil

Now Solutions Castor Oil, $10, Amazon

If you want to lengthen and thicken your lashes, you have to reach for castor oil. This nourishing oil helps to promote eyelash growth, while also hydrating the hairs. Just check out beauty blogger, Lilith Moon's dramatic before and after using castor oil.

6. Comb Eyelashes

Wet N Wild Lash Comb, $6, Amazon

Overtime, dust and debris can gather in lashes. Remove any excess buildup by brushing through your lashes. Not only will this separate the hairs, but it will also help to stimulate hair growth, according to Brit.co.

7. Take Biotin

Natrol Maximum Strength Biotin, $10, Amazon

Give your lashes a boost from the inside out by taking a daily Biotin supplement. The vitamin works to promote hair growth as well as strengthens the hairs, according to Livestrong.com.

8. Eyelash Serum

Insta Natural Eyelash Serum, $20, Amazon

Take your eyelashes to the next level by investing in an eyelash enhancing serum. These serums work by using a concentrated amount of nourishing and moisturizing ingredients to help encourage lash growth.

9. Green Tea

Harness the power of green tea by using cooled, steeped tea along your lash line. The tea's powerful antioxidants can do wonders for growing your lashes, according to Bustle beauty writer, Kristen Collins Jackson.

Now, go out there at bat those lashes.

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