Bid farewell to the fake and expensive eyelashes and mascaras. There are natural methods that are easy and affordable that would improve the look of your eyelashes and add beauty to your face regardless of your genetic makeup. These methods are cheap and easy.

Below are 7 tips/methods to get thicker eyelashes naturally fast.

1. Lemon peel

Lemon Peel

This sounds odd but it is an effective way to make your eyelashes look attractive. Here’s how to go about it

  • Cut lemon peels 
  • Place it inside a bottle of olive or castle oil
  • Allow it for 4 to 5 days
  • Then apply the lemon-infused oil to the eyelid.

As a mild natural antiseptic, lemon facilitates the growth of fuller eyelashes.

2. Oils and lubricants

Oils and lubricants

Olive or castor oil can help in the growth of eyelashes especially when they’re applied in small quantities before going to bed each night. Aside from boosting the growth of eyelash, it can also darken it.

3. Petroleum jelly

petroleum jelly

Before going to bed at the end of the day, apply petroleum jelly with the aid of a cotton swab. It should be washed off first thing in the morning. This helps in increasing the length of the lashes and also makes them appear longer.

4. Aloe vera

Aloe Vera

Vitamin E, a vital element for the growth of eyelashes, is a constituent of aloe vera. To use this, you’d have to apply the aloe vera gel directly to your eyelashes with the aid of a cotton swab. It should be left overnight and rinsed off first thing in the morning.

5. Eyelid massage

Eyelid massage

Increasing blood flow to the hair follicle in the eyelids which consequently stimulates eyelash growth can be achieved by massaging the eyelid.

6. Proper diet

Proper Diet

Taking the right kinds of vitamins and nutrients can facilitate the growth of eyelashes.

7. Chilled green tea

Chilled green tea

The application of cool green tea to the eyelashes strengthens and softens the eyelashes.


The writer is Alamu Tosin. I have three strong passions in life — football, blogging and movies — in that order. I love spending time with friends talking about the important things in life and hate nothing more than ‘authority’ and hypocrisy. My personal believe in life is that once an individual sets his/her mind to achieve something, it is totally possible. And oh!, I am a strong Lannister, because I always pay my debt. For writing or fixing gigs, contact

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