Long, curly eyelashes..who doesn’t want them? They are one of those timeless universal beauty essentials.
Eyelashes frame your eyes and enhance their natural beauty. They make your eyes look bigger, more open and youthful.
Today I will talk about natural oils that bring out the best in your eyelashes and I will explain how to make this DIY coconut oil eyelash serum.
The power of eyelashes
When your eyelashes are at their best, they can really make your eyes pop.
It’s no wonder that eyelash products and treatments are some of the most sought-after in beauty land.
Some lucky ladies have them naturally, while others use a bit of help. And nowadays there are more options than ever.
From mascaras that supersize your lashes, eyelash extensions, a set of falsies that can be easily removed after a night out to treatments that curl and dye your own lashes. Beautiful lashes seem to be everywhere!
Whether you go all natural or not, it’s good to give your lashes some special care, like you do with your hair.
One of the things you can do is use an eyelash serum with nourishing oils.
Oils that eyelashes love
This DIY coconut oil eyelash serum enriched with castor oil and sweet almond oil is a true gem.
It contains a lot of nutrients and cell building blocks for healthy eyelashes.
It moisturizes, helps restore protein loss, stimulates hair growth, reduces breaking or falling out and strengthens your eyelashes.
Let’s take a look at the ingredients:
Coconut oil is rich in saturated fats. Its fatty acids restore protein loss and stimulate hair growth. It is antimicrobial, strengthens the hair fibre and helps retain moisture.
Sweet almond oil is a rich source of vitamin E, magnesium, calcium and monounsaturated fats.
It nourishes the hair and softens the hair cuticles. This makes your eyelashes grow thicker and longer while helping reduce hair loss.
Castor oil consists of 90% ricinoleic acid, an omega 9 fatty acid that helps reduce hair loss, avoids breakage and more.
These 3 oils make a very nourishing eyelash treatment can help you grow healthier, longer and fuller lashes.
It also gives them a touch of gloss, to make your eyes pop, while looking fresh and natural.
DIY coconut oil eyelash serum
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp castor oil
1 tsp sweet almond oil
Melt the coconut oil au bain marie in a bowl placed in a pan with shimmering water.
Remove from heat and mix in the castor oil and sweet almond oil.
Pour the mixture into a roller bottle or other container that can be sealed.
Apply this DIY coconut oil eyelash serum on clean eyelashes at night before you go to sleep, so it can work throughout the night.