How To Grow Eyelashes: 6 Science-Backed Ways For Bambi-Like Flutters, From Derms

Use a lash growth serum. 
According to board-certified dermatologist Jeanine Downie, M.D., they really provide results: "It makes my lashes grow out longer, thicker, and fuller," she previously shares with mbg.

Use castor oil.'
Specifically, castor oil contains ricinoleic acid, a fatty acid that has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Take supportive supplements. 
those fine flutters are structurally made up of the same proteins as the hair on your head—keratin perhaps being the most noteworthy.

 Use a serum-infused mascara. 
Conditioning your lashes by day (and mastering a dolled-up look, while you're at it) has never been easier.

Clean them regularly. 

 Eye makeup, mucus, and oil can stick in those lashes (even eyelash glue, if you're partial to extensions)—too much buildup, and it could limit lash growth, even causing a flutter or two to fall out.

Keep the lashes you have healthy. 
To encourage growth, it's important to keep the hairs you already have strong. 

Think of your lashes like miniature hairs (they are, anyway!). To help encourage length, it takes a balance of stimulating growth internally and moisturizing the hairs you already have. 

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