Did you know that essential oils can promote healthy hair growth? I put Lavender, Cedarwood, and Rosemary in my shampoo, and have noticed a big difference in the thickness and fullness of my hair since using them.
But we can also use essential oils to help promote healthy hair growth for our EYELASHES!
All I do is put ONE drop of Lavender Essential Oil in my mascara tube right when I open it for the first time, and I’m good to go! Then I just apply like normal.
(IMPORTANT: I DO NOT put a drop in each time I apply – just once when I open a new tube.)
Some people also like to add a drop of Cedarwood in their mascara too, but I’ve been happy with just the Lavender.
In the past I’ve used lavender with other mascaras, and it has worked well for me. But now I use the NEW Young Living mascara that already has Lavender in it! Woohoo!! Once you become a wholesale member (like a membership to costco or sam’s club) then you can buy the mascara at 24% off the retail price!
I have been doing this for years now, and I can definitely tell a difference in the length and thickness of my lashes!
IMPORTANT: I personally only feel comfortable using Young Living essential oils. There are virtually no labeling requirements for essential oils, so it’s extremely important to know the company that you buy from and the source of the oils. Please please (PLEASE!) don’t just go out and buy “lavender essential oil”. Many store brands adulterate their oils with chemicals, fillers, and use the hybrid lavandin instead of Lavandula Augustifolia. There are uses for Lavandin, but this is not one of them.
Young Living’s lavender is 100% lavandula augustifolia (I got to participate in the lavender harvest last year!) It’s distilled for the right amount of time at the right temperature to get exactly what we want in a therapeutic-grade essential oil!
I’d love to hear from those of you who have tried the same thing! Were your lashes longer and thicker too?
If you want more information about why I only will use Young Living, then you can learn more in my Young Living Essential Oils Starter Kit post.
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