For most of my life, people have commented on my eyelashes. Looking at me front on sans mascara, you wouldn’t be able to tell that my lashes are as thick and long as they are. Just like my hair, they are poker-straight and resist any kind of curl or lift, meaning I haven’t really been able to reap the benefits. Having said that, as soon as I sit down to get my makeup done, nine times out of 10, the makeup artist has some sort of a compliment to pay me on my lashes. In recent years, however, I’ve noticed a dramatic shift in their appearance.
Once upon a time, my lash line was so thick that I didn’t fully understand why people felt the need to use eyeliner every single day. A few years ago though, I started to notice that my lash line was looking a little sparse and that I could spot bald patches and areas of thinness when I looked closely. Then, I began to notice more lashes in the sink after cleansing my face in the evening and removing my mascara.
For many months, I thought little of it, but then, I noticed that my go-to mascara wasn’t working its usual lash-boosting miracles. In general, my lashes were looking thinner and more sparse and weren’t framing my eyes in the way they once did. While I knew that lash serums were a thing, I’d previously never given them the time of day. In all honesty, there is no product in the world that can actually make your lashes grow longer. However, lash fallout had never been something I’d had to consider.
In theory, products that work to condition and strengthen lashes meant that any fallout I was experiencing could be reduced, and I was willing to give them a go. So over the course of the last couple of years, I’ve tried and tested an array of lash serums, treatments, and oils in a bid to get my lashes back on track and looking their thick, healthy selves once more. Although my speculations were correct (no product is going to make your real lashes longer), I have found a number of products that helped to keep lashes in tip-top condition and prevent fallout. Keep scrolling to discover the lash serums I really rate.