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9 Reasons Your Eyelashes Are Falling Out And How To Grow Them Back Naturally

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True story: I’ve had actual nightmares that are just a montage of me seeing all of my eyelashes falling out. My reaction was the opposite of how Lady Gaga feels watching horror movies.

But when I ask Dominic Burg, PhD, chief scientist for Evolis professional, whether my eyelashes falling out is something I should truly be afraid of, he tells me that typically, losing more than a handful of lashes per day is caused by one of the nine common issues below. (He’s also offering advice on how to get yours to grow back naturally.) If none of these are what’s causing you to lose the curtains to your soul windows, go see a doc, stat, to rule out more serious problems.

1. YOU’RE TUGGING AT YOUR EYES

I don’t think that anyone purposefully or consciously tugs at their eyes but there are a number of insidious ways in which you could be doing so which can lead to eyelashes falling out. The first is just by rubbing your eyes. The second is if you’re a particularly abrasive when it comes to taking off makeup.

2. MASCARA IS WEIGHING THEM DOWN

If you have delicate eyelashes or are using heavy mascara (either because the formula is thick or because you’re coating your lashes in lots of layers), it’s possible your lashes can’t withstand the heavy load.

3. YOUR EYELASH CURLER IS PULLING THEM OUT

There are enough horror stories about eyelash curling accidents on the internet that I’ve always approached the tool with serious caution. However, even if you’re using a curler carefully, it’s one of the easiest ways to dislodge and remove eyelashes.

5. YOU HAVE AN EYELID INFECTION

Anything that causes inflammation in the eye can cause your eyelashes to fall out. Dr. Burg says that conjunctivitis and similar viruses can set off an inflammatory reaction leading to weaker hair growth and hair loss.

6. YOUR HORMONES ARE OUT OF WHACK

“Hormones have some of the biggest influence on the hair cycle,” Dr. Burg says. Your hormones can cause you to grow hair in ways you’d rather not, or it can do the opposite. When your hormones are affected by things like stress or sickness, your hair growth pattern changes. The cycle can become too short leading to hair falling out quickly and excessively and growing back weaker. It’s a process which Dr. Burg says can definitely happen to your eyelashes.

7. YOUR DIET IS LACKING KEY NUTRIENTS

Beauty from the inside out is no longer a novel idea but while you may be familiar with the idea of eating your way to good skin, you might be overlooking that you can do the same with hair. When your diet is lacking in or running low on certain essential substances, “nutrients are redirected to vital organs instead and in turn, will impact your hair growth cycle” Dr. Burg says.

8. YOU’RE LEAVING MAKEUP ON FOR TOO LONG

Another reason to take off your makeup before you go to sleep is that leaving it on for too long can cause you to lose eyelashes. “Makeup, in general, can contain heavy pigments and waxes that don’t allow air to penetrate the follicle” explains Dr. Burg. “When left on for extended periods of time, that lack of airflow can lead to clogged pores and inflammation, which in turn, can lead to eyelashes falling out.”

9. YOU’VE BEEN WEARING FAKE EYELASHES OR GETTING EXTENSIONS

Like with hair extensions, eyelash extensions can take away more than just length when you remove them. The adhesive they’re applied with can pull out your natural lashes when your artificial ones are removed.

How to grow out your lashes naturally

1. ADJUST YOUR DIET

If not just your eyelashes, but your hair in general, seems to be falling out and is overall lackluster the problem could be related to your diet. If you suspect this to be the case make sure you’re getting your fill of fatty acids and protein. Consulting a nutritionist is another option if you want a more customizing food plan to fit your needs.

2. INVEST IN AN EYELASH CONDITIONER

An eyelash conditioner has ingredients like biotin, amino acids, jojoba oil that can soften and nourish the hair shaft of your eyelashes encouraging them to grow stronger.

3. TRY A HAIR GROWTH SUPPLEMENT

Taking a supplement that promises any type of hair growth, could lead to every type of hair growth, meaning Rapunzel-like locks aren’t the only potential thing you could gain by consuming them.

4. USE A CHEAP AND EASY DIY REMEDY

Conditioning your eyelashes in coconut oil like supermodel Joan Smalls is one of the easiest (and most DIY friendly) ways to encourage them to grow. Apply the oil on your lashes and lash line once a day for a gentle growth stimulant. Almond or castor oil, which are often used by those seeking fuller eyebrows, works similarly on lashes as well.

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YouTube Has Certified Stonebwoy’s Epistle Of Mama Album For Clocking 10million Streams In Addition To 100k Subscribers

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YouTube, LLC an American video-sharing website has certified Stonebwoy’s Epistle Of Mama album two-phase; reggae & afrobeats album for clocking over 10 million-plus streams in addition to 100k subscribers on YouTube based on the company’s statistics. The endorsement came with a citation from the company.

This to me is one of the greatest achievement in the life of a reggae/dancehall artist in Ghana looking at how far the journey has been but worth traveling. It’s an eye-opener to every reggae/dancehall artists and all artists in general drawing attention to the fact that, there is a market for every music genre. The only thing is, it depends on what you’re promoting.

If we water down the whole endorsement thing from YouTube, one will be forced to ask, what will influence these unbelievable number of people jamming to an album is with so much enthusiasm? It all boils down to promoting good content, alluring storylines, explore sounds, be original, staying relevant as possible and learning more about the music business.

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When I See Women That Are Mothers I Am Always Inspired : Tiwa Savage Chats With British Vogue | WATCH

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Tiwa Savage chats with British Vogue and speaks about motherhood and how it inspires her.

In partnership with MCM Worldwide, British Vogue chats with Nigeria’s very own.

Talented singer Tiwa Savage, describing her as “the woman at the forefront of the Afrobeats explosion, and whose hybrid musical sound is going global”.

In the video, Tiwa shares the first record she ever bought, how she feels seeing women who are working mothers.

She adds, “In everything I do – whether it’s using my native language, or an African beat – something is going to let you know that I’m an African woman.”

Watch below.

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I Had To Move On : GMB 2011 Winner Akua Speaks After Divorce With Angel Group Millionaire

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The fourth wife of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Angel Group of Companies, Sally Akua Amoakowaa Mensah is consoling herself with wise sayings after announcing her divorce to the businessman earlier this week.

The 2011 winner of TV3’s Ghana’s Most Beautiful beauty pageant and General Manager of Angel TV announced that her marriage to Dr. Kwaku Oteng was over as reported by us.

According to her, it was as a result of a stressful situation she found herself and therefore called it quits by posting on her Instagram page only to delete it an hour later by which time it had already gone viral.

Sometimes you just have to learn how to walk away. When it’s not making you happy and it’s rather stressing you take a bow. My marriage of eight years is over.

I won’t give anyone the right to take away my happiness. I’m walking from everything that is stressing me”, she stated in the said post.

She has since refused to confirm or deny her own post but appear to be consoling herself with new posts with the latest which reads” Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Sally in a recent interview professed her unflinching love for the man stating that that love is the major factor in her marriage.

She added that Dr. Oteng is one humble human being that any individual would want to hang out with so it was easy for her to say yes when he proposed marriage.

The mother of two revealed that she gave birth before marrying the Millionaire so there was no iota of truth in the hearsay that her spouse was pushed to marry her due to the pregnancy.

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