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12 Highly Effective Home Remedies For Thicker Eyebrows

Gone are the days when thin, barely-there eyebrows were all the rage. A thick set of brows, unibrows and bushy growths is considered high-fashion, and to be honest, they make your face look amazing. Eyebrows can be detrimental for the shape of your face, and can even make your eyes look more intense, so if you are willing to promote growth, there are a number of home remedies for thicker eyebrows that you could use now.

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You can either be born with thin eyebrows, or years of waxing and threading your brows could have led to a permanent thinning out of the hair that grows in that region. However, it is hair after all, and there is a lot you can do to make it grow back. There is a warning that you need to be equipped with from beforehand though: the growth rate of eyebrows is different for different people, and it might take up to 8 weeks to see proper results in your brows. So once you are armed with a good amount of patience and these handy home remedies for thicker eyebrows, you are good to go!

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 1. Vaseline

Fun fact: you could also have thin eyebrows because of hair fall from your eyebrows. This happens when you have weak blood vessels around your eyes, or any other reason that your scalp hair might be falling out. Vaseline helps lock the moisture around your eyes, which helps promote a healthy growth, and can even make them bushier if done repeatedly.

How to apply: apply a thick coating of Vaseline on and around your eyebrows twice a day, and wash off with warm water after 15 minutes.

2. Castor oil

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For any hair growth related issues, it is imperative that you use castor oil, because it is by far the most effective home remedy. This is of course, also part of home remedies for thicker eyebrows. The oil contains fatty acids, vitamins and proteins, which accelerates hair growth. It also desists the growth of bacteria, infection or any other kind of build-up that might be hampering hair growth in your eyebrows.

How to apply: you can rub a generous amount of raw, unprocessed castor oil on your eyebrows for a couple of minutes and leave it on overnight for maximum effect.

3. Onion Juice

When you want thick hair growth in your eyebrows, you need to use raw materials that have the ingredients to make hair grow back much denser. Onion juice contains substances like Vitamins B and C, sulphur and essential minerals, all of which make your hair growth dense and frequent. The juice also helps build collagen, which promotes hair growth faster.

How to apply: blend an onion, strain it, and keep the juice in an airtight contained. Apply the juice to your eyebrows with a Q-tip every alternate day. Leave it on for half an hour, and then wash off with cold water, diluted in some lemon juice, to get rid of the pungent smell that usually accompanies onion juice.

4. Coconut oil

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Coconut oil is a great ingredient for thick, long and dark hair, which will definitely make your eyebrows look and feel denser and thicker. Coconut oil contains Vitamin E and other nutrients like iron, which help promote hair growth, while at the same time moisturizing the cuticles and acting as a conditioner.

How to apply: Apply raw coconut oil to your eyebrows and leave them overnight. Repeat this every day to see maximum results.

5. Almond oil

Almond is rich in Vitamin E, an essential ingredient in promoting fast and healthy hair growth. The nutrients in raw, unrefined almond oil, are also helpful in preventing breakage, making it the ideal ingredient to grow naturally thick and bushy eyebrows.

How to apply: Rub almond oil on your eyebrows every day, and massage it for a couple of minutes. Keep it on overnight, and wash off the next day. Repeat this for at least 2 weeks to see effect.

Suggested read: The Top 10 Effective Home Remedies For Hair Growth

6. Egg yolks

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Egg yolks are one of the best natural sources of pure protein, something that is going to help you on your mission to get a good, thick growth on your eyebrows. Egg yolks are also a source of biotin and Vitamin B12, both of which help increase the volume of your eyebrows when they grow back.

How to apply: Beat the yolk of one egg per application, and use a swab of cotton or your fingers to apply it evenly to your eyebrows. Keep it on for half an hour before washing with cold water mixed with some essential oil or lemon juice to help get rid of the smell.

7. Milk

Milk is rich in all kinds of nutrients, which is why it is important to promote healthy hair growth. It especially contains whey, which speeds up the growing process of your eyebrows, making them healthy, strong and greater in volume. It is also a great stimulator, helping your hair growth rate every time you apply milk to your eyebrows.

How to apply: Apply raw milk to your eyebrows with a cotton ball soaked in, and keep your eyebrows drenched for 15 minutes. Wash it off with warm water thoroughly.

8. Fenugreek seeds

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The secret to growing back thick and dense eyebrow hair is to stimulate the hair follicles right from their roots, so that when the hair grows back, it grows back looking thick, healthy and shiny. Fenugreek seeds do exactly that. It contains a substance called lecithin, which helps make hair look and feel more voluminous and prevents breakage afterwards.

How to apply: Soak a cup of fenugreek seeds overnight. Grind the seeds into a fine paste in a blender, and apply the paste to your eyebrows. Keep it on for half an hour to 45 minutes, and wash it off with cold water. Repeat the procedure at least 2 times every week to see fast and effective results.

9. Olive oil and kohl

Olive oil is oil that helps promote healthy growth because it is rich in a lot of essential vitamins and minerals. Kohl is a darkening and voluminizing agent with activated charcoal. When the two are mixed together, they form a nourishing paste, which makes your eyebrows grow back thick and dense.

How to apply: Mix 2 tablespoons of olive oil with a little bit of kohl to form a paste like consistency. Apply generous amounts of this mixture to your eyebrows, and let it sit for 20 minutes before wiping and washing it off with warm water.

10. Lemon

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Lemons are one of the best home remedies for thicker eyebrows. Not only does the citric acid present in lemons helps remove all the excel oils that might be clogging your pores and hair follicles, but it also makes your eyebrows grow thicker and denser because removal of oil allows the inflow of oxygen to the cuticles.

How to apply: Cut large slices of lemons at room temperature and rub the slices lightly over your eyebrows, so that enough juice gets applied to your brows. Leave on the lemon juice for half an hour and wash off. Repeat this every day for effective results.

11. Aloe vera

Aloenin is a compound that you find in aloe vera leaves, which helps promote hair growth not only in your eyebrows, but in your scalp as well. Aloe vera gel is effective in not only promoting greater hair growth, but also in making them shiny and healthy, so the effects are immediate and long lasting. It also nourishes the skin around your eye, making it a great home remedy.

How to apply: Cut an aloe vera leave and scoop out the gel from inside. Alternatively, you can also buy ready-made packaged aloe vera gel from drug stores. Apply this gel on your eyebrows and let it sit for 20 minutes before washing it off thoroughly with water. Repeat this twice or thrice a week to start seeing effects.

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12. Hibiscus


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Hibiscus flowers have a lot of hair growth properties, which can help your hair grow back twice has thick and dense than before. It is also used to treat hair loss and hair thinning problems on the scalp and works really well when you want a set of thick, luscious eyebrows.

How to apply: You can either cut up the petals of a hibiscus flower and rub it on your eyebrows or boil a few hibiscus leaves in coconut oil, and apply the infusion to your eyebrows. Do this every day for a fortnight to see best results.

You too can be on trend with a pair of thick and bushy eyebrows, just by making use of these fast, natural and effective home remedies for thicker eyebrows!

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12 Highly Effective Home Remedies For Thicker Eyebrows
Thick, dense eyebrows are the new in-thing, and these home remedies for thicker eyebrows can help you grow a pair of brows, naturally!
Aishani Laha

Aishani Laha

Bibliophile. Feminist. Unreasonable optimist. I am dangerously obsessed with the English language and the stage is my second home. I still believe in fairy tales and happy endings, and more importantly, that there is nothing that good music and a cup of coffee can’t fix.