Eyelash is not only an important part of our body but it is also unforgetable part of everybody’s make up routine. You probably think there is nothing interesting to know about them. Actually, they have both many big roles and interesting facts that you may never know. So let’s explore incredible things about eyelashes facts and add more helpful informations to protect eyelash carefully.
Interesting Eyelashes Facts That You Never Know
1. They protect your eyes
Like our eyebrows, the tiny hairs on our lids keep dirt, sweat, water, and other unwanted debris out of the way. Too bad they sometimes fall into your eye themselves. Unfortunately, they sometimes fall onto your eye causing a stray hair fall into your eyeball. Therefore, eyelashes play an important role to prevent your eyes from virus, infection,…
2. Lashes Shed Constantly
Many people do not notice that lashes shed everyday. The daily average of eyelashes falling out is 5.
There are some reason causing your eyelashes shed. These reasons could be harm factors from environment and daily meal plan. If you do not add properly nutrients for your meals, a state of eyelashes breakage will decrease. Moreover, don’t forget to prevent your eyelashes from dust, UV radiation,… In some case, the eyelashes have a bad shape that makes the main reason of eyelashes breakage.
3. Lash grow during 3 main periods
There are 3 periods that lash grow normally: anagen phase (the active growth period), catagen phase (the transitional period), telogen phase (the resting period).
In any given time, 90% your lash grow actively where they go 16 milimeters a day. If you cut your eyelashes, it will take about 5 months for lash to grow back.
4. The lash thickness
The upper lids always have 2 times more lashes than the lower lids. Normally, there are about 200-300 lashes total in the upper lids while the lower lids only has 75-100 lashes. Furthermore, the middle lashes are also longer than the side lashes. Your lash thickness could change because of using mascara or lash extension.
5. Eyelashes are made of only 2 things
Eyelashes are a composition of 3 percent water and 97 percent keratin. Keratin is a protein, very common in hair, skin and nails. You can help to promote lash growth by eating healthy that’s high in protein and vitamins. Food like eggs, beans, yogurt is all good choices that contribute for lash growth
6. They are a mammal thing
Only animals that have eyelashes are mammals. In many species, lashes actually perform a similar functions as cat’s whisker do.