Wink Lash & Brow Oil
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Each bottle is a 2 month supply of nourishing oil for lashes or brows. Visible results at 2 weeks; full results at 8-12.
Wink is an organic lash and brow enhancing oil, aimed at helping to naturally stimulate hair follicle growth. By leveraging a custom mix of essential fatty acids, this hypoallergenic beauty oil will give lashes and brows a more lush and full appearance. Don't fake it; enhance your natural beauty with Wink.
Sparse lashes & brows are a problem that arises naturally as we age.
So how do we combat the problem?
Sparse lashes and brows are also a problem that arises because of:
- Poor hygiene
- Forgetting to remove makeup
- Waterproof mascara
- Overuse of damaging chemicals or processes
- Pulling or tugging at lashes
- Poor diet
Just think about all the times you ripped off those falsies off at night! Ugh. All of that mistreatment does permanent damage to your lashes and brows.
The problem with mistreating your lashes and brows is that such treatment not only causes trauma to the follicle (the base of the hair) causing it not to grow back, but the trauma can also trigger the surrounding area not to grow either. So we just went from 1 plucked-out lash or brow hair to a bald spot in about 5 seconds flat.
*Aging is particularly troublesome, and we'll hit that hard below!Now that you know what causes the problem, let's talk about the science of hair growth, so we can understand how to use natural ingredients--or an enhancer like WINK--to enhance what we've already got.
THE SCIENCE OF HAIR GROWTH
When your hair isn't growing, it's either resting or well, dead. If it's dead, there's no bringing it back. If it's resting, we have a chance to stimulate the follicle back into the growing phase.. but how?
The resting phase is called "telogen" while the growing phase is called "anagen"
Research shows that it all starts with essential fatty acids. Essential fatty acids have been found to increase prostaglandin/prostaglanoid production in individuals with a deficiency (Medical Hypotheses, 1980). Prostaglandins stimulate eyelashes to enter and prolong the growth (anagen) stage.
This means, if you supplement your eyelash and eyebrow follicles with essential fatty acids, you may be stimulating prostaglanoid production naturally, which would result in fuller, longer lashes as well as fuller brows.
But one caveat: Back to the research about EFAs and Prostaglandins: Who has a deficiency? Actually, it turns out, our prostaglandin production declines as we age (source). Since prostaglandins are produced locally (source), essential fatty acids produce prostaglandins, and prostaglandins help grow lashes and brows.
How essential fatty acids (EFAs) can stimulate dormant follicles to grow.
That bad news? Your body cannot produce essential fatty acids by itself.
The best way to supplement your body with essential fatty acids is by applying them topically to the area, with a product like WINK. Applying essential fatty acids topically to the area(s) where you'd like to see improvement is the most effective method to get the results you want.
The modern diet is extremely deficient in Omega 3 fatty acids relative to Omega 6s. In fact the average diet has way too much Omega 6: on average 4x too much relative to Omega 3s. WINK is here to fix that - at least for your lashes and brows!
WINK is a mix of Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9 essential fatty acids based on our ancestral diet, from a variety of natural nut and seed oils.
This beauty oil is:
- Free of Soy, Corn and Gluten
- Made in America
Organic Ricinus Communis (Castor Seed) Oil, Organic Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry Seed) Oil, Organic Argania Spinsosa (Argan) Oil, Organic Aluerties Moluccana (Kukui Seed) Oil, Organic Borage (Borago Officinalis) Seed Oil, Organic Squalane Oil (from Olives), Organic Baobab (Adansonia Digitata) Oil, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Organic Tamanu (Calophyllum Inophyllum) Oil, Organic Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, Phytocide Elderberry OS. To read more about the ingredients, visit WINK's ingredent page here.
Each bottle has 65 rotations inside--enough to start the pen and use it for 60 days on either lashes or brows. Therefore "2 month's usage" is based on the directions, so please follow them precisely. To start the pen, rotate the bottom chamber 4-6 times (slowly) until a small amount of product expels to the tip. Each night, after removing all makeup, rotate the pen 180 degrees (1/2 rotation) and apply by gliding along the eyelid or eyebrow; repeat for the other eyelid / eyebrow. Massage gently into the skin (optional). Each bottle has 65 rotations inside--enough to start the pen and apply for 60 days to either lashes or brows.
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I have more dense lashes and brows -- it's especially noticeable on my brows, closer to the middle of my forehead, where the hairs used to be more sparse and are now more dense. I also like having a little bedtime routine when I put this on :) I'm just waiting to see how long one will last me, then I plan to purchase with a subscription.
A bit early to tell, but I believe my lashes are getting thicker. My eyebrows are growing longer as well! I have not seen any strays falling out! I had been using Grande Lash until reading that that could turn my blue eyes brown...Wink leaves no irritation and dark spots on my eyelids have gone away. Customer service was top notch, too, as my first shipment got lost in the mail and they replaced.
Will be ordering again for sure!
Great buy! Has made my lashes longer than before!
An over enthusiastic brow shaper left me with thin straight brows that still had not grown in 6 months later. Amalie seemed like they had science and heart behind their product so it seemed worth a try...and it worked! Within a week I could see little hairs growing. 3 months later they are almost grown in all the way. It's easy to apply and has lasted this whole time. I'm really grateful!