Eyelash/ʌɪ laʃes/ the short curved hairs growing on the edges of the eyelids, serving to protect the eyes from dust.
Eyelashes are the hairs that grow at the edge of the eyelids. Eyelashes serve to protect the eyes from debris and sweat, and also serve to provide a warning that an object is near the eye, which your eye then closes on reflex. Long eyelashes are considered a sign of beauty in many cultures. Accordingly, some women seek to enhance their eyelash length artificially, using stick on semi-permanent or temporary eyelashes extensions and masaca. Medical advancements have made a product available through doctor’s prescription to grow thick, full, natural and long eyelashes.