You may not even need mascara anymore.

By InStyle Staff
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Achieving longer, fuller lashes without extensions or falsies may seem too goo to be true, but if you want lengthier lashes that are the real deal, it is possible with a lash growth serums. These products are packed with conditioning peptides and fatty acids to stimulate and promote growth. The best part: they’re pretty simple to apply, too.

Here, we’ve rounded up the best serums that will help you get the long lashes of your dreams.

Revitalash Serum
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Revitalash Advanced

Your dreams of rocking mascara ad lashes can finally come true-without the use of falsies or extensions. Revitalash Advanced is officially the Rolls Royce of lash conditioners. Not only does the serum grow ultra-lush length as it promises, but nourishing ingredients like green tea, ginseng, and biotin also shield your lashes from external irritants to keep them from breaking.

To buy: Revitalash Advanced, $55; nordstorm.com.

Rimmel Lash Serum
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Rimmel London Lash Accelerator Serum

Now here’s what we call a cheap trick. Rimmel’s lash-boosting serum is one of the best versions we’ve found under $10, and is lightweight enough to wear under makeup.

To buy: Rimmel London Lash Accelerator Serum, $8; walmart.com.

Vichy Lash Serum
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Vichy Liftactif Serum 10

Consider Vichy’s innovative serum to be an eye cream with a day job. The potent blend of hyaluronic acid and ceramides boast serious anti-aging benefits for your peepers, diminishing crow’s feet and fine lines, as natural plant sugars give your lashes a boost, and restore the moisture they may have lost to excess eye makeup.

To buy: Vichy Liftactif Serum 10, $45; amazon.com.

Peter Thomas Roth Lash Serum
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Peter Thomas Roth Lashes to Die For Turbo

While some products may fail to live up to their given names, Peter Thomas Roth’s Lashes to Die For Turbo is one that actually delivers, thanks to its ability to grow skyscraper length in record time. The potent formula uses a blend of nourishing peptides that won’t irritate even the most sensitive skin types, and in just four weeks, all of your friends will be wondering whether your lashes are the real deal, or Kardashian-esque extensions.

To buy: Peter Thomas Roth Lashes to Die For Turbo, $85; sephora.com.

Lash Booster
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Givenchy Mister Lash Booster

Conditioning Lash Gel
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Talika Lipocils Conditioning Gel

While apple and soy sound more like ingredients found in the latest must-try juice cleanse, Talika has tapped into their nourishing aspects to serve up what we’re dubbing green juice for your lashes. All-natural elements like nettle, horse chestnut, and witch hazel stimulate eyelash growth as the soy lecithin travels into each hair follicle to deliver the active ingredients.

To buy: Talika Lipocils Conditioning Gel, $57; amazon.com.

Glamolash
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Rodial Glamolash

We already knew that Flinstones Vitamins packed major benefits for our bones, and the addition of vitamin B5 in Rodial’s serum works in the same way to strengthen each individual lash from the inside out, as the brand’s blend of peptides and wheat proteins help you achieve your maximum length.

To buy: Rodial Glamolash, $48; dermstore.com.

Lash Serum No.7
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No.7 Fanomenal Lash Serum 

If you’re a lash serum rookie, No.7’s version serves as a great starting point into the world of lengtheners and conditioners. After a few nights of use, you’ll notice longer, darker lashes, with full results after eight weeks. Plus, thanks to the wallet-friendly price point, you can afford to stock up.

To buy: No.7 Fanomenal Lash Serum, $10; target.com.

Lashfood
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Lashfood Nano-Peptide Natural Eyelash Conditioner

Nixing gluten from your diet? Your lash serum can follow suit! While many serums use a blend of wheat proteins to get your grow on, Lashfood’s natural version leaves gluten, as well as parabens and synthetic fragrances, out of the mix to stay in-line with your healthy lifestyle.

To buy: Lashfood Nano-Peptide Natural Eyelash Conditioner, $120; lashfood.com.

Diorshow Lash Serum
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Diorshow Maximizer Lash Plumping Serum

We’ve often swept on a few coats of Diorshow mascara and wished the effect wouldn’t wash away with our makeup, but the brand’s innovative serum has made our dreams a reality. Swipe a layer on before applying mascara as a primer, or use at night to let the soy proteins work their magic.

To buy: Diorshow Maximizer Lash Plumping Serum, $30; sephora.com.