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Length of eyelashes??
Length of eyelashes??

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#1 Dani

Posted 09 October 2004 - 10:37 PM

Now I know this is an utterly daft question (hey I excel at those I assure you Tounge1.gif) but could some of you guys with 3 weeks olds please tell me roughly how long your babies eyelashes are?

I say this as my older DD as ridiculously long eyelashes which make her eyes quite striking and I'm wondering if Mackenzie will get them also??  Hard to 'measure' I know but just trying to ascertain if most 3 week old bubbas have eyelashes and if so what kinda length, just roughly.

FWIW my DD is 17 weeks actual but 3 weeks corrected so I'm thinking I should definitely be going by actual hence wanting to compare her with other newborns IYKWIM?

Thankyou for humouring me with this. LOL


#2 sidewaze

Posted 10 October 2004 - 08:00 AM


Tilly is 14 weeks now and she has pretty average length lashes. Having said that, when she was around 3 weeks it looked like she had none. They were so short! DH and I were starting to worry she'd be cursed with stubbley eyelashes. But yay, they grew, and quite a lot too.

So I think that eyelashes will grow a lot.

Having said that, I have a friend who's 3 yr old DD has incredibly long, luscious lashes. As I recall, she had them right from the start though.

What do I deduce from all this? That yes, eyelashes will grow as baby grows, but if you are going to have those really long, luscious ones there is some indication right from the start.

There we go, results from my 2 subject study. Bound to be accurate.


P.S Little girls with short lashes are just as gorgeous as those with long ones.

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#3 HeidiT

Posted 10 October 2004 - 08:06 AM

Hey Dani,
Jaanas were really long too - she gets it from her father - she'll never need mascara! lol. Jaana's were half way down her cheek when she was a bub (yup they were dead straight! ) now they are thick as and curl way up to the top of her eyelid!
Er, not much help here...are yours long? Did Miss Em get them from her dad? Are Mackenzie's father's long?

DP Chris
DD Jade 26/02/97
DD Jaana 29/05/99
DS Trent 03/07/02
DS Mika 26/05/04


#4 Guest_KyaBeansMum_*

Posted 10 October 2004 - 08:23 AM

Kya's eyelashes were/are incredibly long also. They were that way from day one, she also gets them from her Dad.

I on the other hand am somewhat eyelash challenged, hehe, so they don't come from me!

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#5 Dani

Posted 10 October 2004 - 09:15 AM

Hey Heidster!  The long lashes come from me as I remember my mum telling me I had silly long lashes until I was about 9 years old so that's why I'm wondering about Makenzie's that's all.

Sidewaze -
Little girls with short lashes are just as gorgeous as those with long ones.

Thanks for stating the obvious there, mucho appreciated! Tounge1.gif


#6 Yakkers

Posted 10 October 2004 - 09:26 AM

Rebecca has lovely long eyelashes which she gets from me. As I recall she had them from day one. I have such long eyelashes that when I do try to wear mascara they butt against my glasses and make it very uncomfortable so don't wear it much.  Lucky I got something nice, something went right what happened to the rest ROFL.

DH 30
Me 29
DD Georgia Angel 7 days
DD2 Rebecca 25-5-2004

#7 JoshiesMum

Posted 10 October 2004 - 09:57 AM

DS had very short lashes at birth and I was disappointend he had my lashes and not DH's. But sure enough they grew and now he had lovely long thick lashes..... so sometimes they grow in....


Me Chloe   DH Pete
DS Josh   17/03/03

#8 Miss Cherry

Posted 10 October 2004 - 01:03 PM

When both DD and DS were born they had really short eyelashes to the point that it looked like they had none. Thankfully, after a couple of months, they appeared to have grown overnight. Now both of them have gorgeous, dark long eyelashes.

I reckon give it a little bit longer, they'll get there original.gif

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#9 Peaches

Posted 10 October 2004 - 02:24 PM

My DD's eyelashes take after her father.

My MIL told me that when he was born, his eyelashes were still curled up inside his eyelids. And because they were dark, he looked like he had eyeliner on.  Soon enough they came through tho.

When I had my DD, the exact same thing happened. Her lashes would be around 1cm long now.

DD Oct/01
M/C Jul 04
M/C Sept 04

This message was edited by Peaches on Sunday, 10 October 2004 @ 2:57 PM

#10 ~Cleopatra~

Posted 11 October 2004 - 08:25 AM

yep ds were short to start with and are now long. can't remember at what age it happened though.

Tracy (31)
DH Andrew (28)
DS Elijah (9 months)
DCat Cleo (10)
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#11 xaylmz

Posted 11 October 2004 - 02:47 PM

hey Dani,
my DS didn't really have any eyelashes at birth, but already they are growing and are dark. i will guess they are about 5mm long.  but so far none on his bottom lid, only the top! i'm hoping he'll get DF's eyelashes which are long and dark.

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#12 Roubidoux

Posted 11 October 2004 - 04:42 PM

Ds had long dark lashes at birth and dd was totally bald..no eyelashes or eyebrows. We have video footage of me whinging about her lack of lashes when she was all of 7 hours old blush.gif . She's 5 now and has the most amazing long dark lashes.

From memory she was about 4 or 5 months before they really 'grew in'.

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#13 Dani

Posted 12 October 2004 - 07:30 AM

Thanks all for your feedback.  I would guesstimate that Mackenzie's lashes are about a half a centimetre with her sisters being well over a centimetre so that's why I was wondering if she too would get "those eyes" IYKWIM?  Looks like she will I think.


#14 FeelingcLucky

Posted 23 February 2016 - 07:48 PM

Wholly smokes this has gotta be the oldest zombie thread ever.

Did they even have the Internet back in 2004!!??

(Jokes I was using it back then at school)

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