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Eye Doctor Reviews Eye Lash Growth Serums

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Credit: Cherie user @prettycare

👁As someone who spends plenty of time around eyes, one topic that always comes up is eyelashes.

👁Everyone wants long, luscious lashes and now there’s plenty of ways to get them without extensions or falsies! Here’s a little guide to some of the most popular ones people love:

🚨Make sure to test all products for allergy on a small area of your skin 24 hours before applying it to your face!

Allergan – Latisse

Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution 0.03%) is a version of the prostaglandin glaucoma drug Lumigan (bimatoprost 0.01%.) When it was introduced, eye doctors and their glaucoma patients noticed a side effect of the eye drop was eyelash growth and fullness over time. The development of Latisse followed.

Pros:

✅The most effective product for lash growth

✅Only FDA approved lash growth product

✅Works quickly, growth begins in as little as 4 weeks

✅Clinical studies – after 16 weeks user’s reported lashes were:

  • 106% fuller
  • 25% longer
  • 18% darker
  • 78% overall increased in prominence

Cons:

❌Prescription required

❌Rare (0.05%) PERMANENT side effect of eye color changes. Has been shown to discolor green and blue eyes with brown pigmentation.

❌Rare non-permanent side effects of eyelid skin darkening and hair growing where it shouldn’t.

❌Lashes return to pretreatment appearance after Latisse is discontinued.

Grande Cosmetics – GrandLASH-MD Lash Enhancing Serum

Pros:

✅Works well – lash appearance improvement noticed in 4-6 weeks in terms of length and thickness

✅Cruelty-free

✅Ophthalmologist tested and approved

✅Research results in a 12 week study, of the users:

  • 97% reported they had more visible lashes
  • 94% reported healthier looking lashes
  • 91% reported longer looking lashes

Cons:

❌Contains a form of prostaglandin

❌Rare side effects of eye irritation and iris discoloration

LASHFOOD – Phyto-Medic Eyelash Enhancer – Personal Favorite 💁🏻‍♀‍

Pros:

✅No prescription required

✅Drug-free, prostaglandin-free and irritant-free

✅Dermatologist tested & approved

✅Ecocert certified, vegan, non-GMO and cruelty free

✅Clinical Studies -in 16 weeks most saw some changes in lashes:

  • 85% noticed visible improvement in fullness and texture
  • 100% noticed improvement in thickness and density
  • 0% noticed irritation

Cons:

❌Does NOT work as well as Latisse

❌Results are not very noticeable until 16 weeks

RapidLash – Eyelash & Eyebrow Enhancing Serum

Pros:

✅Works well – lash appearance improvement noticed in 4-6 weeks in terms of length and fullness

✅Paraben-free, fragrance-free, no animal testing

✅Ophthalmologist and dermatologist tested

✅Safe for contact lens wearers

Cons:

❌Contains a prostaglandin analog

❌Rare side effects of eye irritation and iris discoloration

❌Prolonged use can dry out the lashes

Skyorganics – Castor Oil Eyelash Enhancer Serum with Mascara Brushes

Pros:

✅100% natural alternative to commercial lash serums

✅Caster oil contains fatty acids (ricinoleic acid):

  • May reverse hair loss and promote new grow
  • May inhibit signaling molecules that play a roll in hair loss

Cons:

❌Functions more as a lash conditioner

❌Studies are new, more research needed for longterm results

 

 

This article was taken from Cherie, user @PrettyCare

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