Eyelash Growing Products: Miracle-Workers or All Hype?
- Posted by Sarah on October 30, 2009 at 04:36PM
Some might consider me a pessimist, but I think I'm more of a realist. So whenever I hear about "miracle eyelash-growing creams," my bs radar perks up. True, there are products that can re-grow hair with varying degrees of success, but I still have my doubts, especially about some of the non-prescription products.
I must admit though, in this instance I think my caution is only somewhat warranted. I've heard great things from people about Latisse -- and even some of the non-prescription products too. Check out a few of them below, do you think any are worth trying?
Beauty Society Enormous Lash Eyelash Enhancing Serum, $95: My mom tried this, and in about a month she went from sparse, are-they-even-there lashes to ones so long she didn't even bother with mascara. I was truly impressed. Also, 19 TotalBeauty.com readers have tried it, and all but three absolutely love it.
DHC Eyelash Tonic, $19.99: Only one TotalBeauty.com reader has tried this, but the natural ingredients do make it appealing.
Talika Eyelash Conditioning Cream, $30 and Talika Lipocils Gel, $40: This has been around since 1947! Eight readers on TotalBeauty.com claim the cream works wonders and more than 40 are loving the gel.
Peter Thomas Roth Lashes to Die for Night Time Eyelash Conditioning Treatment, $125: There are only two real reviews of this on TotalBeauty.com right now, but neither are very good (although the high price tag might be responsible). Do you know anyone who's had a different experience?
RevitaLash, $150: This one has been around for awhile, and 30 people have reviewed it on TotalBeauty.com. Most are very positive, but for that price, you'll want to read the reviews and decide for yourself.
P.S. I know a lot of people have heard rumors about Latisse changing your eye color. I talked to dermatologist Dr. Jessica Wu, who is working with Latisse, and she said that the changing eye color happened when they were originally using the product to treat glaucoma. It really only happened while patients were putting it directly in their eyes at larger doses for years. So while there is a slim chance it could happen, it's not the huge concern most people are making it out to be.
Would you rather just make your lashes look longer with mascara? Then try one of these stellar products.
Does Latisse freak you out or are you dying to try it? Talk about it here.
You could have the longest lashes ever, but if your eyes suffer from this, you'll never be satisfied.
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