Fuller, Longer, Darker Eyelashes with Latisse
You may have seen over-the-counter products that condition the lashes. Latisse is different. Latisse is the first and only product FDA-approved to grow lashes fuller, longer and darker in people with inadequate or not enough lashes.
Available by prescription only, Latisse is believed to increase the percentage of hairs in the active growth phase as well as make the active growth phase longer.
Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03% is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis (inadequate or not enough lashes) to grow eyelashes longer, fuller and darker.
Lashes may thin over time
You may be surprised to find out that experts say that one cause of thinning lashes is aging. This led Allergan, the maker of Latisse, to analyze photos gathered from three clinical studies of women with inadequate or not enough lashes. They discovered that lashes may not only thin over time, but also become shorter and lighter.
Full results at 16 weeks
Latisse Eyelash Treatment works gradually. While you may start seeing longer lashes after 4 weeks, Latisse must be used daily for 16 weeks for full results.
A clinical study found that lashes were 16% fuller after 4 weeks and 82% fuller after 12 weeks. By week 16, lashes were more than double the fullness at 106% fuller.
Do not reduce or stop daily application of Latisse when you first notice results. After 16 weeks, talk to your doctor about ongoing use. Individual results may vary. If you stop using Latisse, your eyelashes are expected to return to their previous appearance over several weeks to months.
The most common side reported effects from Latisse are eye itching, eye redness, skin darkening, eye irritation, dry eyes and eyelid redness. Less than 4% of Latisse users experienced these side effects in a clinical study.