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So I’ve had semi permanent lashes on a few occasions, I always had quite thick lashes but I was taken in by the beauty of long fluttering lashes I’d seen on many Facebook posts..... so due to being impatient between infills and pulling out the semis when they became loose, I now have really shit , baldy in places, lashes. Can anyone recommend something that will stimulate new lash growth.
Nanolash or Revitalash, both work really well, but take a few weeks before you notice growth. Expect to pay about £40, but cheaper than lash extensions and the like. The small bottles last for ages, but if you stop using it, lashes will return to normal length.
I use the glaucoma treatment. It is bimatoprost. In the US it is licensed for eyelash growth under the brand name Latisse. It works by extending the lifespan of the lash, so they grow longer. In the U.K. It is only approved for glaucoma treatment, but you can get a prescription from www.mylash.org. It's made by Allergan.
I think it works. My eyelashes were fairly long anyway, but probably about 1mm longer with the Latisse. I'm not sure it's worth it - but some people seem to get more dramatic results.
Revitalash, available from qvc. It's pricey but cheaper than extensions etc. I've been using this for at least 6 Yrs and once you've got the results, you can just maintain by using a couple of times a week. I think the story behind it is that the inventor/owner developed it for his wife when she started to lose lashes due to illness/treatment. I seriously can't recommend this enough.
Yes, bimatoprost is not cheap. One bottle lasts me about 2 months. You are meant to use a clean applicator on each eye, but I use one for both, so you get twice as much use out of them. Seeing as I'm using the same mascara wand on both eyes I figure if there were any risk of cross infection I'd be in trouble anyway. Plus I would not be using either mascara or bimatorprost if I thought I had conjunctivitis or anything anyway.
I used this after years of extensions which left me with stubs. I grew maybe a quarter of an inch but my lashes were really damaged and short. I got about 3 months from my first bottle and about 4 or 5 out of the others