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LATISSE is a popular eyelash enhancement solution that is used to grow your eyelashes naturally. With just one application a day, your eyelashes can grow longer, thicker, and darker in as little as 8 weeks.

The Food and Drug Administration gave approval for this eyelash growth enhancing serum to help people who suffer from thin or sparse eyelashes. Latisse is indicated specifically for enhance the growth of eyelashes by affecting the growth of the eyelash hairs over their usual growth cycle.

How to Apply LATISSE®

Latisse should be applied once a day (normally at night) at the root of the eyelashes on the top of the lids. It is painted on like eyeliner and allowed to dry. Most people will start to see results in as little as six weeks. The applicators are small FDA approved sterile applicators that are used only once per day. If you miss one or two days, do not play catch up by applying more Latisse multiple times throughout the day. Just start using it as indicated on the product again – once a day.

LATISSE® Side Effects

There have been some side effects associated with the use of Latisse. Testing the product out first on a small area of the eyelid first may be a good way to see if you might be susceptible to any potential side effects. Latisse side effects can include:

  • itching
  • redness of the eye
  • eye irritation
  • dryness of the eye