Are you considering Latisse® to amplify your natural eyelashes? Don’t be put off by the myths that surround this effective and popular, not to mention FDA-approved, treatment. Our aesthetic professionals want you to have the facts so you can make an informed decision about Latisse.
Myth: Your Eyes Will Change Color
You may have heard that Latisse will darken your eye color. The truth is that this risk is incredibly low. It’s primarily associated with other uses of the active ingredient in Latisse.
The active ingredient in Latisse is called bimatoprost. It’s administered directly in the eye for glaucoma where it can sometimes cause brown discoloration of the iris. With Latisse, you are applying far less of the product and concentrating it on the lash line, not the surface of your eye.
Myth: Extensions and Lash Lifts Are Better
Professional eyelash services are often touted as safer and more convenient alternatives to Latisse. However, they certainly come with their fair share of drawbacks worth considering.
For example, eyelash extensions and eyelash lifts can cause issues like irritation, infection, and temporary eyelash loss. You will also need to book follow-up appointments every few weeks to maintain your desired look. In the long run, these options are more inconvenient and expensive.
Myth: Hair Will Grow on Your Face
Hair can grow on other areas of your skin that Latisse frequently touches. That’s why some people use it off-label to encourage growth on their eyebrows or hairline.
Avoiding this side effect is as simple as applying the product as directed. Be sure to blot away the excess solution with a tissue. If unwanted hair growth does occur, it should be very fine and unnoticeable, and it will likely go away when you discontinue using the Latisse product.
Ready for More Lessons in Latisse?
Our team knows everything there is to know about Latisse. We encourage you to contact us with any questions or concerns. Call 303-662-8668 to schedule a complimentary cosmetic consultation. Park Meadows Aesthetics serves Denver, Lone Tree, and nearby areas of Colorado.