OMG sooo many reviews and options! I've been so hesitant to put anything on my eyes, but I've been blessed with Asian lashes! I'm worried about the redness as a side effect. Has anyone experienced prolonged redness? Anyways I decided on lifetimelashes and literally got it the next day and didn't even get the faster shipping. So excited to have longer lashes!!
I hardly ever write reviews because I believe a lot of things are YMMV, especially when it comes to cosmetics and skincare.
This is a product, though, that I believe will work for anyone regardless of your skintype or whatever else.
I ordered a few bottles from growlovelylashes.com about 6 weeks ago...did not want to fool around with an international order, and growlovelylashes accepted Paypal so I felt pretty safe ordering from them. Got the package quick, etc etc
Anyway, thought I would share my results so far as well as few side effects I experienced the first week or so.
*After a few days, my eyes were a little red and kind of dry. This subsided after about a week.
*My eyelids darkened a little. Not a lot, not so much that anyone else would notice but me.
Results (so far):
I think I started noticing the beginnings of growth at the 4-5 week mark. Something was definitely going on. Before after I took my eye makeup off for the day I could not see my eyelashes anymore and now they are just barely visible. Which is great! I cant wait to see what the growth will look like at the 12 week mark! :D
Will keep this updated...
Hi ehvance, I have also ordered many times from lifetime lashes and have never used the cap as a method for applying the liquid to the applicator. I believe they provided instructions on the pamphlet and on their website on how to apply the solution directly to the applicator to avoid contamination to the solution. It sounds like what you are experiencing is due to putting the solution in the cap prior to use which you shouldn’t be doing.
I have personally had great results from my use and will continue to use Careprost. I suggest simply contacting them to inquire about the use of putting the solution in the cap as that is probably the problem.
UPDATE: Hi guys, so my original comment is below. Yes, after inquiring with lifetimelashes.com I found out that using the cap method for application could contaminate my solution with dirt and anything left in the cap (which would explain the slight color change). Im just relieved to find an answer! lifetimelashes.com was fab with their customer support. Their response was speedy and super helpful. I'm starting over with a fresh bottle and will definitely be following the instructions for application this time haha. Will reorder with them again :)
I have been using careprost for about 2 weeks now. I bought it from lifetimelashes.com. I received my order within a couple of days so that was great. I'm just wondering if anyone else has noticed the color of the actual careprost liquid? Mine appears to be kind of dark, but a translucent dark. I put a drop of liquid into the cap and then dip a brush into it to apply. It comes out of the dropper clear but I have noticed some residue on the dropper and in the cap that is kind of grayish/black.
Is this normal? Does this mean my product is expired/ineffective? I haven't really noticed much change on my lash growth/thickness but it's still early. Any advice on this? I really hope this is normal and I dont have to re-order from somewhere else and start the whole process all over again. I really want this to work!
I will continue to re-review and update this as the weeks go by.
Right now I reached 2 weeks today, and I swear my eyelashes are a tiny bit darker and ive seen 2 or 4 new hairs growing along the waterline.
I've not had any red marks where i've put the product, and i put it on the bottom and top water lines.
So far the problem I've had is my under eye circle as getting crazy dark, I used to have very faint blue circles and now I have dark blue circles they are getting so bad I look like i've been punched in my eyes!
If it gets any worse I might have to discontinue :(
Edit: Today is monday and I will have used careprost for 3 weeks tomorrow, and i am already experiencing longer lashes, particularly on my right eye - they just about touch my eyebrow! (I naturally have very short straight lashes) how exciting when i still have 13 weeks to go! im pretty sure i'll be someone with camel lashes if they keep going at this rate!! However the growth seems uneven as my left eye has had a few lashes grow longer but not as many and not as long hmm..
Another observation though I'd read a few people have orbital fat loss, an asian girl with heavy lidded eyes had less puffy lids and i think im noticing my actual eyelid is thinner, which actually doesn't look that nice, i used to have lovely round almond shaped eyes. My eyelashes are getting pretty close to black in colour.
For people fussing over application you have to remember this is not a serum which will only work on the place you've put it, as you know it is a liquid like water, what it does is ABSORB into the skin and into the capillaries, this is why people who only apply it to the top waterlines will experience growth to their bottom lashes, and also eyebrows. Don't fuss about getting it into/between every lash, most likely it will get into your eye and cause redness and irratation. You sweep it above your top waterline and your SKIN absorbs it, not the eyelashes, and with your bottom eyelashes you sweep it below, on the SKIN - for ABSORPTION. It's silly reading reviews of people complaing of irratated eyes because they're applying drops for GLUCOMA in/on the waterlines which obviously will get into your eye and cause irratation.
Don't get complacent with application, yes it looks harmless like water but it is a drug. I personally use 1 drop per eye, which is more than what most people use, but already I am getting results. I apply once every 24 hours in the morning.
4 week update: there is a lot of new eyelashes growing in places they never have before, possible like 7 or 8 for each eye, i dont feel like my eyelashes have gotten any longer not like the really fast sprout they did at first, and my right eye has way longer eyelashes than my left.
5 week update: my undereye circles are definitely very dark, now getting worse. Eyelashes seem to have hit a plateau, but my bottom eyelashes are definitely longer.
Wow I love this stuff seriously! I'm in my 30's and always had long lashes but as I got older I noticed I would lose a lash a lot easily after mascara removal. Also the volume,length, and fullness were totally lacking as I'm getting older. So I ordered the 2 box special from Lifetime Lashes it came lightening fast. I have been using it everyday for 5 and a half weeks and I can report my lashes which are blonde now look like they have a light coat of mascara on them. It's amazing it wasn't till today when I put on my mascara I was like holy fullness! All my lashes fit in the curler!!! Now I have to curl my lashes because they are long and will get in my eyes. They have filled out completely and in pics I actually have a shadow from my lashes. They still have a long way to go but so far very good.
Here's how I apply:
I ordered a Real Techniques fine liner brush because it saves on product and gives a perfect line of product. I put a half drop on the brush and that's enough to line my lashes generously. I think it's safer to drop it onto the brush without touching the tip to the brush.
I use the leftover on brow spots that are still lacking(thx 90's). The brush picks up every bit of product so you don't waste any. I wash it once a week and it stays nice. No brown spots in my green eyes. Occasional itchy-ness on the lash line but I have allergies so it could be both but nothing enough to stop. I also coat my lashes with the Argan Balm just for good measure because they are so long now. Also it helps moisturize the lashes and keep them shiny and healthy.
I only do this at night in the day I use my usual eye makeup and am thrilled now because I don't lose lashes anymore! They are significantly longer and fuller for real! So far though they are darker,fuller, and longer. No irritation or changes to my iris.:)
On almost 8 weeks and they are super long and a nice dark colour like a light mascara brushes my lashes. On my left eye on the edge of my eye there is a lot of growth because the lashes their were short now that they are longer they are a tad unruly because there in that middle phase. Plus I have natural curl so they are a pain but once grown out the fullness will be amazing! They are super long where people are noticing so that makes me happy. My lash line is normal colour no redness for me anymore it was only in the beginning.
My lashes are very long I barely use lash primer anymore with mascara because I just don't need it. My lash line is full,even, and darker blonde. I used to have pale blonde lashes so I like the change to dirty blonde a lot better! I actually had to trim the middle lash because it was so long it was freakish! I just made it even and even the curl has grown up and isn't in my eye anymore. This stuff is amazing I don't have darkening of the lash line just a little pink after use. In the morning they have no redness. I think at 16 weeks it will be crazy so I'm really happy. I'm not even finished with my 1st bottle!
Update 16 weeks:
This stuff is awesome now it's just keeping up with what this has done. I apply it still at least 4x's a week and my lashes are so long and full but they were getting dry. Problem solved with some Argan Balm I realize you need to moisturize your lashes because this stuff does make them a little dry. Any thick balm like coconut oil,Castor,Olive will do the job well. I'd like to find a lash conditioner with an applicator so if anyone knows please E-mail me. Otherwise I am stoked and could not be happier my boyfriend took pics of my lashes last night and he couldn't believe it. I'm going to put the pic in my profile asap.
I can attest this product works and works well! A little redness and itching when I started but now I have no ill effects to report. My eyes are still green no brown spots and I only get a small pink line at night when I apply. By A.M. it's gone. I have had a very easy time with this product. I have repurchased am only on my second bottle and will use this as long as I can and tell people all the time to try it. I had a friend spending $$$ on Lumigan when this is so much cheaper and just as effective from what I have read.
So if you haven't tried this yet or are still on Brand try the Generic your wallet will thank you and so will your lashes. I've never been happier or more confident with my eyes. Primer is a thing of the past I can just enjoy my love of mascaras:) Wonderful product I luv it and is lash HG. Recommended!
I was left with very short eyelashes after using eyelash extensions for about 3 months.
Bought this product and it lives up to its expectations very well! I would buy again!
I have been waiting to write this review for a while...
First where to buy. Reading review was very confusing on this site, I searched on my own and ordered from http://www.growlovelylashes.com ... could not have been more pleased. Received my single bottle within a few days. Thought I would start with one and see how my skin reacted, I tend to have sensitive skin.
The first 2 weeks were "rough" my eyes and skin around them were red and itchy. But I kept it up, and it eventually went away. Thank goodness. I really want this product to work. I have light lashes in both color and density.
All was going great, until week three and I was traveling for work, and spilt the entire bottle. (good thing it was cheap) Note: make sure you close the lid tightly. The mollie site at the time not working, so I emailed the site with my receipt from my first order. They instantly replied and sent me a paypal link to re-order. This time I ordered 3 bottles. (firstname.lastname@example.org) They also honored a repeat purchase discount. AWESOME. Needless to say I lost a week of product use. My two orders with the is company were ideal. They even sent me a thin brush on the second order.....Great communication from them. Instantly. It also appears that they have done some work updating their site. So hopefully it works better on the iPhone.
It has been a bit over one month and I'm starting to see the benefits. A few lashes are very long and some thicker and appearing darker. I have been using it on my eyebrows as well. Starting to see a change. One side effect I'am starting to notice is a slight discoloration around my lids. Ironically it does not bother me. It almost looks like I have a light liner on.
So far so good. and one site with a paypal link that I would personally recommend:)
I have been wanting to try Latisse but could never bring myself to fork over the money. So I did research online and found the generic version of Latisse ...waaala Careprost ! So Im a total skeptic and have never used any thing like this. I like to keep my investment to a minimum , No love lost if it doesn't work.
Any how, after my many searches I found All Day Chemist had the cheapest prices. Like seriously how can you beat $ 12.71 for this coveted sought after miracle eyelash potion.
There were a few things I didn't like about All day chemist, There were all these negative things on the internet about it being a scam or stealing peoples financial information o_0,
Then the way they accept payment, what is it ?? Some over seas money laundering ? LOL like why cant I just pay via paypal or online like normal business do. So that was frustrating but again after research and listening to different feed back I decided, what the hell I will try it.
There is a flat fee for shipping no matter what you order for $25 dollars. So I got a few girlfriends in on deal and we all spilt the cost of shipping 5 bucks a each. We snagged Retin A and Careprost grand total of $22.25 a person once split.
I called All day chemist and asked whats the deal and will I get my stuff , they were very helpful and assured me that I would receive my product after payment,
I paid over the phone with a pre paid Visa (It felt like I was regressing due to technology, has now made me lazy as I wave my phone and pay for coffee , calling to pay for something seems prehistoric now a days)
I was sent a confirmation email with a tracking number , two weeks later I received my shipment. Every thing was nicely packaged and sealed. I feel like my lashes have already grown and I cant wait to order more.
I was super excited to try this product after I had some major eyelash damage due to extensions. I ordered from a site called in house pharmacy paid about $30.00 due to high shipping costs and got my little bottle in about 2 weeks. Okay so I know this sounds crazy but after 1 week I can totally tell a difference in my lashes. I have been using smartlash on and off for about 3 months and I swear doesn't do anything for my lashes. After a week of careprost I can already see length and I can feel a difference with thickness. I'm excited to see what the results will be in a few months! The only downside I have experienced is I feel that there is some product waste using a eyeliner brush. The brush absorbs all the product and then I'm not sure how much I really get on, so I usually go over it twice. The first 2 days I think I got some in my eye and experienced a little blur of vision. I wear contacts so after I changed these everything went back to normal. All in all I'm very excited about this product. I will check back in and update my review in a few weeks!