I have had extensions for two years and love them but I want to switch to Latisse. Can I continue wearing the extensions while my lashes grow out from the Latisse?
Can I Continue to Wear Eyelash Extionsions While Using Latisse?
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Latisse with eye lash extensions
You can wear the eyelash extensions with Latisse administration. However, eyelash extensions and the glue used may be counterproductive in the growth of new lashes. If you wish for the results of Latisse to be best, I would recommend giving the product a full 2 months without eyelash extensions. You will likely see better results. Best of luck!
Eyelash extensions with Latisse
Thank you for your question. Feel free to wear your lash extensions while you make the transition to Latisse. Make sure you are following proper application instructions for the best product result.
Eyelash Extensions With Latisse
Yes, you can absolutely continue to wear eyelash extensions while you are using Latisse. It is important to follow the instructions outlined by the product.
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Wearing eyelash extensions while using Latisse
Latisse is applied along the base of the upper eyelashes so it can have its effect at the level of the hair follicle. Since eyelash extensions are applied close to this area, the adhesive could inhibit the penetration of Latisse and make it less effective.
You won't hurt anything
There is no problem with using extensions at the same time, but the application of the Latisse will possibly be hindered by the lashes. I would just say be patient for a few weeks.
Eyelash extensions and Latisse
Latisse is best used on clean eyelashes. The glue from the extensions can inhibit the Latisse actually absorbing, so it's best to not have them on when using Latisse. If you insist, you can, but just know that you will not get the same growth rate and some eyelashes may not receive any product so you could end up with very uneven growth.
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