It took me at least 3 months to see any results, but by the 4th month 80% of my lashs were longer, still waiting for the last 20% (small area) to grow in. keep using it and be patient. you will see results!
Please give it another 4 months before all the swelling is gone. That's how long it took me. I was swollen like a cantalope for the longest. Be patient and see if it's ok for you. If not, you know what to do.
I too experienced redness around my eyes and the dark purple under my eyes is deeper. I use lots of conceler now. I am going to wait until after the 16 weeks when i will only apply once every 4 days. Hopefully the ugly side effects will...