How Long Do I Have to Wait Before Applying Eyeliner After Applying Latisse?

Doctor Answers 8

Apply Latisse Before Going To Bed

Latisse should be applied before you go to bed, which means it's better not to apply anything after.

Makeup after latisse

Hi! The instructions for Latisse recommend you apply shortly after washing at night. For best results I would stick to that regimen. We hope you have great results with the product!

George T. Boris, MD, FRCS, FACS
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
3.9 out of 5 stars 16 reviews

Makeup with Latisse

Thank you for your question. It is recommended to apply Latisse to clean lashes before going to bed for the best results.

-Best wishes

Pablo Prichard, MD
Phoenix Plastic Surgeon
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Application of Latisse

It is recommended to apply Latisse to clean lashes before you go to bed not in the morning.


Latisse application

It is best to apply Latisse before bed, on clean eyelids.  So not use too much and dab up any excess.

Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC
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Latisse application

It is recommended to applynit at night.  If you apply it during the day your daily  actions might cause concerns (watery eyes, putting in eye drops, rubbing eyes) and wearing mascara after apply the product is not advised.  Applying eyeliner will not be a concern when you apply it before bed on freshly cleansed skin and eyes. 

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When to apply Latisse

I typically recommend applying Latisse in the evening before bed so that there are no issues about when to apply eyeliner, etc. after application of the medication. I think this is a much safer approach.

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Applying eyeliner after Latisse

Latisse should be applied to clean skin. Most people prefer to put it on at night, after they've washed their faces. If you prefer to apply yours in the morning, I would wait at least 5 minutes between applying the Latisse and putting on eyeliner to give it a chance to absorb better.

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