LATISSE AFTER EYELID SURGERY A common question is how long to wait after having blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery before you can start using Latisse or Mylash. Some doctors believe that you could start the treatment as soon as 2 weeks after surgery. We feel that it is best to wait at least 6 weeks at…

  • Latisse: Once a day or twice a day?

    Latisse: Once a day or twice a day?

    BIODISPOSITION OF LATISSE A new paper has been published in Journal of Experimental Dermatology on the way bimatoprost, the active ingredient of Latisse, acts when it is absorbed into the skin. The study demonstrated that, after shaving, the time for hair to start regrowing was 14 days as opposed to 28 days in untreated subjects.…

  • How can I regrow my eyebrows after thyroid problems?

    How can I regrow my eyebrows after thyroid problems?

    Information about regrowing sparse eyebrows due to hypothyroidism

  • How can I regrow my eyelashes after chemotherapy?

    How can I regrow my eyelashes after chemotherapy?

    A study has shown that bimatoprost, often known as the brand name Latisse, can contribute to faster than normal eyelash regrowth following chemotherapy. This is great news for chemotherapy patients, it means you can have better than ever eyelashes and go out to face the world looking wonderful!

  • Lumigan vs Latisse

    Lumigan vs Latisse

    What is the difference between Lumigan and Latisse? At Mylash, we’re asked this question a lot. The short answer is that they are both the same treatment. The long answer comes down to the origin of the treatment. Bimatoprost 0.03% ophthalmic solution was originally used under the name Lumigan as an eyedrop to treat glaucoma,…

  • Hair Loss

    Hair Loss

    Mylash is a service for people that want to grow their eyelashes longer, thicker or darker. Having inadequate or not enough eyelashes is known as hypotrichosis of the eyelashes. Although Mylash does not offer treatment for hair loss, here are a few problems that can effect hair growth. Alopecia The term alopecia refers to hair…

  • Bimatoprost Baldness Treatment

    Bimatoprost Baldness Treatment

    Bimatoprost Baldness Treatment The science of hair growth has attracted a lot of attention over the years and our knowledge continues to grow. Studies over the years have looked at the various signalling molecules that the body uses to regulate the hair growth cycle and prostaglandins are one type of molecule involved. The prostaglandin family…

  • Latisse and Trichotillomania

    Latisse and Trichotillomania

    What is Trichotillomania? Trichotillomania is a condition characterised by compulsive plucking of hair from an individuals own body. It can effect anyone of either sex and any age, but most commonly starts in the teenage years and effects three times as many women as men. Many people are quick to play it down but the…

  • GET THE GLOSS: eyelash extensions

    GET THE GLOSS: eyelash extensions

    Eyelash extensions: the misconceptions, the risks and the alternatives We speak to eyelash technician Sue Marsh about her definitive dos and don’ts when it comes to eyelash extensions. We hope she will help you understand the options better, we certainly learned a lot from her. “I call extensions ‘eye crack’,” says eyelash technician and Get…

  • The downsides of eyelash extensions

    The downsides of eyelash extensions

    Eyelash extensions are used to give the appearance of longer eyelashes. They primarily come in two forms – as a strip or as individual hairs. They are a very effective way to increase the appearance of your eyelashes but there are two big potential negative effects to watch out for: 1. They can shrink your…