How Claire Danes Got Longer Lashes with Latisse
Step aside, Brooke Shields, because there's a new set of mega-long eyelashes in town. Latisse, the only FDA-approved lash grower, recently debuted a commercial featuring the brand's latest spokesperson, actress Claire Danes.
We had a chance to sit down with Claire (and her lovely lashes) and chat about her experience with the product.
The Emmy-nominated actress revealed that she was curious about Latisse and the more she learned about it, the more excited she became to try it. So she met with her doctor, who gave her a prescription for the lash lengthener. Her reaction to the results: "Extraordinary!" She explained that it worked in stages. "First my lashes got longer, then fuller, then darker." Claire also said that she was amazed at her dramatic before-and-after photos. (Check them out here.) "Now it looks like I'm wearing makeup first thing in the morning. It's so much easier to dramatize my eyes." She even joked that the only downside of her new lush lashes is trying to "herd all of them into a curler."
When asked what her husband, Hugh Dancy, thought of her new lashes, she said he likes them a lot and added, "Butterfly kisses are better." Awww.
If you're dying for lashes that are so lush your friends will assume you're wearing falsies (this happens to Claire a lot), consider Latisse. A few things to keep in mind:
-Most people notice longer lashes in a month, but it takes 16 weeks to see a major difference.
-It's normal to experience temporary redness and/or mild irritation when you start using the formula.
-If you don't follow the directions carefully, there's also a risk that the formula can darken surrounding skin. The key is to apply it as close to the lash line as possible.
-You can only obtain Latisse through a doctor's prescription and the suggested retail price is $120 for a 30-day supply.Watch our Beauty Q&A with the first Latisse spokeswoman, Brooke Shields: