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We Tried Eyelash Growth Serums For A Month And Damn, They Worked

Are they really worth the ka-ching? Or just give your full-lash dreams a false run?

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Lashes are great and all, but don't we all wish they were ~naturally~ just a liiiittle longer, thicker, and more curled?

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Instead of just talking about our dream lashes, we decided to test out eyelash serums — one affordable and one high-end — in the hopes that our lashes can achieve their FULL, LUSH, and BEAUTIFUL potential!

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The classic battle between $ (RapidLash) and $$$ (Rodan + Fields Lash Boost) commences! ⚡️💥

Watch our three dedicated testers go on their month-long journey into (hopefully) ~fuller lash territory~!

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It took a while for everyone to get used to incorporating another step into their respective routines, though the serum itself seemed really easy/straightforward to apply — just swipe and voila!

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Caity labeled hers so she wouldn't forget that RapidLash goes on the left and LashBoost goes on the right. Smart move.

Results didn't happen right away, which was kinda expected. #keepexpectationslow

Sarah: "I almost wish it stung a little so I could be like, "It's working!!" but it doesn't feel like anything happened, so I guess you really just have to wait and see."
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Sarah: "I almost wish it stung a little so I could be like, "It's working!!" but it doesn't feel like anything happened, so I guess you really just have to wait and see."

For people with sensitive eyes, like Liz, the serum made the skin around them noticeably red and irritated at first.

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Liz: "People keep commenting, 'Were you out last night smoking weed?' Well, yeah, I do that too, but it's honestly the product — it's been making me react."

BUT over time, the redness did lessen!! Thankfully. So don't lose hope yet!

LashBoost seemed to have a higher liquid/wetness factor — as Caity's boyfriend observed, "it looks like you have some gloss on your eyes."

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Caity: "It looks like my right might be a little longer. I kinda do notice it's a little bit more full, but nothing too serious."

Important: Avoid the gland openings so they don't become clogged, because that’s how you could get an infection or stye!

As time went on, the ladies got a little more impatient. They forgot to put on the serum a few times. (Life happened!) They wore their lashes natural and most people didn't notice or comment, besides Sarah's friends and doctor.

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Liz: "Mascara or fake eyelashes are kinda instantaneous, so having to wait six weeks is getting a little hard."

BUT LashBoost did seem to edge out RapidLash quite consistently throughout the whole experiment. Final consensus? More fullness, fersure. LashBoost also felt ~better~ and seemed to provide a little more ~oomph.~

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Like, DAMN. Look at the visible thickness! Basically, "Go big or go home!"

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Finals thoughts?

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Sarah: "Overall, I don’t think eyelash serums necessarily 'grow' your eyelashes, but I do think they help moisturize and strengthen your lashes and prevent breakages (hello, caster oil!). In a Self article, dermatologist Pamela A. Lowe states that 'replacement of a single lash is anywhere from four to eight months.' So, you're just giving your lashes a longer life by allowing the follicles to hold on longer."

Get RapidLash from Amazon for $29 and LashBoost from Rodan + Fields for $150.

P.S. Apparently you can also try these serums on your brows! Experiment away!

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