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Reviewed by Marta April 22, 2008 10 Comments
A few weeks ago I wrote a review - based on researching the ingredients - of Dermaquest's Dermalash eyelash growth product. I said that having looked at what was in it, I couldn't imagine that it would work. Within what seemed like minutes, Dermaquest's public relations person reached out to me and asked me if I would be willing to give Dermalash a try. So I did. And I'll be damned.

My lower lashes, which were a tad sparse and stubby, have filled out nicely. Overall, my lashes are longer. Dermalash doesn't seem to activate the virulent growth that Jan Marini's eyelash product does. But then Dermalash doesn't contain a glaucoma drug and that maybe a good thing.

On the other hand, I have no idea how Dermalash works. Perhaps it is the extract of imperata cylindrica, which considered one of the world's most invasive plants. I shall try to find someone at Dermalash who can give me the lowdown.
  • October 15, 2009

    by Helen

    Marta - Is it OK to use BOTH Dermalash AND Folligen? Also, what (if anything) is the difference between Dermaquest - Dermalash and Dermaquest - anti-aging - Dermalash??

  • June 4, 2009

    by marta

    Hi Tracy

    Thanks for pointing out the phenoxyethanol. And you are quite right about safety and the concentration etc. These preservatives are pretty hard to avoid, so I say if you like something use it. Hopefully, manufacturers will start to find safe alternatives though. As much as anything else, we don't know what the cumulative effects are. Dermalash probably uses a safe concentration, but when you add in your shampoo, eyeshadow, cleanser.....

  • June 4, 2009

    by Tracy

    Hey Marta,
    First of all, thanks for sharing such useful information with us. After reading your posts for a while I've decided to buy Dermalash, so I did a bit of research. On this website I found that the ingredients of Dermalash contains Phenoxyethanol, a cosmetic preservative that MIGHT have negative effects on the brain and nerves. Copley has also mentioned about this chemical in
    I just thought that I'd point it out; I'm still determined to get Dermalash though. There's barely any cosmetic products out there that doesn't contain traces of negative chemicals, it could be either dangerous or perfectly safe depending on the dose and mixture, and how much (and the way) you apply it, isn't it?

  • January 12, 2009

    by Amber

    Thanks Marta! :)

    Dermalash sounds very promising.. with either of these, what were your results like, especially with the upper lashes?

  • January 11, 2009

    by marta

    Dermalash or Folligen - although some readers have said Folligen has stung their eyes. This has never happened to me. You need to apply both carefully.

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