Obagi Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum

Nu-Cil Eyelash Serum features a breakthrough formula designed to promote longer, thicker, fuller and more luxurious lashes. Infused with innovative ingredients, it nurtures and strengthens lashes, encouraging natural growth and enhancing lash density.

Transform Your Lashes with Obagi Nu-Cil

Discover the secret to longer, fuller, more luxurious lashes with Obagi Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum in the UK. Obagi Nu-Cil offers a non prescription alternative vs products like Latisse. The design of it’s special formula works to give you visibly thicker, denser and more robust eyelashes.

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Why Choose Obagi Nu-Cil?

  • Proven Results: Clinically tested to improve lash appearance in just weeks.
  • Nourishing Formula: Enriched with vital nutrients that promote the health and strength of your lashes.
  • Safe: Dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested, it is even safe for contact lens wearers.

How Does Obagi Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum Work?

As we get older, our eyelashes, like the hair on the scalp, can also get thinner, sparser and may even lose their colour. In some cases, they may stop growing completely. The innovative NouriPlex™ technology addresses these issues directly with a blend of four potent ingredients. These are biotin, Dehydrolatanoprost, Sodium Hyaluronate and Panthenol. Together these offer extreme nourishment and enhancement for your lashes.

Here’s How it Works:

  • Biotin boosts Keratin production which makes lashes appear denser and more voluminous.
  • Dehydrolatanoprost is a prostaglandin that acts on the lash growth phase (the anagen phase) to stimulate their growth hence making lashes look fuller and thicker.
  • Sodium Hyaluronate delivers essential hydration to the lashes. This boosts their volume and fullness.
  • Panthenol plays a key role in moisturising, adding shine and softening the lashes for an overall improved appearance.
Obagi Nu Cil Eyelash serum Before and After

How to Use Nu-Cil Eyelash Serum

You will need to use Nu-Cil every day (once a day) to achieve the best results initially. After cleansing your face in the morning OR evening, apply a thin line of Obagi Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum along the upper lash line only. One brush stroke is enough to cover the lashes. Wait 90 minutes before applying any other products on top. You should use consistently for at least 8 weeks to see significant changes in lash density and volume. You can expect results to peak at around 16 weeks. After 3-4 months of daily use, you can reduce the frequency of application in order to maintain your results. We can help advise you on this.

What’s The Difference between Obagi Nu-Cil and Other Eyelash serums?

In the UK, you can buy the Obagi Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum without prescription. It is available from specialist providers such as bricks-and-mortar as well as online cosmetic clinics. What makes it unique is it’s NouriPlex™, which combines a specific blend of ingredients designed to nourish, strengthen, and enhance the natural growth cycle of eyelashes.

In Double-blinded clinical trials, the following was observed after 16 weeks of using Nu-Cil:

  • 93% of participants said their eyelashes show visible improvement*
  • 89% of participants said their eyelashes look thicker*
  • 89% of participants said their eyelashes look more densely packed*
  • Overall outperforms leading competitor in as early as 8 weeks*

Obagi Nu-Cil vs Revitalash & Other Over-The Counter Eyelash Serums

The Nu-Cil technology addresses the common concerns of thinning or aging lashes by promoting fuller, denser, and healthier-looking lashes. Unlike many non-prescription eyelash enhancing serums (including Revitalash advanced) in the UK which focus on conditioning and temporary enhancement, Obagi Nu-Cil’s formulation includes scientifically researched ingredients that target the growth phase of lashes for more significant and lasting improvements. Ingredients such as biotin, panthenol, and sodium hyaluronate are included to support lash health, but it’s the inclusion of specific growth enhancers like dehydrolatanoprost that sets it apart. This ingredient focuses on extending the anagen (growth) phase of lash follicles.

Obagi Nu-Cil vs Latisse

Whilst both Latisse and Obagi Nu-Cil contain prostaglandins, Latisse eyelash enhancing serum is not available in the UK. In countries like the USA where Latisse is available, it is a prescription medicine only and requires a prescription. This is because the prostaglandin in Latisse is stronger (Bimatorpost) and may be associated with side effects which is why it needs prescription. The prostaglandin in Obagi Nu-Cil (dehydrolatanoprost) is thought to be gentler vs that in Latisse and hence considered safer to use even in people with sensitive skin or who wear contacts.

What are the Side Effects of Nu-Cil?

Whilst Obagi Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum is generally well tolerated and is at least as safe to use vs competitors like Latisse and Revitalash. However, like any cosmetic product it can have potential risks and side effects. Key safety considerations include:

  • Eye Irritation: Some users may experience irritation, especially if the serum inadvertently contacts the eye itself. Symptoms can include redness, itching or discomfort.
  • Skin Discoloration: There’s a slight possibility of skin discolouration around the application area. This is typically mild and reversible upon stopping.
  • Allergic Reactions: As with any product applied near or to the skin, there is always a risk of allergic reaction. Signs can include rash, itching or swelling.
  • Dry Eyes or Discomfort: Especially for contact lens wearers or those with sensitive eyes.
  • Unwanted Hair Growth: If the serum is applied inconsistently or spreads beyond the intended lash line, it might stimulate hair growth in areas where it’s not desired.
  • Change in Eye Colour: Although none of the study participants showed change in the colour of the eyes, there is still a possibility that Obagi Nu-Cil may cause a permanent increased brown iris pigmentation of the coloured part of the eye.
  • Change in Lash Colour: Some study Participants did experience darker colour lashes while using Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing serum.
  • Patch Test: Before starting perform a patch test in an area away from the eyes to check for allergies.
  • Check Suitability: If you have a specific eye condition please check with your opthalmologist or treating doctor to ensure the product is safe for you.

Frequently asked questions

Visible results can be seen in as little as 4 weeks but full effects usually take 12-16 weeks.

Both contain prostaglandins but Latisse is a prescription only medicine that is not available in the UK. Nu-Cil contains a non prescription prostaglandin and available without prescription in the UK.

Obagi Nu-Cil and Latisse both have unique benefits. Nu-Cil contains 4 key ingredients which lengthen, thicken and nourish your lashes without the need for a prescription. As such it offers a convenient and effective alternative.

Whilst they both contain conditioning and nourishing agents, Obagi Nu-Cil also contains a prostaglandin which helps stimulate the eyelash growth stage and this is what lengthens lashes. This is not found in RevitaLash Advanced Lash.

Choosing between Obagi Nu-Cil and RevitaLash depends on your priorities. If you're seeking noticeable lash growth and thickness, Obagi Nu-Cil, with its growth-stimulating NouriPlex™ technology, might be your best bet. For those focused on lash health and prefer a formula without prostaglandin analogs, RevitaLash Advanced, known for its conditioning blend of peptides and botanicals, could be more suitable. Obagi Nu-Cil is ideal for dramatic growth, while RevitaLash excels in enhancing lash condition naturally. Your choice should align with your specific lash care goals and any sensitivity concerns.

We don't recommend this as Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing serum was not tested on study participants who had lash extensions.

Nu-Cil was not tested on people who had eyelashes tinted or permanent eye makeup. Please consult your permanent makeup artist to double-check.

Yes it contains a prostaglandin analogue called dehydrolatanoprost. The specific ingredient used in its formulation is designed to stimulate eyelash growth by extending the anagen phase (growth phase) of the eyelash hair cycle, contributing to longer, fuller lashes. This prostaglandin analog is part of what makes the serum effective in enhancing eyelash appearance.

For optimal results with Obagi Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum, it is recommended to use the product consistently once daily, typically in the evening, applied to the base of the upper eyelashes. Visible improvement in lash appearance can usually be observed within 4 to 8 weeks, but it's recommended to continue use for at least 12 weeks to experience the full benefits and significant enhancements in lash length, thickness, and density.

Consistent, ongoing use is necessary to maintain the results, as eyelash growth will eventually return to its baseline state if the use of the serum is discontinued.

A single bottle of Obagi Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum is typically designed to last approximately 3 months with daily use, when applied as directed. This estimation assumes that the product is applied once daily to the base of the upper eyelashes on both eyes, using a minimal amount as instructed. It's important to follow the recommended usage guidelines to ensure the product's efficacy and longevity.

Yes, you can use Nu-Cil if you wear contact lenses. However, you should remove the contact lenses at bedtime before applying the Serum.

We don't recommend this as this product hasn't been tested on pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your Obstetrician or GP before using this product to check if it's safe.

Nu-Cil Eyelash Enhancing Serum was only tested on adults. We don't recommend anyone under the age of 18 uses it.

Try to avoid getting serum in the eyes but if this happens rinse your eyes with cool water. If irritation or redness persists, consult with a medical professional.

If you develop irritation, you should reduce application to every other day and see if that helps. Once it subsides return to daily use. If irritation still persists or if in the first instance there's any swelling then you should stop use and seek medical help.

None of the clinical trial participants showed change in the colour of the iris. However, as with other similar lash products, there is still a possibility it may cause increased brown iris pigmentation of the coloured part of the eye. If this happens, it would likely be permanent.