In case you haven’t noticed, lip plumping treatments have seen a major rise in popularity over the past few years — a trend arguably re-ignited by Kylie Jenner now seems like a more reasonable and viable option for anyone who’s looking for a fuller pout. But if you’re considering taking the plunge, there’s more to them than you might think. There are three main types of lip injections, and each has a distinct “look” it can give.
“The common fillers used for lip augmentation are Restylane, Juvéderm Ultra XC, and Juvéderm Volbella XC,” says top celebrity dermatologist Dr. Patricia Wexler. “Others are used off-label, but these are the most commonly used in my practice.”
While it may seem like a lip injection is a lip injection, there are different ways to get to your desired results. “Each filler is defined by its ability to augment volume, add lift, or change the shape of the lip. The feel of the lip is also of paramount importance,” says Wexler. “The thinner the filler, the more it will conform to the surrounding tissue, and the more viscous, the more it will maintain its shape.”
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