Everyone wants fuller, plumper, and sexier lips. Lip fillers are injections that give the lips plumper and full appearance. The injections are composed of hyaluronic acid. Lip augmentation, a cosmetic procedure is designed to increase the size of the lips. It is one type of plastic surgery, in this treatment increase the size of your lips and also helps to control aging.
Unfortunately, lip fillers are expensive treatment. For one time or inexpensive procedure, then makeup comes to your rescue. It is not at all a permanent solution. If using make-up then use a hydrating lip balm or a concealer can be of rescue. Using a hydrating lip balm infused with peppermint oil can solve your immediate need, but it’s not permanent. On the other hand, you can use a concealer to make your lip look smooth and extended. Let’s discuss in detail information about lip fillers in this blog.
What are lip injections?
Lip fillers or lip injections are a cosmetic procedure that helps volumize and enhance your lips with an injection. The common fillers are hyaluronic-based. Filler is a great treatment that helps your lips look natural, volume, plumper, and fuller. Lip fillers are now on a popular trend. In this treatment, a cosmetic surgeon will inject a dermal filler to plump up your lips. These fillers also known as hyaluronic acid fillers. There are two types of fillers: Temporary and permanent fillers. Temporary fillers last up to 6 to 9 months, whereas permanent last for two years.
What is the best injectable for lips?
Let us understand on lip injections and why hyaluronic acid works. Do you know that hyaluronic acid is a sugar derivative naturally found in our body and can hold one thousand times its weight in water? Isn’t it amazing? Thus it is the perfect reason for both hydrating and plumping your lips. Hyaluronic acid is also the preferred filler for its natural look and ability to dissolve over time.
How long do lip injections last?
The result of lip injections lasts between six months to three years. Also depends on the patient’s metabolism, the desired plumpness, and the product used. Some patients may need to get their fillers topped off after six months, and others may be fine for longer.
Do lip injections hurt?
All hyaluronic acid fillers come mixed with lidocaine which is the numbing solution. Apart from Iidocaine your doctor can also numb your lips with a dental nerve block. Once numb, you’ll feel a little prick, slight pressure, but it shouldn’t be too intensely painful.
What are the aftercare tips after lip injections?
There are few tips you need to keep in mind after you undergo lip injections.
- You need to stay out of the gym for at least 24hrs.
- Avoid activities that increase blood flow to your face can make your face swelling.
- Stay hydrated
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Avoid high temperatures like steam, sauna etc
- Try to sleep with elevated on pillows to reduced swelling.
- Avoid make ups on your lips for 24 hrs.
- Eat more hydrating fruits and vegetables
We are happy to answer these questions on lip injections. To get the best results we always recommend you to meet a renowned cosmetic surgeon, who can help you to get the desired results.