Naturally full and plump lips are always considered to be aesthetically impressive and captivating. Women with thin and small lips are always on look for ways to enhance their lips and add volume to them. Some use lip plumping devices which often damage their lips while others use plumping cosmetic products which also have their side effects like inflammation, allergy, sore lips etc. Some others, who can afford it, go for surgical lip augmentation which involves risks and complications and the results are unpredictable, as well.
Lip enhancement with dermal fillers
If you have tried out any of these methods without success, then dermal filler lip enhancement offers a safe, effective and quick alternative to all these treatments. Dermal fillers are filling substance which gives volume to the lips with minimal and temporary side effects. Women with naturally thin lips or who have decrease in their lips volume due to ageing is the ideal candidates for lip enhancement with dermal fillers.
Types of Dermal Fillers for Lip Augmentation
Most of the cosmetic practitioners prefer to use hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers for lip enhancement. It is because hyaluronic acid is biodegradable and naturally occurring substance in human skin and joints. It is available in the form of clear gel. When injected into the lips, it binds with the water molecules. This allows hyaluronic acid based fillers to plump and also moisturize the lips giving natural and long lasting results as compared to other types of fillers. The most commonly used dermal filler for lip enhancement are Juvederm, Restylane, Perlane and Radiesse. These fillers do not necessarily require any pre-treatment allergy test before administration. The duration of the effects of filler depends on the type of lip filler used.
The side effects of dermal filler lip enhancement treatment are mild and temporary. There can be mild swelling, bruising, discomfort and tenderness following the treatment which generally goes away in few days.
The total treatment time is 30 minutes to the maximum with almost no downtime. As the side effects are minimal and not very serious, you can easily return to your normal routine work.
Though the side effects are few but you need to find an expert and experienced injector, if you want to gain desired yet natural results. Along with an expertise over injection techniques, the cosmetic practitioner should have an aesthetic eye to understand how much filler is required and where to enhance your overall facial profile and to give you desired lips shape in a natural way rather than making them protruding outwards like ‘duck lips’.
Average Cost of lip enhancement
The cost lip enhancement with dermal filler depends on the expertise and experience of the injector as well as on the type of filler used for lip augmentation. On average, the cost of single injection starts from about £180.
With the help of lip augmentation treatment with dermal fillers you can regain your self-confidence on your appearance and it compliments your entire facial profile. It helps in restoring the natural, luscious and plump lips that are lost with age and develops harmony among facial features.