With the rise of Instagram and other social media, the desire for luscious looking lips are on the rise. And with Instagram influencers as well as celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Scarlett Johannson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Eva Mendes, boasting enviable looking lips, you might be looking for a way to augment your own. If you want your lips to look their best then a dermal filler treatment may by your solution to luscious looking lips. Today we are going to discuss the lip enhancement procedure!
What can you do if your lips lack volume and definition?
Thankfully, getting full, natural looking lips is easy thanks to a simple non surgical treatment. Lip enhancement can be performed within minutes in the office and has little downtime.
Dermal fillers are an injectable gel which is injected into the lips. This gently and naturally reshape the lips and restore lost volume. The lip enhancement process simply involves a consultation with Dr Drielsma to discuss the treatment and your goals. Afterwards you will go into our treatment room. There, a series of tiny injections is all that is required to create beautiful lips. Dr Drielsma uses dermal fillers which have local anaesthetic inside the product so as the dermal filler is injected it numbs your lips making the experience comfortable for most patients.
Will There Be Swelling?
You can expect some swelling after the treatment and some people experience some bruising which can last a few days. If you want your lips to look lovely for a special occasion like Valentine’s Day, then its best to schedule your treatment several days in advance of any events.
To help get the most out of your lip enhancement treatment its also important to follow a few simple rules:
- Stay hydrated – drinking plenty of water, especially during these long hot days keeps you hydrated and helps to keep your lips soft and smooth.
- Use sunscreen – many people forget to protect their lips in the sun and end up with dry, flaky lips. Remember to use a lip balm with sunscreen to keep your lips feeling and looking smooth as well as protected.
- Exfoliate – lips are prone to dryness especially in air conditioning so its important to gently exfoliate your lips. A simple scrub once a week with sugar is enough to rid your lips of flaky skin.
If you want your lips to look their best, contact us to schedule a treatment with Dr Drielsma.