Millions of people visit medical spas every year looking to obtain fuller, plumper lips. Fuller lips can make the face appear more youthful, as they’re associated with people’s usual perception of health and beauty. Although primarily older women have used lip injectables in the past, today’s clients tend to be younger due to beauty trends.

The rise of celebrity influence and “selfie” culture has opened the injectables market to younger cliental. Young celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Megan Fox have popularized fuller lips and achieve the effect with lip injections.

How Long Do Lip Injections Last?

Customers want a natural-looking volume, an effect created with hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvederm or Restylane. Hyaluronic acid is a natural building block of the skin, and when injected for cosmetic reasons it provides volume and shape to the lips. These fillers typically last 4-6 months due to the body breaking down the hyaluronic acid over time.

What Makes a Plump, Pouty Lip?

Lip fillers have been used to enhance lip volume for decades; however, not all lips are the same and neither are lip fillers. People are often turned off from lip injections after seeing the dreaded “duck lips” and other unwanted side effects of lip fillers gone wrong. Pouty lips don’t necessarily mean big lips. The shape of the lip and cupids bow is more important than the volume when creating a natural, pouty lip. The bottom lip is given more volume than the top to avoid a “duck lip” look. Pouty lips are natural in youth, which is why their presence in adults is so appealing.

The experts at the Medical Spa of Baton Rouge have a unique understanding of natural beauty, which they strive to create with each treatment. “Duck Lips” are a thing of the past; even after only one treatment, you can expect natural looking, lasting results.

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