Full, plump lips have always been in fashion. The last ten years have seen lip filler treatments become ever more popular. However, some people are hesitant to try them due to concerns about looking overdone or unnatural. The good news is that with the right approach and technique, it’s possible to achieve natural-looking lips using fillers and other injectable treatments.
Lip fillers are a type of injectable treatment that uses hyaluronic acid, a substance that occurs naturally in the body, to add volume and shape to the lips. This can help to create a fuller, more youthful appearance, and address concerns such as thinning lips or asymmetry.
This is a particularly effective solution for older women seeking rejuvenation treatments. As we age, the skin around the mouth loses elasticity and becomes thinner, which can lead to the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Some people lose so much volume and definition in the top lip as to make it appear they no longer have one. These changes can make it more difficult to apply makeup, particularly lipstick or lip liner drawing further attention to the signs of ageing.
For many older women, addressing these signs of ageing can be an important part of maintaining a vibrant appearance and feeling confident and beautiful in their own skin. By working with a skilled and experienced healthcare provider, older women can achieve a subtle, natural-looking enhancement that enhances their natural beauty and restores confidence.
Generally speaking, to achieve a natural lip using fillers, working with a qualified and knowledgeable healthcare provider, who understands the nuances of lip anatomy and can create a customized treatment plan based on the individual’s needs and goals is paramount. A good clinician will take the time to assess the individual’s facial structure, lip shape, and natural lip volume, and recommend a treatment plan that enhances the natural beauty of the lips without looking overdone.
One approach to achieving natural-looking lips with fillers is to start with a conservative amount of filler and gradually add more over time. This allows the individual to get used to the look and feel of their new lips, and also allows the clinician to make adjustments as needed often using a technique that distributes the filler evenly for subtle enhancement.
Another approach is to combine lip fillers with other injectable treatments, such as skin boosters or collagen stimulators. Skin boosters can help to hydrate and plump up the skin, while collagen stimulators can help to stimulate natural collagen production over time. This can help to create a gradual augmentation that looks and feels like the individual’s own lips.
By restoring volume and definition to the lips, people – and especially older women – can create a smoother, more even canvas for applying makeup, allowing them to feel more confident and put-together. Lip fillers, administered by qualified experts, can be a relatively quick, easy and convenient solution for women looking to enhance their appearance and feel their best.