Ultimate Guide to Lip Fillers

Ultimate Guide to Lip Fillers

Ultimate Guide to Lip Fillers

Lip Fillers are becoming one of the most sought-after cosmetic treatments on the market thanks to celebrities such as the Kardashians. 

As well as plenty of controversy surrounding the procedure, most of the population are intrigued or looking to have Lip Fillers to give them that perfectly plump pout. If you are considering the treatment yourself and are ready to ditch the lip liner, read our guide below which covers what to expect during your treatment, the outcomes and aftercare of a Lip Filler procedure.

What is Lip Filler?

Lip Filler is used to increase the volume and size of the lips to make them fuller and plumper. Hyaluronic acid-based filler is the most common as it helps to plump as well as hold onto any water in the lips for a more natural effect. Hyaluronic acid is also the safest and most convenient type of Lip Filler as it is the easiest to dissolve.

How long does Lip Filler last?

Lip Fillers are not permanent can last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years depending on your lifestyle. Top ups will need to be done to keep the desired shape and volume in the lips.

What happens during the procedure? 

Before your procedure, your lips will be numbed by topic anaesthetic so that you will feel no pain. The filler is then injected into your lips small amounts at a time with needles, enough for your desired outcome.

How long does the procedure take? 

The procedure can take around 1 hour as the numbing cream will take around 20 minutes to kick in and the injections will take around 20-30 minutes to complete. 

What happens after the procedure?

After your procedure you will experience some swelling, redness, tenderness and possible pain. Avoid touching your lips for around 48 hours as this is how long your symptoms can last for. You will see immediate results from your procedure but with added swelling that will take time to go down, so ensure that you don’t have an important event to go to!

Are there any risks of Lip Filler?

As with any cosmetic procedure, there are risks that you should be aware of before you commit to your procedure. The main risks are infection and bruising however your practitioner will ensure that you are clear on all risks before your procedure.

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