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How To Get Fuller Lips: DIY Tricks, Fillers & Products

Thousands of people each year seek cosmetic enhancements and a huge majority are looking for ways of how to get fuller lips. After all, the lips do play a significant role in the aesthetics of your facial features. Lips that are full, firm, and luscious tend to make people look youthful and more attractive. At least that is the standard being set in the beauty industry.  

The unfortunate thing is that full lips typically do not occur naturally. For those who do have naturally full lips, aging can cause a reduction in fullness making them appear thinner and less attractive.  

There is some good news, lip fillers are an easy way to restore fullness. Achieving pouty lips that will turn heads doesn’t have to be complicated, and will not require a surgical procedure. 

In this guide, we will take a look at lip fillers and some alternative methods that can help you achieve fuller lips. 

DIY Techniques

Plump lips are not always about the volume, but also the hydration, health, and smoothness. Studies have shown that women who have fuller lips do appear more youthful. The same study also showed that those who had fewer wrinkles also appeared healthier than others. Therefore, it really is no surprise that full lips are so highly sought after. It is just another sign of wellness.

When it comes to enhancing your lips, there are many options available. You need to understand that not all of these options will give you long-lasting results. If you are just looking to have fuller lips for the night, then some DIY techniques may be the key. 

Below you can explore some of the DIY techniques that beauty enthusiasts are turning to when wanting to improve the volume of their lips from home. 

Liner Technique

If you are looking for more volume in your lips but you are unwilling to physically change them, then you may try some makeup tricks.

Directions:

  • Line right outside of your natural lip shape with lip liner. 
  • Fill in your entire lips.
  • Use matte liquid lipstick on top of the liner and finish with a gloss in the middle of your bottom lip. 

This will help your lips appear fuller. Works with any lip color, but if you are wanting a natural look you should go for a color that is closest to your natural lip color. 

Lip Products To Maximize Volume

There are tons of products on the market, but when searching for how to get fuller lips, which ones can you trust? This is a question that we get all the time because lips seem to be a tricky part of the body to treat, but they are not. People only think this because the skin in the area can seem somewhat sensitive, and you have to be careful about what is applied. 

In reality, most moisturizers that you use on your face can also be put on your lips. The point here is that a product that is great for your lips may not only be for your lips. It may treat your eyes or other areas of your face. 

So, do not be surprised when you find some of our lip suggestions are eye products or overall moisturizers. They simply work great in the lip area as well to help restore hydration, improve texture and tone, as well as restore a youthful appearance. 

Pucker Up Lip Plumper: Hydrate & Plump

By SeaMist Medspa, the Hydrate & Plump lip treatment is designed to restore hydration and restore a youthful appearance. This multifunction lip treatment contains a blend of stimulating ingredients that accent the beauty of your natural lip color. 

Results appear immediately, providing you with plump and rosy lips. The long-lasting benefits of lip hydration and overall health will have you keeping this SeaMist Medspa product on hand at all times. 

Reported results include:

  • 85% reduction in fine lines and wrinkles while allowing the lips to be more defined. 
  • 90% more volume in the lips.
  • 100% improvement in the appearance of lip hydration and health, while enhancing the lips natural color. 

Sealed in moisture is accomplished from the multiple forms of HA, while the peptides help support healthy collagen production to improve overall fullness. 

Powerful Peptides

iS Clinical’s Youth Eye Complex is not only formulated for the eyes but can also be used in the lip area. Utilizing advanced technologies, you can turn back the clock and restore your youthful appearance. 

This product is specially designed to target areas of concern, providing immediate results of firmer and more resilient skin. Packed with powerful peptides and potent antioxidants which helps keep the skin smooth, hydrated, and protected. Think about adding powerful peptides to your skincare routine

Benefits include: 

  • Penetrating hydration
  • Decrease fine lines and wrinkles
  • Immediate and long-term results
  • Improve the appearance of firmness and elasticity
  • Smooths and brightens
  • Paraben-free

Sunrise Sunset Cream: Anti-Aging Hydrator

Hydration is key when wanting to intensify the look of your skin, and can be applied to the lip area. The Sunrise Sunset Cream by SeaMist Medspa is formulated to combat dryness while restoring skin to optimal health. This intense night cream contains high performing ingredients that work to nourish and repair the skin’s barrier function, elasticity, and visibly decrease signs of aging. 

The powerful combination of peptides and hyaluronic acid will deeply moisturize and provide a protective barrier to lock this moisture in place. Plus, it helps improve collagen production, even out skin tones, and improve texture. The antioxidants help deter environmental stress and smooth out the skin. 

How to get fuller lipsLip Fillers

Enhancing your lips is not an unheard-of treatment these days. It is more common than you may think. Many people turn to fillers because they can provide results that will last longer than DIY techniques but will not require any type of surgery. Lip fillers may not be your first step in your journey to accomplish fuller lips, but it certainly is an option that is going to give you the most visual results on this list. 

To understand why fillers are so successful you must first understand the role that hyaluronic acid plays in the appearance of our lips and skin. 

Learn more about the difference between Botox vs fillers by visiting our blog. 

Hyaluronic Acid

Age plays a major role in the decreased appearance of full lips. However, you also have to factor in the environmental elements which affect our skin as a whole, such as the sun and air quality. Both of these things have a negative effect on the body and can decrease the hyaluronic acid within our skin. 

Hyaluronic acid helps the skin keep a vibrant look that is firm and aesthetically pleasing. It is a natural substance that holds moisture and is found within our skin and lips. At a young age, levels of hyaluronic acid are high, which helps our skin and lips appear youthful and plump.

However, over time the body will decrease in the production of hyaluronic acid. This means that the lips and skin are not able to hold moisture in like it once did. During this time, collagen production will decrease, which helps the lips feel soft, firm, and resilient. As collagen levels drop the lips and skin around them will lose elasticity, which helped them look firm and full. 

When the skin lacks in hyaluronic acid, wrinkles and deep lines will begin to develop. This will make you appear years older than what you are. There is good news, fillers for the lips can help restore a youthful appearance and fullness in just one appointment. This means you will not have to have several injections before you see results. 

Restylane

Restylane is a filler that can help improve fine lines and wrinkles in the face, lips, hands, and other areas of the body. It can only be administered by a cosmetic provider or healthcare professional. 

Restylane is a hyaluronic acid filler that will naturally be absorbed by the body over time. However, even once it is absorbed, collagen production will be increased allowing you to continue to receive benefits up to a year. With follow up treatments you can continue to increase your results with Restylane. Results will vary and how long the filler will last will highly depend upon where it is injected and how your body metabolizes it. 

Restylane filler will supplement the hyaluronic acid that your body produces, which will allow your lips to retain moisture and fullness. The increase in collagen production will help provide long-lasting fullness. 

Restylane contains lidocaine, which is a numbing agent. This will help with any discomfort during and after your injections. The best thing about fillers is the fact that you see immediate results, do not have downtime, treatment typically only takes 20 to 30 minutes, and it provides results that cannot be obtained with over-the-counter products. 

Juvéderm

Juvéderm can turn back the hands of time while restoring volume in areas that are needed in your lips and face. There are various types of Juvéderm offered on the market and not all of them can be used in the lip area. We will review the ones that you can use in the lips further down in this section. 

This series of dermal fillers have all been approved by the FDA to help improve the appearance of the skin. It is an injectable hyaluronic acid that will improve the signs of aging. Juvéderm provides both hydration, volume, and also contains lidocaine. Treatments are typically given within 15 minutes, and you can resume normal activity right after your injections. 

Cosmetic results typically last between 6 to 9 months, and follow-up injections can prolong results. At your consultation with SeaMist Medspa in Rhode Island, we will review your medical history and cosmetic goals, then make suggestions on which treatments would be best for you. 

Here are some of the Juvéderm lines that can be injected into the lips:

  • Juvéderm Ultra: A lighter alternative to the original Juvéderm filler, it primarily treats fine lines and restores volume in the face, cheeks, and lips. Results may last up to 9 to 12 months and follow up injections can be given. 
  • Juvéderm Volbella: If you struggle with noticeable lines around your mouth, then you may opt for Juvéderm Volbella. These lines are known as “lipstick lines.” Volbella works to erase fine lines that surround the mouth. Results may last up to one year. 

Visit our blog to learn more about Juvederm vs Restylane

Final Note

If you are looking for the best ways of how to get fuller lips, then you may want to try one of our tips above. Products and fillers give more promising results than DIY tricks, but you can choose what fits your situation the best. 

After all, gaining plumper lips is all about making your bodywork for you. If you look in the mirror and feel jaded by the appearance of your lips, then an enhancement may be the boost that you have been looking for. Let’s face it, your most empowered when you can be your own beautiful self. 

If you’re ready to take the next step and find out if a cosmetic enhancement could help improve the look of your lips, give us a call at 401-782-2400 or fill out our online contact form

Read our blog on how to get rid of smile lines.

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