Full, smooth lips aren’t just trendy, they also make you look younger and sexier. However, some people are born with naturally thin lips and others loose fullness as they age. Whatever the reason, you may have lips that are thinner than you’d like. Fortunately there are options that can add volume to your lips and improve your appearance. Here are a few options to consider.
- Exfoliate And Moisturize: Dead, dry skin makes your lips look older and thinner. Gently exfoliate your lips occasionally to smooth them out and use lip balm to keep them moist throughout the day. Avoiding too much sun exposure is also a good way to keep your lips from getting dried out.
- Switch Out Your Regular Lipstick: There isn’t a wrong shade of lipstick, but certain colors of lipstick can make your lips look thinner while other options can make them look fuller. Dark red lipstick, for example, can be sexy, but a light pink color will make your lips look fuller. If you want larger looking lips, opt for light pinks, nudes, and lip gloss.
- Use Concealer Strategically: If you still want to use dark, bold lip color, you can use concealer to create a larger canvas and create the appearance of fuller lips. Apply the concealer to your lips and then line just outside your normal lip line. Fill in your lips with the same color used to line your lips to create the look you want. As an added bonus, the concealer will help to hold the lip color on your lips and help it last longer.
- Consider Lip Augmentation: The above tips are good temporary solutions, but if you would like long-term results, it may be best to consider lip augmentation. Dr. Trussler offers a variety of lip enhancing treatments including hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane® Silk. Many injectable fillers can be used to increase volume, smooth out lip lines, or both. Other patients may consider fat injections or collagen implants if they’d like to use fat or collagen from their own body.
To learn more about enhancing your appearance and getting larger lips, schedule a consultation with Dr. Andrew Trussler.