How Lip Augmentation with Juvéderm Works

by | Mar 15, 2022 | Injectables


Lip augmentation with Juvéderm is sought by many clients around the world seeking to correct or improve the appearance of their lips. The dermal filler delivers natural, long-lasting results that look subtle but effective.


How Lip Fillers Work

Lip fillers can be used to:

  • Add volume. If your lips seem flat or lack definition, lip fillers like Juvéderm can restore lost volume and create a fuller, rounder pout.
  • Adjust the shape. If you’d like to correct certain areas of the lips or extend their length, lip injections can create more definition.
  • Correct asymmetry. Some clients have more lip asymmetry than others, though asymmetry is normal and natural. Lip fillers can reduce asymmetry and help the lips appear more even and balanced.
  • Reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. While you’re restoring lip volume with fillers, treatment can also help treat fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth.

Let’s Talk About Lip Augmentation

Celebrities and the rise in social media selfies have made us more aware of the slightest flaws and imperfections in our appearance. In the past few years, the lips have become an easy starting point for those seeking cosmetic enhancements.

Many clients are asking for a new “selfie smile,” or a smile that will look perfect in selfies. An ASPS national survey of around a thousand women found that Jennifer Lawrence had the most desirable “subtle and sultry lips,” followed by those of Scarlett Johansson and Jennifer Garner. Celebrities with larger puckers, like Kylie Jenner, Beyoncé, and Angelina Jolie, did not top the list.

What’s behind the push for full lips? Turns out, full lips signal sensuality and excitement about having sex, said Anthropologist Jamie Gordon in a Women’s Health Mag article. According to a 2010 study, “A woman who has large lips, suggesting a strong mating potential, with average length and width ratios will always be more attractive than a woman with narrow lips and average length and width ratios.”

We could go through the history of women’s pursuit of full lips, but it’s probably clear to you by now why lips are the current center of attention.

Lip Augmentation vs. Lip Surgery

When considering ways to enhance the lips, lip augmentation with Juvéderm is a safe and less expensive alternative to lip surgery. Clients are encouraged to start with a small amount of filler to see how they like the effect. Once clients are happy with the results of their first injection, additional touch-ups can be done to slightly add or maintain the look.

If for any reason clients are unhappy with the results, the filler can be easily dissolved without any intensive or invasive procedures.

How Juvéderm Works

Juvéderm is a hyaluronic acid-based filler that can be used to naturally restore volume. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally-occurring sugar found in the body, known for its ability to retain up to 1,000 times its molecular weight in water. What this means for clients is smooth, natural-looking lips for a fuller, sexier pout.

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