Nowadays, the minimally invasive cosmetic procedures have reached the peak of their popularity. If some ten years ago, cosmetic injections were considered to be an expensive pleasure, nowadays, they are quite affordable to large masses.  According to the International Association of Aesthetic Cosmetology, nowadays, the procedure of lip augmentation using lip filler is the second most preferred invasive cosmetic procedure. So, why lip injections are so widely spread nowadays? The answer is quite simple. As we all know, “chubby” lips have been always considered beautiful and sexy. Do not be upset if the nature did not provide you with this gift, as today in just ten minutes cosmetologist can fix it with lip augmentation procedure. Considering the current topicality of this procedure, in this article we would like to discover all the necessary information which you need to know before going for it.

What substance is injected into my lips?

Nowadays, the most widely spread fillers are based on hyaluronic acid. We can even say that their appearance in the cosmetic sphere left aside the ones that were used before.  And this quick shift to hyaluronic acid by cosmetologists is quite reasonable. Hyaluronic acid is extracted from the natural molecule of sugar, thus it represents an absolutely natural substance. The risk of any allergic reactions and side effects is quite low, unless a person is allergic to hyaluronic acid, but such cases are quite rare. While being injected in lips, hyaluronic acid nit only creates additional volume to your lips, it also encourages cell hydration. It is also worth mentioning that hyaluronic acid fillers are quite universal in a sense that they are also successfully applied for fixing other problematic face areas. For instance, it is highly popular for filling in wrinkles and fine lines, for smoothing up folds on the face, for cheekbones contouring, and so on. Along with plumping up face skin, hyaluronic acid also encourages the production of natural collagen, the presence of which is one of the most important conditions for preserving youthfulness of the skin. Before hyaluronic acid, other fillers were used, they are also present nowadays, but, still the preference is given to hyaluronic acid based fillers. For instance, collagen injections were popular in a certain period of time. There are two types of collagen injections. The first type is when your own collagen is injected to your lips. This collagen is received from another part of your body. Another type is called dermalogen lip injection, when the collagen is extracted from human donors. Another way that were popular to add some volume to your lips is fat injection, during which a needed amount of your own fat is extracted from your body and injected into your lips. Thus, as we can see, there many different manipulations, which can be taken for adding volume to your lips, but, as it was mentioned previously, the hyaluronic acid based filler is the most preferred one.

What medical factors must be considered before you go to the procedure?

As any invasive cosmetic procedure, before it every woman must consider certain medical factors. First of all, to be a good candidate for the procedure, you must not have any of the following diseases: current cold sores, blood clotting diseases and diabetes. In addition, you should not have any scars on your lips. If in the time of procedure, you take any medications course, you must tell about it to your doctors and, in case you have any allergies, it is also necessary to discuss it with your doctor. After the procedure no recovery period is needed. Right after the injection, there is a possibility of little bruising and swellings, however they should disappear in the few days. Thus, you will be taken to access the final result in a few days after the procedure. Our final advice is that, always give your preference to recognized and reliable clinics, if you will consider it, you can be sure, you will leave your cosmetologist with a new desired lips.