Do you feel like your lips could be plumper or have more luscious volume? Many of us look in the mirror and are dissatisfied by the fact that the upper lip is too thin compared to the lower. Some women find the need to use additional lip liner or makeup to create an illusion of fullness. Lip sculpting is an innovative way of applying an injectible to the components of the lip thus enhancing its attractive features. Namely, the red of the lip can be enhanced by rolling the lip outward. The little dimple area in the center of the upper lip can be accentuated to “show off” the Cupid’s bow (the term for the little depression above the center of the upper lip). The volume of the lip can be enhanced to make thin or tight lips more fleshy and luscious. The bottom lip can be accentuated by plumping it so that it becomes more attractive as well. Beware of amateur injectors who simply augment the lips (fill them up) without being mindful of the lip anatomy. The lips have a specific contour and if they are carelessly filled up they may appear unnaturally balloon like.
The most important part of lip sculpting is the creation of a natural cosmetically pleasing result. A successfully sculpted lip should not attract the attention of having been “done”.