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Are We Seeing the End of Designer Lips and the Perfect Pout?

There’s no denying the trend for luscious lips and augmented pouts, which celebrity influencers like Kylie Jenner have been instrumental in promoting.

As you may have heard, Kylie Jenner has now famously reduced the size of her lips, which shooted her to super stardom, in favour of embracing a more natural look.

Although dermal fillers can be used to improve your pout and increase the volume, the main outcome that would want to be attained is one which will harmonise and balance what you already have.

This ethos will provide you with a natural and subtle enhancement, which helps to improve self-confidence and self-esteem. Rather than over-dramatic transformations which have been responsible for insecurities and copy-cat lips which don’t help to complement the patients natural features.

Here is all the information you need to know before you invest in lip fillers.

What Are Lip Fillers:

Lip fillers or dermal fillers encompasses a wide range of products, and is an expression which describes treatment that restores volume and structure to the face. They can be used in the lips to help provide a natural looking enhancement.

Kylie Jenner before and after lip fillers. She was insecure about how thin they were.

What Are They Made of Now?

Dermal fillers work to smooth fine lines, wrinkles and crepey skin. They contain high levels of HA (hyaluronic acid) which has the effect of attracting and retaining water, instantly improving the skin’s appearance and texture by restoring its natural plumpness.

Although only a few decades ago lips were being injected with silicone and collagen. Due to their unpredictable nature they were achieving a less than desirable effect, resulting in volumisers being branded with a bad reputation.

Cosmetic industry technology and techniques have greatly advanced since then, with hyaluronic acid based fillers giving subtle, natural-looking lip enhancements.

Fillers Which Are Used:

Make sure the clinic that you choose uses reputable brands. All the fillers chosen should have been put through rigorous testing and clinical trials so you can ensure the fillers which will be used are malleable and soft providing natural results with minimal side effects. Some fillers also have Lidocaine built into the product, meaning treatment is comfortable, and with ultra thin needles, relatively painless.

What if I Don’t Like Them?

If you don’t like your lip fillers, the good news is they aren’t a permanent fixture.

As the filler used is temporary it will be naturally broken down over a period of months.
Occasionally these fillers need to be dissolved when the aesthetic treatment has not produced the desired outcome or there is a complication which is compromising healthy tissue.

Using a prescription only product which Dentists and Doctors are permitted to keep a stock of in their clinic for emergency purposes, the filler can be dissolved.

If you are considering having treatment with a non health-care professional, be mindful, because if a complication were to occur, and they do not have this emergency drug to hand, it can affect the management of this complication.

Photo posted on Instagram of Kylie Jenner, who has reduced the lip pout for the first time in 6 years

Who is Best to See?

With injectable treatments, it is advisable that you go to a medically-trained professional who has extensive experience in these types of treatments. While knowledge of the facial anatomy is key, the practitioner should ideally have an artistic eye, working with your facial ratios and desired result.

Many prefer to avoid the excessive look, and this is possible if you go and see a practitioner who understands your requirements and facial proportions. Trout pouts are a thing of the past with these sleek dermal fillers, as they integrate far better into the tissue than previous dermal fillers.

You Clinician:

AVID aesthetics is headed by Dr Komal Vadi (BDS). Komal is a highly experienced Facial Aesthetic practitioner, and has extensive expertise in the use of facial rejuvenation products including Botulinum Therapy and Dermal Fillers.

As a registered dentist for nearly 10 years, Komal is critically aware of facial musculature, has excellent manual dexterity and is most comfortable using needles and syringes, which she does daily.

With her gentle, artistic approach and facial specific knowledge, she will be able to provide the most appropriate treatment to best meet your needs.

To assess the individual requirements of each patient, Dr Vadi carries out an initial consultation before treatment can be carried out. This not only allows you to go through any queries and concerns you may have about the procedure, it also enables you to meet her, have her assessment and to receive a detailed and bespoke treatment plan. No two patients are treated the same and Dr Vadi will always work in this way.

Your Special Summertime Offer

To celebrate our beautiful summer, we are offering lip augmentation from £200 and 10% off all other aesthetic treatments. For more information on dermal filler and lip enhancements, please call 0208 777 4343, or email us at to schedule your complimentary consultation.

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