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Things to Consider Before Going for Lip Filler

Friday, January 6, 2017 23:49
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beauty trendsHaving plumped up lips is now a trend for everyone. It is really fascinating how people are getting their lips done and they get a younger look. Celebrities move with beauty trends and they are now going for lip injections to get their lips done and maintain a gorgeous look. Before you go for this treatment, there are a lot of things to consider.

Who will do the injection?

For this treatment to be successful, it depends on the beauty consultant doing the procedure and the product used. It is good to look for a qualified and experienced professional to do the treatment. It is significant to go through the before and after treatment pictures, and see whether it matches your expectations. If you find the pictures promising, have an appointment with the consultant and discuss about your expectations and desires before starting the procedure.

Your budget

Cosmetic injections are expensive and they depend on the products used. Some lips are small and they need more injections than the big lips. Your lips will be treated according to what you pay. To get a comprehensive treatment, you need to pay for the number of injections prescribed by your consultant. Before starting the procedure, consider your budget to avoid going for less injections and getting results below your expectations.

The actual product to be used

There are many cosmetic injections available in the market, and you need to have some knowledge about them before deciding on which option to use. Consult your injector about the effectiveness of the product and the cost. Fillers are available in different varieties and they work differently. Consider the fillers particles as they are influential on how the results will be. Different products with different qualities may be used together to achieve optimal results.

Your expectations

Have an appointment with your consultant and discuss how you want your lips to look after the treatment. You can bring your photo that you took at your 20’s and show the consultant the real picture that you expect to get. Have an open discussion and get suggestions and recommendations about how your lip shall be done. This will be very helpful to the expert carrying out the procedure, as it will give out the real picture that you are expecting. You will be able to arrive at an agreement, and the beauty consultant will work in line with what you have discussed giving you the best results.

Dos and don’ts before and after injection

Injectable are invasive and there are some things that need to be done before the treatment, and some restrictions after the procedure. You are not supposed to exercise or lower your head for a number of hours after injection. Avoid icing on the site of injection as it will slow down the toxin uptake in your lip muscles making it not to work as expected. To avoid swelling and bruising on your lips, which are the most common side effects, avoid using some medications, which are blood thinners two weeks before getting hyaluronic acid filler. Some of the medicines to be avoided includes: fish oil supplements, Motrin, Advil, Aleve and Asprin. After getting the filler injections, do not go for any dental activity within a period of one year to avoid the risk of bacterial infection.

How long will the results last?

This treatment is invasive, painful and expensive. This is not a procedure to keep on repeating often. You have to consider how long the results last before going for another lip filler treatment will. There are many factors affecting the longevity of results. Some of the factors includes: the product use, the amount of toxin injected, the site of injection and the expertise in the beauty consultant. Botulinum injection will last for up to 6 months while hyaluronic acid injection can last up to 18 months.

Is the treatment reversible?

If errors occurs during treatment with hyaluronic acid, you can reverse the procedure. There is an available option of using Hyaluronidase enzyme to dissolve the lip fillers done using hyaluronic acid.


Many people are rushing in the industry of beauty trends, without having enough knowledge of the procedure to be done on them. Lip filler is not just the fun of having beautiful and plumped up lips, but a lot of things must be put into consideration for you to have the desired results. The treatment given on your lips depends on the quality of the product used and the number of injection used. For you to get the results that match your expectations, consult a beauty expert before commencing the treatment. For you to get the best results, it is good to stick to the instructions given on what to do before starting the treatment, and after the procedure.

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