There’s no denying that fuller lips have become somewhat of a cultural obsession in the last few years. And whether you’re looking for ways to temporarily plump your pout at home or you’re curious about in-office procedures, we’re here to provide some insight (and hopefully clarity) on your options, so you can make the best and safest choice for yourself.
To start, it’s important to know that our lips—like the rest of our faces—lose volume as we age. A decrease in volume can cause your lips to lose some definition, form fine lines around the perimeter of your mouth and look less plump overall.
The two most popular treatments people get to address this loss in volume are lip flips and lip fillers, which we’ll explain in further detail below.