Do you know what hyaluronic acid is and how it can bring juiciness to your lips? Lips are usually a focus of attention on our face . We like to put on makeup to highlight them and protect them from external aggressions such as cold, wind and sun and to keep them hydrated and well cared for .
Healthy and juicy lips look great on our face, but what happens when we want more volume or more hydration?
Not all of us have thick and voluminous lips by nature, but thanks to hyaluronic acid we can achieve them. In today’s post we tell you all about hyaluronic acid and the benefits it can bring to your lips .
At the facial aesthetic level , the lips are one of the most outstanding elements. Especially in recent years, in which aesthetic medicine has advanced a lot , and we see very flattering and super natural results that do not pose any risk to health, with which no surgery has to be performed and in which the raw material It is perfectly compatible with our body.
That is why it is increasingly common for people from all over and of all ages to be interested in this type of treatment and it is one of the most demanded aesthetic medicine services.
Lip remodeling with hyaluronic acid is becoming more and more widespread practice due to the good results it offers our patients.
What is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a natural component of our body , a substance that we can find in almost all tissues and organs of the human body such as skin, eyes, cartilage, synovial fluid, etc… One ofits most important properties is the ability to It has to attract and retain water , which keeps those tissues in good condition, hydrated, smooth and juicy.
We are born with a very high concentration of hyaluronic acid in our bodies, which is why we are so elastic and flexible when we are little. In fact, from the moment we are born, the body manufactures and stores it, and at the age of approximately 25-30 years, it stops manufacturing and the body begins to draw on the reserves.
It is with the passage of time and in the aging process that its presence in the body progressively decreases and as a consequence, at the tissue level and aesthetically speaking, the skin loses hydration and, therefore, volume, elasticity and firmness, thus favoring the appearance of of wrinkles.
For this reason it is particularly used and recommended in cosmetic products, so that at a topical level our skin can be naturally hydrated and nourished without the need to consume the body’s reserves. Thanks to its ability to attract and retain water, it has become a star substance.
How do we get hyaluronic acid after 25-30 years?
Once this age has passed, the body no longer manufactures hyaluronic acid, but rather uses and consumes the reserves we have, for this reason and in order for our body to remain elastic and hydrated, it is very important to drink water, at least 2 liters a day , hydrate our skin day and night and even improve flexibility with exercises.
In addition, at the health and aesthetic level, we can consider taking food supplements rich in hyaluronic acid , collagen and vitamins that will help all the cells of our body and will also be visible in the hair, nails and skin.
Hyaluronic Acid at an aesthetic level
In general terms and, nowadays, we have seen on television, or we know someone, who has used hyaluronic acid to achieve an improvement on an aesthetic level.
The most frequent aesthetic retouching using hyaluronic acid is the lip.
In most cases we see an increase in volume , or at least it is what most attracts our attention, but that is not all, since thanks to the use of hyaluronic acid, we will not only have a greater thickness in our lips, but also we can improve the structure and mold the shape , that is, mark the cupid’s bow, mark the philtrum, raise the corners, eliminate the barcode rejuvenating the perioral area and in general outline the lip, correcting asymmetries in the mouth, hydrate it and reduce the gummy smile and you get more defined and fuller lips, with a much younger and more sensual appearance.
How does the rejuvenating-lip plumping treatment work?
The treatment is applied through small injections with very fine needles that the professional distributes along the contour of the lips.
The intervention is carried out on an outpatient basis, cleaning and preparing the skin of the area well and in some cases, if necessary, local anesthesia cream type is applied, which is the usual procedure to avoid possible discomfort, but it is not essential.
As it is an intervention without surgery and without the need for rest , the patient can return to work and continue with his daily life in a normal and immediate way.
The normal thing is a slight inflammation of the area for 24-36 hours after the injections and in some cases, the appearance of a small bruise after the treatment, which takes two to three days to disappear completely.
It usually comes out in the mucosa area, so it is easy to cover it up or hide it with lipstick.
What are its effects and how long is the treatment noticeable?
The effects of the lip plumping and rejuvenating treatment are reversible since the hyaluronic acid is absorbed by the skin as time goes by, so that in the period of a year or a year and a half the lips will recover their usual shape and volume. and they will return to their previous state.
The effects of the treatment usually last 8 to 10 months in perfect condition , so it is a relatively long treatment.