Irresistible, Kissable Lips

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Your lips are one of the first things people notice about you. Of course, one reason for this is because they frame your teeth and are a big part of your smile. A flawless and fuller pout is a key contributor to younger looking lips. Sun damage, smoking and the natural aging process can all lead to a loss of collagen, the skin protein that gives lips fullness and shape. The result is thinner lips and more noticeable fine lip lines. If you feel like your lips are not as attractive as they could be, let the staff at About Face help you get the most beautiful lips you ever dreamed of in just a few days and at affordable prices.

Our lips are constantly exposed to the elements which can dry them out and make them more susceptible to lines. To keep your lips and skin youthful, always apply lip balms and sunscreens with an SPF of 15 or more whenever you are exposed to the sun. This not only prevents premature thinning of the lips and wrinkling, but it is also your best defense against skin cancer. You should also avoid licking your lips because the saliva actually eats away that precious thin skin layer we have on our lips, making the lips drier.

Irresistible, Kissable LipsAllergan, the makers of Botox, recently introduced a high-performance plumper, Vivite Defining Lip Plumper. The matte finish makes it perfect for pre-lipstick application and at night before bed. Vivite Defining Lip Plumper helps improve the appearance of lip volume, fullness and fine lines and wrinkles. Gentle conditioners help make lips smooth and soft, while soothing botanicals help protect against environmental stressors. Defining Lip Plumper has a lotion-like texture that goes on without the sting we endure with other lip plumpers. About Face is happy to offer Allergan’s newest product to our clients.

To avoid lipstick bleeding into the fine lines, experts recommend lining lips with a lip pencil in the shade closest to your own lip color. The entire lip should be colored with the pencil followed by your lipstick or gloss. Our preference is Glo Mineral’s Cedar or Natural lip liners and any of their lip plumper glosses. Glo also offers a primer that keeps make up and lips looking soft and perfectly defined.

Microdermabrasion can be beneficial for resurfacing fine lines, especially when it is coupled with the use of a prescription retinoid like Retina-A or Tretinoin. Microdermabrasion is beneficial for everyone and you should always ask your aesthetician to zone in on your lips for a few minutes during your next treatment. For deeper lines, a chemical peel or retinoic peel may be recommended.

The loss of volume in the Cupid’s Bow (the curve of the upper lip) is inevitable as we age, but thanks to injectables such as Juvederm, thicker and plumper lips can once again become a reality. Juvederm is a smooth consistency gel made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in your skin. The filler instantly restores your skin’s volume and smoothes away facial wrinkles around the mouth and folds. Juvederm is the number one selling filler in the U.S. and it is the only filler FDA approved to last up to one year. The results are immediate and there is minimal recovery or downtime. Juvederm provides natural looking results so everyone will notice, but no one will know your secret.

About Face Skin, Spa and Laser in Pineville offers these products and services to help you look and feel your best. We would like to invite you to our Open House on Thursday, May 27th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Dr. Nance will discuss our services and door prizes and specials will be offered. A contest will be held to choose an individual to take part in our commercial during the Miss Louisiana pageant and win spa services. For more information on these and other services at About Face, please visit our website at www.aboutfacemedspa.com or join our Facebook page. Email me to receive our monthly newsletters at kim@aboutfacemedspa.com. Call (318) 448-6288 today to schedule your free consultation and discover the difference About Face can make.