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Dermal lip fillers or botox? Read the article to discover why dermal lip filler is the most effective and safest solution for obtaining young and plump lips.

In an age of increasing attention to aesthetics, lips represent a fundamental element in self-image.

A symbol of sensuality and femininity, full and defined lips are increasingly considered indicators of beauty and youth. It is no coincidence that treatments to improve their appearance are among the most popular in aesthetic medicine.

In this regard, two of the most popular options are lip fillers, particularly hyaluronic acid (HA), and botox.

But why choose dermal lip fillers and not botox? The aim of this article is precisely to explain why dermal lip fillers are a reliable and satisfying option for those who wish to obtain fuller, well-defined lips.

In particular, we will focus on:

What is the most natural-looking dermal lip filler?

Before we get into dermal lip fillers, let us first understand what is meant by dermal fillers.

These are substances that can be injected into the subcutaneous tissue to correct imperfections such as wrinkles, fine lines, loss of skin volume and, indeed, to enlarge lips that are too thin.

Those currently most used in aesthetic medicine are composed of biocompatible materials and, therefore, reabsorbable over time by the body.

​​In particular, hyaluronic acid is gaining increasing popularity for its ability to moisturise, volumize and improve lip structure in a safe, effective and natural way.

HA is a substance naturally present in the human body, in connective tissues, the dermis and also in some organs and muscles. In the skin, its fundamental role is to moisturise tissues, also acting as a ‘scaffold’ that gives volume and turgidity.

Precisely because of the characteristics of hyaluronic acid, lip injections using this substance make it possible to shape and define the lip contour in a natural and harmonious way.

Provided that lip fillers are administered exclusively by doctors specialised in aesthetic medicine and using a quality HA.

The most natural-looking dermal lip filler: what is?

What’s the difference between botox lip fillers?

Hyaluronic acid dermal lip fillers work by filling and moisturising the lips, giving them a more voluminous and defined appearance. In addition, hyaluronic acid lip fillers treatments have very low risks of contraindications and side effects.

Botulinum, commonly known as botox, is a toxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. In aesthetic medicine, it is used to treat wrinkles caused by repetitive muscle movements (such as those on the forehead, glabellar and crow’s feet).

With regard to the lips, Botox lip fillers are mainly used to reduce the vertical fine lines that form around the mouth, the so-called ‘barcode’. It can also be used to increase the volume of the lips, especially the upper lips, which are raised and thus appear larger.

However, botox has risks and unwanted effects and the result is definitely more artefactual than dermal lip fillers.

How long does dermal filler last in lips?

How long does dermal filler last in lips?

In general, dermal fillers are temporary treatments. As we have already said, they are biological substances that will be reabsorbed by the body over time.

Having said that, the first thing to know is that the duration of dermal lip fillers depends on a number of factors: type and quality of the substances used; individual metabolic capacity; professionalism of the person performing the lip injection.

Indicatively, we can say that the results of a hyaluronic acid treatment can last from 6 months to a year.

Finally, it should not be forgotten that the duration of the lip filler will also depend on the patient’s lifestyle. A well-balanced diet, good stress management and the use of appropriate sunscreens will help maintain the results of the dermal filler for longer.

Find a qualified dermal lip filler provider near you

We have talked about dermal lip fillers and seen how they allow for immediately visible, natural and long-lasting results in complete safety.

In this sense, hyaluronic acid is undoubtedly one of the most requested, used and performing injections in the field of aesthetic medicine. It allows most imperfections to be corrected without recoursing to surgery.

As we have repeatedly said, however, it is the quality of the raw material used that makes the difference.

Foliage by Phitogen dermal fillers are based on pure hyaluronic acid, free of protein residues, nucleic acids and solvents and 100% Made in Italy.

Thanks to our exclusive 2CORE technology that is in the patenting phase, becoming a Foliage by Phitogen distributor offers the guarantee of offering the market an absolutely high-performance product with zero risks for the patient’s health.

Foliage is the result of 20 years' experience of Phitogen Beauty Labs - a leading group in the production of hyaluronic acid-based injectables. Foliage distributes a complete range of high-performing intradermal products.

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