Skin Savvy Aesthetics Med Spa
Lip Flips in Scottsdale, Arizona
What Are Lip Flips?
There are many reasons why you might want to get lip flip. Here are some of the most common benefits:
- Natural-Looking Enhancement: Lip Flips provide a natural and subtle enhancement that accentuates your lips’ natural beauty without the need for dermal fillers.
- Quick and Painless: The procedure is swift, virtually painless, and typically completed within minutes, making it perfect for those with busy schedules.
- Minimal Downtime: Enjoy minimal downtime and get back to your daily activities without a lengthy recovery period.
Common side effects are minimal and temporary, including
- Mild swelling and bruising at the injection site
- Facial weakness
Types of Botox Lip Flips
Botox Lip Flip
Xeomin Lip Flip
In a half-lip flip, the neurotoxin is applied to one side of the upper lip to create a more subtle and asymmetric result.
In contrast to the half-lip flip, the full-lip flip involves applying the neurotoxin to both sides of the upper lip to create a more even and symmetrical result.
It’s important to note that the results of a lip flip are temporary and typically last for a few months.
The effectiveness of the procedure can vary from person to person, and it may not achieve the same level of fullness as lip fillers or implants.
It’s essential to consult with a qualified and experienced medical professional before undergoing any cosmetic procedure to discuss your goals and determine the most suitable option for you.
Post-Treatment Care for the Lip Flip Procedure
After a lip flip procedure, follow your provider’s instructions carefully.
- Avoid touching or massaging your lips for the first 24-48 hours and stay upright for at least 4 hours post-treatment to prevent migration of the neurotoxin.
- Applying ice for short periods can help reduce swelling, and refrain from strenuous exercise, alcohol, and blood-thinning medications for 24 hours.
- Stay hydrated, use sun protection, and be patient, as results may take a few days to fully appear and typically last 2-3 months.
- Attend follow-up appointments as scheduled and report any severe pain or unusual side effects to your provider promptly.
Which is the Best Type of Lip Flip for Lip Augmentation?
The choice of the “best” type of lip flip for lip augmentation depends on individual preferences, goals, and the specific characteristics of your lips. Both lip flips and traditional lip augmentation procedures have their advantages and limitations. Here are some factors to consider:
- Lip Flip (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin):
- Natural Look: A lip flip provides a subtle enhancement by relaxing the upper lip muscles, causing them to roll outward slightly. This can create a more natural look than some traditional lip filler methods.
- Temporary: The effects of a lip flip are temporary and typically last for a few months, making it a good option if you want to experiment with a fuller lip without a long-term commitment.
- Minimal Downtime: There is minimal downtime associated with a lip flip, and most people can resume normal activities immediately after the procedure.
- Lip Flip (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin):
- Traditional Lip Fillers (Hyaluronic Acid Fillers, etc.):
- Customizable: Lip fillers offer more precise control over the volume and shape of the lips, allowing for more customization to achieve specific aesthetic goals.
- Longer-Lasting: Lip fillers typically provide longer-lasting results compared to a lip flip. Depending on the product used, results can last from 6 months to a year or more.
- Immediate Results: With lip fillers, you can see the results immediately after the procedure.