Have you seen some of these celebs with crazy lip injections? Even actress Lisa Rinna admitted to removing the silicone from her lips last year, after they "became yucky". Maybe some people can get them done in a natural, realistic manner, but many docs clearly don't have the skills.
Plus, there's always a risk with injectables. They can migrate or create other health problems. Some people, in order to save money or get done what they shouldn't have done, resort to traveling and getting lip injections outside the US. Others try to do things themselves. Here is a true story about all of that:
I was friends and a neighbor to the late Leslie Glass, International Penthouse Pet of the Year, 1994. She would get some "work done" here, but also save money and get things done in Mexico. One day, I gasped, "Leslie! What have you done with your lips?" She was very proud, didn't like getting challenged on poor decisions she would make. The silicone in her lips had migrated and shifted. Her lips didn't look like lips. She made up some sort of story about old abusive boyfriends and scars. The problem with her story was, the weird lips were new. I don't know if there's a connection, but shortly thereafter, she was diagnosed with several kinds of cancer and died at the age of 36.
If you are wanting plump, juicy lips -- plumper than what you have -- use a recommended topical! Fusion Beauty, with their iconic product, LipFusion, has changed the beauty game. I was very happy to be hosted to experience it!
You can order their products online -- you don't even have to travel away from your armchair.
There are a lot of Johnny come latelies when it comes to lip plumpers, but LipFusion has won the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. That means it does what it says it's going to do.
Now there's a new format, XXL. Here's what they say about it:
The lip-plumping benefits of LipFusion XL™, amplified. LipFusion XXL™ adds two new plumping technologies to the unique XL formula to create a lip plumping effect that is truly extraordinary. InstaPlump™ and Volulip™'s patented technologies provide moisturizing and anti-aging effects, as well as creating even more noticeable lip volume. LipFusion XXL™ Can be used as an alternative to doctor administered injections or in conjunction, to prolong and extend the plumping benefits.
Here's what I say about it:
I've been using it twice a day. I find that I really can tell the difference with my lips each morning! I think you'll notice a difference, too. It's got a little tingle, but nothing painful or irritating. It applies with a doe-foot wand and is colorless.
I'm not in favor of a lot of the lip primers out there: they're either clay-like, too thick, change the color of the lip products, or too creamy -- leading to color slide. LipFusion XL Advanced Contouring Plumping Pencil avoids all of that, yet helps plump up your lips! Win-win. Here's what they say about it:
All the benefits of LipFusion XL™ 2X Micro-Collagen + Hyaluronic Acid in a daytime lip priming contour pencil! Instantly plumps and firms lips temporarily with a concentrated formula of 2x micro collagen-filling spheres™ and hyaluronic acid-filling spheres™. Fills in vertical lines to perfect the lip contour.
I say: it's a light wax pencil that comes with its own sharpener. It lays down in a manner that won't disturb your lip color cosmetics in any way. It helps with plumping, so you can beef up any kind of product you already use.
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