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Lip Filler; How much should I get?

Lip filler is one of the most popular services that I offer at Vibrant Skin Solutions, and there is a good reason for that.

Filler can be very helpful in enhancing and beautifying the lip, both by increasing lip volume and also by helping to reduce the appearance of “smokers-lines”.

The big question out there is "How much filler is enough?"

  • Will a full syringe of dermal filler give me an Instagram-worthy pout?

  • Is using only a half-syringe possible so that my lips still appear “natural”?

In this blog post, I am to answer those questions for you so that you are better able to navigate your first lip filler appointment.

Let’s address what dermal filler is.

There are many brands and types of filler available in the market, but for this discussion, let’s stick to the only filler type that I use in practice; those based on Hyaluronic acid (HA).

And, If Hyaluronic acid sounds familiar to you I am not surprised. It's now found in many skin care products such as moisturizers, sunscreens, and makeup due to its hydrating properties.

Hyaluronic acid is a carbohydrate that is naturally found in the human body, especially connective tissue, which makes it the perfect product to use as an injectable filler.

It comes in a clear gel that, when injected, instantly adds volume.

Additionally, fillers can pull on va