The Botox Lip Flip – What is is exactly?
You may have heard of the Botox lip flip…but what is it exactly? We’re going to help break down the details!
Typically dermal fillers are used to plump the lips but the Botox lip flip uses Botox alone. Botox is a neurotoxin which means when it is injected it causes the targeted muscles to relax. Using Botox on a small area of the muscle that surrounds the upper lip causes the lip to flip upwards….hence the “lip flip!” This flip helps to create a pouty look and the illusion of a fuller upper lip. Have a “gummy smile?” The Botox lip flip is also a great option for correcting that. When Botox is injected into the upper lip “elevator” muscle (levator labii superioris), it will weaken less of your gums will show when smiling.
There are many benefits to the Botox lip flip. Results will be noticeable after a few days and there is very minimal downtime. The change to your lips won’t be drastic which many people enjoy. It is also a less expensive option when compared to dermal lip fillers.