Fresh Dermatology: Haute Products for Great Lips
From November through February we get many inquiries about the lip area. We often treat rashes and cold sores around the mouth this time of year. But in addition to medical issues, we also offer lots of great products for those looking for smooth, healthy, hydrated lips. Want to plump the lip? We do that, too! Checkout the product and procedure guide below for advice, or come in for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable staff members. And note, all of our injections are performed by board certified dermatologist Dr. Candace Thrash. Dr. Thrash is listed as “expert injector” by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
EpiCeram-L: If dry winter weather, seasonal allergies, or Accutane have got your lips peeling and dry, try EpiCeram-L lip balm. Fortified with ceramides, this hydrating lip balm can be applied 5-6 times per day to prevent cracking and peeling. $18
Peptide Lip Therapy from PCA: Think of it as an eye cream for the lips, it not only hydrates, but smoothes the appearance of fine lines in the lip area. $23
UV Lip Balm from Elta MD: This SPF 31 prevents sunburns on the lips. Lips can burn just like any other part of our body, and sunburns on the lips can lead to squamous cell skin cancer. Perfect for ski trips, beach trips, and healthy lips everyday. $10.
Volbella XC: From the makers of Botox and Juvederm, the newest filler to the market is designed to smooth lines around the mouth without adding significant volume. Perfect for those looking to restore the natural shape of the mouth without looking “done”. $400
Juvederm Ultra XC: For those who want to add volume to the lip. This injectable filler will plump the shape and volume of the lip. Results can be subtle or va-va-voom depending on what look you are going for. $550