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Thinning Lips

Thinning lips describes a common concern among women and men, even at an early age.

What are thinning lips?

Thinning lips describes a common concern among women and men, even at an early age. Around the 30s, you might notice that your lips becoming thinner and deflated. The fact is, thin lips occur for the same reason that your skin begins to sag over time: lost collagen and hyaluronic acid (HA). Collagen and HA give our lips plumpness, moisture and an overall look of youthfulness. Lip shape and size is also determined by genetics. If your lips are naturally small, there’s a good chance that your lips will begin to thin out in your late 20s.

What are some additional contributing factors?

Smaller, contributing factors for this concern include dehydration, drinking from straws and aging teeth. Water is so important for our bodies, so it’s very important to stay hydrated. Sucking on straws can make our lips appear more wrinkled and smaller. And as we age, our teeth will actually wear down and our lips will start to sink inward. Thankfully, there are aesthetic treatments to correct this concern.

What kind of treatment options are available at Nouveau Medspas?

There are many steps you can take daily to ward off thinning lips, but if you’ve reached a breaking point and you’d like to get fuller lips, we can help. At our medspa in Gig Harbor, Washington, Dr. Rubin uses Juvéderm Volbella lip injections to correct this problem. Volbella is the perfect treatment for natural lip enhancement.* The results are smooth, light and long-lasting.* Belotero Balance (an injectable) and AquaGold fine touch (a microneedling technique) can also be used to improve the lip area.* To learn more about these options, click on the treatments below. To schedule your consultation with Dr. Rubin, use our website or call us at (253) 358-3667.

*Individual results may vary and are not guaranteed


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