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Do you prefer Lip Flip or Lip Pop?

You want your lips to look a little fuller, but you just don’t feel ready for filler. The Lip Flip may be the perfect dress rehearsal to a future lip enhancement with filler. This recently popular technique can be done as a stand-alone service “Lip Flip” or combined with dermal filler to boost your results “Lip Pop”. The Lip Flip and Lip Pop technique are designed to give you a sexy, pouty, fuller lip that every girl wants.

The goal of the Lip Flip is to avert your upper lip, subtly allowing for a fuller and smoother appearance. A tiny amount of Botox/neuromodulator is superficially placed into the muscle near the lip border.  This muscle, called Orbicularis Oris, is responsible for the pursing action of the mouth.  When relaxed, it allows your upper lip to softly flip upward and outwards creating an illusion of a fuller lip by exposing more of the pink surface area of your lip.  This effect makes lips without filler look instantly fuller and gives an extra flip to a full lip enhancement.


Adding a small amount of dermal fillers to accentuate the two peaks of your upper lip, or “Cupid’s Bow,” can achieve a beautiful result on most clients. This technique draws attention to the midsection of your lips and can give a more youthful, poutier appearance to your upper lip. Dr. Dima can further enhance this technique by placing a tiny amount of filler into your philtrum as well to add further lift and support creating the “Lip Pop” effect.

Lip Flip Vs Lip Pop

You likely will be happy with Botox Lip Flip if:

  • You would like a subtly more prominent “pout” to your lips?
  • You feel you upper lips look invisible when you smile?
  • You want fuller-looking lips but do not want additional volume?
  • You want a more temporary treatment (3- 4 months)?

Fillers are likely a better lip enhancements option if:

  • You would like additional volume in the upper and/or lower lip.
  • You would like to address more severe vertical lip lines.
  • You would like to improve overall lip shape and symmetry.

You want a longer- lasting lip enhancement (6-12 month).

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