What is a lip flip and how does it work?


What is a lip flip and how does it work?


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A lip flip is a procedure using anti-wrinkle injections to turn out the upper lip and make the lips appear fuller.


How many units do you need to flip the lip?

We usually use between 2 and 4 units of anti-wrinkle product to turn the lip out. The injection points that we use are shown below with 0.5 – 1 unit used at each injection site (yellow dots).


How long do lip flip results last?

Lip flip results tend to last up to 12 weeks. The treatment does not last as long as other areas of the face because smaller units are used when treating the upper lip.


What are the risks of a lip flip?

Risks of a lip flip procedure include:

  •  A small bruise at the injection points
  • Temporary muscle weakness in the upper lip making it more difficult to purse the lips and use a straw

Side effects are mild and are likely to wear off within 3 weeks.


How much does a lip flip cost?

The cost of the lip flip treatment is between $24 and $48 when we treat this area in conjunction with other areas of the face.

When we treat the lip flip alone we charge $150. At Cityskin we do not charge a consultation fee.


How do I find out more?

We often use anti-wrinkle product above the lip in conjunction with lip dermal filler to achieve the look that you are after.

Have a read of our lip dermal filler page to find out a little more about having this as an adjunct to anti-wrinkle treatment


How do I book an appointment?

Consultations at Cityskin are free. You can book an appointment at Cityskin here


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