As the popularity of lip fillers continues to grow, more and more people are considering getting them done. But how much filler do you actually need? And what kind of results can you expect? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at both of those questions.

Keep reading to learn more.

What is Lip Filler and What are its Benefits?

Lip filler is gel  that is injected into the lips to increase their size and strengthen the lip line. It is usually made of hyaluronic acid, a substance that is already found in the body.The benefits of using lip filler include:

-A More Youthful Appearance: Full, voluminous lips are often associated with youth. By increasing the size of your lips, you can achieve a more youthful appearance.

-Improved Self-Confidence: If you feel self-conscious about your thin lips, lip filler can help you feel more confident about your appearance.

-Correction of Asymmetry: If your lips are asymmetrical, lip filler can help to even them out.

-Increased Fullness: Lip filler can add volume to your lips, giving them a fuller appearance.

How Much Lip Filler Do I Need?

In order to determine how much lip filler you need, your injector will first assess your lips and decide on the best treatment plan. In most cases 1 syringe of filler is all that is needed to achieve your desired results.

However, if you have very thin lips or want a more prominent look, you may need a larger amount of filler. Your injector will be able to give you an estimate of how much filler you will need during your consultation.

If you’re interested in learning more about how much lip filler you’d need to achieve your cosmetic goals, contact Michelle Esthetics to speak with one of our experienced injectors.

How Long Do Lip Filler Results Last?

Lip filler results can last anywhere from a few months to a full year, depending on the type of filler used and how much is injected. Usually the first treatment of lip filler lasts 6-9 months, the second treatment usually lasts 9-12 months. Each subsequent treatment lasts approximately a year varying in clients. 

Who Should Use Lip Filler? And Who Shouldn’t?

Lip filler can be used by anyone who wants to add volume and definition to their lips. It is especially useful for those who have thin lips or who want to make their lips look fuller. It is also a great anti-aging treatment by filling in lines above and around the lip. Lip filler should not be used by pregnant women or people who are allergic to lidocaine.


Lip fillers are a safe and highly effective injectable, but it’s important to consult an experienced provider like Michelle Esthetics before receiving them. Contact us today to learn more about this procedure and whether you’d make a good candidate for it.