In London, more and more women are getting the "Cinderella" treatment for their lips.
Unlike traditional lip fillers that contain hyaluronic acid and last anywhere from months to years, this treatment uses a saline solution that's injected into the lips. Here's the thing though: The plumpness is gone after 24 to 48 hours—hence the moniker.
But is it safe? In an interview with Glamour, Julia Tzu, M.D., of Wall Street Dermatology said, “There's not much of a safety concern with injecting saline into the body as it's eliminated from the system rather easily.” She also notes that Cinderella lips are nothing new, as a lot of women actually avail of this service before they commit to getting long-term lip fillers.
So if your lips will “deflate” after a day or two, what’s the point of getting them then? According to the Harley Street Skin Clinic, the procedure can be done for when you have special occasions and need your lips to be extra plump. And it's apparently huge for Hollywood celebrities, who'd opt to get it for their red carpet appearances.
What do you think of Cinderella lips, CGs?
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