what are russian lips?
This technique creates a delicate heart shape in the lips with more volume at the center. It’s similar to a Russian doll. This technique tends to lift the lips rather than add volume, making it ideal for those who are new to lip filler or just want a natural look. A ‘flatter appearance will be noticed as plumpness is not the goal. You can achieve both if you wish!
This technique requires an artist’s touch, so it is even more important that you find a reliable injector.
frequently asked questions
Russian Lips vs normal lip fillers
The techniques for lip augmentation using Dermal Fillers are more common. The product is usually injected into the vermillion line and then into the body of your lips with a needle or cannula. This will work from the outside of your lips inwards. To enhance the shape and volume of the lips, this will result in a prominent lip border that can be seen from the side.
The Russian lip technique uses vertical injections. They are injected into the base of your lips and draw out to the outer edges. The lips will be shaped to flip or lift the lip rather than adding volume. This is also known as lip tenting, or the pillar technique. It can improve the cupid’s bow without adding any extra volume or side profiles to the lips.