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You’ve likely heard of Kylie Jenner’s lips. They are the most talked about body part this year, and 2016 isn’t even over yet! We haven’t heard this much chatter about lips since everyone was talking about Angelina Jolie’s luscious pout.

The trend of lip enhancement isn’t just word of mouth; there is data to back it up. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), since 2000 the number of lip enhancement procedures has doubled.

Furthermore, it’s not only women who are seeking lip enhancements. Men are getting them too. According to a report by CBS News, 1,200 men received lip plumping procedures in 2015.

What is Causing Women AND Men to Seek Lip Enhancements?

Lip Enhancement Surgery Trend for Women AND Men - Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of NY

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Is the latest lip enhancement trend all because of Kylie? Well, probably not entirely, but celebrities have a lot to do with it. People idolize celebrities. They believe they are beautiful and perfect. They want to be like them, especially their most admirable features. When plastic surgery can deliver the full lips of their favorite celebrities, you can bet that people will start knocking on their plastic surgeon’s door.

Social media is the other push. Judging others on social media is unfortunately very commonplace, and with an ideology of getting perfect lips, people tend to prefer those with big puckers. When these same people post selfies, they want to be pleased with themselves, and that means full, defined lips.

What to Do if You Want Beautiful Lips

Beautiful lips may mean plumping them a little or a lot. It all depends on what you would like. With a free consultation, our plastic and cosmetic surgeons can help you decide. There are several standard shapes that can be achieved and areas that can be focused on to give you a better idea of what you’re looking for. Keep in mind that celebrities may have differently shaped lips than yours.

Once you are satisfied with how you want your lips enhanced, we can review the procedure in detail with you. This is your chance to ask as many questions as you would like, but of course, you can give us a call if you have additional questions after your consultation. Most patients opt to get their lip enhancement on the spot.

At Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York, we want to help you make a well-informed decision about plastic or cosmetic surgery. We also want you to be satisfied with your results. Let’s sit down and talk about it. We have consultation appointments available Monday through Friday and on Saturdays.

We look forward to helping you achieve the look you desire!