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Discover the Transformative Power of Lip Fillers with Our Expert Guide

Understand the Procedure, Recovery, and How to Achieve the Best Results with Professional Care.

  

Lip fillers have become a sought-after solution for enhancing thin or uneven lips, marking a significant trend in cosmetic beauty. Lip fillers are known for adding that extra plumpness and defining the shape of the lips. Perfect for anyone wanting to give their look a subtle yet noticeable lift. They’re especially appealing because they offer a significant change without the need for surgery.

At House of Beauty, we’re proud to offer top-notch lip filler treatments, expertly administered by our founder, Anna Hannaford. With over ten years of experience in aesthetic beauty, Anna’s extensive training ensures each treatment is tailored to highlight your natural beauty. Her commitment to safety, effectiveness, and individual care guarantees a transformative experience, leaving each client feeling confident and glowing.

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What Are Lip Fillers?

Lip fillers, primarily composed of hyaluronic acid, naturally enhance and volumise your lips. This substance, already present in your body, ensures that lip fillers blend seamlessly with your natural lip structure. They serve not just to add fullness but also to define the shape of your lips, meeting a variety of aesthetic needs. Whether you’re seeking a subtle enhancement or a more noticeable change, lip fillers offer a tailored approach to suit your individual facial features.

 

These fillers excel in addressing different concerns. They can balance asymmetrical lips, bring fullness to naturally thin lips, or refine the overall shape for a more youthful look. Lip fillers are especially effective in creating symmetry, smoothing out lines, and giving a plumper, rejuvenated appearance. The treatment focuses on achieving natural-looking results that enhance each person’s unique beauty, using a method that’s both precise and tailored to individual preferences.

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Lip filler treatment done by Anna Hannaford

How Lip Fillers work?

Lip fillers work by utilising the natural properties of hyaluronic acid (HA), a substance that is inherently present in the body, primarily in the skin and connective tissues. HA is known for its remarkable ability to retain moisture, which plays a crucial role in maintaining skin hydration and volume. When injected, these fillers use HA’s moisture-binding properties to enhance lip volume and shape. This process not only adds fullness but also improves the overall hydration and health of the lips.

The interaction of lip fillers with the body’s natural processes is both seamless and efficient. Upon injection:

  • The HA gel integrates into the lip tissue, providing immediate volume and definition.
  • Over time, it binds with water molecules, further augmenting the lips’ plumpness and ensuring a natural, soft feel.
  • The body gradually metabolises the HA, which aligns with the natural lifecycle of skin cells, ensuring the enhancements diminish naturally over time.

 

This method allows for a controlled and predictable enhancement, making lip fillers a reliable option for those seeking to improve their lip volume and contour. The result is a more defined, hydrated, and youthful lip appearance, achieved in a way that harmoniously works with the body’s own mechanisms.

Who Should Consider Lip Fillers?

Lip fillers are an excellent choice for many, but they’re particularly suited for certain individuals. Understanding who makes a good candidate can help you decide if this treatment is right for you. Here are some key considerations:

  • Those who generally have good physical health. This means no active infections, particularly oral infections like cold sores, as these can affect the treatment’s outcome.
  • It’s important to have realistic expectations about what lip fillers can achieve. They offer enhancement and improvement, but they won’t completely alter your appearance.
  • People who feel their lips are too thin, uneven, or lacking definition can find lip fillers beneficial. The treatment can bring symmetry and balance to the lips, enhancing the overall facial appearance.
  • If you’re seeking cosmetic improvements without undergoing surgery, lip fillers are an excellent option. They require no downtime, unlike surgical procedures.
  • Many opt for lip fillers as a way to boost their self-confidence. Enhancing the appearance of your lips can have a positive impact on how you feel about your overall look.

 

Consulting with Anna, our skilled injector, is the best way to determine if lip fillers are right for you. She can assess your individual needs, discuss your aesthetic goals, and provide expert guidance tailored to your unique situation.

Treatment Process

Pre-Treatment Consultation

The pre-treatment consultation is a pivotal step in your lip filler journey at House of Beauty. This initial meeting is where you and our expert injector, Anna, collaborate to map out your path to enhanced lips. It’s not just about assessing your suitability for the treatment; it’s about aligning the procedure with your unique aesthetic aspirations and ensuring your expectations are met.

Preparing for this consultation is key. Think about the specific changes you wish to see in your lips – whether it’s added volume, reshaped contours, or balanced symmetry. Bringing along visual references or photos can be incredibly helpful, providing a clear idea of your desired outcome.

During the consultation, it’s essential to engage in an open dialogue. Ask Anna about her experience, the types of fillers used, and what the procedure entails, including recovery and expected results. Discussing your medical history and any allergies is crucial to tailor the treatment safely to your needs. This consultation at House of Beauty is your opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the lip filler process, ensuring a seamless and personalised experience.

What Happens During the Lip Filler Procedure?

Here’s what you can expect during the lip filler procedure at House of Beauty:

Initial Preparation: The procedure starts with a thorough cleansing of the lip area, ensuring a clean and sterile environment to prevent any potential infection.

Numbing Cream Application: For those who prefer it, a topical numbing cream can be applied to the lips to minimise any discomfort during the injections. This cream is designed to take effect quickly, ensuring your lips are comfortably numbed for the procedure, should you choose to use it.

Injection Process: With your lips numbed, Anna carefully administers the lip filler. Using a fine needle, the filler is strategically injected into specific areas to achieve the desired volume and shape. The exact injection sites and amount of filler used are tailored to your unique treatment plan.

Immediate Post-Procedure Care: After the injections, Anna may gently massage your lips to evenly distribute the filler. This step is crucial for achieving the right shape and symmetry. You might also have an ice pack applied to reduce any immediate swelling and bruising. It’s important to avoid putting pressure on or massaging your lips for a certain period following the procedure.

Post-Procedure Instructions: You’ll be given detailed aftercare instructions before leaving. These usually include avoiding heavy exercise for a day, staying hydrated, and refraining from applying makeup directly on the lips for a short while.

This step-by-step guide ensures a comfortable, safe, and effective lip filler experience, leading to beautifully enhanced lips.

Lip Filler Aftercare

Proper aftercare following your lip filler procedure is essential for achieving the best results and maintaining the effects of the treatment:

Immediate Care Post-Procedure: Right after the procedure, it’s normal to experience some swelling and mild discomfort. Applying a cold compress in intervals can help reduce swelling. However, be gentle and avoid applying pressure directly on the treated areas.

Avoid Certain Activities: For the first 24 hours post-treatment, avoid strenuous exercise, excessive heat (like saunas or hot tubs), and direct sun exposure. These activities can exacerbate swelling and affect the settling of the fillers.

Hydration and Nutrition: Stay well-hydrated as it aids in recovery and maintains the hydration level of your lips. Also, opt for nutritious foods that promote healing.

Lip Care: Refrain from wearing lipstick or other lip products for at least 24 hours after the procedure. When you do start using them again, ensure they are clean to prevent infection.

Sleeping Position: Try to sleep with your head elevated for the first few nights to help reduce swelling.

Follow-Up Appointments: It’s important to attend any scheduled follow-up appointments with Anna. She can assess the results, make any necessary adjustments, and provide further advice on maintaining your new look.

Long-Term Maintenance: To maintain the effects of your lip fillers, follow a good skincare routine, protect your lips from the sun, and consider regular touch-up treatments as advised by Anna.

Following these aftercare guidelines will help ensure that you enjoy the full benefits of your lip filler treatment, keeping your lips looking their best.

Lip Fillers Benefits

Lip fillers offer a multitude of aesthetic benefits, enhancing both the volume and contour of your lips:

Instant Volume

Perfect for thin or aging lips, they add fullness for a more youthful look.

Sculpted Contours

They redefine your lip shape, accentuating your Cupid’s bow and smoothing the lip line.

Facial Harmony

By balancing your lip proportions, they enhance your overall facial aesthetics.

Confidence Boost

A fuller smile often brings a boost in self-esteem, making you feel more confident.

Quick and Easy

With minimal downtime, you can enjoy your new look almost immediately.

Tailored to You

Whether you want a subtle touch-up or a bolder change, the treatment is fully customisable.

Lip Filler Before and After

How Long Does Lip Filler Last?

The longevity of lip fillers can vary, influenced by several factors:

Typical Duration: On average, lip fillers last between 6 to 18 months. However, this can vary based on the type of filler used and individual factors.

Metabolism Rate: Your body’s metabolism plays a significant role in how long the fillers last. A faster metabolism may break down the filler more quickly, leading to a shorter duration of the effect.

Lifestyle Factors: Habits like smoking or frequent sun exposure can affect the longevity of lip fillers. A healthy lifestyle may help prolong the results.

Type of Filler: Different fillers have varying lifespans, with some designed for longer-lasting effects and others absorbed more quickly. At House of Beauty, we use high-quality brands such as JuvédermStylageTeosyal by Teoxane and others that are highly regarded for their effectiveness and results. Juvéderm is renowned for its diverse range, providing long-lasting, natural fullness and definition to the lips. Stylage offers a unique blend of hyaluronic acid and antioxidants for tailored lip volume and contouring. Teoxane combines Swiss scientific innovation with hyaluronic acid for natural-looking enhancements. Each of these fillers has its own advantages, enabling us to customise treatments to meet your individual needs and aesthetic goals.

Aftercare and Maintenance: Following the aftercare instructions and regular maintenance treatments can help extend the life of your lip fillers.

It’s important to have realistic expectations and understand that lip fillers are not a permanent solution. Regular touch-ups can maintain the desired volume and shape of your lips.

Our Pricing

At House of Beauty, our lip filler treatments are priced £250.00. We only use a range of high quality fillers such as Juvéderm, Stylage, Teosyal by Teoxane and others. This cost encompasses not only the high-quality products we use but also the professional expertise required to deliver the best results tailored to your individual needs.

Lip Fillers Side Effects

While lip fillers are generally safe, it’s important to be aware of potential side effects:

Common Side Effects: These can include swelling, redness, and bruising at the injection sites. Typically, these are mild and subside within a few days.

Asymmetry: Occasionally, unevenness can occur, but Anna can often correct this in a follow-up appointment.

Lumps and Bumps: Small lumps may form but usually resolve naturally or can be smoothed out by Anna.

Infection: Though rare, there’s a small risk of infection, highlighting the importance of undergoing the procedure with a qualified professional like Anna.

Allergic Reactions: Allergies to filler materials are uncommon, but it’s crucial to discuss any known allergies with Anna during the consultation.

Vascular Complications: Very rarely, fillers can block blood vessels, but this risk is minimised when the procedure is performed by an experienced injector like Anna.

Regarding safety and reversibility:

Safety Measures: Lip fillers are FDA-approved and considered safe when administered by a skilled professional. At House of Beauty, Anna prioritises your safety and well-being in every procedure.

Reversibility: Most hyaluronic acid-based fillers can be dissolved with an enzyme called hyaluronidase, making the procedure reversible if desired.

It’s essential to discuss any concerns with Anna during the consultation and follow all pre- and post-treatment instructions for the best outcome.

Lip Filler Recovery Time

Understanding the recovery process and setting the right expectations are key to a smooth post-procedure experience:

Immediate Recovery: Right after the procedure, it’s normal to experience some swelling and mild bruising. This usually subsides within a few days to a week. The lips may feel tender during this time, but this sensation typically diminishes quickly.

Managing Swelling: To reduce swelling, apply a cold compress gently to the area. It’s important not to apply too much pressure. Keeping your head elevated, especially when sleeping for the first few nights, can also help minimise swelling.

Resuming Activities: Most clients can return to their normal activities soon after the procedure. However, it’s advised to avoid strenuous exercise and extreme heat (like saunas or sunbathing) for the first 24 to 48 hours to prevent exacerbating any swelling.

Follow-Up Care: Stick to the aftercare instructions provided by Anna. This might include avoiding certain foods or drinks and temporarily modifying your skincare routine.

Long-Term Recovery: While the immediate recovery is relatively quick, it takes about two weeks for the fillers to fully settle into their final shape and volume. It’s important to have a follow-up appointment with Anna to ensure everything is settling as expected and to make any minor adjustments if necessary.

By following these guidelines, you can help ensure a smooth recovery and enjoy the full benefits of your lip filler treatment.

Achieving the Best Results with Lip Fillers

To ensure you get the most out of your lip filler treatment and maintain the desired results over time, consider these strategies:

Regular Follow-Up Appointments: Scheduling regular check-ins with Anna is crucial. These appointments allow her to assess how your lips are responding to the fillers and make any necessary adjustments. They also provide an opportunity to plan for any touch-up treatments to maintain the desired volume and shape.

Good Skincare Routine: Taking care of your skin, including your lips, plays a significant role in maintaining the results. Use a good quality lip balm to keep your lips hydrated, and consider using products with ingredients that support skin health.

Sun Protection: Protecting your lips from excessive sun exposure is important. UV rays can break down the filler more quickly and can also damage the skin. Use a lip balm with SPF to protect your lips.

Healthy Lifestyle Choices: A healthy lifestyle, including staying hydrated, eating a balanced diet, and avoiding smoking, can help prolong the effects of lip fillers. These habits contribute to overall skin health, which is beneficial for maintaining the results.

Mindful of Dental Work: If you’re planning any significant dental work, discuss this with Anna, as some procedures can alter the shape of your lips.

Touch-Up Treatments: Over time, the body naturally breaks down hyaluronic acid fillers. Planning for touch-up treatments before the fillers fully dissipate can help maintain a consistent look.

By following these guidelines and staying in regular contact with Anna for follow-up care, you can enjoy long-lasting, beautiful results from your lip filler treatments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do Lip Fillers Work?

Lip fillers are injected to add volume and plumpness. They contain hyaluronic acid, which naturally occurs in the body and stimulates collagen, enhancing a youthful appearance.

What is in Lip Fillers?

At House of Beauty, we use Juvéderm and Stylage fillers, containing hyaluronic acid, known for its biocompatibility and effectiveness in lip enhancement.

How Long Does Lip Filler Last?

Lip fillers typically last about 6 months, but this can vary. The longevity depends on factors like the type of filler used, your metabolism, and lifestyle.

How Painful is Lip Filler?

While lip fillers contain a local anaesthetic to minimise discomfort, you may experience some mild pain during the procedure. This sensation is usually temporary and manageable. At House of Beauty, we ensure the treatment is as comfortable as possible for you.

What To Do After Treatment?

Post-treatment, you may experience swelling, redness, and tenderness, resolving within 2 to 10 days. Avoid anti-inflammatory drugs, strenuous exercise for 24 hours, and makeup on the lips for 12 hours.

What To Do Before Treatment?

Before your appointment with Anna, avoid vigorous activities and alcohol for 24 hours to reduce bruising. Stop taking aspirin and Vitamin E a week before.

Can I Eat or Drink After Lip Filler Treatment?

Yes, but limit excessive chewing for the first 24 hours. Initial swelling may make eating feel unusual.

Are Lip Fillers Safe?

Lip fillers are very safe when administered by experienced professionals like Anna. 

Will Lip Fillers Damage My Lips?

Risks like lip stretching or infection can occur if not done correctly. Choosing a qualified professional like Anna is crucial.

Are Lip Fillers Permanent?

Lip fillers gradually wear off over 12 to 18 months. Regular touch-ups with Anna can maintain your desired appearance.

Will I Look Dramatically Different?

The aim is for a natural enhancement that complements your facial features, not a dramatic alteration.

What If I’m Unhappy With My Results?

Discuss your expectations with Anna to minimise dissatisfaction. Post-treatment swelling is normal; allow time for it to subside before considering adjustments. In rare cases, fillers can be dissolved.

How Much is Lip Filler?

At House of Beauty, we offer lip filler treatments at £250.00. This price reflects our commitment to using high-quality products and the expertise of our skilled professional, Anna.

How to Reduce Lip Filler Swelling?

Apply a cold compress around the lips, avoid rough contact, stay hydrated, and apply aloe vera or recommended creams. Sleep with your head elevated.

How Long Does Lip Filler Swelling Last?

Swelling usually goes down within 5-7 days. Allow 14 days for complete settling to enjoy the full results.

How Often Should You Get Lip Fillers?

Results from lip filler treatments typically last between 6 to 12 months. Our clients generally opt for this treatment once or twice per year to maintain their desired look. This schedule allows for consistent and lasting results, ensuring your lips retain their enhanced appearance throughout the year.

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Begin Your Lip Filler Journey with House of Beauty

At House of Beauty, we specialise in providing tailored lip filler treatments, designed to meet the individual aesthetic goals of our clients. Start your journey to enhanced lips with a comprehensive consultation with Anna, our top-rated skilled injector, where you can explore how lip fillers can beautifully complement your features. Book your treatment now and take the first step towards achieving the look you’ve always wanted!

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Anjali ChaudharyAnjali Chaudhary
09:38 09 Jun 24
Anna is lovely and very professional. I loved her work and she made me really comfortable.
Laura WeaverLaura Weaver
10:02 31 May 24
Informative, factual, professional and friendly. Incredibly pleased with the results, procedure and after care. Highly recommend.
Ellie LunnEllie Lunn
11:46 23 May 24
Always go here for my waxing best place to go, so professional and friendly xxx
Tess RamseyTess Ramsey
11:18 16 May 24
Very welcoming staff even in these difficult times and very helpful
Anto NetaAnto Neta
23:26 11 May 24
Rachel WoodwardRachel Woodward
19:26 08 May 24
Update May 2024: still absolutely love coming to see Anna, I’m a big fan of her signature facial, she gets my sensitive skin and always tailors the treatment for me. Since I last posted I’ve also had polynucleotides with Anna and seen great results!Love HOB! I’ve had a few treatments (facials and mesotherapy) with them and have been super impressed with them all. They do wonderful facials at a reasonable price, I’ve had brilliant ones with both Anna and Anastasiia. Anna is fantastic, always sharing beauty tips and you can see she’s passionate about her work and creating a great experience for her customers.
Sue PersaudSue Persaud
21:43 04 May 24
Saw Anna today for my eyebrows. I am so pleased with them and wii definitely recommend Anna to anyone who is thinking of having semi permanent eyebrows. Mine look quite natural and I feel so confident.
Mandy TuckMandy Tuck
08:20 04 May 24
The knowledge that Anna has is amazing, she thoroughly explains the treatment and the benefits before , during and after the treatment. Loved it, wasn’t too painful. This is my day post treatment, a little red still and my skin feels a little tight. Using the repair cream which is lovely and thick and absorbs wonderfully. Will definitely do another one and highly recommend Anna.
OG KSHOG KSH
17:45 01 May 24
Highly recommended
fashion lifefashion life
12:58 12 Apr 24
My daughter had her facial and it was a Brilliant experience. Thank you so much
Lana NoirLana Noir
18:48 06 Apr 24
I had an amazing experience at House of Beauty. Anna was very professional, attentive and courteous, she answered all my questions & clarified all my concerns so it felt really comfortable and pleasant during the treatment. Definitely recommend and will be back for more skincare treatments! Thank you!
Katie ElliottKatie Elliott
15:21 06 Apr 24
rosemarie gealrosemarie geal
20:25 04 Apr 24
Anna has an amazing touch.I very much enjoyed my facial.
KK
18:07 04 Apr 24
Thank you for a great experience. I’m very happy with my eyebrows and will definitely be returning.
Irina ShchudlaIrina Shchudla
09:56 02 Apr 24
Diane StrachanDiane Strachan
16:12 29 Mar 24
What a joy it is to visit House of Beauty. Anna does an amazing job, I feel totally confident in any procedure that she performs. I can thoroughly recommend this salon.
Ruchhu RaiRuchhu Rai
12:59 29 Mar 24
Been here few times for my facial, really wonderful facial at this charming studio. I am quite anxious about trying new things specifically about my skin but Anna at House of Beauty put me at such ease, I had a great time and relaxed music put me on sleep. Highly highly recommendation from me🥰💕
Lena PotamianouLena Potamianou
16:00 28 Mar 24
Very professional and excellent result as always. My treatment was a Brazilian wax
AmeeAmee
19:03 26 Mar 24
Anna was really great and so accommodating. She put me at ease and chatted with me in a friendly but professional way. Definitely happy to recommend and book my next visit.Thank you
Carey HootonCarey Hooton
17:13 26 Mar 24
Fantastic beauty therapist, that never fails to do an amazing job on my eye-brows. The company offers a relaxed setting and treatment is never rushed. Used several times in the past and come from outside the area to use.
Sarah ScalesSarah Scales
19:58 21 Mar 24
I had my eyebrows microbladed by Anna and she was absolutely fantastic - so professional and a real perfectionist. I was a bit nervous, but she made me very comfortable and checked I was happy all the way through. I love the results!
GEMMA WILLIAMSGEMMA WILLIAMS
13:23 15 Mar 24
Claire HughesClaire Hughes
05:59 14 Mar 24
Anna talks you through each procedure so you have a clear understanding of what is being done and the effect it will have. Will definitely be returning.
Nalleli SerranoNalleli Serrano
23:08 21 Feb 24
Emma IrvingEmma Irving
08:57 17 Feb 24
So much knowledge!!Good adviceFabulous services !!
Carolyn WilliamsCarolyn Williams
17:57 10 Feb 24
Today I experienced the most amazing 3 step facial with Anna.My skin is mature and dry, when I left it was literally glowing due to Anna’s incredible knowledge, expertise and attention to detail.House of Beauty offers wonderful treatments along with the best customer care.I highly recommend a visit.
Katarzyna LukasikKatarzyna Lukasik
13:51 08 Feb 24
Best eyebrow tinting service in Camberley:) thank you 😊 see you again. If you looking for a beauty treatment definitely visit House of Beauty! Highly recommended 👌
Ana-Maria AtanasiuAna-Maria Atanasiu
22:53 27 Jan 24
I wholeheartedly recommend Anna!An exceptionally nice person 🤗, also a true professional. Each procedure performed with care and delicacy. Such a nice atmosphere, looking forward to my next visit!❣️ I RECOMMEND ❣️
Shalina RamsewakShalina Ramsewak
18:47 27 Jan 24
Very nice experience and professional attitude. Nice facial and acne gone. Great advice about skin care.
Jade BristowJade Bristow
13:01 20 Jan 24
Anna at house of beauty was so lovely and friendly, always a good experience.
V AV A
10:42 07 Jan 24
Anna is so professional, you feel in good hands. Very calm and soft top - the whole experience from initial consultation to post treatment check up was amazing. I hope she doesn't move anywhere - I'll def be returning
Suzy CSuzy C
15:37 05 Jan 24
Anna is Amazing 👏 She gave me back my confidence and beautiful new lips.I cannot thank her enough.Absolutely over the moon with the results. So grateful 🙏
KerryKerry
12:30 26 Oct 23
I get my nails done here with Cris and she always does a great job. Had my eyebrows tinted and threaded with Anna today and they were perfect - she is so lovely and talented! Would recommend! I will definitely be a repeat customer - good customer service experience and pricing. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Deborah BardiniDeborah Bardini
16:55 18 Oct 23
Anna is always so lovely and professional, always runs on time and a joy to deal with. She has sorted out an issue that another girl created and I am just so happy to be dealing with Anna who is so well qualified and knows her stuff!
S JS J
15:38 06 Oct 23
Absolutely exceptional and a hidden gem! Anna provides utter professionalism, sincerity, and warmth, backed by a wealth of expertise spanning various highly skilled services. The entire salon experience was beyond extraordinary! The treatments offered are totally top-notch, utilising modern and impeccably clean equipment. Thank you, Anna – you're truly exceptional, and looking forward to my next visit!
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House of Beauty is located in Camberley, with free parking available and is easily accessed from the M3. Our clients come from surrounding areas including Farnborough,  Aldershot and further afield including  Ascot, Windsor, Bracknell, Guildford and Woking.