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Why a whole page dedicated to lips?
What often happens however is the opposite.
Most young people I see walk in, often with pictures of their favourite lips, thinking that a single session of 1ml will do the trick and often walk away disappointed. Or, they get seduced by the price on offer at many chain clinics, with rushed staff, and walk away, again, disappointed, or looking ducky.
It need not be this way. After all, bad lip fillers are hard to look away from, so it makes sense that if you want to go bigger while still remaining in sync, a whole face approach to your
face is the best approach.
At Skin Essentials, we have two types of patients requesting lip fillers – those young enough that they want to go slighty bigger, or who may lack naturally full lips. And those beginning to show signs of ageing, from mid 30s onwards, where the lips have begun flattening, drooping at the corners, giving them a sad look, and bony changes underneath mean the nose to lip distance is growing, leading to an aged look.
As you may appreciate by the paragraph above, taking a one size (and 1ml) fits all approach would clearly be doing both types of patients a disservice.
So we begin, as always, with an initial consultation- we put aside time to discuss your wants, your needs, your goals and your budget. We discuss what is possible, over how much time,
and associated costs, and then you get to decide if you want to go ahead, or not.
To our mind, most people, especially if they have some deficiency to begin with, will need more than a single session to get to the lips of their dreams, assuming that is even possible, without looking ducky/ trouty/ Marge Simpson-like so it is important to have that conversation early, and first because nothing is worse than mismatched expectations.
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Skin Essentials will reopen the week beginning 11th October 2021.
Per NSW government regulations, only double vaccinated patients will be served when we reopen and we will be checking vaccination certificates for all patients upon booking. This requirement may change as of December 1st, and we will advise you accordingly.
Please email us (email@example.com) or text us (0413174654) your vaccination certificate as soon after booking as you can. We will not be able to see anyone for treatments or confirm appointments without this.
In the interest of full disclosure, transparency and patient safety, all patient facing staff will be fully vaccinated by the time of reopening. Please read our reopening FAQ for more information.