It’s no secret that full lips are considered indicators of youth and sexual appeal. In fact, a 2010 study conducted by scientists at Manchester University demonstrated that lips possess incredible power to entice the opposite sex. Among the male participants, a woman’s lips were not only considered the most attractive part of her body, but on average, the men spent more time gazing at a potential mate’s mouth than her eyes or other facial features.
Put the language of love on your lips starting this Valentine’s Day with Rodan + Fields lip products. During the day, make sure you give your lips adequate sun protection by gliding on ESSENTIALS Lip Shield SPF 25, featuring a unique blend of moisturizers and UVA/UVB broad spectrum sunscreen designed to hydrate and protect delicate skin on the lips. And at night, let the peptide- and antioxidant-rich REDEFINE Lip Renewing Serum visibly smooth lips and reduce the appearance of lip wrinkles while you sleep. If you worry about the shape of your lips, read more about lip fillers.
At-Home Alternatives Vs. In-Office Procedures: Who Has the Last Line on Lips?
Our lips are one of the first facial features that shows signs of aging (after crow’s feet). You could spend thousands of dollars on in-office procedures and see periodic results. Or, you could take measures daily at home with the right skincare products to visibly diminish the signs of aging on your lips for long-lasting effects. You decide.
|In-Office Procedure||At-Home Alternative|
|MACRO Exfoliator™ 1x/week for 5 minutes to achieve smoother, healthier-looking skin|
|Dermal injectable fillers||ACUTE CARE™ applied 3x/week to reduce the appearance of expression lines around the mouth|
|AMP MD™ System used on perimeter of lips daily for firmer, more youthful-looking skin|
|Intense Pulsed Light||REVERSE Skin Lightening Accelerator Pack with hydroquinone to brighten and rejuvenate upper lip, a common area targeted for discoloration, such as melasma (applied daily for up to 3 months)|
As you continue your journey to great skin in 2016, consider that even the smallest choices you make day or night can make a profound difference.
Follow these great tips to ensure your lips are kissable for Valentine’s Day and beyond. Plus, spread the word by sending this article to someone in your network.