♦The Aphrodite Lip Treatment ♦

This Cosmetic Treatment Offers Fast Fix for Chapped Lips – Glam

Among the bevy of cold weather skin conditions, chapped lips are arguably one of the most annoying. Because the skin on the lips is so thin, it’s super sensitive to environmental aggressors like dry air and cold winds. So, as soon as temperatures drop, you likely find yourself stocking up on lip balm in order to avoid a crusty pucker. But although people swear by the stuff, constant reapplication of occlusive balms can actually make matters worse. Put down the balm and take note: There’s a solution you probably haven’t heard of yet. The Aphrodite Lip Treatment is a semi-permanent fix for chronically chapped lips. Coined by Bruce Katz, MD, director of SUVA Skin & Laser Center in New York City, the treatment consists of injecting hyaluronic acid—which is a hydrophilic (aka moisture-attracting) substance found naturally in the human body—into the outermost layers of the lips. By doing so, the hyaluronic acid attracts moisture into the tissue, thereby re-hydrating parched lips. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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