LIP PLUMPERS: THE LATEST MAKEUP TREND FOR FULL, LUSCIOUS LIPS!
Beauty trends come and go as fast as the season changes. However, lip enhancement has proven that it is here to stay. Today, the hashtag #LipPlumper accumulates millions of visualizations on social media platforms.
Lips are one of the most characteristic features of the face, and people are increasingly looking for ways to achieve full, plumpy lips. A popular way of doing this is by using short-term cosmetics treatments. Lip plumpers temporarily increase the volume of your lips, giving them a fuller and more luscious appearance. Depending on the product and individual, this effect can last several hours. Additionally, they can be combined with other lip products, such as lipsticks and glosses, to enhance their effects.
Some also contain ingredients that enhance collagen production, which can lead to long-term benefits for lip volume. In addition, lip plumpers can help smooth out fine lines and wrinkles around the lips, giving a more youthful and refreshed appearance.
Lip plumpers have traditionally used irritants such as mint and curcuma to give the lips a swollen look. Luckily, lip plumpers have gotten a whole makeover in recent years, and now we are starting to find gentle, irritant-free formulas to achieve this plumping effect. But as simple as it sounds, few key players make lip plumpers work as well as they should. Therefore, we present two ingredient solutions to ensure you have plumping lips without a tingling and burning sensation!
HA-OIL (Hydrophobized hyaluronic acid dispersed in oil)
INCI: Ricinus Communis Seed Oil, Sorbitan Olivate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Caproic Acid.
HA-OIL is a natural and preservative-free oil with a creamy ointment appearance. It is suitable for lipophilic or anhydrous products and transparent formulations.
HA-OIL increases lip volume (gives the plumping effect) and smoothness while providing a calming effect and improving elasticity.
MIDEKA XIMENIA SEED OIL
INCI: Ximenia Americana Seed Oil.
Ximenia is a prickly shrub, also known as "wild plum tree" for the similarity of their fruits. "Mideka" means "rejuvenate" in the tribal regions of northeast Ethiopia.
This natural oil is rich in fatty acids that stimulate microcirculation improving the plumping effect. It also provides antioxidant activity and shows antimicrobial activity.