Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. However, when it comes to the lips, there are certain characteristics that make this facial feature more desirable, attractive and sensual. Few people are born with perfect lips, and the qualities of ideal lips are especially difficult maintain as we age. This brings many patients to a qualified plastic surgeon for either surgical or non-surgical lip enhancement.
The Most Attractive Lips According to Science
Extensive research and scientific literature suggests that attractive lips include preferred characteristics such as fullness, definition and symmetry. Symmetry of the lips isn’t just horizontal. The proportion or ratio of the upper lip to the lower lip is also important. In fact, according to a 2018 article published in the Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, a multi-country survey revealed that 60% of the participants chose an upper lip to lower lip ratio of 1:1 as most attractive.
Other Qualities of Desirable Lips
While each individual will have their own preferences and goals for attractive lips, there are a list of popular requests when it comes to lip enhancement or lip augmentation procedures. In addition to fullness and symmetry, the following qualities are said to help create desirable and youthful lips:
- Contoured Cupid’s Bow
- Soft Phitral Columns
- Smooth Skin Around Lips
- Appropriate Tooth Show
How to Get Ideal Lips
As a distinguished facial plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Dr. Talei is equipped to offer a full range of lip procedures, including both surgical and non-surgical options. Depending on patient needs and goals, lips can be enhanced and improved with non-invasive filler injections as well as lip lifts, modified lip lifts, corner lifts and other surgical approaches. Find out how you can personally improve the shape, size and definition of your lips today by calling The Beverly Hills Center. Don’t dismiss the power of your lips when it comes to your overall facial appearance!