As always, my commitment to you is that I will never recommend any product unless I have personally used it for an extended period of time, and have of course received significant results from my use of it.
I am not interested in discussing products I am unfamiliar with. I haven’t used several of the products listed below for quite some time simply because I enjoy being my very own experiment and guinea pig (to ensure optimal content of this site, of course!). Therefore, it is necessary for me to rotate my use of various products, while occasionally discontinuing use of some of my favorite products, in order to conduct proper research.
The products listed below are by far the most effective products I have found, in the realm of lip enhancement, to date.
Try, and be pleasantly surprised!
Exfoliate & Hydrate
E.L.F Studio Lip Exfoliator
I have oily skin from head to toe, with the occasional exception being my lips. When my lips have been properly moisturized and freed of dead skin, they appear quite full and plump. However, they shrink in size somewhat when dehydrated and chapped.
With every use of this product, my lips regain a softness, smoothness and fullness. It gently exfoliates my lips and infuses them with moisture, assisting them in achieving their maximum fullness. During the winter months when my lips are at their driest, I occasionally follow with a thin coat of balm or oil. I seldom need to, however. This product is a saving grace for even the most hopelessly chapped lips.
NOTE: Resist the urge to scrub hard. Be gentle with your lips, allowing the product to do its job. The product is abrasive, so extra pressure is not needed. It may require a couple of times using the product before desired flaking subsides and ideal results are achieved, but they will come.
Plump Those Bad Boys Up!
Lip Fusion XL by Fusion Beauty
I have likely purchased ten tubes of this product over the span of the past seven years, which is when I first discovered its lip-plumping power. This product contains hyaluronic acid which, if you have read through enough content on this site, you know I am passionate about. Hyaluronic acid is truly effective at helping the skin hold water. It is found naturally in the body, for it cushions and lubricates your joints. The magic of injectable fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm is simply hyaluronic acid.
This lip plumper will bring about considerably noticeable results, however do not expect it to give you the appearance of injectable-filled lips. If you naturally have a sliver of a top lip, please do not stomp your feet or write this product off as useless if you do not look like Angelina after consistent use of it. However, this will absolutely increase the volume and fullness of your lips, while smoothing the texture and infusing them with moisture. My estimation is that faithful use of this product alone increases the volume of my lips by about 20 percent. This product truly lives up to its claims, but it alone will not suffice if you desire to actually double the volume of your lips.
Note: Fusion Beauty recently released a newer, and slightly more expensive, version of this: “Lip Fusion XXL”. It is marketed as an alternative to injectable fillers. I very recently tried a sample of it, and honestly did not find it to be any more effective than the Lip Fusion XL. I recommend saving yourself $7.00.
Sally Hansen Lip Inflation Extreme
This product is not quite as effective as Fusion Beauty’s Lip Fusion XL. I wish I could say it works as well, for it is substantially less expensive. However, it absolutely provides my lips with a plumping “boost”. It is a great alternative to Lip Fusion XL when on a budget, for it does bring about moderate results.
Because my lips are naturally pretty full, I often opt to save my money and simply purchase this. However, if you desire considerable plumping, I recommend purchasing Lip Fusion XL.
Source Naturals Skin Eternal Hyaluronic Acid Supplement
There are many products available which claim to bring about miraculous results. Some under-deliver, some do not deliver at all and some bring about astounding results. I have never seen any marketing or promotion for this product, yet it brings about considerable results within a few days of use. I initially learned of it several years ago from a friend who had been researching alternatives to lip injections, while also attempting to remedy her chronically dry skin. My skin is not dry whatsoever, however upon witnessing visible results from my friend, I decided to try it for myself.
I have oily, dewy skin already, however consistent use of this product takes my “ooey gooey” texture to an entirely new level. Within a week of initial use, my lips began to plump up gradually, reaching their maximum fullness after about a month. I have continued to achieve the same results for every period I have faithfully taken it. Even my eyelids, which are already quite lubricated naturally, feel and appear smoother and plumper when faithfully taking this supplement.
This product works. This is by far one of my favorite vanity-related supplements of all time. This is the key product within this list. I firmly believe the use of hyaluronic acid is key if you desire your lips to reach their maximum fullness without cosmetic procedures. This product is also great for individuals who desire to extend the life of their injectable filler treatments.
Note: I have to be honest; I have not used this supplement in almost two years. I have clearly never forgotten about it, and my lack of use is simply a matter of inconvenience. I am very rarely able to find this supplement stocked in stores, and have therefore simply broken my habit of using it. This morning, I stumbled upon an email I had written to a friend two years ago, raving about this product. It reminded me how much I was impressed by it. Discovering the email actually inspired this entire article, and I will be reordering this product in a matter of minutes! I typically purchase from either iherb.com or vitacost.com.
ARP: $23.99 for 120 tablets