The Super Ingredients To Speedy Lip Filler Recovery

The Super Ingredients To Speed Lip Filler Recovery

This article details some key ingredient used to support a wholistic approach to aftercare after lip fillers. Key areas to consider would include promptly alleviating redness, bruising and swelling on and around the affected area whilst providing increased moisture and ultimately promote and support the body’s natural ability to heal. 

Various studies done in the United States confirm that certain ingredients are said to be reduced bruising.  Three of which we have drawn out below:


A 100% natural herb, which has been used for decades to reduce bruising and swelling alike, Arnica can also be taken orally via tablet form.  Properties include reducing skin discoloration on the affected area as well as to promote much needed healing, taking you one step closer to beautiful, full luscious lips.

Vitamin K

There are two forms - Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) and Vitamin K2 (menaquinones). Vitamin K1 can be found in green leafy vegetables (spinach, kale, and broccoli) while Vitamin K2 is found in fermented foods, like natto, a Japanese soybean dish, as well as in certain animal products (cheeses and meats).

Vitamin K supports the synthesis of proteins required for blood coagulation, preventing excessive bleeding which assists in the healing of bruises. 

Vitamin K can be found in the form of a cream or serum.  Used topically, has been known to significantly aid in the fading of bruises and reduce recovery time post lip filler treatment. An essential ingredient in your lip augmentation aftercare journey.

Aloe Vera

This is a 100% natural ingredient found in plant extract and can be beneficial in dermal filler aftercare:

Aloe Vera is known for its cooling and soothing effects. This can be particularly beneficial after lip augmentation, which might cause swelling and discomfort. Applying Aloe Vera gel can help alleviate these symptoms.

Lip fillers can sometimes lead to dryness or dehydration of the lips.  Aloe Vera is a natural moisturizer, helping to prevent dryness by keeping the lips hydrated.

The anti-inflammatory properties of Aloe Vera can help reduce inflammation and redness that might occur.

It’s also known for its healing properties, and can aid in faster recovery of the lips post-augmentation by promoting the healing process of any minor cuts or bruises that might have occurred during the procedure.

As a natural ingredient, this is generally very gentle on the skin, making it a suitable option for people with sensitive skin. It's less likely to cause irritation compared to some chemical-based topical treatments.

Aloe Vera has mild antibacterial properties, which can be beneficial in preventing infection, especially if there are any small openings or wounds on the lips post-procedure.

Remember, like with any new product, the use of a Patch Test is recommended in the off chance of a potential allergic reaction. Always consider doing a patch test on another area before applying Aloe Vera to a larger area, especially after a cosmetic procedure and should be done prior to getting your lip filler injections to see how you react.

We would always advise to consult with a healthcare provider or a dermatologist before applying any new product post-augmentation to ensure it's safe and won't interfere with the results of the procedure.

Ensure you are using pure, high-quality Aloe Vera gel. Some over the counter products labelled as Aloe Vera may contain additives or preservatives that might irritate sensitive post-procedure skin. 

Further to the above there are a host of additional key ingredients that aid repair and healing:

Jojoba Oil

Derived from the seed of a jojoba plant and contains beneficial nutrients such as Vitamin E, providing a powerful antioxidant to help protect skin and lips from further damage. It is no wonder that jojoba oil is often used in lip scrubs due to it intense hydration and nourishment to tender lips.  

Jojoba oil is often used in lip care products in the likes of lip balms and scrubs due to ability to soothe, soften, and impactfully improve the appearance of lips and lip health. 

It is rich in fatty acids such as oleic, lignoceric, and gondoic acid, which all aid to promote moisture and deep hydration to the lips, leaving them feeling smoother and more supple over time.

We all know the horrible feeling of having badly chapped lips and being informed is the key to lip care.  A versatile ingredient, jojoba oil is vital ingredient used in many high end lip filler after care cosmetic products. 

Shea Butter

A natural fats extracted from the shea tree nuts, primarily found and imported from Africa.  Widely used in all types of skincare due to its excellent moisturizing and calming properties.  A wonder for lip care too.  The combination of softening and protecting the lips is found in incorporating the use of shea butter into your lip injection aftercare treatment. 

It forms a unique protective barrier that locks in moisture and used most as a preventative treatment against dehydration and chapping.  Rich vitamin and antioxidant properties make it a fantastic ingredient to incorporate in the nourishment and improving the overall health of your lips. And who wouldn’t want incredibly soft, tender, kissable lips.

Hyaluronic Acid

Unlike the name sounds or suggests, it is actually a naturally occurring substance in the human body.

Something each of us are born with, known for its ability to retain moisture (how fantastic is that?)

It's a well-known ingredient in quality lip care, used to naturally hydrate and plump up lips.  The science is that it attracts and holds water molecules, leading to hydrated and fuller lips. I am not sure about you but that sounds good to us! 

In restoring hyaluronic acid, dryness will be a thing of the past, leaving those luscious lips looking smooth, supple and ever so succulently moist.


This is an interesting one as it helps protect the skin from damage caused by factors such as UV radiation and pollution.  For all us city slickers, something to consider when being exposed to harmful elements whilst living in densely populated urban areas. 

There are dozens of pollutive elements and am sorry to say, can attach to our lips. 

Make sure whatever post filler lip care kit you are using has powerful proven ingredients before purchasing. 

Consider using only the right ingredients on your lips.  Make sure you have these essential ingredients in your post filler lip care is so important as they neutralize free radicals and aid lip health. 

Think of these powerful antioxidants as your personal protective bubble that keeps you safe from harmful elements.  The more you protect them the healthier your lips will become and with healthy lips comes beautiful looking lips.


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