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Doctor insights on: Flattened Philtrum Upper Lip Groove

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Will upper lip (philtrum) stretching exercises help increasing the length of it? Will it help reduce the amount of teeth exposed while talking?

Will upper lip (philtrum) stretching exercises help increasing the length of it? Will it help reduce the amount of teeth exposed while talking?

Short Upper Lip: No exercises to upper lip will not lengthen. I might consider BOTOX injection to lessen your gummy smile. It takes a real BOTOX expert injector to do this Fee range $1,000. ...Read more

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What can cause your upper lip to darken?

Tea: Lots of things, especially dark colored drinks. Tea is a notorious culprit. ...Read more

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What's an effective treament for a dark upper lip?

Look for the cause: Most of the time there is a cause and effect. If cause is due to pigmentation natural then you have to accept that as part of natures gift. Some times it can be due to skin disease for which see dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I shave my upper lip?

How do I shave my upper lip?

Downward: Prepare the skin first by taking a hot shower. The hair has to be softened and moist. Then, seal in the moisture with a pre-shave oil. Use a shaving cream on top. Using a razor, only shave with the grain (downward) or across the grain. To avoid ingrown hairs or red spots, do not shave upward against the grain. ...Read more

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Upper lip tingles when i pucker?

Try moisturizer: It may be due to dry skin, try using lip balm or a moisturizer. If that does not help, take over the counter multivitamins for about a month and if that does not help, then it may be worth seeing your doctor, . ...Read more

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Upper lip is wrinkly and natural color dulling?

Upper lip is wrinkly and natural color dulling?

Wrinkly Upper Lip: A normal part of aging is loosing volume in the upper lip. Wrinkling, unfortunately, also occurs. Start with a skin care regimen that include tretinoin (retin-a and others), such as obagi. Give this six months. Still not happy, go see a provider who injects dermal fillers - juvederm / Restylane - and have your wrinkles filled. Chemical peels are great for facial wrinkles. ...Read more

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