6 Ways To Make Lips Look Younger

Megan Segura
6 Ways To Make Lips Look Younger
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Soft pillowy lips are a sure sign of youth, but what is it that makes this feature age over time? As we age, the muscles and tendons that hold our mouths in a pleasant position start to become weak, and our mouths slowly turn down at the corners," says aesthetic dermatologist Whitney Bowe, MD. "A turned-down mouth adds age to the face and makes you appear unhappy or angry even when you're not." While fillers and injectables may be an option for some, we're looking to less aggressive ways to turn back the clock on our smiles.

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This lip treatment ($24, miracleskintransformer.com) is full of anti-aging, lip filling peptides which plump up the lips to make them appear softer and younger. The treatment (which comes in a range of colors, as well as a clear version) is also infused with mint, for a refreshing kick. Face Serums for Every Skin Woe

Called the "needle-less lip injection," this lip mask ($48, kaplanmd.com) combines marine collagen with hyaluronic acid for reduced lines around the mouth. Fruit enzymes also help to exfoliate lips overnight for a smoother morning. DIY Beauty Recipes for Softer Skin

If you prefer your lip balms to be natural, then Tata Harper's newest treatment ($28, tataharperskincare.com) is the way to go. Not only does the formula deeply hydrate lips, but it contains Spanish Lavender, which helps to relax the mouth muscles that can cause wrinkles when they contract. Beauty Supplements to Make You Pretty from the Inside Out

We all know exfoliation is the key to anti-aging, so why neglect your lips? This new product ($19, korresusa.com) gently buffs away dead skin cells while it delivers moisture. 5 Beauty Products You Should Never (Ever!) Use

Blueberries and dark chocolate are both known for their antioxidant properties, which is why they are included in this newest balm from Burt's Bees ($3.30, burtsbees.com). How to Exfoliate for Smoother, Softer Skin

This new lip balm ($20, nyakio.com) is infused with African kola nut, marula oil, trichilia oil and honey to hydrate the lips. Thankfully, these ingredients are also packed with antioxidants, so they're able to fight off the free radicals that cause lips to look older than they really are. Skin Mistakes That Make You Look Older

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