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How to Achieve Natural-Looking Cheek Filler Results

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Nowadays, lips aren’t the only facial feature that people want to see fuller and well-shaped. A lot of patients have also been getting cheek filler treatments to rejuvenate their facial appearance, especially when addressing midface volume loss and contour deficiencies. With the right amount of injectable fillers on the cheeks, you can look more naturally youthful and beautiful.

So how can you get natural cheek filler results? The only way to achieve optimal cheek filler results without looking superficially done or overly treated is to get your injections from an experienced provider. They have the right training and skills needed to administer your cheek fillers to provide your desired outcomes. They also use the right injectable products that can help naturally enhance your cheeks.

How to Get Natural Cheek Filler Results   

Cheek fillers aren’t a complicated or invasive cosmetic treatment, but of course, not everyone is qualified to administer cheek filler procedures. Even if it’s a nonsurgical treatment, cheek injections should still be performed by certified cosmetic doctors, dermatologists, or trained practitioners to guarantee the best possible results.  

It’s a common concern that dermal fillers may look fake, distorted, disproportionate, or unnatural. However, those kinds of results could only happen when the injections are done by inexperienced providers. It could also be a result of placing too much filler material on the cheeks or using the wrong injectable product for the treatment. 

For this reason, it’s really important to find a reliable dermal filler provider who can tailor a treatment plan based on your specific concerns and aesthetic goals. You’ll also need a provider who can help you decide on the right injectable product for your cheek enhancement procedure. 

Best Types of Cheek Filler Injectables for Natural-Looking Results 

A woman getting cheek filler treatment

There’s a wide range of dermal filler products that can be used for cheek augmentation. Fortunately, the majority of these injectables are formulated in a way that they can integrate smoothly with your skin tissues and provide a natural-looking appearance. Here are some of the best dermal filler injections for the cheeks: 

1) Juvederm Voluma XC 

This cheek filler belongs to the Juvederm family which is a popular line of hyaluronic acid fillers. This particular injectable is considered the thickest out of the Juvederm family of dermal fillers. With its viscous consistency, it’s primarily indicated for augmenting and volumizing the cheek area. 

Cosmetic providers can specifically apply Juvederm Voluma XC to correct volume loss in the cheeks. They can also use this filler to address the cheek hollows and lift the midface area. Additionally, this injectable can be used for deep injection to shape and contour the cheeks for a more attractive facial profile. It can also be injected in other areas with moderate to severe age-related volume loss, such as sagging jowls and jawline. 

2) Juvederm Ultra Plus XC  

This facial filler also belongs to the Juvederm family. This hyaluronic acid-based filler injection with soft, thick gel consistency similar to Voluma. It’s a great injectable that can target areas with moderate to severe facial wrinkles and fine lines. Cosmetic providers can also use Juvederm Ultra Plus XC to address cheek wrinkles and nasolabial folds that extend from the nose to the corners of the mouth. 

Some injectors also use Juvederm Ultra Plus XC for cheek enhancement and facial shaping. It benefits individuals with severe volume loss on their cheeks and midface region. When placed into the cheeks, this filler can provide instant plumping for visibly fuller and rounder cheeks. 

3) Restylane Lyft 

Restylane is another well-loved hyaluronic acid filler with different injectable products that can be used for cheek enhancement. One of its popular cheek filler injections is Restylane Lyft. It has larger HA particle sizes which give its injectable material a more viscous and firmer consistency. 

This particular Restylane product is FDA-approved and indicated for injections into the dermis to correct moderate to deep facial wrinkles and folds. It’s also an excellent treatment for restoring cheek volume and improving midface contours. It can likewise help fix uneven or asymmetrical cheeks and provide a more beautiful facial balance. 

4) Restylane Contour  

This Restylane filler is specially formulated for cheek augmentation. It’s designed with Restylane’s XpresHAn technology which is a unique manufacturing process that gives flexibility to the injectable material. This way, the injections can integrate smoothly in your cheeks and allow more natural facial expressions and movements. 

Compared to Restylane Lyft, Contour has a more dynamic formula and a softer, smoother gel consistency. It helps restore midface volume loss and improves cheek shape and fullness without hindering your natural facial motions. 

5) Restylane Defyne

This injectable filler is also made with Restylane’s special XpresHAn Technology. This smooth, gel filler injection can be used to address moderate to deep facial wrinkles and folds around the nose and mouth. It can also help smooth out cheek wrinkles while restoring natural-looking volume to improve the contours and projection of your midface area. 

6) Radiesse 

Radiesse is a non-hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler that providers can use for cheek enhancement. This injection is made of 30% smooth calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres suspended in a 70% liquid gel carrier. It has a rather thick consistency and milky texture which is great for volumizing, contouring, and reshaping the cheek area. The injections can also help smooth out visible facial wrinkles and folds around the cheeks, nose, and mouth. 

How Long Do Natural Cheek Fillers Last? 

The longevity of the effects of cheek fillers will depend on the injectable that was used. Since the injections have varying substances and ingredients, some cheek fillers may fade faster or last longer than the others. Here’s an overview of the average duration of cheek filler results: 

Juvederm Voluma XCCan last for about 1 to 2 years 
Juvederm Ultra Plus XCCan last around 6 to 12 months 
Restylane LyftCan last for about 12 months
Restylane ContourCan last up to 12 months
Restylane DefyneCan last up to 12 months 
Radiesse Can last about 15 to 18 months 

Best Tips to Maintain Cheek Filler Natural Results  

Even though cheek filler results are temporary, there are ways you can take care of your treated skin and maintain its effects to enhance your natural beauty. Here are some of the best practices that can help your natural cheek filler results last longer:

  • Minimize sun exposure and use sunscreen if you’re going out. 
  • Use the right skincare products that can encourage moisture and collagen production to keep your cheeks firm and elastic. 
  • Drink plenty of water post-procedure to keep your skin hydrated and help plump your cheeks. 
  • Limit doing strenuous activities or any calorie-burning exercises as these may cause cheek fillers to break down faster. 
  • Consult with your provider about combining cheek fillers with other cosmetic procedures, such as Botox, thread lifts, or laser resurfacing, to achieve a more youthful cheek appearance. 
  • Schedule maintenance or touch-up filler treatments to delay or minimize the signs of aging and volume loss on your cheeks in the long run. 

How to Choose Your Provider for Natural Cheek Filler Injections 

The secret to having the best possible cheek filler results is to get your injections from a highly qualified cosmetic provider. Here are some factors you need to consider when looking for a cheek filler injector:

  • Training and educational background in aesthetic medicine and treatments 
  • Knowledge of facial anatomy 
  • Expertise in the best injection techniques 
  • Certifications for performing dermal filler procedures 
  • Reputation in the med spa and cosmetic industry 
  • Positive reviews and feedback from previous clients 

Experience Safe Cheek Filler Injections at Dr. Lanna Aesthetics 

There are some risks that cheek filler results may look artificial or unnatural, but this is only if the injections were administered by an inexperienced or unqualified provider. When getting cheek enhancement, make sure to look for a reliable med spa that has proven years of experience and expertise in providing safe and effective cheek fillers. 

Dr. Lanna Aesthetic is a trusted dermal filler provider who has experience helping numerous clients achieve their desired cheek enhancement results. We can conduct a thorough initial consultation to assess your facial concerns and recommend a customized filler treatment plan. Contact us now to know more about cheek filler injections or book a consultation with one of our providers.

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