Since the 2015 confession from Kylie Jenner that she does in fact get lip fillers, the popularity for the procedure has sky-rocketed. In the past year alone, there’s been a 23% increase in UK enquiries according to data from WhatClinic. The biggest culprit by far is London, accounting for 15% of enquiries, and Birmingham coming in second with 6%. What’s perhaps most worrying, is that almost half of the interest is coming from those aged 18-24 years old, no doubt as a result of celebrity influence.
We spoke to expert dermatologist, and British Skin Foundation ambassador, Dr Anjali Mahto about what she thinks everyone needs to know about the controversial procedure: