"I'm Only 28 and My Lips Are Thinning!"—Here's What to Do

There are upsides (wisdom) and downsides (literally, gravity) when it comes to ageing. But certain things you just don't expect. Lips that seem to have lost their plump at the tender age of 28? Well, that just seems premature—or terribly unfair—if you ask us. You'd think being shy of 30 is a little early for thinning, deflated lips, but sadly it's real (and something a few of us here at Byrdie have noticed on ourselves). So we put it to an expert for all the facts on why it happens and what to do about it. Keep scrolling for the info you need to fix the problem—and what you can do to avoid it in the first place.