Kylie Jenner is a beautiful teenager who just happens to be part of a famous family known for their looks. Her sister Kim Kardashian is regarded by many to be one of the most beautiful women in the world, and her sister Kendall is a rising star in the modeling universe. So it’s no surprise that youngest sibling Kylie Jenner seems a bit preoccupied with her looks lately, but has she had plastic surgery to look a bit more like her Kim K Superstar sister?
Six plastic surgeons told Hollywood Life that the answer is “yes.” According to a half dozen specialists, Kylie Jenner has definitely had lip injections. While only the reality television starlet and budding model knows for certain, the doctors asked about her dramatic transformation all agreed that the teen’s pouty mouth has been enhanced.
“Yes. Emphatically. That is not just lipstick. Her lips look three times as wide as they did in the ‘before’ pictures,” Bal Harbour Plastic Surgery Associates certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Salzhauer said when asked about whether Kylie Jenner had work done, but he also noted that the lips fillers may be temporary. “There are permanent fillers and temporary ones,” he explained. “The most popular temporary ones are Juvederm and Restylane. They last about one year. The permanent ones can cause significant deformity in the long run.”
Indeed, a quick look at the difference between a younger Kylie Jenner and the 17-year-old girl today show something extraordinary. While she has always been quite lovely, she doesn’t even look like the same person anymore. Sure she’s a little bit older now, but aging doesn’t typically make one’s lips swell to double, or triple, their normal size.
Lyle M. Back, M.D., a Cherry Hills, New Jersey board certified plastic surgeon, agreed with Salzhauer’s assessment. “Unfortunately, she has that tell-tale and not so natural ‘duck lip’ look going on. It looks like all the filer went into her upper lip – none in the lower. I like a little bit more of a ‘pout’ in the lower lip. Her upper lip has been overfilled.”
Cosmetic dermatology expert Dr. Kenneth Mark pointed out that Kylie Jenner’s new look seems to be the result of more than just injections of lip filler. He thinks the shape of her eyebrows could be the result of Botox injections, and she may have had Botox injections around her mouth as well. Mark admitted that he couldn’t tell whether she had injections of Botox in the lip area “… because she has had so much filler.”
Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Yael Halaas and NYC-board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Norman Rowe were also among the doctors who weighed in on the topic of Kylie Jenner’s facial changes. “Overall her face seems to look thinner and better defined, which could have been accomplished with makeup, strategic positioning of her face, injectable fillers or other procedures,” Halaas said.
At least one source believes that Kylie Jenner could have created her fuller lips with makeup instead of cosmetic procedures. SheKnows posted a lip tutorial to teach fans how to get the same pouty lips as the youngest Jenner. According to the site, the look begins with moisturized lips and a generous application of concealer.
Like the rest of the members of the Jenner/Kardashian clan, just about every move Kylie makes receives its share of scrutiny. After her parents Kris and Bruce Jenner filed for divorce earlier this week, their youngest child posted a poem on Instagram that got a lot of attention, reported the Inquisitr. The verse was penned by poet R. M. Drake, and it seemed to echo the teen’s feelings about her mother and father’s upcoming divorce.
“i [sic] discovered that our
disconnect was never
because of the insecurities
we felt, but rather the
emptiness we created when
we failed to make
sense of ourselves.
As previously reported by the Inquisitr, this isn’t the first time that a Kardashian-adoring public has noticed the growing resemblance between Kylie Jenner and her older half-sister Kim. With their current couture styles and matching pouts, it’s easy to see the similarities between the famous siblings.
Are the similarities between Kim Kardashian and Kyle Jenner due to genetics or plastic surgery? Comments are welcome.
[Image via Kylie Jenner Instagram]