It’s safe to say that most of us want a fuller pout.

But if you don’t want to go for a medical treatment that involves needles, there are plenty of topical solutions that work, too. That’s where lip-plumping glosses come in!

The question is: Do they actually work? TODAY Style asked the experts to break it down.

How do lip plumping glosses work?

“Topical lip plumpers work by holding onto moisture in the skin surface, which results in a localized swelling effect. This gives the lips a fuller and smoother appearance,” plastic surgeon Dr. David Shafer, M.D. told TODAY Style.

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