As we grow up, we learn how to dress for our bodies. We learn how to enhance our waists, lengthen our bodies and flatter our assets. It’s the same with make-up. We learn to make our eyes seem larger, our noses smaller, our lips look fuller. In other words, we make the most of our natural features to ensure we’re feeling confident as we start each day.

Facial contouring uses the same principles, which is why it’s become increasingly popular in recent years. Put simply, it uses fillers to enhance the natural features of your face to give it a plump and youthful look. Fillers can help lift tissue, smooth skin and define your features.

AK Beautiful You is here to help you feel the best you can feel, every day. We’re Alaska’s leading medical spa, headed by Board Certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Manuel, and Alaska’s top injector, Sara Dunlap, RN. We have more than 30 years of experience in the world of plastic surgery and know how to make injectable fillers work best for you.

Want to learn more about facial contouring with fillers? Request an appointment today. We can’t wait to partner with you on your journey.


There is nothing more beautiful than full, plump lips. Adding fillers can help contour the lower part of your face by enhancing your natural features. It’s also a helpful tool if you’re worried about the effects of aging, because our faces tend to lose volume over time.

There are several different types of fillers we recommend to help improve your appearance.

Lip Injections

If you’re considering investing in lip injections, we recommend the Juvederm range. Juvederm is an injectable gel filler with a base of hyaluronic acid that effectively replaces volume loss in the face. It generally lasts between four and six months, and it’s very effective at plumping thin lips, as well as enhancing shallow contours, softening facial creases, decreasing wrinkles and improving the appearance of recessed scars.

We’re very proud to offer the Juverderm’s XC line, which alleviates much of the injection discomfort due to the incorporation of Lidocaine, which is a common local anesthetic.

Lip Fillers Cost

When you book a consultation with us, we will examine your unique facial characteristics and underlying bone structure and discuss your desired result before we recommend the right treatment options for you. This will include a thorough explanation of the different types of fillers available, the right dosage, possible side effects and any activity restrictions.

The exact cost of lip fillers will vary depending on the look you’re after, which product is right for you, and how many injections are required to achieve the desired effect. Request an appointment via our website to find out more about treatments and prices.

Lip Fillers Before And After

Here are some examples of recent work by Sara Dunlap, RN. Sara is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience in providing cosmetic treatments that are just as individual as you. She is the number one injector of Botox and Juvederm products in Alaska.

Our certified clinicians provide safe, natural results every time. Read more about Sara’s experience to find out how she can help you feel more confident.


There is a lot you can do to hide dark circles, a hollow under-eye area and noticeable tear troughs with make-up. However, at some point, concealer won’t be able to cut it any more. Don’t worry, this is when the experienced team at AK Beautiful You can step in to help.

The number one reason we see dark circles under the eyes is volume loss in the tear trough. They tend to become more noticeable as we age. The good news is that there are two main ways to treat them: treating loss of cheek volume (which we’ll get to in a moment – keep scrolling if you’re interested in starting with face fillers), and treating the tear trough itself.

Tear Trough Fillers

Tear trough fillers work by levelling out the area under your eye and essentially diffusing the dark shadows. It’s a very effective treatment if you feel like you’re constantly looking tired, because by filling the hollow under your eye, it allows more light to hit this part of your face. The way tear trough fillers are administered has changed a lot in the last few years, which means fast results with minimal bruising. The best part is that results can last for YEARS.

The most important thing when you’re considering this type of treatment is to ensure the person administering the injection is fully-qualified, like the team at AK Beautiful You.

Under-Eye Fillers Before and After

Sara Dunlap, RN, our injectable specialist, has participated in multiple advanced training courses throughout the United States and Canada, including being selected to participate in Masters level training courses offered by the manufacturers of Botox and Juvederm.

Learn more about what we can do to help with under eye fillers and tear trough fillers. Read about the injectable products we’re proud to use.


Cheek fillers can provide an instant lift to your face. It can be done for anti-ageing purposes, of course, as the natural fat that exists in your cheeks begins to flatten and droop. However, it’s also a very valuable tool when it comes to facial contouring. Cheek fillers are a simple way to tweak the proportions of your face to maximize your natural look, because fuller cheeks can smooth the texture of your skin and minimize the appearance of eye bags.

Cheek Filler Cost

The amount of dermal filler you need will vary from person to person, so the best way to determine the cost is to request an appointment with AK Beautiful You. Our experienced staff will examine your facial characteristics and bone structure to determine how we can best help you achieve your desired effect and how much this treatment will cost.

Cheek Fillers Before and After

Full, round cheeks make a big difference when it comes to achieving a youthful glow. In fact, it often forms the cornerstone of a full facial rejuvenation. Our expert, Sara Dunlap, RN, will help you determine what treatment is best for you. The results speak for themselves!

So what are you waiting for? Request an appointment today so we can answer your questions about facial contouring with fillers. We’re here to help!

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