JUVÉDERM® Ultra Plus XC injectable gel is a colorless hyaluronic acid gel that contains a local anesthetic (lidocaine) and is injected into facial tissue to smooth wrinkles and folds, especially around the nose and mouth. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar found in the human body. The role of hyaluronic acid in the skin is to deliver nutrients, hydrate the skin by holding in water, and to act as a cushioning agent. The role of lidocaine is to reduce the pain associated with injections into the skin. JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC is for injection in to the lips and perioral are for lip augmentation.