‘We All Learn From Our Mistakes’: Love Island’s Faye Winter Discusses Lip Fillers And Reveals Her New Look

Winter's discussion around her journey with lip filler has been refreshingly honest.

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by Phoebe Lee |

Love Island's Faye Winter has been incredibly candid about her journey with lip filler since she left the villa this summer. And a journey it has been, indeed: from the time she got frank in the villa about what her lips looked like when they were dissolved the first time (spoiler: contains reference to an old man's genitals), to getting them redissolved again when she left the villa - it's been one hell of a ride.

Once Winter had them dissolved again, she was quick to take to her Instagram – where she has 1.2m followers – to tell us all that she wanted her lip fillers back in. She went from having 4ml of filler in her Love Island days, to 0ml. That's quite the change.

Faye Winter Lips
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After having adjusted to her natural, 0ml lips, Winter explained that she went back to have a more natural 1.5ml put back in. Looking back at her old photos, she confessed to 'not having realised what they [her lips] looked like before.'

'We all learn from our mistakes,' she said. 'You guys, learn from mine...you don't want to be walking around like that. I've done it for you guys; I've taken an almighty big one for the team.'

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