Wow that's just awful.
there is skin there. there is just smooth skin where their upper lip should be, the only lip looking part is at the very bottom, and the inside of the mouth. Their noses are kind of like button noses it's just really flat between their eyes. Their side profile would kind of look like a lowercase b.
They're happy and healthy now with lots of energy to annoy the hell out of me. I put up with it mostly, I wish some of my other cousins would help me out a little. That was actually way more annoying than the little girls because they can't help being hyper and playful. My cousins were just sitting around eating chips and doing nothing. Takes a village to raise a child not just me.