The most frequent questions about Permanent Make-up you want to ask

It is important to ask questions about permanent procedures that you want to have in the beauty salon. That’s why we want to provide you with the most frequent questions about permanent make-up you want to enquire before you decide whether to have this treatment.

What is Permanent Make-up?

The simplest answer is that it is a procedure to implement the pigments into the epidermal layer of the skin, using the specialised device, needle cartridges and special pigment. The permanent make-up or  semi-permanent pigmentation is a form of cosmetic tattooing  developed for medical and beauty purposes. It is most often done on the face, particularly around the eyes eyebrows and lips.  Moreover, permanent make up is a trade, a skill, a science and an art. Make-up is also technique sensitive, meaning that the outcome depends on the skill level of the person performing the procedure. The more procedure has the technician has completed the more likely the chance will be for a positive outcome. We touch up Permanent Make-up  to refresh the design and colour. But we can also reshape it or, replace it slightly with different colors or leave it to fade until it no longer exists.

Who benefits from Permanent Make-up?

·         People looking to accentuate their natural beauty in a subtle and lasting way benefit from Permanent Make-up. These may be young or elderly, male or female, high or low maintenance.

·         Athletes, Personal Trainers and Professional Swimmers who want to maintain a lasting attractive appearance while exercising, sweating and swimming

·         Individuals with poor eyesight or unstable hands. They want perfectly arched brows, eyeliner and lip contours every morning that are free of smudges or uneven lines.

·         Those that have improper growth of hair in the eyelashes or eyebrows.

·         People coping with hair loss due to Alopecia, Trichotillomania or Chemotherapy.

·         These people with lip malformation due to Cleft Lip/Palate, a Herpes Simplex Infection or Impetigo Contagiosa.

·         Individuals with scars due to an accident, burn, laceration, or operation.

·         Actors, Actresses and Television Personalities needing to look their best at all times in the public eye.

What is involved in Permanent Make-up?

With a pen-like device that contains an ultra-fine acupuncture-size surgical steel (disposable and one time use only) needle that draws precise lines on the skin using a special technique.

Can client decide on the desired look; the shape and color-of eyebrows, eyeliner, or lips?

Technician will recommend the best color and shape to compliment each individual’s features in accordance with their desired outcome. Before the procedure, your technician will conduct a preliminary drawing of your make-up using the matching colored make-up pencil. If the customer is completely satisfied with the pre-drawing, the procedure will take place. During the first touch up, at least 4 weeks after the procedure, the technician will perfect the procedure.

How long will the Procedure take?

New Client Consultation  – 10 minutes

Procedure – 2 hours

Follow Up Procedure – 45 minutes

Is there any discomfort or pain during the Procedure?

We expect minimal discomfort during the procedure. Most individuals experience a slight scratching sensation with limited to no discomfort. However we use  anesthetic gel and disinfectant solution with a numbing agent abefore and during the procedure to provide relief from any discomfort.

How permanent is Permanent Make-up?

Permanent Make-up lasts anywhere from 1-3 years more or less depending on the individual’s skin regeneration.  It is extremely convenient and you can save time and money that you would need to buy and apply eyebrow, eyeliner or lips cosmetics. Pigment fades gradually over time.

Why is Permanent Make-up so special?

Permanent make-up does not smudge or run.

Its perfect for physically active, or outdoor lifestyles people, as it’s possible to swim, laugh or cry and the make-up will stay intact. You want the convenience of waterproof make-up that will not smudge, or run especially when you have an occupation where you perspire often, requiring you to re-apply makeup often.

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