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ABOUT PERMANENT MAKEUP

Permanent makeup is possible through a procedure called micro-pigmentation, in which an organic pigment is embedded beneath the skin to add permanent color. The procedure involves the use of a hand-held device that punctures the skin hundreds of times per minute with a very thin needle and pushes the pigment into the desired location. In addition to defining the eyes, micro-pigmentation is used to enhance eyebrows and lips and can permanently create the look of blush and eye-shadow.

HOW ARE PERMANENT COSMETIC PROCEDURES PERFORMED

Permanent cosmetic procedures are performed using various devices, including the traditional pen, rotary machine, non-machine, or hand device. The procedure includes a consultation, the application of pigment, and at least one or more follow up visits for evaluating the healed design work and color of the pigment.

 

WHO BENEFITS FROM PERMANENT MAKEUP

For those who are at Minimum Age Requirements & have the ability to heal properly from minor wounds can benefit from the liberating benefits of permanent cosmetics. Interests in this type of service spans from the young to the more mature: those who desire the soft, natural enhancements to those whom wish to enhance their appearance. It is especially valuable to people who can't wear traditional cosmetics due to allergies and skin sensitivities. For people who are active and want to look their best during sporting activities benefit from this because the fear of "Sweating it off" is non-existent and wont have to worry about reapplying cosmetics. Permanent Cosmetics also benefit those who are physically challenged or have difficulty applying their cosmetics. Whether it be Dexterity related Conditions or just not having the time to refresh your makeup throughout the day!

 

WHAT TYPE OF PERMANENT COSMETIC PROCEDURES CAN BE DONE?

Permanent Cosmetic procedures can be very subtle or dramatic depending on what you are looking for. Options include:

  • Eyebrows
  • Eyeliner (Top & Bottom)
  • Lip-Liner
  • Lip Color & Blend
  • Scar Camouflage
  • Beauty Marks
  • Hair Imitation
  • Lash Enhancements
  • Areol Repigmentation 

ARE PERMANENT COSMETICS REALLY PERMANENT?

Permanent cosmetics procedures are considered permanent because pigment is tattooed into the upper reticular part of the dermal layer of the skin and cannot be washed off.  However, as with any tattoo or colorant (pigment) in general, fading can and often does occur, requiring periodic maintenance referred to as color re-enhancement or color refreshing.  The scientific structure of pigments and the requirement for periodic refreshing is identical to that of tinted hair color; faded material on furniture that may be located near a window and subject to sun exposure; house paint that is exposed to the sun and other environmental elements; pigment implanted in the skin may fade with time.  This colorant periodic maintenance requirement is a good opportunity to reevaluate ones colorant design preferences.