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Answers to your Questions
What is permanent makeup?
Permanent makeup is a cosmetic procedure similar to tattooing. The cosmetic implementation technique used in permanent makeup deposits colored pigment into the upper layer of the dermis. Terms such as “micropigmentation” or “micropigment implantation” commonly use to refer to permanent makeup techniques.
There are a variety of looks you can opt for when choosing your permanent makeup treatments. If it’s a dramatic powder brow you are looking for to mimic the look of makeup, you’ve got it. If it’s more realistic brows you’re looking for go for a procedure using individual strokes to create your desired brow shape, go for it. You can also opt for bright lips, natural lip blush, subtle lash enhancement or feline latino eyeliner flicks – the choice is yours!
What is involved in performing permanent cosmetic procedures?
Permanent cosmetics procedures involve the use of a hand-held digital device that punctures the skin with a very thin needle and deposits the pigment into the desired area. The process starts with a consultation, followed by the application of pigment, and a follow up visits to assess the results after the skin has healed. We usually to take photos before and after procedures to see results.
Who can benefit from permanent cosmetic procedures?
Permanent cosmetics procedures are an ideal solution for men and women of all ages who want to enhance their natural features. People who have busy lifestyles or enjoy sports activates and want to look their best at all times, will appreciate the convenience of not having to refresh their makeup thought the day. It can be especially beneficial for people with certain medical conditions such as allergy to traditional cosmetics, unsteady hands as a result of arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, or difficulty applying make-up due to vision impairment; People with alopecia, scars, vitiligo or in need of areola pigmentation after breast reconstruction.
What types of permanent cosmetic procedures are performed?
Permanent cosmetic procedures include: eyeliner, eyebrows, lash enhancement, lip liner, full lip color and blend, scar camouflage, hair imitation, and areola pigmentation.
The procedures range from very natural looking, subtly enhancing natural features to dramatic. It all depends on the desired result.
Are permanent cosmetic procedures really permanent?
The technique using in permanent cosmetics procedures deposits pigment into the upper reticular part of the dermal layer of the skin and it is permanent because you cannot wash it off. Nonetheless, with time fading can and in most cases will occur. Periodic maintenance or color refreshing will be necessary to keep the look. The longevity of permanent cosmetics depends on many factors such as sun exposure, thickness of skin, skin care products used, and age. This is actually great because it allows you to change your look/colors as your taste changes.
How much time do the procedures take?
Expect to spend 2 to 3 hours at your technician’s office. The will be paperwork to take care of in addition to the initial color and design consultation, and the actual procedure. The follow up appointment will not require as much time.
Will the procedure be painful?
Normally, you would experience discomfort or pain depending on your individual tolerance. Some would say the sensation feels like an electric toothbrush pressed against the skin; a little uncomfortable but not too painful. No worries, there are many topical anesthetics for the permanent cosmetics procedures. Your technician will make sure you feel as comfortable as possible during your session.
Is it Safe?
We guarantee that all materials for permanent makeup are sterile and disposable, so permanent cosmetics are completely safe. Our professionals in the permanent cosmetic industry regularly attend Occupational Safety and Health Administration training on safety principals. Our permanent cosmetics professionals have been properly trained overseas and are experienced in permanent cosmetics procedures.
What if I am not happy with the results?
To some degree the permanent cosmetics procedures allow for change in color and shape. It is important to keep in mind that immediately following the procedure and during the healing process the colors will appear darker and will lighten overtime. It also takes time to become accustomed to the new look. The best approach is to have patience until your skin has fully healed. Communication between you and your technician is important to get the best results. Be clear about your desired look and listen to your technician’s advice.