What is Permanent Cosmetics?
Modern application of the age-old art of tattooing provides a safe and natural looking alternative to end daily make up routine. Permanent cosmetics make up is a process where pigments are inserted into the dermal layer of the skin, permanently. Although techniques may vary, the results are always the same permanent waterproof color, hassle-free and always fresh!
The first step consists of meeting to evaluate the possibilities offered to patients by this technique. Photos of other treatment results and all necessary information is presented so that the patient can make an informed decision.
Another important step is the study of your facial symmetry so that the new creation will be an integral part of your face. There is no risk involved because you have to approve the ultimate shape which is drawn using a skin pencil. The same approval is required when determining choice of color.
A variety of colors are available for each procedure, which are selected, depending on the appropriate color for a patient’s skin stone micropigmentation is then performed using a hand held implanter that places the color in the dermis or second layer of skin. It is a virtually a painless procedure using a topical anesthetic. Local anesthesia can also be used and causes minor discomfort when medication is injected. When a procedure is completed, the color will appear darker than the final result. this is because the color is both the epidermis and the dermis. The color in the top layer will flake off during the healing process lightening the overall effect. It is a cosmetic invasive procedure that requires skill, experience and cooperation with your permanent make up professional. you are an important part of the team.
What are the benefits of permanent Cosmetics?
There are many different procedures a permanent cosmetic technician can provide. The most frequently requested procedures are eyebrows, eyeliner and lip color. These procedures take between 1– 4 hours a piece. Permanent make up has expanded to include other cosmetic or medical application such as:
Convenience you just need more time.
Camouflage to scars as a result of injuries or surgical procedures as face-lifts
Areola restoration following breast reconstruction surgery
Skin re-pigmentation to restore or enhance areas that have lost their natural skin tones.
Sensitive skin or allergies
Hay fever and watery eyes
Little or no brow hair
Alopecia (absence of hair)
Sparse or light lashes
Difficulty in makeup application
Unsteady or arthritic hand
How long will it last?
Permanent make up lasts a long time, but not for ever. As you become accustomed to your new make up it’s not uncommon to want more.You will want to freshen up your new makeup every couple of years. the darker the color the longer it will stay unchanged in your skin.
Natural, delicate colors are often times more vulnerable to the effects of the sun, bleaching cream, swimming and breakdown by the body’s natural response.