Have you ever wished your makeup would stay on all night so you could roll out of bed and be ready to go? With permanent makeup, you could make that wish come true!
Permanent makeup is a term for cosmetic tattoos that help you get your favorite makeup looks in a semi-permanent way. Most likely, you already know what microblading is.
The eyebrow-tattooing technique has become popular because people have become increasingly interested in brows over the past few years.
But eyebrows are only the start. You can also get pink lips that look like they were just bit, eyes with sharp lines, or even fake freckles. See how we do permanent makeup here at Wilson Aesthetics!
We’ll also help you learn what it is about, its uses, and how it can be safe (or not) for you. Check out this blog post today!
How Does Permanent Make-Up Work?
Permanent makeup also called a cosmetic tattoo or micro pigmentation, is done with an iron oxide-filled pen that tattoos the skin to make it look like it has makeup.
A tattoo can look like eyeliner or lipstick or make your eyebrows look darker and fuller. It can also hide scars and help make a hairline look more even.
Who Might Want This Method?
There will always be pros and cons for permanent makeup. But still, this procedure can work with anyone. Then again, it may appeal more to people with physical problems or medical conditions. People with cataracts, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, or stroke may be especially interested in this procedure.
It can help them look their best without putting on makeup, which can be hard on the body. It can be ideal for people who can’t use regular makeup because of allergies.
It also helps people with certain medical conditions, like after breast surgery or hair loss caused by some illnesses, get their skin back to its standard color.
Is it true that this method is permanent?
Even though it won’t last as long as a tattoo on your back, it will last longer than your most reliable waterproof liner. Permanent makeup will look suitable for between 1 and 3 years.
When it comes to microblading, touch-ups are standard: most people need to go back to the esthetician every 6 to 12 months to keep their results.
A typical tattoo goes deep into the dermis. Still, the permanent makeup method only goes into the top layers of the skin. The dye particles in makeup ink are also less concentrated than the stuff you can get at a tattoo shop.
Your skin will break it down and get rid of it over time, but how long it takes can vary greatly.
So, How Does The Process Work?
Getting your eyebrows, lips, or eyeliner done usually takes between 1 and 2 hours. But before the procedure, your artist should draw out the design on paper so you know what to expect. Together, you can change it so it fits your tastes.
Will Permanent Makeup Hurt?
No, for most people. During the process, numbing cream is used to make it less painful, but everyone reacts differently to the cream. Your provider will ask you if you are feeling any pain before the start of the procedure and check in with you every so often during the process.
Again, the goal is for this to be a completely painless process, and most of the time, it is. But in some cases, clients may not be able to be numbed by the cream. As a general rule, you will be fine if you numb well.
Is Permanent Makeup Safe?
There are some safety concerns about permanent makeup, just like tattoos. First, the FDA doesn’t control many color additives used in pigments, so you might not know what you’re putting on your skin.
Another expert says that the risks are the same as with any tattoo: infection, allergic reaction, and results that don’t look good. People have more harmful reactions to colored inks than to other kinds.
So even if your skin is okay with your black ink tattoo, that red lip tint could cause problems. Even though allergic reactions are rare, they are often hard to treat because it is hard to get the pigment out of the skin once it has been injected.
Sometimes, there are people with permanent makeup who have keloids, which experts call a “really exuberant scar,” and granulomas, which are nodules that form around the pigment.
Of course, like with any tattoo, the risks can be much worse if you go to a place you don’t trust. Any clinic that isn’t clean could make people sick.
Permanent Make-Up Offers
At Wilson Aesthetics, we’re offering permanent makeup for various purposes. If you’re interested in one of these, check out how we can help.
Ombre Brow is a two-step process that needs another session 4–8 weeks after the first one. Ombre is a way to make your makeup look soft and powdery by using a particular machine. When first done, these brows may look very bold.
But as they wear off, they turn into very soft and natural brows. This method works well for all skin types, but those with oily skin, large pores, thin or old skin, or who have had work done in the brow area before should use it more often.
This lasts about two years, but you should touch it every year.
Lip blush is on the way! Keep an eye out for appointments with Reagan. If you’d like to try this treatment, ping us today!
Threading the eyebrows is one way to get rid of hair. Instead of cutting the hair, the whole thing, including the root, is pulled out. During the process, a thin piece of thread is used. Brow threading is a quick and easy appointment; you’ll be in and out in less than 30 minutes.
How Long Will This Makeup Last?
In different ways, it will fade over time. Doing touch-ups every 12 to 24 months would be best to keep the eyebrows looking good. Other people hold color differently, so the touch-up range is wide.
Finding The Ideal Provider
Most of the people who do micro pigmentation are estheticians or tattoo artists. Still, you can also look online to find doctors in your area who do it. We offer permanent makeup at Wilson Aesthetics to help our patients achieve their best looks.
If you are interested in our service, you can always book an appointment today! Check out our other services that could also keep your aesthetic goals good and better! You name it! Chemical Peels, PDO threads, or Botox, we have it here.
So, what are you waiting for? Visit our clinic today for your first consultation!