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Permanent Eyelash Makeup
Aftercare : Aftercare
Eyeliner Aftercare 
  • Wash with water morning and night.  Gently dab dry with tissue or paper towel. (no rubbing, no scrubbing, no wiping)

  • It will get itchy and swollen the first 2-7 days and that is normal. 

  • No ointment. Keep it dry as much as you can.  

  • No mascara or eye makeup for 7 days. 

  • No sweating the first 7 days. This includes no long steamy baths or showers.

  • No crying for 7 days. If this happens pat dry. You must keep the eyes as dry as possible.

  • Sleep elevated to prevent swelling the first 2-3 days. Do NOT sleep on your face. It's very important to sleep on your back.

  • No sweating the first 7 days.

  • Sleep on freshly washed clean bedsheets and pillow case.

  • If you don't adhere to the aftercare instructions it can cause the pigment not to retain. Additional sessions after the 6 week perfecting session are $150 per area.

Eyebrow & Lip Aftercare 
  • Gently blot the area with a tissue to absorb any excess fluid. Do this every 15 minutes until seeping has stopped. The amount of time this is needed varies from person to person.

  • Wash with gentle cleanser, dab dry with paper towel & apply aftercare ointment very lightly morning & night for 7-10 days. A grain of rice size is enough for both eyebrows.

  • Avoid hot tubs, steam rooms, pools, lake/rivers, hot yoga during the healing process. 

  • Avoid direct sunlight & tanning beds for 4 weeks. You must wear a hat or sunblock outside.  Tanning can make the tattoo heal darker and ashy. After the treated area is healed the sun can fade the area.

  • Avoid all sweaty activities for 7 days. 

  • No facials, Botox, fillers, chemical treatments, and microdermabrasion for 4 weeks near the treatment area.

  • Do NOT rub, scratch or pick treated area. Let any scabbing, flaking & dry skin naturally come off. Picking can cause scarring & infection. Do NOT get filler or botox after your initial session and before your perfecting session. Must wait 4 weeks after the perfecting session.

  • Sleep on freshly washed clean bedsheets and pillow case.

  • During healing when patchy looking you may dab makeup on gently. Makeup & brushes MUST be NEW! NO makeup wipes! Be gentle not to take off any scabs!

  • Consult a physician if there are any symptoms of infection such as fever, swelling, redness or drainage. 

Healing Process
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Permanent makeup is a cosmetic tattoo. The implementation of the pigment breaks the skin, causing a fresh wound. Our skin is so amazing how it heals.

Not everyone will experience these phases but some do and it is completely normal. This is specifically for brows but all of this can happen with lips and eyeliner as well.

 

The day you get your brows done they may look a little dark and or red. Your skin may be swollen and irritated. They can get darker over the next couple days as the healing process starts and scabs form. When the scabs start to flake and fall off this is when you text me freaking out. Calm down, this is completely normal and part of the healing process.

Every wound takes some time to heal, so pigment disappearing is a normal part of the healing process. During the recovery period, there are several stages and one of them is the ghosting stage.

What is the ghosting stage?

It is a phase when the powder brow tattoo pigment seems to disappear and you may think that the treatment was not successful. It is common and completely normal. As your brows are healing, the pigment will come back revealing what may look like a patchy brow.

During healing, after flaking, our skin is thicker with a "milky" appearance due to accumulation of white blood cells, which are responsible to protect the skin and fight to reduce infection. (Imagine a scrape on your knee after the scab has fallen off and how it is white and appears even whiter on those with deeper Fitzpatrick).... yet over time you notice how the natural skin tone returns as it is completely healed. This process takes weeks. It's the same with pigment. Since the pigment was implanted into the top layer of the dermis, it too will reappear after several weeks once the skin thins out and the white blood cells leave the area once it's job is done.

Color will start to come back between days 14-28. They may still be patchy and uneven. This is one of the reasons new permanent makeup includes 2 sessions. When you come back for your 6-8 week perfecting session we can fix any spots that may not have taken as well, go thicker or darker. This is your chance to make some adjustments and perfect your brows.

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