Permanent cosmetic makeup is the art and science of implanting color into your skin. It is putting the right color in the right place so you can look better naturally. Specialized instruments allow your practitioner to place color into the layer of skin known as the dermis. Because the outermost layer of skin, the epidermis, is always shedding and renewing itself, you are looking at the color through a thin veil of skin. When your procedure is completed, the color will appear darker than the final result. This is because the color is in BOTH the epidermis and the dermis. The color in the top layer will flake off during the healing process.
Congratulations on choosing a Board Certified Professional. Your technician has undergone a written, practical and oral examination by qualified experts in the field of micropigmentation. Your investment in permanent makeup saves you time and money in the long run. Remember that Rome was not built in a day and that permanent cosmetics may take several sessions of layering in color to achieve your desired result. A conservative approach is best as it is possible to add MORE color but it is not easy to remove color. Your Board Certified Professional combines experience with judgment and works closely with other professionals to maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills.
New topical anesthetics have been developed especially for permanent makeup for eyeliner, eye- brows and lipcolor procedures. These creams and gels are applied to the desired area before and during the procedure to assure you of the most comfortable experience possible. Some people describe the sensation as a “tingling” feeling. Most people experience some discomfort. It is common to hear that there was not as much pain as was expected. As the anesthetic wears off after the procedure, cool packs are very soothing to the area.
You will look like you’ve had a good cry for several hours following eyeliner. It is advised to apply ice for 10 minutes at a time during these first few hours. Also, it is important to wear sunglasses as your eyes may be temporarily sensitive to light. Eyebrow procedures have the least swelling.
How long will my permanent makeup last?
Permanent make-up is long-lasting. However, as you become accustomed to your new makeup it’s not uncommon to want more. You will want to freshen up your new makeup every couple of years. The darker the color, such as black, the longer it will stay unchanged in your skin. Natural, delicate colors are oftentimes more vulnerable to the effects of sun, swimming and breakdown by the body. Both organic and inorganic pigments may be used to achieve the desired color.
Can I get my permanent makeup cheaper?
Remember the saying “You get what you pay for.” It saves you money and embarrassment to do it right the first time!
Can I remove my permanent makeup if I change my mind?
Because it's easy to add color and difficult to take away, your technician will be conservative in the initial application of your new color. Take advantage of the consultation to discuss your wants and needs. It’s also a time where you and your technician choose the right colors and discuss any special requests you may have. Your cooperation will largely determine the end result of your procedures. Remember it is a team effort.
* Permanent makeup is not intended to replace cosmetics completely. Because the color is placed “in” your skin and not “on” your skin a more natural, softer look results. When you’re ready to kick up your heels and go out for a night-on-the-town, you can apply as much additional makeup as you wish.
All permanent cosmetic procedures are multisession processes. It is normal to lose approximately 1/3 of the color during the healing process. You are required to come back for at least one touch up visit before it can be determined that your work is complete.
Be prepared for the color intensity of your procedure to be significantly larger, sharper, brighter or darker than what is expected for the final outcome. It will take time for this transition based on how quickly the outer layer of your skin exfoliates.
Consultation - No Charge
Eyebrows - $400
Upper Eyeliner - $250
Lower Eyeliner - $250
Upper and Lower Eyeliner - $450
* All permanent cosmetic treatments come with a touch up visit for no charge that should be completed 12-16 weeks after your initial treatment
Touch up Pricing:
- $100 After 1 year
- $200 After 2 years
- $300 After 3 years