Category Archives: Semi-permanent makeup

San Francisco’s vaccination perks

Thanks to the delta variant leading Covid’s latest surge these last few months, indoor masking is a requirement again which means that all clients are required to come in wearing a face mask which can only be removed when receiving an under-the-mask procedure. So if you’re getting a procedure in which the mask doesn’t need […]

SF now in “orange tier” and soon moving to “yellow”

Even with the presence of more contagious variants amid a 4th surge happening in other parts of the world, California is preparing to retire its color-coded tiered reopening plan as vaccination rates improve and coronavirus cases continue to drop, according to state officials. San Francisco is even poised to move into the yellow tier by […]

How body art establishments and other personal service businesses are affected by the Coronavirus

On March 20, 2020, San Francisco’s Department of Public Health, which oversees body art establishments and practitioners who perform any kind of cosmetic tattooing – including permanent makeup, semi-permanent makeup and microblading, sent out an email informing us that “the Health Order from San Francisco’s Health Officer . . . . states that all SF […]

Understanding the key differences between microblading and eyebrow tattooing

Understanding the key differences between microblading and eyebrow tattooing The growing popularity of microblading has lent to some confusion about the difference between that and eyebrow tattooing. Although the process may look similar from the outside, there are key differences between microblading and eyebrow tattooing. In recent years, eyebrow tattooing has all but pushed aside […]

Semi-Permanent Eyeliner

Strategically applied eyeliner can really lift the eyes and make them pop, but some people  may lack the steadiness, expertise and time to apply it properly. Some clients complain that they simply don’t have the ability to do their eyeliner well, or that their eyes are sensitive or allergic to makeup.  Semi-permanent top eyeliner is […]

The Difference Between Permanent and Semi-Permanent Makeup

What’s the Difference Between Permanent and Semi-Permanent Makeup? It’s one of the most common questions cosmetic tattoo artists hear from their clients. At a basic level, permanent and semi-permanent makeup work on the same principle- pigment is inserted into the papillary layer of the dermis, which sits directly under the epidermal surface. However, permanent makeup […]