Tag Archives: Permanent Makeup

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 […]

Is permanent makeup is same thing as a regular tattoo?

Yes and no. Permanent makeup is tattooing as the basic principles of traditional tattooing and cosmetic tattooing have many similarities. However, the face is different than the body. While tattooing on the face it’s necessary to go a bit shallower than the body in order to avoid damage to the skin  and pigment migration, especially […]

How long will my permanent makeup last?

Permanent makeup is considered permanent because once implanted, the color cannot be washed off.  However, as with any tattoo, fading can and does occur as the top layers of the skin continually gets replaced. While this may be disappointing to some people, others may be more comfortable with this knowledge. Exactly how long depends on […]

If I get a lip tattoo, will I be stuck with the same lip color all the time?

If I get a lip tattoo, will I be stuck with the same lip color all the time? We prefer to do subtle colors that look completely natural for your lips so that they have a beautiful tint without looking pale and dull. So not only will you never have to worry about being stuck with a […]

Can My Permanent Makeup Be Corrected?

Can permanent makeup be corrected? Fortunately in many cases, existing permanent makeup can be corrected or at least improved. We perform everything from color corrections and shape adjustments to tattoo removal and lightening on a regular basis. Should you have an undesirable brow, eyeliner or lip color we can remove and correct this issue with […]

What’s the difference between permanent makeup and semi-permanent makeup?

Technically, permanent cosmetics procedures are considered permanent because the color is implanted into the upper reticular part of the dermal layer of the skin and cannot be washed off. However, as with any tattoo, fading can and often does occur, requiring periodic maintenance, color re-enhancement or color refreshing. Permanent makeup and permanent cosmetics are terms widely used […]

Can I get a permanent makeup tattoo if I’m pregnant or nursing?

Can I get a permanent makeup tattoo if I’m pregnant or nursing? Liability is basically the main reason why anyone performing any kind of even minimally invasive procedure would not want to work on a pregnant or nursing mother (and why in the U.S. OBGYNs tend to have the highest malpractice insurance out of any […]