Permanent Cosmetics FAQ
Permanent Cosmetics Tattooing is a cosmetic technique of micro-implantation of coloring pigments into the dermal layer of the skin to produce permanent make up, a desired and lasting cosmetic effect. This is done using sterilized, disposable needles, specialized pigments and following Universal Precautions.
What is Permanent Make Up?
Is a cosmetic technique of micro-implantation of coloring pigments into the dermal layer of the skin to produce permanent make up, a desired and lasting cosmetic effect.
Is Permanent Make Up Safe?
Absolutely. Sterilized, disposable needles and supplies are used during the process and we following Universal Precautions as set by the Center for Disease Control and OSHA.
Is it Painful?
PMU is not a relaxation service, however, prior and during the procedure we will apply a topical anesthetic ointment to numb the area. Everyone responds differently to anesthetic and depending on their threshold pain we can apply anesthetic number 2.
Feeling is a stinging sensation and is comparable to tweezing.
Clients can take Tylenol but NOT Aspirin or Ibuprofen.
How Long Does it Last?
Results vary depending on many factors including skin types and sunscreen usage.
Average color retention is 1.5 to 2 years after 2 appointments.
The first appointment is the primary procedure, the second one is the touch-up.