Frequently Asked Questions

IS THERE ANY DISCOMFORT?

Most people will experience some discomfort based on their pain level tolerance.  Topical anesthetic is used prior to and during each procedure and quite often people have  very relaxing experience.

HOW LONG DOES IT LAST?

3-5 years

IS IT REALLY PERMANENT?

Without periodic maintenance the color will fade and eventually disappear over the years.

DO I GET TO CHOOSE THE COLOR?

The color chosen is personal preference of the client.  There is a variety of colors for each procedure.

IS IT SAFE?

All my tools are purchased pre-sterilized from USA suppliers. My pigments are also USA produced and purchased, approved for facial micropigmentation.

AM I TOO OLD TO HAVE PERMANENT MAKEUP?

You are never too old!  My oldest client to date is 91!

HOW LONG DOES EACH PROCEDURE TAKE?

1 1/2 – 2 hours.  This includes answering any questions, filling out paperwork, choosing your color(s), drawing on brow or lip shape, and numbing.  The actual procedure takes 45 minutes to an hour.

ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS AFTER THE PROCEDURE(S)?

There will be a little swelling and some redness around the procedure area for approximately 24 hours.

WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE IT?

Colors can be lightened somewhat but you should do considerable research before doing any type of tattoo.  If you are unsure at all, you should have a consultation with your technician before doing anything.

CAN I HAVE ALCOHOL BEFORE MY PROCEDURE?

No alcohol 24 hours prior to any procedure.