BEFORE AND AFTERCARE

You may not be a candidate for permanent makeup

if you are or have any of the following:

  • Pregnant or nursing

  • Diabetic

  • Undergoing chemotherapy (only with a doctor's written approval)

  • Viral infections and/or diseases

  • Epilepsy

  • Peacemaker or major heart problems

  • Skin irritations or psoriasis near the treated area (rashes, sunburn, acne, etc)

  • Had an organ transplant

  • Had Botox in the past 4 weeks

  • Had steroid shots less than 30 days before the procedure

  • Used Accutane in the past year

Eyebrows

Before 

30 days prior to your procedure [no exceptions]:

  • Do not get Botox near your eyebrows

  • No steroid shots, or antibiotics

  • No micro-needling, peelings, microdermabrasion, and similar

On the day of your procedure:

  • Do not wear eyebrows makeup

  • Do not work out

  • No alcohol or caffeine - this will minimize any oozing or swelling

  • Eyebrow tinting should be done no sooner than 48 hours before, or 2 weeks after the procedure.

  • Do not tan or have a sunburned face, or you will be required to reschedule.

  • Do not tweeze or wax your eyebrows at least 48 hours before the procedure; electrolysis no less than 5 days before. Do not resume any method of hair removal for at least 2 weeks.

  • Please note sensitivity increases during the menstrual cycle.

After

  • Clean your eyebrows with sterile water and cotton every hour after your procedure (and until you go to sleep) and let them dry naturally.

  • Keep them dry for 3 days, preferably until you are done peeling and scabbing.

  • If your eyebrows are scabbing too much, or are too dry, you can apply just a little bit of Aquaphor or an ointment once a day starting on the 3rd day of your procedure.

  • No cleansers, creams, makeup, Neosporin, or any other products on your treated area for 10 days.

  • DO NOT rub, pick or scratch the treated areas. Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate off. Picking can cause scarring.

  • Avoid direct sun exposure or tanning 2 weeks after the procedure.

  • Avoid heavy sweating for the first following 10 days to avoid the risk of infection.

  • No beach, swimming pool, hot showers, sauna, etc. for 10 days.

  • No chemical treatments, Botox, microdermabrasion, and facials for 2 weeks.

  Please note: Your procedures will appear darker and bolder due to a natural process of scabbing and healing for the first 10 days.
It is normal for all permanent makeup procedures.

Eyeliner

Before 

30 days prior to your procedure [no exceptions]:

  • Do not get Botox near your eyes

  • No steroid shots, or antibiotics

  • No micro-needling, peelings, microdermabrasion, and similar

  • Do not use lash serums (Lattice or similar)

On the day of your procedure:

  • Remove your contact lenses

  • Do not wear eyes makeup

  • Do not work out

  • No alcohol or caffeine - this will minimize any oozing or swelling

 

  • Remove your lash extensions at least 3 days prior to your eyes procedures.

  • Do not tan or have a sunburned face, or you will be required to reschedule.

  • Do not take Aspirin, Niacin, vitamin E, fish oil, or Ibuprofen 24 hours before the procedure.

  • Eyelash tinting should be done no sooner than 48 hours before, or 2 weeks after the procedure.

  • Please note sensitivity increases during the menstrual cycle.

  • You can take an anti-histamine the night before, which may help control swelling.

After

  • You can only clean around your eyes (not the tattoo line) with a Q-tip and sterile water (not from the sink).

  • You can resume your eyelash extensions only 2 weeks after your procedure.

  • No makeup, cleansers, creams, or any other products on your eyes for 10 days.

  • DO NOT rub, pick or scratch the treated areas. Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate off. Picking can cause scarring.

  • Avoid direct sun exposure or tanning 2 weeks after the procedure.

  • Avoid heavy sweating for the first following 10 days to avoid the risk of infection.

  Please note: Your procedures will appear darker and bolder due to a natural process of scabbing and healing for the first 10 days.
It is normal for all permanent makeup procedures.

Lips Blush

Before

  • For a Lip Blush, consult with us regarding cold sores, shingles, and Herpes simplex. If you EVER had any of those conditions, it is important you are pre-treated with an antiviral, this prescription should be requested to your physician.

 

  • Your lips may be under stress during the procedure, therefore, in order to avoid an outbreak, we recommend to strengthen your immune system by taking an antiviral -Valtrex or Zovirax- starting on the day of your appointment, and 3 tablets after the procedure is done. A medical prescription it is required for antivirals, please consult with your doctor.

 

  • No lips fillers, or lip flip procedure  4 weeks before and 4 weeks after your Lip Blush.

 

  • Start preparing your lips a couple days before your procedure with Aquaphor or a lip balm. It is important you keep them moist before your appointment (dry skin does not hold the pigment as expected).

 

  • Please note sensitivity increases during the menstrual cycle.

 

  • You can take an anti-histamine the night before, which may help control swelling.

After

  • After the procedure, dab lips with a damp cotton pad every 1-2 hours until bedtime to absorb the lymph.

  • Following the procedure, keep the lips moist using a colorless lip balm, or Aquaphor for two weeks (if using a lip balm, it has to be brand new), as this will keep the peeling to the minimum, for better results.

  • Do not let the area dry out completely, since this can cause scabbing and cracking on the skin surface.

  • While in the shower, you can wet your lips, but you shouldn't soak them in water.

  • Keep in mind your lips skin is an open wound after the procedure, therefore:

    • Avoid strong kissing for 3 days.

    • Do not expose the tattooed area to sun or tanning beds for at least two weeks. This can cause premature fading.

    • Do not get into a pool, sauna, beach, or similar at least for 10 days.

    • At least 3 days following your procedure, try not to irritate your lips with salty, sour, and spicy foods until the lips have completely healed. Also, avoid drinks that can stain your lips (beat juice, and red wine for example)

    • While eating, do not constantly wipe the lips with a napkin or keep licking your lips, as this will obstruct the healing process.

    • Do not wear makeup for 10 days on your lips.

    • Be careful when brushing your teeth, to avoid irritation.

    • Do not bleach your teeth while your lips are healing.

  Please note: Your procedures will appear darker and bolder due to a natural process of scabbing and healing for the first 10 days.
It is normal for all permanent makeup procedures.

Tattoo Removal

Before

  • ​For a lips saline removal procedure, it is very important to consult with us regarding cold sores, shingles, and Herpes simplex. If you have ever had any of those conditions, it is important you are pre-treated with an antiviral, a prescription by your physician is required to get this antiviral.

  • To strengthen your immune system, we recommend you take an

    antiviral (Valtrex or Zovirax) 1 day before, and 3 tablets after the procedure, You should consult with your doctor, as a medical prescription is

    required for these antivirals.

  • No Botox, or lips fillers 2 weeks before and 4 weeks after your removal procedure.

After

  • Keep the area clean and open to the air, do not cover it.

  • It is important to keep the treated area dry until you are done scabbing.

  • No bathing, swimming, saunas, hot tubs, tanning, or intense exercise after your procedure.

  • No lotions, ointments, makeup, etc. until completely healed and the scab has fallen off on its own. It may take 2 weeks or longer for this to occur.

  • Do not pick at the scab or may result in scarring.

  • Once all the scabs fall off naturally, apply one drop of Vitamin E Oil 4 to 6 times throughout the day, every other day, for at least 4 weeks, or until your next session. Do not start applying the Vitamin E oil until all the scabs fall off; keep the area as dry as possible during scabbing.

  • For lips removal, you should drink all liquids with a straw, and cut your food into small pieces until your scabs fall off naturally.