Every woman dreams about looking gorgeous even in the mornings, without any makeup. Permanent makeup is meant to help you achieve this. Probably when you are younger, you’ve never considered having a permanent makeup done, because you simply enjoy applying your makeup, playing with different colours and lines to get a fabulous result. However, when you are a mom, you have less and less time to prepare your face for the day. Permanent makeup, also known as micropigmentation, can be a great solution for those women who suffer from various eye diseases, like cataracts or arthritis. Many women are allergic to different cosmetic products, others could never learn how to apply makeup correctly. With permanent makeup, you no longer have to worry about your makeup wearing off during the day.
If you consider doing a permanent makeup, but you don’t know exactly what does it mean, what are the pros and cons of a micropigmentation procedure, find out more from our article below.
Permanent makeup, or micropigmentation is a cosmetic procedure
of implanting color pigments into the middle layer of the skin,
called dermis, in order to create a lasting cosmetic result. In
fact, the procedure, that is known for more than 30 years, means
tattooing the eyelids,
eyebrows or the lips, depending on the areas and facial
features the patient would like to improve. If your eyebrows are
too sparse, your lips are too thin or you just don’t want your
makeup to slip off, then permanent makeup can be a great option for
It is also a good solution if you don’t want to waste your time any more with trying to apply a perfect makeup. Micropigmentation is made by a certified permanent makeup specialist or aesthetician in a sterile medical office, under local anesthesia. It is a comparatively quick, 30-40 minute procedure, and you can leave right after it is done. Permanent makeup is made with a tattoo gun or a permanent makeup pen, relatively without pain. However the level of pain differ form person to person, usually patients tolerate it very well.
After the procedure the doctor will give you antiseptics and
will tell you how to take care of the treated region. Following the
permanent makeup procedure, you
should prepare for swelling in the area of treatment and you can
have some flakiness also, which will gradually disappear. If you
notice that the color of the permanent makeup is more intense than
you wanted, or even seems harsh, don’t panic, it is normal in the
first week following the procedure. However if you notice burns,
fever, or exaggerated swelling, it is better to contact your doctor
It is a permanent makeup, but it will not last till the end of time. After a few years, due to environmental factors like excessive exposure to sunlight, or individual factors, like your own skin tone, the color pigments will fade and you may need to repeat the treatment to maintain your gorgeous look.
If you are not satisfied with the result, you can ask for correction. If correction cannot help, maybe you would like to remove the permanent makeup. As it is a tattoo, it can be difficult to remove. Such methods are: laser treatments, dermabrasion or surgical removal. Therefore be careful to choose a skilled, professional permanent makeup specialist to realize the makeup you want. Before you decide to undergo a micropigmentation procedure it is better to think about the pros and cons in advance. Besides all the positive things and benefits mentioned above, permanent makeup procedures can have some drawbacks like allergies, the formation of scars, or infections.
If you considered all the advantages and disadvantages of having a permanent makeup, opt for a reputable medical office and an experienced specialist. Permanent cosmetics is a great new technology, providing a brilliant alternative to makeup. It can make our life more easier and can even enhance our self-confidence by creating a fabulous, long lasting look.