FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Everyone wants to look the best they can, naturally. Think about how convenient it would be to enjoy perfectly shaped eyebrows, wide-awake, pretty eyes and beautifully contoured lips, without the effort of time-consuming makeup rituals. All subtle, soft and perfectly in place with no smudging, no mess and no problems.
With permanent makeup you can have the confidence of knowing you look the best you can look, right round the clock.
3D Feather Touch gives the effect of hairstrokes that blend with the natural landscape of your brows. This is perfect for those with sparse, thin or short brows. Sports people and those not wanting to spend time filling their brows in every day. Even if you have no eyebrows we can re-create a whole new brow. Skin colour, hair colour and face shape is all considered before pre-drawing the brows for your approval before the treatment to ensure you get exactly what you what.
The choice of colours depends on your skin tone and the colour of your hair and eyes. With the assistance of your practitioner, suitable colours are selected to find the best match. It is a good idea to bring along your favourite makeup pencil and pictures so that a colour match can be made from this.
Pigment lotions are iron oxide and titanium dioxide, a safe non-reactive substance. The pigment lotions are specially manufactured for implanting into human skin. Most of the pigment lotions are inorganic as organic pigments do not last as long.
Two treatments are usually needed at least 4-6 weeks apart. The colour fades approximately 20% after one week and up to 10 days. The 2nd treatment is required to add in more colour and depth and touch up any areas.
Permanent makeup can last anywhere between 1-3 years depending on skin type, sun exposure and how well the skin holds the pigment (oily skin fades pigment quicker than dry skin). For eyebrows, a colour boost is recommended every 12-18 months whereas lips and eyeliner last a lot longer.
Anaesthetics are used to numb the area before and during the treatment. Some clients experience slight discomfort and a stinging sensation, the treatments are very bearable and depends on individual pain threshold. It is advised to not work yourself up mentally before hand and if very nervous we advise to use bach flower remedy or calming oils such as lavender prior to appointment.
Immediately after the treatment, the colour will appear darker this is because the pigment takes 7-10 days to enter the deeper layers of the skin. After 7-10 days’ exfoliation takes place leaving a softer, lighter, more natural colour. The result is a natural enhancement. As the area is healing you may experience itching this means the skin is healing. Never pick of any scabs and apply the recommended aftercare cream for 10 days or as long as directed.
Yes, A lot of clients come and get treatments done on their lunch break and return to work, with eyebrows redness similar to after eyebrow waxing, some clients experience little swelling or redness. Lip and eye treatments can experience moderate swelling and bruising which in rare cases can last up to 72 hours. An antibiotic cream is applied to skin after the treatment and strict aftercare instructions are given.
A two-hour slot is held for consultation, medical history, colour choice, drawing on desired look, approval, application of aesthetics, tattoo procedure and aftercare.
There is minimal risk of infection as strict hygiene standards are always maintained. Rest assured the equipment used is the latest and most technologically advanced. Like medical equipment, permanent cosmetic equipment is safe by design against cross contamination. Fully disposable ‘single use only’ applicator cartridges are used, for your complete safety and peace of mind.