Permanent makeup can feel like a big step-up from your usual beauty regime and the word permanent can have somewhat scary connotations. As a result, we’ve answered some of your most common queries to set your mind at rest before you make your booking.
Permanent makeup is the procedure in which long lasting micropigmentation (essentially tattoos) is applied to particular areas of the face. Although called permanent makeup, there’s no need to worry about locking in a look for life in your 20s or 30s, although it can last for anything between one and 10 years.
The most popular types of permanent makeup are:
The pigments used in this cosmetic treatment are usually semi-permanent and will gently fade over time due to aging, the sun or other environmental factors. Because of this, many people will choose to have regular, top-up procedures to keep their look on point.
There are lots of reasons people in London are increasingly seeing permanent makeup as an option, including:
Permanent makeup is generally considered to be safer than the likes of plastic surgery but, as with most procedures, there are some risks you should be aware of.
Your practitioner will set up an initial consultation before they begin any treatment, making sure you fully understand the risks. These risks can include:
Always research the risks and possible side effects thoroughly before going through any cosmetic procedure and don’t be nervous to discuss any worries or concerns with your doctor or practitioner before they start working.
This varies depending on the treatment, client and practitioner.
Every case is different, depending on exactly which procedure you have chosen, but you can expect to spend around one to two hours for the whole appointment. Once you choose which of our permanent makeup deals in London from our list of salons, you’ll be able to find out more details.