Semi Permanent Makeup
What is Micropigmentation?
Semi-permanent make-up, also known as micropigmentation,
is a form of temporary cosmetic tattooing which allows you to have long-lasting eyeliner and lip colour as well as being able to shape and contour your eyebrows.
The procedure involves tiny particles of pigment being placed beneath the surface of the skin, much like a tattoo. This pigment will stay in the skin for a number of years, gradually breaking down and fading with time, although the longevity of the results will depend on your age and skin type.
Micropigmentation techniques have been refined in recent years and
a wider selection of pigment colours have been developed so that technicians can create ultra-natural looks.
Only a trained semi-permanent make-up artist can perform this treatment. Many technicians are also beauty therapists or
nurses but as this is a specialist skill it requires separate training.
What are the benefist?
Semi-permanent make-up offers cosmetic enhancement to enhance the eyebrows, eyelids, lips and cheeks for those who
do not have the timeor the skill to apply natural-looking
make-up on a daily basis.
Risks and Complications
A permanent make-up procedure is akin to getting a tattoo,
so you may experience some discomfort but your skin should return to normal relatively quickly.
Any side effects such as swelling or redness are generally mild
and allergic reactions to permanent cosmetics are rare.
You may request a skin sensitivity test in an invisible area beforehand to see how your skin responds, and some technicians routinely recommend a sensitivity test as part
of the treatment.