Eyebrows Pre-Care 

1 Month Preparation

 

No Botox

No chemical Peels

No laser Facials

No Fraxel, Co2, and IPL laser treatments

Avoid tanning ( sun and tanning beds)

Avoid alcohol and caffeine 24 hours prior to appointment

Do not work out the day of the procedure

Do not tan or have sunburned face

Do not take any medications that can cause blood thinning such as Aspirin, Vitamin E, Fish oil, or Ibuprofen 24 hrs before the procedure

 

EYEBROWS AFTERCARE

Appearance

After the procedure, the brows will appear darker and thicker than expected. The top layer of your skin will go through a natural healing process of scabbing and peeling. When this starts, DO NOT pick, peel, scratch, rub, or pull on the scabs. Once healing is complete the color will soften and settle into the appropriate shade. In total, it should take about two (2) weeks for your new eyebrow tattoos to shed completely and appear natural.

Days 1 - 2

  • Apply a thin layer of Tattoo healing ointment 3-5 times a day.

  •  If needed, you may take Tylenol for discomfort but please stay away from Ibuprofen or Asprin

  • You may put a cold pack to reduce swelling - 10-15 mins for every couple of hours. Swelling should subside within 24 hrs

  • Avoid strenuous activity / leisure walking is okay.

  • Do not wet the brows in any capacity, clean around it, pat dry.

 

Days 3 - 5

  • Eyebrows should start the peeling process, continue applying ointment when they start to feel dry    

  • DO NOT scrub, rub, wipe, scratch or pick at the area. This will increase the risk of scarring.

  • Do not get the brows wet - pat dry with cotton pad.

Days 6 - 10

  • Brows will be itchy, try not to touch

  • Use Healing Wash morning and night then reapply ointment

  • You may resume workouts

  • Brows may be wet but do not expose the area to full pressure of shower. Pat dry after shower and apply ointment.

  • When the last scab falls off, your healing process is finished and you may put makeup over the brows after

2 weeks post op

  • Use sunblock to protect the brows from fading and wearing a hat is recommended.

  • Avoid swimming in fresh, salt or chlorinated water.

  • Do not expose tattoo to contact with animals, gardening activities, germs or dirt.

 

Eyeliner Pre-Care 

3 Month Preparation

 

DO NOT WEAR CONTACT LENSES DURING OR IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE PROCEDURE. Remember to bring your glasses. You may resume wearing your contact lenses as soon as your eyes return to their pretreated condition.

 

Do not use lash growth stimulants such as Latisse®, RapidLash®, or RevitaLash® for at least one 3 months prior to and 4 weeks after your eyeliner procedure.

Avoid alcohol and caffeine 24 hours prior to appointment

Do not work out the day of the procedure

Do not tan or have sunburned face

Do not take any medications that can cause blood thinning such as Aspirin, Vitamin E, Fish oil, or Ibuprofen 24 hrs before the procedure

EYELINER AFTERCARE 

Day of only

 The eyes will be swollen and sore, like you have been crying, with a heavier eye makeup look. Apply a light layer of healing ointment to the treated areas with a clean Qtip before bed.Be sure to use ointment sparingly.

Day 1-2

 The eyelids are swollen for a few hours after waking up, still with heavier makeup look. When you wake up, refresh the treated area with cool water. Tissue dry and re-apply ointment. The eyes will be swollen and sore but will get better throughout the day. In the evening, gently cleanse with cool water, tissue dry, and re-apply ointment.

Day 3

 Swelling decreases but is not gone entirely. There is a tight feeling. The top layers of skin begin to lift away. The soreness will become less as the treated area begins to exfoliate. A rough texture appears on the skin. Use a small amount of ointment if needed.

Day 4

There may be a pinching or itching sensation which is normal as the skin begins to flake. When the eyeliner area begins to exfoliate, be sure not to pick at it!! You may discontinue ointment at this time. It will flake off with the movement of the eye.

Day 5

The pigmented area begins to shrink and soften in size and color over the next few days as exfoliation completes. The color will appear a bit “frosty,” but will clarify in a few days.

 

Day 6-9

 The color has lightened from its initial overly-dark appearance. For the next few days, the color may now be lighter than what the final color will be.

 

Day 10

 The final color begins to stabilize and show through. The color will continue to soften as the healing process completes.

 

Lip Blush Pre-Care 

1 Month Preparation

 

No Botox and fillers in lip area

No chemical Peels

No laser Facials

No Fraxel, Co2, and IPL laser treatments

Avoid tanning ( sun and tanning beds)

Avoid alcohol and caffeine 24 hours prior to appointment

Do not work out the day of the procedure

Do not tan or have sunburned face

Do not take any medications that can cause blood thinning such as Aspirin, Vitamin E, Fish oil, or Ibuprofen 24 hrs before the procedure

 

 

LIP BLUSH  AFTERCARE

 

Day of Only: 

Before bed, wash lips with sterile water (boiled water cooled down to lukewarm to room temperature), pat dry, and apply healing ointment.

 

Day 2-7

Apply healing ointment every morning and night until lips heal 1-2 weeks

Do not allow lips to become dry!

No lip makeup for 1 week

No scratching, picking, licking of dry or flaking skin

No spicy, greasy, salty, or oily foods for 48 hrs

No kissing, smoking, rubbing, causing irritation

No extreme sweating for 5 days

No swimming pools, hot tubs, or other bodies of water for 7 days

No UV exposure (sun, tanning beds) for 10 days

Try to drink out of straw

 

LONG TERM AFTERCARE

 

If client wishes to do botox or lip fillers, they must wait 4 weeks post-procedure

If client is undergoing MRI or laser treatments, they must inform the technician of cosmetic tattoo procedures. Laser procedures may darken/lighten or distort pigment of lip color 

No exfoliants, retinol acids, glycolic acids, and alpha hydroxyl acids on the area for a minimum of 30 days as it may cause premature fading.  Always wear SPF. Sun exposure also causes premature fading.

Safety precautions to keep in mind for all procedures considered:

*Swelling, redness, skin sensitivity and some minor bruising are normal side effects to the procedures but should subside in a day or two. How easily a person swells and bruises depends on factors such as their age, skin type, and circulation.

*If you suspect a problem is developing, the first thing to do is switch the the type of ointment you are using. The ointment is often causing the problem.

*Notify your permanent makeup artist or physician at first sign of allergic reaction or infection. An occasional slight healing itch is normal. Constant intense itching, abnormal thick yellow discharge, yellow crust, hot burning pain, lumps, bumps, and blisters are not normal. 

*Following the recommended aftercare is important to heal safely and maximize color retention. A yearly maintenance is recommended to keep the color looking fresh.