AAMCH

Addis Ababa Medical College – Hargeisa Branch

Permanent Makeup

March 18th, 2015

Frequently asked questions about permanent makeup Q2) What is the recovery time for permanent makeup? A2) Everyone is different, but a general rule would be 3-7 days on the surface, and another 10-14 days below the surface. It is common for a person to return to work the same day. Lips will have some residual swelling and chap. There may be slight swelling after the eyeliner, brows may look darker than normal? all of which softens in a few days. Q5) I can wear traditional makeup over the tattooed area? A5) Yes, after the area has healed. Permanent makeup is designed to be only an improvement of its natural characteristics. The use of additional cosmetics is a personal choice that enhances your permanent makeup.

Q6) What if I decide to have cosmetic surgery? A6) Plastic surgery has no effect on properly placed permanent makeup. But if you're thinking of plastic surgery, you may opt for surgery before the permanent makeup. Q7) What reaction is common regarding permanent makeup? A7) Women are often surprised at how awesome, natural and subtle permanent makeup. They wish they had done a decade ago. No more smeared makeup, everyday problems, so life has become simpler! Q8) Who would benefit? A8) The active women and men … correction of the features they need, people with allergies to make-up … athletes … the vision problems …

victims of alopecia … those seeking a natural look – or those looking for something more dramatic. Q9) How is it done? A9) A sterilized, disposable needles are used to implant hundreds of tiny dots of colored pigment beneath the basal (top) layer of the skin enhancing natural features.