when permanent makeup goes wrong

When permanent makeup goes wrong

You’d think that when someone is about to apply a tattoo directly onto your face, they should be appropriately qualified and trained to do so. However, not all permanent make up practitioners are equal, in fact some are nothing short of inept. Choosing the wrong artist for your permanent eyebrows, eyeliner, lips or otherwise could end up with disastrous results. Read more

What to expect during your permanent makeup appointment

Permanent Makeup Step-by-step: What to expect during your appointment

Having any sort of cosmetic treatment, particularly on your face, can be a daunting prospect. As much as you’re looking forward to your new look, worries about discomfort, about the end result and about the skills of your practitioner can make even the bravest person a little nervous.

For first timers, permanent makeup can be nothing short of terrifying. After all, you’re having a form of tattoo applied to a very sensitive area of your face, so worries about pain are no doubt buzzing around your head. Not only that, but if your eyebrow tattoo or semi-permanent eyeliner goes wrong, you’ll have to face looking ridiculous for a really long time. Read more

why permanent makeup is not just for people who wear a lot of makeup

Why permanent makeup is not just for people who wear a lot of makeup

So you might have heard about permanent make up, but are probably thinking, “hey, I go without make up for a lot of the time, why would I want to look like I’m wearing makeup all the time?”

If you’re a bit of a part time make up wearer, or at least only go with the basic mascara and lip gloss most days, you are probably wondering why on earth you’d even consider this type of treatment. After all, when you’re slobbing around in your jogging bottoms and tee, won’t you look silly all made up to the nines? Read more

choosing the perfect colour for lip pigmentation

Choosing the perfect colour for your lip pigmentation

Permanent lip liner and colour is fast becoming a hot trend all over the world. Here in the UK, year on year there are more women choosing permanent make up as a time saving alternative, and permanent lip pigmentation is a popular treatment.

Getting your lip colour tattooed on might sound a bit scary, but it’s not quite like a regular tattoo. Lip pigmentation uses a much kinder, less invasive method of colour implantation, which will not fade out to blue in the way a regular tattoo usually will. It is a great way of adding definition, colour and perceived volume to your lips, making you ready for anything all day every day. Read more

personal problems that can be overcome with permanent makeup

Personal Problems That Can Be Overcome with Permanent Makeup

Permanent makeup is a fast growing trend here in the UK. From being a fairly niche and unknown sphere a few years ago, there are now in excess of 11,000 salons operating around the country, and hundreds of thousands of people who have already tried a treatment or two.

The benefits of permanent makeup for most of us are clear: Less time spent in front of the mirror, less money spent at the cosmetics counter, and the promise of waking up fresh faced and beautiful no matter what happened the night before. It’s no wonder so many people are choosing permanent makeup to enhance and simplify their lives. Read more

can permanent makeup look natural

Can permanent make up really look natural?

For most people who are getting into semi permanent make up for the first time, the idea is not to look like they’ve put all their make up on all the time. What clients usually ask for is a more natural, beautiful look, which doesn’t necessarily look made-up, but just better than their bare naked face.

Expertly applied makeup can help accentuate natural beauty, and the hope is that permanent make up can do this too. But when you’re talking about eyeliner tattoos and permanent lip colours, is it really possible to get a ‘natural’ look? Read more