Permanent makeup is the art of applying natural pigments into the dermal layer (first layer) of the skin. This is a state-of-the art technique that is medically proven and it is designed to be completely safe.
Both procedures involve tattooing the skin. In traditional tattooing, pigment is added to the third layer of the skin. In permanent makeup, pigment is added to the second layer of the skin, called the dermis, creating a final result of a soft blend of color to the tattooed area.
I use topical anesthetics to keep you very comfortable throughout the procedure.
Yes, there's a wide spectrum of colors you may choose from.
During your consultation, design and pigment placement will be determined.
There may be slight swelling and tenderness in the skin, which will subside very quickly. Normal activities may be resumed immediately after procedure. Complete healing will take one to six weeks while pigment matures in the skin.
Yes, exposure to sunlight can fade permanent makeup. The use of Retina A and other exfoliating creams will have adverse effects on the color. Also, your own body breaks down foreign substances over time.
Dianne has more than seven years of experience in permanent makeup application and is physician affiliated. She is a licensed medical esthetician and makeup artist with a certification in micropigmentation (permanent makeup). Dianne also does paramedical procedures like areola pigmentation. She works with alopecia patients, vitiligo patients, and patients who suffer from trichotillomania.