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Pre & Post Care
To achieve the perfect results, please carefully read through these Pre & Post care guidelines.

Things to consider
All forms of cosmetic tattooing can cause redness or swelling. Your initial results will appear darker than desired but will fade 10-20% during healing.

 

We ask that you plan your session accordingly for Eyebrows, lips, and liner. If you have any major events or vacations planned, it is wise to schedule appropriately to allow for healing time.


Healing varies with every client. Your freshly pigmented skin will appear bold at first and go through a healing process. Things like scabbing, redness, swelling and peeling are all expected. During your healing process, it is important you reach out to your artist with any questions as to keep at ease.

Pre-Care

  • No intense exercise 24 hours before.

  • No alcohol or caffeine 24 hours before procedure.

  • Avoid sun and no tanning one week prior to procedure.

  • No fish oil or supplements 24 hours before procedure.

  • No waxing 24 hours before.

  • No AHA skin care products 4 weeks prior. This includes Retin A, aha's, anything that chemically exfoliates the skin.

  • No chemical peels 3 weeks before. No Botox or fillers 3 weeks before procedure.

  • Please let your brow grow before.

  • No electrolysis 4 weeks before.

  • No eyebrow or eyelash tinting 48 hours before.

  • Please do not wear contact lenses if having eyeliner done.

  • No aspirin or ibuprofen 1 week before procedure.

  • If you are scheduled for lip micro pigmentation, and have a history of cold sores, mouth ulcers or fever blisters, it is likely that your immune system will react to the procedure. Please be proactive in having you physician prescribe a antiviral medication such as Valtrax. It is important to allow this medication to be present in your system 3-4 days before your session. Please advise with your artist and doctor with any concerns.

 

Post Care

  • Gently wash your new micropigmentation with unscented antibacterial soap or a gentle gel cleanser morning and night.

  • Apply a very thin layer of healing ointment (a&d, Aquaphor) throughout the day or when the area starts to feel dry.

  • Please keep the area clean, dry and hydrated.

  • Do not pick.

  • No tanning (yes this includes natural sunlight!)

  • No hot tubs, sauna's or pools for 2 weeks post.

  • Try to avoid excessive exercise or sweating 5 days post procedure.

  • No makeup or skin care products should be applied near area for 5 days.

  • Avoid facials, brow/lash tinting, exfoliants, electrolysis, chemical peels, for 7 days following to procedure.
     

Counter indications

  • Pregnancy & nursing

  • Blood thinning medications

  • Autoimmune disorders

  • Viral infections and/or diseases

  • Diabetes

  • High blood pressure

  • A Pacemaker/heart problems

  • Family history of keloids

  • Had Botox in the past 3 weeks

  • Currently sick with a virus or bacterial infection (cold or flu)

  • Used Accutane in the past year

  • Allergies to anesthetic (lidocaine, tetracaine, benzocaine) or pigment

  • Extremely oily or problematic skin (acne, cysts, infection)

  • Epilepsy

  • Any medical concerns in regard to healing or are prone to infection

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