What is permanent make-up?

Permanent make-up is the process of tattooing pigment into the dermal, or second layer of the skin.  It is used to enhance eyebrows, eyeliner, and lip color.  The procedure is also known as permanent cosmetics, cosmetic tattooing, micropigmentation, and dermal pigmentation.

Why should I consider permanent make-up?

Permanent make-up is an investment in your appearance (and can reduce your monthly make-up purchases)!  It is a great option if you have allergies or sensitivity to make-up, trouble applying make-up, need to re-apply your make-up daily due to activity, or you don’t have time to apply daily make-up.

Enhance sparse eyebrows and create perfectly shaped brows to help frame your face.  Lash enhancement and eyeliner will add definition to your eyes.  Lip liner and lip shading will enhance your  lip definition and shape.

Is the application of permanent make-up safe?

Only sterile, single use products are used in the procedure.  Strict safety practices are adhered to when applied by a professional who is an SPCP member (Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals).

How long does permanent make-up last?

Permanent make-up or cosmetic tattooing is permanent, but will soften and fade over times, as do all tattoos.  A touch up appointment will freshen up color if desired.

Does the application of permanent make-up hurt?

Topically applied products are used to minimize discomfort.  Sensation will vary by procedure and individual.  Your consultation will provide you with additional information to put your mind at ease. 

What is an Esthetician? 

An Esthetician or skin care therapist specializes in the beautification of the skin.  To practice in New York State, an Esthetician must be licensed which includes 600 hours of training as well as passing written and procedural examinations.