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Services & Prices

Permanent Lip Makeup


Powder Brow Shading $475

Microblading & Shading $575

Microblading $475

"Existing" Client Brow Touch Up

 6 - 8 Weeks $100

3 - 6 Months $150

6 -12  Months $200

1-2 Years $300+


Upper Classic Eyeliner $350+

Lower Eyeliner $250

Upper & Lower $550

"Excisting" Clients Eyeliner Touchups

6-8 Weeks $100+

Touchup by consultation


Lip Blush $500

Lip Blush Neutralization $500

"Existing" Clients Lip Blush Touchup: 

 6-8 weeks $150

up to 12 months $200+

 1-2 Years $300+



Classic Lash Extensions Full Set $130

2 Week Classic Fill $65

3 Week Classic Fill $75

Long Eyelashes


The Bomb Lash Lift & Tint $75

Bomb Lash Lift $55

Lash Tint $25



Brow Henna & Brow Wax $70

Brow Henna $50

Brow Wax $20



Emergency Li-ft Saline Tattoo Removal (within 48 hours or less) $150

call 443-410-4273


Li-ft Saline Tattoo Removal $225+

Relaxing Facial


 Dermaplane Facial $70

 Signature Peel $70

 Dermaplane & Peel $140 

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Are you a candidate for Cosmetic Tattooing?


 Do Not Stop or Reduce Any Medication Without Your Physician Consent

  • Must wait 2 weeks after receiving the Covid Vaccine & Booster shot

  • Previous Permanent Makeup will need a consultation before making an appointment. 

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Allow 3 weeks to heal after an appointment before vacation or special events

  • Blood clotting medications, blood thinners​ 

  • Cold, Flu, Sinus/Respiratory Infection- cough and fever at the time of the procedure ​​

  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding​

  • Hypo/Hyper Pigmentation (especially in the lip area)

  • ​Heart Problems or a Pacemaker​

  • Someone who has undergone Chemo in the last 6 months, requires a Doctors note​

  • Has Rosacea, Eczema, or Dermatitis in area to be treated

  • BOTOX or other injections less than 3 weeks prior to treatment​

  • Use of Accutane in the 12 months

  •  Use of Steroids in last 2 months

  • Skin Irritations, Eczema, Psoriasis near the area to be treated (rashes, sunburn, acne etc.)​

  • Seborrhea dermatitis​ in area to be treated

  • ​Active Cold Sores in area to be treated

  • Infectious Diseases-comprommised health with slower healing causes higher risk of infections

  • A tendency to form Keloids or Hypertrophic caring

  • Had an Organ Transplant, Heat Condition, Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure, poor general health

  • Decompensated state of insulin-dependent Diabetes -slower healing causes higher risk of infections

  • Autoimmune Disease such as Diabetes 1, Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • ​History of Epilepsy

  • Severe diseases of the Endocrine System

  • Inflammatory Skin Diseases  

  • Severe somatic, psychological or Autoimmune Diseases

  • New growth like Hemangioma and Fibromas (apply's to lip tattooing)​

  • Exacerbation of Chronic Diseases

  • Allergy to typical anesthetics such as Lidocaine

  • Glaucoma-pressure placed on the eye during eyeliner procedure could create further damage to the eye

  • Brow Henna in the last 6 weeks (henna stains the skin) 

  • Eyelash Serums - must stop use 4 months prior to permanent eyeliner service (causes fragile skin, prone to bleeding)

  • Eye Lift or blepharoplasty- wait 3 months, talk to your doctor





You will receive a email notice when you appointment has been accepted,  follow the link that describes your upcoming service, fill out forms.  Can be used on your phone or computer.  All reminders and confirmation you receive will contain the links to the forms.


Due to the nature of our detailed services, we kindly request that you arrive unaccompanied to your appointment.


By appointment only, must schedule online only.  Women Only Studio.  Due to the nature of being a solo small business, returning calls and messages will be made around clients. A credit card is needed with scheduling to secure your time, your credit card will not be charged unless a cancellations or rescheduling is made less than 48 hours notice. You will received confirmation of appointment 1 week prior, 2nd reminder three days prior, and text reminder 1 day prior. 


Please allow a 48 or more hours notice when cancelling or rescheduling your appointment.  Please reschedule at first signs of being sick, do not wait to see if you will feel better by your appointment time. A $25 booking fee will apply with less than 48 hour notice to cancel or reschedule your appointment. $25 booking fee apply to No Shows and may not reschedule. Call me at 443-410-4273 if you need to cancel or reschedule.  


We accept  Zelle, Venmo, Cash, or Credit Cards. Please note, 3% will be added to Credit Card charges.


 Late arrivals are subject to reschedule your appointment and the $25 booking fee will be charged.  


MUST HAVE A CONSULTATION PRIOR TO SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT.  We are extremely selective when working over existing tattoos and other tattoo artist's work.  If you have had your Eyebrows, Eyeliner, or Lips previously tattooed, we request that you have a consultation and email us clear photos for approval  BEFORE your appointment booking.  In addition to the photo in your email, please include the date of your last cosmetic tattoo, how many sessions you received, and the business name and artist name who performed you.  Additional fees may apply.


Permanent Makeup and Microblading are both a multiple-step appointment process.  Healed results will vary with each individual client.  NO guarantees will be made.  Additional sessions (at an additional charge) may be required to obtain optimal desired results.  Although we give our best efforts to provide you with quality service, many factors can results in a less than desired outcome as each client will heal differently.  In order for your Brows Eyeliner & Lips to heal properly (and look their very best) following all Pre & Post Care instructions are crucial!  Pre-Care instructions are designed to limit bleeding and skin sensitivities during the service.  Excising bleeding during the procedure can dilute and expel the pigment color and lead to poor results.

COVID VACCINATION & BOOSTER SHOTS:  Wait to schedule at least 2 weeks after receiving a covid vaccine & booster shots for all permanent makeup appointments.  

SICK POLICY please reschedule as soon as possible, this means as soon as you feel any symptoms.Please do not wait to see if you feel better by your appointment time scheduled.   Cancellation policy may apply.

NOTE:  Lady Ink & Co located in Crofton is only for the Ladies..Men interested in cosmetic tattooing can make an appointment at Big City Body Art located in Laurel.  Here is the link to schedule    BigCityBodyArt 

*Please review our POLICIES and PRE & POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS prior to booking your appointment.

* Rates subject to change



Michelle has over 30 years of experiences in the beauty industry as an Esthetician 1986, Cosmetician 1988 and a Permanent Makeup Artist  2016. Her Permanent Makeup Certifications include:  Microblading, Foundation of Permanent Cosmetics, Classic Eyeliner, Lip Blush Tattooing, LiFT Saline Tattoo Removal, Tiny Minimalist Tattooing, Powder Brows, Dermaplaning, and continues her education and will add as she completes her advancements.





  • Takes great pride in a divergent clientele, showcasing a colorful array of skin tones with permanent cosmetic tattooing. 

  • Has a portfolio of photos to show her work to ensure her skills and experience.

  • Takes extra steps for safety and maintains the Blood Bourn Pathogens Certification in tattooing, and always use only all disposable items and all safety protocols. 

  • Takes extra measures to ensure your comfort, such as pre-numbing (takes 30 mins, she does not cut time for speed purposes) for all permanent makeup services.

  • Is a perfectionist, eye for detail and will take time to ensure her work.

  • Keeps organized records of all services.

  • Post current photos on social media, website, and google.  

  • Purchases only the finest aftercare products (such as Micromembrane, AfterInk, 

  • Use only high quality pigments, numbing anesthetics, microblades, needles, machines, and other products.

  • Only will use distilled water.

  • And always allows plenty of time with your appointment.

  • Michelle strives to be the expert, the go to artist with ongoing education with latest trends and creative art growth in this amazing world of permanent cosmetics.


Reviews by Clients

Nadine K.

"This was a great experience and I love the results.  The atmosphere was relaxed and comfortable and very clean.  I highly recommend!"

C.M. Krishack

"Best experience ever!!  She was professional, knowledgable, took her time explain the process & the difference between the services.  She was more than willing to show before and after shots of what to expect.  I absolutely love the work she did on my eyebrows and would most definitely recommend her!

Anita, B.


A must have and life changer.  Michelle Gentry did  and AMAZING job with my permanent brows!

I was terrified of pain, but I honestly was impressed by how painless it was.  The boutique style studio was private and beautiful.

Service Descriptions

Microblading is achieved with a manual tool that is used to create hair like strokes.  Not all skin types are ideal. Last approx 6 -18 months when a touchup appointment is needed.


Brow Shading is shading the whole brow with use of a cosmetic tattoo machine, similar applying a pencil. All skin types are ideal. Last approx 1-3 years when a touchup appointment is needed.


Powder Brows is a dotting technique or pixelization with use of a cosmetic tattoo machine.  Looks fluffy and borderless like powder makeup. Most skin types are ideal. Last approx 1-3 years when a touchup appointment is needed.


Ombre Shading is shading the inner part of the brow lighter and gradually gets darker further out towards the tail a cosmetic tattoo machine is used.  All skin types are ideal. Last approx 1-3 years when a touchup appointment is needed.

Combination Brow is microblading and shading. Good for all skin types, great for no or hardly natural eyebrows, missing tails etc, 1-3 years when a touchup appointment is needed. 


Classic Upper Eyeliner can be thin, thick, wedged thicker outer to thin inner, or a small flick on outer eye.  No wings offered. Last approx 1-3 years when a touchup appointment is needed.


Lip Blush Tattooing enhances the color of your natural lips, improves the shape of lips and gives the definition and illusion of fullness.  Heals soft. natural, a soft wash of color.  Last approx 1-3 years when a touchup appointment is needed.


Lip Blush Neutralization (for deeper melanin lips with blue or purple undertones) often requires 3-4 appointments, 8-10 week apart, in the first year.  It will undergo several color changes and will undergo several color changes and will appear darker, then gradually lighten as it heals.  You must trust the healing process and agree to a minimum of 3 appointments, with an optional 4th if needed.  Each appointment has a fee associated with it.  


Saline Tattoo Removal is a common, effective approach to lightening tattoos however, it is slower process than other treatments, this method is popular because it is much safer that other removal methods.  This is done using a traditional equipment used in the tattooing method with the use of sterile saline solution using osmosis and your natural body's healing process to lift pigment up to the surface.  More then one appointment may be needed.


*Cosmetic Tattooing requires 2 appointments. Additional appointments may be needed, fees apply.  All methods are a semi permanent which will require future touchup to maintain the pigment color, hair strokes, and definition. Touchups are approximately and will vary.


Lash Lift & Tint is perm for your lashes that shapes them into the perfect eye-opening curl, the tint darkens light eyelashes to a rich black color.  Gently, low maintenance, does not replace the volume of mascara, only creates semi-permanent curl of your natural lashes.  The length results depend on your natural length with a curl. lash lifts last approx 4-6 weeks, tint last approx 2 weeks.


Brow Henna is a method of the eyebrow tinting that is used to stain the skin beneath the eyebrow hairs.  Henna is natural dye, cast a shadow creating illusion on depth and fullness, can also work with little to no brow hairs, good to get an ideal of permanent makeup appears or if you are not a candidate for permanent brows services..  Last approx 2-4 weeks 


Brow Wax to shape the brows, last upto 4 weeks.  Must be 1 week prior to permanent brow makeup appointment, great with Brow Henna. 

Lash Extension is one synthetic lash adhere ( cyanoacrylate an ingredient in lash glue) to one natural lash.Fills are required to maintain every 2-3 weeks. Adds length and volume.

Dermaplane Skin Treatment is a exfoliating treatment with the use of surgical scape to exfoliate dead skin cells and velds hair (peach fuzz).  The benefits are to help even out your complexion, smoother skin, better absorption of skin care products, easier application of makeup.  This monthly appointment is ideal, , this does not cause darker or thicker hair. Chemical Peel can be added.  

Chemical Facial Peel combines vitamin C hydroxy acids and enzymes to speed up cellular renewal.  Gently exfoliates while infusing the skin with atioxidants, detoxifying and energizing complexes giving noticeable results in just one session.  Dermaplane can be added.




Small Details Make a BIG Difference 

What to do Before your Permanent Makeup Procedure

The procedure area must be healthy, strong, non-irritated.  You will get much better results when you properly prep.  It will start with a good canvas!


All Permanent Makeup & Microblading:

  • Avoid Sun/Sunburn at least 1 week or more before appointment.

  • Rentin-A, Retinols, Alpha Hydroxy,Anti-Aging Products stop use 4 weeks prior.

  • Chemical peels, Laser treatments wait 4 weeks for an appointment

  • Botox & Cosmetic Fillers wait 2 weeks after for an appointment

  • With Doctor consent stop baby aspirin, and blood thinner (3days)

  • Acutane, Doeycyline (1 year prior).

  • Covid Vaccine or Booster (2 weeks prior)

  • Radiotherapy or Chemotherapy (complete for 6months & with a Doctor approval.

  • Antibiotics wait 4 weeks till appointment.


  • Brow Waxing, Threading, Brow Tint wait 1 week befor an appointment.

  • Brow Henna wait 6 weeks before an appointment


  • Stop Eyelash serums (Latisse, etc.) ( for 1 year prior).

  • Remove Eyelash Extension and strip lashes ( removed 3 days prior).

  • No eye contacts for 3 days following appointment, wear eye glasses

Lip Blush:

  • Lip Filler (4 weeks before or after).

  • START 1 week prior: Drink plenty of water & exfoliate (lip scrub) every night

  • Hydrate lips daily (use Aquaphor, not chapstick or vaseline)

  • BEGIN prescribed Anti-viral (such as Valacyclovir, Acylovir, Famvir, or Famciclovir) from Doctor (3-4 days prior). No Sun 1 week or more prior.

STOP 24 Hour Prior to appointment:

  • no alcohol

  • no caffeine

  • no exercise 

  • no sun,

  • no Aspirin, Advil, Ibuprofen.

  • no sparkle, glitter face powders makeup (brow makeup is ok)

  • Eyeliner NO eye contacts (bring glasses)

  • no eye makeup for eyeliner

  • no lipstick, lip stains etc for lip blush

Never stop taking medication without your Doctors approval




Day of Instructions

 -Blot with tissue every 20 minutes till no lymph is produced, approx 1-2 hours. And for the first 6 hours, apply MicroTonic with cotton gauze 1-2 times.  


-At the 6 hours window of time, apply a thin layer (roughly the size of a grain of rice) of MicroBalm.

Days 1 -10:

-Continue to use MicroTonic in the AM/PM for minimum of 3 days but may continue to use for 7 days.  


-Continue to apply MicroBalm in AM/PM following using the MicroTonic.  For drier skin types (face) MicroBalm should be applied 2-3 times a day, a thin layer (roughly the size of a grain of rice).​


Important Instructions

  • Use a fresh pillowcase

  • Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate away.

  • Picking can cause scarring or loss of color

  • No facials, botox, chemical treatments or microdermabrasion for 4 weeks

  • Keep your showers as short as possible for the 10 days

  • Avoid exercise for one week

  • Avoid Sweating for the first 10 days.

  • Avoid direct sun exposure or tanning for 4 weeks after procedure. Wear a hat when outdoors.

  • Avoid heavy sweating and long hot showers for the first 10 days.

  • Avoid sleeping on your face for the first 10 days

  • Avoid swimming and hot tubs for the first 10 days

  • Avoid makeup including sunscreen on the area for first 10 days

  • DO NOT rub, pick, or scratch the treated area

  • Do not use Anti-aging, Vit-C, Lightening Skin Care Products on or near tattooed areas



  • May apply cool compress as needed (1-3 days)

  • Day of- Rinse eyes with distilled water or saline eyewash, patting around the areas with a wetted cotton pad to remove any excess ink that may remain as necessary.  Aftercare balm is not necessary

  • Keep eyes dry for 4 days, then use a basic gentle cleanser with fingertips.  Avoid pulling, picking, rubbing

  • No eye makeup for 7 -10 days

  • Do not apply other creams and/or makeup to the procedure area until all wounds have healed completely

  •  No sun or tanning beds, SPF 60 is recommended after healed 

  • Do not tint, perm, or apply lash extensions for 3 weeks

  • Avoid exercise, extended hot showers, swimming,  for 7-10 days

  • Do not use Rentin-A, Glycolic Acids, Peroxide, Neoporin, Aquaphor 

  • Use a new mascara after 7-10 days

  • Do not put face under shower head 

  • Anti-Aging, Vit-C, Lightening Products are not recommenced in tattooed areas, will distort the color retention.


  • May have swelling, tenderness, redness, bruising may occur

  • Flakiness may occur, Do Not Scratch or Pick!

  • May experience tight, itchy, pinching feelings as you heal​

  • Remember that the colors will appear brighter/darker and will soften as the healing process occurs.

  • Results cannot be determined until healing is complete and it takes at least 2 sessions to perfect.

  • Some area's will fade, lighten, disappear, become spotty, this is part of the healing and it is a process.

  • ​Permanent Makeup requires *two sessions and must be done no sooner than 6 weeks, and no later than 8 weeks.

Approximate Healing Schedule For Brow & Eyeliner

1-3 Days: Your fresh permanent makeup will appear 20-40% darker, bolder and more solid than your healed result due to oxidation of the pigment and the nature of the procedure. The skin is red and pigment has been deposited into the top layers of the skin, giving it a darker appearance. There may be minimal swelling. 


3-10 Days: The top layers of skin will begin to shed and you may see a loss of color. This is normal! Your pigmented area may begin to itch and the pigment may appear somewhat raised. 


7-10+ Days: The skin is now exfoliating, it very important to not pick, scratch, rub, must heal and exfoliate naturally. . The color may appear light as you are still healing. Don’t critique your  yet


4-8 Weeks: Now is the time to critique your brows. Some of the strokes and color may have faded, this is part of the healing process. All cosmetic tattooing is a minimum 2 session procedure, you must have your 2nd session no sooner then 6 weeks and no later then 8 weeks.  


All Permanent Makeup and Microblading needs 2 sessions (6-8 weeks apart), in some cases more then 2 sessions may be needed. 


Everyone goes through different timing of the stages and amount of loss and peeling... its a "normal"... 



Pre-Care ONE WEEK before your appointment - exfoliate and moisturized:

  • Before going to bed for 5 nights prior to the procedure, exfoliate lips with a natural scrub (sugar and coconut oil will work perfectly or use a toothbrush)

  • Apply Bepanthen cream (active ingredient dexpanthenol) after exfoliating lips or Aquaphor

  • Drink at least 8 glasses of water because the hydration will dramatically improve the lip surface

Pre-Care 3-2-1 DAYS before your appointment follow below for the best outcome of your service:

  • Please do not work out the day of the procedure because body heat opens pores.

  • Avoid heavy sunlight, especially sunburn 3 days or more before the procedure. The skin should not be going through a healing process!

  • Do NOT drink coffee or anything with caffeine the day of the procedure.

  • Do NOT take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E, and/or Ibuprofen, Omega 3, unless medically necessary, 48-72 hours prior to the procedure. (Tylenol or acetaminophen is okay!)

  • Do NOT take blood thinners (never stop medications without a doctor's approval)

  • Do NOT drink alcohol or energetic drinks 24 hours before the procedure. 

  • Reschedule the treatment if you didn’t sleep well, feel under the weather, have a high temperature, herpes sores, cold or flu, or an exacerbation of any chronic diseases you may have.


I STRONGLY RECOMMEND: talking to your health care provider about prescribing you an antiviral medication to prevent an outbreak of cold sores/fever blisters.  Doctors can prescribe an antiviral treatment to start 2-3 days before the PMU procedure using drugs such as: Valtrex (1500mg) Valacyclovir, Acyclovir, Famvir and Famciclovir, and 4 -6 or more days after or as prescribed by your Doctor.    ​

 Lip Blush Tattooing cannot give you HSV-1 but it can cause enough stress on your system to cause the dormant virus to awaken. 


*Clients who have never had cold sores can take an over-the-counter L-lysine supplement but a prescription from your health care provider is recommended.



After-Care - keep clean & Moisturized

On the first day, gently remove lymph fluids with dabbing motions, with a wet cotton pad every two hours; this will help avoid thick scabbing.  Follow with Aquaphor or product provided.

First 2 days: do a quick compress to remove lymph fluid, (3 warm in a row, them apply a cool one, using a wet (soaked in water) cotton ball or cotton pad to blot the lips).  This is the time the skin will ooze lymph fluid and crust will form, clean it gently 3 times a day.  Follow with Aquaphor or product provided. 


Apply product provided and or Aquaphor, liberally.  Never let your lips dry out. Always apply a non-protroleum product to keep moisturized.

Keep lips moist! the most important, never let lips dry out.  

We do retail an aftercare product that is highly recommended to soothe and moisturize full lip color procedures AND has the added protection  of a herpes inhibitor,  local anesthetic and herbal antioxidants  for healing.  A Real Favorite!


After healed and scabbing is done, use SPF to prevent hyperpigmentation.



  • *Face Mask* use disposable mask only for 7 days, changing to fresh mask 3 times a day for first 3 days

  • *Use a cool compress as needed and recommend after eating

  •  *Before brushing your teeth, apply a layer of non-petroleum jelly (Aquaphor) to protect the pigmented area

  • *Keep your lips lubricated and protected from UV exposure.

  • *Take prescription antiviral medication for as long as your doctor recommends (suggested: 6 days afterwards and 2-3 days prior).

  • *Drink with a straw

  • *Apply Aquaphor before and after eating to act as a barrier

  • *Eat taking small bites using a fork avoiding touching lips

  • *Rinse mouth with water after eating



  • *Avoid spicy foods and drinks for 7 - 10 days

  • *No open mouth movements (like yelling)

  • *Undergo any facial treatments or sauna

  • *Use makeup on tattooed area for 7 -10 days, when completely healed

  • *Avoid exercise for 3 days (prevent sweat into tattooed area)

  • *Touch your lips for the first 2 day, clean hands a must

  • *Do Not pick at or scratch your lips

  • *Avoid Wetting, lick or bite your lips until the lips have fully peeled

  • *Avoid Kissing until lips have fully healed, (including kissing cheeks)

  • *Avoid Use whitening toothpaste until lips have fully healed

  • *Do not use Exfoliate or scrub your lips until week 4.

  • *Do not use strong waterproof liquid Matte lipsticks or lip stains until 6 weeks after your final appointment.  Avoid using the for 2 weeks before any annual touchups as well.



Appointments are offered from 3 deferent locations which include: Crofton, Laurel, and Chester, Md (Kent Island).  

 Lady Ink & Co, located in Crofton, owned by Michelle since 2019, and this website reflects her business, services provided, policies, hours, pricing, etc.

Fun fact: Lady Ink & Co shares the offices with another artist, Beauty Marked by Kim. The story how we joined, keeping separate business identity, while sharing an open concept office.  We both worked at Robert Andrew Salon Spa but at different times, in 1999 Michelle moved to Georgia leaving her spa room at Robert Andrews, which had a spa photo of herself applying a face mask to a client (not a personal pic but the salon had a photo shoot using the photos throughout the spa of employees),  Kim starting working soon after and worked in the same spa room where my picture hung. My former co-workers/friends became hers as well. Lots of time goes on and in 2018 both Michelle and Kim ended up in a permanent makeup class together by coincidence, from the photo in the spa room, Kim recognized me.  In 2019 Lady Ink & Co opened for business originally located in Odenton, in 2020 Beauty Marked by Kim was formed and located in Crofton.  With Covid I decided to take the opportunity to close my Odenton location and join with Kim at her location in Crofton. We decided to work side by side supporting each others career, business establishments as 2 separate business in one space.  Many want to know if we offer the same services... We both offer Powder Brows, Permanent Eyeliner & Saline Tattoo Removal, Lash Lift & Tint.   Kim additionally  offers Areola Tattooing and I additionally offer Lip Blush, Eyelash Extension, Brow Henna, Dermanplaning and Signature Facial Peels.

Big City Body Art, a tattoo & peircing shop, located in Laurel with an amazing talented group of guys.  They welcomed me in and gave a home (room) specially for (me) my services. I have been working with BCBA since 2018 and I offer only permanent makeup: microblading, powder brows, eyeliner, lip blush, and saline removal. I freelance by appointment and you can schedule from there website.  


Recently I started working on Thursdays at Bella Rose Medical Aesthetics in Chester, Md (Kent Island) and what an incredible med spa!  Stephanie, the owner, is a power house that is impressive with her knowledge and dedication to her staff, business and clients. I offer permanent makeup, saline removal, and lash services. You can get more information from their website and call for appointments.