EYELINER PREP, AFTERCARE & COMMON QUESTIONS
Prepare for your upcoming appointment to avoid delay in your service!
The care instructions found below are the utmost importance! Pre-care instructions are designed to limit bleeding and skin sensitivities during the service. Excessive bleeding during the procedure can dilute the pigment and lead to poor results. NO DOCTOR PRESCRIBED MEDICATIONS SHOULD EVER BE STOPPED WITHOUT PHYSICIAN CONSENT
See Schedule Below To Stop Use Of The Following
*Eyelash serums (Latisse, Babe Lash, Maxilash, etc.) ( 2-3 months prior and 2 months after)
*Eyelash extensions and strip lashes (removed 3 days prior)
*Rentin-A - Retinols, Alpha Hydroxy (AHA) products around eye area (stop 4 weeks before and after)
*Accutane (off 1 year prior)
*Doxycycline (off 6 months prior)
*Radiotherapy or Chemotherapy (completed for 6 months and with a Doctors Note)
24 Hours Prior of Appointment:
*No Aspirin, Advil, Ibuprofen
The day of the appointment for Eyeliner:
*No Contact Lenses bring glasses!
*No Eye Makeup
*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
*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
*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 may fade, lighten, disappear, become spotty, this is part of the healing.
*Permanent Makeup includes two sessions and must be done no sooner than 6 weeks, and no later than 8 weeks.
Is it a tattoo?
Yes, any pigment that is placed under the skin with any device, is considered a tattoo.
Can I donate blood after microblading or permanent makeup?
Both services are methods of tattooing and therefor you will need to wait 30 days until you can give blood, always consult with your physician.
Why is it necessary to have at least 2 sessions?
The 2nd appointment is the perfecting session for re-enforcing and making any adjustments
Does it hurt?
The discomfort is relative as everyone has a different level of sensitivity. Numbing is applied for numbing before and during the process.
How will I look while healing?
First couple days you can have slight swelling, redness, and tenderness. The first week your eyeliner will look dark and may begin to flake. There is no down time, so you can assume your regular activities. It takes 30 days to see the final color
Is there anything I need to do before my appointment?
Yes, read all the information that is provided to you on Pre & Post Care, Health Information on this website, do your research.
How old do I have to be to get tattooed?
You must be 18 years or older
What is the difference between eyeliner and lash enhancement?
Eyeliner is placed above the lash line and is thicker, lash enhancement is placed between lashes and is very subtle.
How often will I need to touch up?
Approx every 1-2 years, varies to each person.