Permanent makeup is a tattooing procedure, used to enhance facial features, reducing the need for daily makeup. Like every cosmetic procedure it has its pros and cons, fans and detractors.
How Is it Done?
Colours are applied with a tattooing pen, much smaller than a conventional tattoo gun. Permanent makeup pigments are different from the inks used for body tattoos and the needle penetrates only to the central layer of the skin. Because the ink is more shallowly applied than it would be in conventional tattooing, it does fade over time. How fast this fading occurs will depend partly on the pigment used, partly on the specific procedure and partly on the individual, generally speaking a touch up treatment may be needed anything between one and three years after the initial procedure.