A. Brows and eye treatments tend to look darker in colour immediately after the initial
appointment, while lip colours can look more intense. This softens in a few days. Lips are
likely to have some residual swelling and can chap. There may be some slight swelling after
eyeliner treatments but this is usually limited.
A. You can wear mineral cosmetics immediately after the treatment, however, you need to
wait until the treatment area has healed before wearing traditional cosmetics.
A. We will provide you with aftercare instructions and a special aftercare balm for after your
treatment. Looking after your permanent cosmetics or medical tattoo treatment as it heals is
not difficult or time consuming –all you will need to do is follow our simple steps.
A. Everyone is different, but as a general rule the surface skin generally heals between 3-7
days after the treatment, and 10-14 days below the surface.
A. Some people think that they may have to take time off work after the treatment, in fact,
this is not the case unless you choose to do so. You should be able to get straight back to
work immediately after your treatment.
A. Current guidelines from the National Blood Service require anyone with permanent
cosmetics to wait for 4 months after their treatment before giving blood.
A. This depends on the treatment you are considering and it’s location. You will need to take
advice from your therapist or surgeon. It is important to remember that some of these
procedures can alter the shape of your lips and eyebrows.
A. If you have an MRI scan after having permanent cosmetics or a medical tattoo, you should inform the practitioner prior to the
scan about your treatment, when you had it and the location. This should not prevent you from being able to have an MRI scan, but is
information the practitioner will need to be aware of.
A. Laser hair removal can fade and change the shade of your lip and brow treatment if you
are having the hair removal in that area. Simply inform your laser technician that you are
wearing permanent cosmetics prior to the treatment and they will act accordingly to
accommodate for this.
A. We recommend that you do not apply make-up, expose the skin to extreme heat, cold or
moisture, kiss, apply certain petroleum-based ointments etc immediately after your
treatment. We will explain these requirements in full and provide you a printed copy of these
A. Strong sun can impact on the success of the result during the immediate healing phase. We
recommend that you leave 4-6 weeks between your final re-touch procedure and your