Wake Up with Make Up
Please note these photos are before application and immediately following. These are prior to the final healing touch.
The field of permanent cosmetics is not a regulated industry in the State of Arizona. There are many providers offering this service that are not credentialed. As per the HB 2666-441-H, it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of tattooing out of a home. Make sure you research your provider.
WILL I LOOK LIKE MYSELF?
Absolutely! Permanent makeup (cosmetic tattoo) helps give back what time has taken away and saves you precious time you normally spend "putting on your face". You can save countless hours in a single year that were formerly spent struggling to draw eyebrows evenly or eyeliner half-way straight...that's a lot of extra free time! Plus, imagine the money you'll save not buying expensive cosmetics that rub off, smear, smudge and disappear during the day.Permanent makeup is not necessarily intended to replace cosmetics completely. Because the color is placed "in" your skin and not "on" your skin a more natural, softer look results. When you're ready to kick up your heels and go out for a night-on-the-town or want a different look, you can apply as much additional makeup as you wish.
WHAT IS MICRO PIGMENTATION?
Permanent makeup is the art and science of implanting color into your skin. It is putting the right color in the right place so you can look better naturally. Specialized instruments allow us to place color into the layer of skin known as the dermis. Because the outermost layer of skin, the epidermis, is always shedding and renewing itself; you are looking at the color through a thin veil of skin. When a procedure is completed, the color will appear darker then the final result. This is because the color is in both the epidermis and the dermis. The color in the top layer will flake off during the healing process lightening the overall effect. It is a cosmetic invasive procedure that requires skill, experience and cooperation with your permanent makeup professional. You are an important part of the team.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO RECOVER?
Eyebrow procedures have the least swelling. Eyeliner expect swelling for 2 hours. Lip color often involves the most swelling. You must let your micro pigmentation professional know if you have a history of fever blisters so medication can be taken prior to your treatment.
HOW LONG WILL MY MAKEUP LAST?
Micro pigmentation lasts a long time, but not forever. As you become accustomed to your new makeup it's not uncommon to want more. You will want to freshen up your new makeup every couple years. The darker the color the longer it will stay unchanged in your skin. Natural, delicate colors are oftentimes more vulnerable to the effects of the sun, swimming and breakdown by the body's natural response.
I AM AFRAID OF PAIN...DO THE PROCEDURES HURT?
Topical anesthetics have been developed especially for permanent makeup procedures. These creams and gels are applied to the desired area before and during the procedure to assure you of the most comfortable experience possible. Most people describe the sensation as a "tickle. However some people still experience some discomfort, especially for lip color procedures. How much pain? On a scale 1-10, you will usually be somewhere between a 0-2. Rarely is anything stronger than a Tylenol necessary for the discomfort and you won't have to miss work or take time off to recover.
WHAT IF I HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS?
You may have special needs for permanent makeup such as scars, vitiligo, alopecia or health problems. We will be happy to meet with you to evaluate your special needs. Micro pigmentation practitioners are true professionals, so don't ever be embarrassed to ask.
IS THIS A SMART INVESTMENT?
Your investment in permanent makeup saves you time and money. Your investment can completely eliminate the daily time consuming ritual of applying your makeup. And you'll save the embarrassment of smeared, smudged eyeliner and brows so common with mascara and brow pencils or powders. Rapunzel's works closely with you to achieve exactly what you want. Together we will create an even more beautiful you.
10 REASONS FOR MICRO PIGMENTATION
1. Convenience. You just need more time.
2. Sensitive skin or allergies.
3. You wear glasses or contact lenses or have had Lasik surgery.
4. Arthritis or painful hands.
5. Difficulty applying makeup or you don't like the way it smears and disappears.
6. Aging changes in brows, lips, and eyes.
7. Active, outdoor lifestyles.
8. If you like a natural "no makeup" look.
9. Hair loss from alopecia, chemotherapy, accidents, burns or cosmetic surgery.
10. Color correction. Scar camouflage, breast areola loss, cleft lip and vitiligo.
How Much Does Permanent Makeup Cost?
Permanent makeup is just that, permanent. If you go shopping for clothes, shoes, furniture, and other consumable goods, it is often wise to shop price. If you don't like the item you purchased, you have not made a life long mistake and you can simply discard it. A discriminating buyer will often estimate how long an item should be appropriate in their life and base their price shopping accordingly. You do not have this same luxury with a procedure that is permanent such as plastic surgery, a tattoo, or permanent cosmetics. Having those services done will alter you for life.
This is one of the most often asked questions when people first consider permanent makeup. The bigger issue is do you really want the cheapest person you can find? In this industry, higher cost often equals higher quality.
There is some really bad permanent makeup work walking around where the individual decided to "price shop" and lived to regret it. A permanent makeup technician who is using proper sterilization, good equipment, and has a professional facility will not want to be the lowest priced person on the block. They will invest their funds for sterile and sanitary business procedures, for proper insurance and for professional forms, and surroundings. A low cost person will not have all of these or they would not be able to "give away" their services.
Interview the technician being considered. Look at their portfolio. Is the facility clean and neat? Do they show you singly packaged equipment with sterile markings on the bags? Do they have certificates of continuing education? All of these items are necessary for success in permanent makeup and they all cost money, a lot of money.
Be sure that your technician informs you that permanent makeup procedures are a process, and you will need a second (and sometimes a third) layer of color implanted. Your total procedure cost should also include a topical anesthetic to minimize pain and discomfort during the procedure. In the permanent makeup industry, you get what you pay for! The reality is permanent cosmetic procedures cost hundreds of dollars.
Top & Bottom Eyeliner
(Example; adding Emerald, Sapphire, Amethyst, Etc)
Specialized color is applied in the lashes to bring out your natural eye color.
Full Lip Color including Liner
Lip Liner Only
Marilyn Monroe Beauty Mark
For Camouflage and Areola Restoration Please visit the Medical Site.
FOR PRICING PLEASE CALL 520.808.4000
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