Pre /Post Care

PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT

Brows:

  • 24 hours before appointment: DO NOT consume ALCOHOL, COFFEE, CAFFEINE

  • 48 hours before appointment, DO NOT take any type of pain medication and blood thinners ( including but not limited to ASPIRIN, ADVIL, MOTRIN, IBUPROFEN, NIACIN). Doing so may cause excessive bleeding and push pigment out of skin and may affect your result.

  • 48 hours before appointment,DO NOT take FISH OIL or VITAMIN E since there are natural blood thinners at least 1 week prior procedure.

  • YOU CAN take 1 -2 TYLENOL 30 minutes prior to your procedure.

  • During menstrual cycle you may be more sensitive to pain.

  • Do not tweeze/wax/perform laser or electrolysis at least 1 week before procedure.

  • Avoid tanning/sunburned face/any facial/chemical peel 2 weeks  before procedure.

  • No Botox or Fillers done 4 weeks prior and after procedure.

  • Discontinue Vitamin A, Retinol, Retin-A, Glycolic Acids on brow area 2 weeks prior procedure.

  • No eyebrow tinting 2 weeks prior procedure.

  • Discontinue steroids for a minimum of 6 weeks.

  • Must be 1 year after Accutane treatment is completed.

  • Wash your hair the day before, as you CANNOT wet the Brow area for the first 24 hours

Eyeliner:

  • Same as Brows.

  • Discontinue the use of Lash Serum 8 weeks prior procedure.

  • You must remove Lash Extensions 3 days prior procedure.

  • You have to wait 3-4 weeks after procedure before eyelash extensions can be applied.

  • If you have an Eye Infection we will reschedule your appointment.

Lip Blush:

  • Same as Brows.

  • If prone to Cold Sores ( simplex virus herpes) , it may trigger the virus following the procedure.  See your Doctor for a prescription of Valtrex, Zovirax or Famvir (anti-viral). Take 1 week prior your procedure and 1 week after to prevent an outbreak.

  • If you have an outbreak of Cold Sores we will have to reschedule.

  • NO Lip Injections 4 weeks prior and after the procedure.

  • Exfoliate the lips 1 week prior procedure to eliminate any dry skin, keep them moisturized all the time otherwise your lips may not retain as much pigment

HEALING PROCESS

 

 Brows / Eyeliner:

 

  • For the next 10 days:

  • You will be provided instructions and ointment to bring home.

  • Avoid getting your eyebrows wet for the next 24 hours.

  • Wash your brows with a gentle soap daily, twice a day (morning and evening) to prevent bacterial build-up, apply after care ointment provided 3-4 times a day for the next 10 days (breakfast, lunch, diner and before bed).

  • Never scrub, rub or pick at scab, which can pull pigment out of skin.

  • Do not apply any makeup, lotion, cream on eyebrows other than ointment provided.

  • Avoid sauna, pool, salt water for 2 weeks.

  • Do not overexert, exercise that contribute to sweating as pores will open and salt in sweat may fade, blur or push pigment out of skin

  • Stay out of direct sunlight and tanning beds for the first 10 days as it can alter the pigment colour.

  • Eyeliner: you may have a bruise and/or swelling that will subsidize within 48-72 hours.

Lip Blush:

  • For the next 5 days:

  • You will be provided instructions and ointment to bring home.

  • You can also use Aquaphor, DO NOT use lip gloss or anything else for 5 days.

  • Swelling is to be expected for 24-48 hours, bruising may occur as well, apply a bag of frozen peas with a barrier cloth, you can also prop your head with an extra pillow at night.

  • Avoid spicy meals.

  • Cut your your meat small bite size to avoid your lips to crack.

  • Drink through a straw.

  • Avoid sauna, pool, salt water for 2 weeks.

  • Do not overexert, exercise that contribute to sweating as pores will open and salt in sweat may fade, blur or push pigment out of skin

  • Stay out of direct sunlight and tanning beds for the first 10 days as it can alter the pigment colour.

ONGOING CARE OF YOUR COSMETIC TATTOO

 

 

  • After 10 days you should always apply SPF cream to extend the life of your Cosmetic Tattoo.

 

  • Do not use Vaseline.

 

  • Do not use Retinol, Glycolic Acids, Retin-A, AHA ‘s on your brows, this will fade the colour of your Cosmetic Tattoo.

 

  • Do not use laser light therapy on brows as it can either darken or lighten or change the colour of your Cosmetic Tattoo.

 

  • Avoid suntanning as it will fade pigment faster.

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

Brows:

*We can not guarantee 100% expected result as everyone heals differently. It also depends on how closely you follow the post care instructions.

*DAY 2 after procedure your brows will look darker and thicker, as days go by the pigment will lighten, DO NOT PANIC, this is normal, it heals in stages.

Eyeliner:

*We can not guarantee 100% expected result as everyone heals differently. It also depends on how closely you follow the post care instructions.

* Eyeliner looks twice as dark and thick as it will be once healed. DO NOT PANIC, this is normal.

* As as stated above you may experience bruising and swelling involved, it will subsidize.

Lip Blush:

*We can not guarantee 100% expected result as everyone heals differently. It also depends on how closely you follow the post care instructions.

* Lip Blush will look very dark right after the procedure, as it heals it will fade 50-70% and look very natural, so DON"T PANIC if your lips are a bright red they will heal a pink tone.

* You may have bruising, definitely have swelling involved especially the top lip, this will subsidize. 

Contraindications

Not recommended:

• Under 18 Years of age

• Pregnant or nursing.

• Undergoing Chemotherapy

• Viral Infections and/or diseases.

• Epilepsy.

• Has major heart problems.
  

• Had Botox prior to 1 month of procedure.

• Used Accutane in the past year.

• Allergies to pigment or anesthetic.

• Psoriasis near area of procedure.

• Cold/Flu

• Had an organ transplant.

  

PATCH TEST:

• A Patch Test is not mandatory but is recommended to test our pigments and topical anesthetic in case of allergic reaction 24 hours prior to procedure.

• If client chooses not to do a patch test we ask to confirm so by email, you will be asked to sign a liability waiver.

• Price includes a touch up at 7-8 weeks, unless stated.

• 9 weeks + there will be an extra charge, no exceptions.

  

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