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Permanent Makeup Preparation

To get the best possible results please read through this list before your appointment.  If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to call.

24 Hours Before:

  • Please do not drink alcohol 24 hours prior to the treatment

  • Cold, flu, and allergy medications can cause excess bleeding and will interfere with the deposit of pigment

  • Unless medically necessary, please avoid taking things that thin the blood like fish oils, herbals, Vitamin E, aspirins

  • Try to avoid the following herbs and spices prior to your appointment: Black pepper, Cardamom, any member of the Zingiberaceae (Ginger) family, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Garlic, Horseradish, Mustard

7 Days or More:

  • Exfoliating treatments such as microdermabrasion should not be performed within 2 weeks prior to procedure

  • Chemical and laser peels should be avoided no less than 6 weeks prior to procedure

  • Patients prone to cold sores/fever blisters should take an anti-viral prior to treatment (especially for lip blushing or lip shading, a cold sore will cause spotting of pigment). Contact your doctor.

  • Hormone therapies can affect pigmentation and/or cause sensitivity

  • Discontinue use of any brow-growth serums like Latisse for at least 30 days prior to appointment, as it can cause sensitivity and affect pigment deposit

Contraindications: Liver disease –high risk of infection, Pregnancy/Nursing, Compromised skin near brow area, Chemotherapy/Radiation, Skin conditions like psoriasis, dermatitis, etc.… near the brow area.

The following medical conditions require a note from your doctor giving consent Diabetes Type 1 and 2, high blood pressure, auto-immune disease, thyroid / Graves’ disease Any other medical condition that causes slow healing or a high risk of infection.

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