Post-Care for Permanent Make-Up
To assure proper healing and beautiful results you must follow all post-care instructions. Failure to follow these instructions may results in loss of pigment.
- For at least two (2) weeks, minimize exposure to the sun, discourage swimming, sauna, or facials.
- You must wear a hat if you will be exposed to the sun during the healing process.
- No tinting or make-up on the tattooed area.
- Do not exercise for the first 7 days. No heavy sweating.
- Avoid getting brows, eyes, or lips wet for first 5 - 7 days to avoide drying out PMU area.
- Apply ointments daily as described by your PMU artist.
- Do not use any Retin-A, Glycolic Acids, Peroxide, Neosporin during the healing process.
- Do not scrub or pick the tattooed area.
- Use sterile bandage(s) or other sterile dressing(s) when necessary.
The client shall consult a health care practitioner at the first sign of infection or an allergic reaction, and report any diagnosed infection, allergic reaction, or adverse reaction resulting from the tattoo to the artist.
What To Expect After Permanent Makeup Procedure?
- Slight swelling, thickness, and/or redness for 1 or 2 days following the procedure is normal.
- It is normal to lose approximately 1/3 of the color during the healing process.
- After the initial procedure, the color may be a shade too dark; in six days it will appear to lighten a bit, but after 10 days the color will show through the skin as it heals.
- It will appear softer when completely healed because the color will come from the dermal layer of the skin to the epidermal layer of the skin.
- Please be patient! The healing process takes up to 30 days.
- Your follow up appointment is needed so the PMU Artist can examine the healing process and correct any imperfections and/or loss of pigments.
- The tattooed areas are approximately 20 to 25% darker and bolder in the width than they will be when healed. Your skin is red under the pigment which causes the color of the pigment appear darker.
- There will be some swelling, although difficult to see due to the thickness of the skin in the treated area. This will subside.