Care for Your Lips
If you have any history of cold sores/ fever blisters/ herpes simple or have ever had chicken pox, you must
contact your physician to obtain and take the proper prescription medication to prevent such outbreaks for at least
7 days before and after the procedure. Many physicians prescribe capsules of 500mg Valtrex. Follow your
ALL PERMANENT COSMETIC PROCEDURES ARE MULTI-SESSION PROCESSES. An initial application is
incomplete until after a follow-up appointment, which must be scheduled approximately 4-8 weeks after your
initial appointment. There is a fee of $75 (starting price) for follow-up appointment.
PRE-CARE INFORMATION FOR LIP PROCEDURES
AFTERCARE INFORMATION FOR LIP PROCEDURES
Micropigmentation procedures are affected by the “canvas” (your skin) that they are performed on. Lifestyle, medications, smoking, metabolism, facial surgery and other procedures, and age of skin all contribute to fading. Immediately after the procedure the area treated will look much darker and much more defined (as if it were "painted
Be prepared for final results to be significantly lighter in color and the overall appearance much softer and more natural after the healing occurs. This transition is based on how quickly the outer layer of your skin exfoliates.
The exfoliation (peeling) process usually occurs around Day 4-5 and will be complete around about Day 7. It is not uncommon to lose up to 70% of the color on the first application. DO NOT WORRY! 2-3 applications may be required to achieve the desired results. You will be receiving a second application- a "perfecting session" in a few weeks. At that time, the color will be.
adjusted to your liking. We can add very easily, but it is much more difficult to remove! You must wait at least 8 weeks between applications. Touching up a tattoo prematurely may result in a ruined tattoo. Though rare, infection is possible. If you see signs of infection such as persistent increased redness or swelling, fever, drainage, or oozing, contact your doctor immediately.
Apply ice packs as necessary to prevent or reduce swelling.
Apply a thin coat white petroleum (such as Vaseline) to the area twice a day for 3-4 days, before showering and after
Avoid sweating such as from vigorous exercise for 24 hours.
For AT LEAST one week post-procedure AND until healing is complete:
o Keep your hands clean and avoid touching the affected area(s).
o Do not use peroxide or Neosporin on treated areas.
o Avoid tanning beds, sun, chlorine spas and pools, soap and chemicals (including skin cleansers, makeup removers, alpha hydroxyl creams, and tooth whitening toothpaste) near the treated area.
o Avoid exposing the area excessive moisture or humidity, such as: facials, swimming, whirlpools (hot tubs), saunas, steam rooms, and steamy showers.
o Avoid Retin-A, moisturizers, glycolic acids, exfoliants and anti-aging products at all times (not just during healing) on all micro-pigmented areas. These can cause pigments to fade and lighten prematurely.