What is Permanent Eyeliner?
How many times have you woken up in the morning and wished your AM to-do list was way shorter? Well, your wish is the industry’s command. “Low maintenance” beauty trends – like tattoo eyeliner, lash extensions, and microblading – are becoming way more accessible. As a result, more people than ever are waking up looking fresh without having to put in nearly as much work. We’re living in truly blessed times!
All forms of permanent makeup are technically classified as a tattoo. In other words, they involve implanting color into your skin with a tiny needle. As for whether it’s really permanent, the short answer is yes and no. Permanent eyeliner isn’t going to wash off with the rest of your makeup at night, but it will gradually fade within a year or two. Others may hold onto some of the color forever. It differs from person to person.
As for the actual process of applying tattooed eyeliner, your artist will clean the area with an eye-approved antibacterial and then apply a numbing cream to help reduce discomfort. Then colored pigments are inserted between your lashes and under the skin with a special tool. Sometimes this process is done over several passes, or it can be done over several appointments to monitor the color absorption.
Does All Permanent Eyeliner Look the Same?
Definitely not. This is a completely customized process. There are many different techniques, tools, and digital tips depending on the desired look. You can go for a powdery or shadow-like finish, a thicker liner, or a tight line.
The tattoo eyeliner color is customized to your preference, and your artist will also work with you to determine what shape and look you’re going for.
We aim to give the eyes a boost, lift a droopy corner, and/or strategically make the lashes look fuller and the eye brighter and more defined. The shape should be as conservative as possible so that it naturally enhances your eyes without makeup, keeping in mind that your traditional makeup can be added for a more dramatic or evening look.