Permanent Makeup

Wake Up with Makeup!

Only your doctor knows for sure.

Ever wished you could just hop out of bed, and feel immediately ready and confident to face the world? Maybe it’s time for Permanent Makeup!

Permanent makeup is becoming more popular, especially as people realize the convenience it offers. It may simply be a time saver in the morning, but for many, it’s much more than that.  If you find yourself less able to apply your makeup due to loss of dexterity or decreased vision, permanent makeup can offer you a solution to your morning struggle to get those eyebrows, or that eyeliner even! Maybe for you, it’s just nice to know that your brows or eyeliner won’t melt off as the day goes on. For some, it’s nice not to have to apply lipstick every time you eat something.  If you are not a makeup artist, you may not be achieving the look you really want with your cosmetics. Perhaps permanent makeup could take the drudgery out of your daily routine.

Whether its Brows, Eyeliner, Lips, or your Skin you want to enhance or perfected, we can help you create and achieve your beauty goals.

Lip Blushing

lip blushing

Lip blushing is a cosmetic tattooing procedure that enhances the natural color and shape of the lips. During the procedure, a semi-permanent pigment is tattooed onto the lips to create a tinted, “blushed” appearance. The pigment can be customized to match the individual’s natural lip color or desired shade, and the shape of the lips can be enhanced to create a more defined or fuller look. Lip blushing is often used to correct uneven or discolored lips and can also help reduce the appearance of fine lines around the mouth. The procedure typically takes 1-2 hours to complete and can last anywhere from 1-3 years depending on individual factors and aftercare

Permanent Eyeliner

eye liner

Permanent eyeliner is a cosmetic tattooing procedure that involves the application of semi-permanent pigment along the lash line of the upper and/or lower eyelids. The procedure is designed to enhance the natural shape and color of the eyes and can help create the illusion of thicker and fuller lashes. The pigment used in permanent eyeliner is typically a dark color, such as black or dark brown, and is applied using a needle or microblade. The procedure can take anywhere from 1-2 hours to complete, and the results can last anywhere from 1-5 years, depending on individual factors and aftercare. It is important to note that like all tattooing procedures, permanent eyeliner does involve some risks, including the risk of infection, allergic reaction, and scarring, so it is important to choose a qualified and experienced technician and to follow all aftercare instructions carefully.

Eyebrow Microblading vs. Eyebrow Micropigmentation

Microblading and micropigmentation are two commonly used semi-permanent makeup methods designed to improve the look of your eyebrows, though their application processes and final outcomes differ.

Microblading utilizes a manual tool equipped with tiny, sharp needles to craft delicate, hair-like incisions on the skin, giving the illusion of natural eyebrow hairs. The colorant used in this technique is embedded into the top layers of the skin and usually retains its vibrancy for 1 to 2 years before it starts to fade.

Micropigmentation utilizes a tattoo machine to insert pigment into the skin, resulting in a more solid, fully-filled look. The effects of micropigmentation usually outlast those of microblading, with the outcome enduring for several years before it starts to fade.

Microblading might be the optimal choice for those seeking brows that look more natural, as it replicates the appearance of individual hairs. However, it might not be the best fit for people with oily or acne-prone skin, as the pigment can fade or blur more rapidly. On the other hand, micropigmentation might be preferable for those wanting a more defined and filled-in brow, though it could also appear more prominent and less natural than microblading.

In conclusion, the decision between microblading and micropigmentation will hinge on personal preferences, skin type, and the desired final look. It’s important to research and consult with a trained and experienced professional before undergoing either procedure.

Contact us today at 239-800-SKIN(7546) to schedule your complimentary consultation.

Skin Doctor in Southwest Florida

Dr. Greta McLaren

Dr. McLaren is the founder and owner of “Skin Secrets by Dr. McLaren” where her philosophy is that “only your doctor knows for sure…”

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