Not a long time ago women didn’t have an opportunity to get permanent makeup and forget about this annoying morning routine. Now you may choose to do a permanent makeup once and save your money and time for the following years. This popular treatment offers a bunch of options of permanent makeup procedures: eyebrows, eyeliners and eyeshadows, lips contouring and lipstick imitation and more. In this article you will find all you need to know about permanent eyeliner procedure.
Why do I need it?
Eyeliner may not only shape the eyes and make them look bigger but also improve the appearance of light, short or missing eyelashes. With permanent eyeliner tattoo you may sleep, swim or exercise without a worry of makeup smudges.
If you are that woman who’s daily makeup routine includes eyeliner to emphasize the eyes, you are definitely a good candidate for this treatment.
Eyeliner tattoo techniques
Eyelash lash enhancement.
This technique is great for people who want to get a natural look. The pigment is placed only at the base of the eyelashes between your own lashes. That makes the lashes look fuller and darker without having an obvious eyeliner. This method is also popular among men.
This technique can be described as an applying a full eyeliner which can be any size or length. This method is often performed along with eyelash base enhancement for a complete look.
Is permanent eyeliner procedure painful?
Eyeliner permanent makeup treatment is performed by the single – needle tattoo machine which implants high quality pigment ink into the dermis. Eyelids skin is thin and sensitive, so the procedure can be unpleasant, but not painful as the technician will put anesthetic cream for several minutes to numb the skin for the entire time of the procedure.
Is eyeliner tattoo permanent? How long does it last?
Yes, eyeliner tattoo has permanent results, which last between 4 to 6 years. In some cases touch up procedure is recommended within a year for adjustments and perfections.
Permanent eyeliner styles
Natural eyeliner will look more beautiful with the right eyeliner style. Before the procedure, you will meet your technician for a consultation during which you together will try different eyeliner styles and you will have an idea how your eyes will look like after permanent makeup treatment is done.
You should not worry that the result can disappoint you, because an experienced makeup artist almost certainly will do a good job and, besides, there is also an opportunity to fix the imperfections during a touchup session. The most popular eyeliner styles are: natural, classic, cat eyes style and winged.
How much does permanent eyeliner cost?
In general the procedure will cost $200-$800, depending on a technician`s experience and a location of the salon.
Will I need a follow up procedure?
Although the following touch up procedure is recommended after 4-6 weeks, the decision is up to you. As a matter of fact, the eyeliner may heal lighter and thinner than you wanted it to be or fade over time. In this case you might want to correct the imperfections and darken the color of your eyeliner at the following session.
How to prepare for a procedure
- Discuss with your physician or technician if you take either heart or blood thinner medicine.
- Do not wear makeup at the time of the procedure.
- Do not curl eyelashes.
- Do not wear contact lenses.
Permanent eyeliner aftercare.
Don`t get frustrated if you see your eyelids slightly red or mildly swollen. This is completely normal as your skin has been irritated by the needle. It will go away faster if you follow these easy aftercare rules listed below:
- Use ointment for the first few days after the procedure. If you let dry out tattooed area, you will lose most of the eyeliner pigment.
- Do not get the area wet.
- Do not rub, peel or scratch tattooed area.
- Avoid direct sun, especially sunbeds.
- Avoid saunas and hot tubs.
- Do not wear contact lenses for 24-48 hours.
Permanent eyeliner procedure pros and cons.
In conclusion, let’s review all pros and cons of this treatment and decide if it is something you would like to do.
- Saves money for eyeliners and makeup removers.
- Saves time for daily makeup routine.
- Look the same beautiful at day and at night.
It is a permanent tattoo treatment and if you decide not to have an eyeliner shortly after procedure, you will need to go for another treatment called tattoo removal.
In our opinion, permanent eyeliner treatment is totally worth your attention!