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What Is the Difference Between Permanent Makeup and Tattoo Ink?
A popular myth is that permanent makeup is a facial tattoo. The techniques are essentially different. Let’s take a moment to discuss anatomy. The skin is divided into three layers: the epidermis, the outermost layer on which cosmetics are applied; the dermis, which is made of connective tissue and contains hair follicles and sweat glands; and the hypodermis, which is made up of connective tissue and fat.

Permanent cosmetics pigments are injected into the epidermis, whereas tattoo ink is infused deep into the dermis. That is why tattooing is much more painful, costs more, and lasts a lifetime (though it may need retouch), but permanent makeup does not. Permanent Makeup results can last up to two years, sometimes longer and require an initial touch-up after 6-8 weeks, then again each year to keep the colour fresh 

Microblading

tattooing technique which uses a small handheld tool made of several tiny needles to add semi-permanent pigment to the skin. Microblading differs from standard eyebrow tattooing, as each hair stroke is created by hand with a blade that creates fine slices in the skin.  Like all tattoos, microblading can fade, depending on multiple factors, including the quality of pigment/ink used,[5] UV exposure, skin type, elements found in skincare products, and/or medications. The treatment lasts from 18 to 30 months, although it can sometimes last for up to 3 years. A touch-up session is encouraged 6 weeks after the first microblading procedure, and every 12–18 months thereafter. This procedure is best suited for dry/normal skin type with good elasticity. Mature or oill skin may reject the pigment and result in an  undesireable outcome.

Ombre/Powder Brows

Ombre Brows is a cosmetic tattooing technique that uses a tattoo machine with a special needle to deposit pigment into the skin in a gradual manner, creating a gradient effect from light to dark. The result is a soft, powder-like finish that looks natural and subtle. The Ombre technique is ideal for those who want a more defined and filled-in look for their eyebrows. It can create a range of effects, from a soft and natural look to a more dramatic and bold look. It’s a great option for those who have sparse or thinning eyebrows, mature or oily skin, or for those who simply want to enhance their natural eyebrows.

Combo Brows

Combo brows, also known as combination brows or hybrid brows, are exactly what their name suggests – a combination of the two most popular brow tattoo techniques. Microblading (hair stroke brows) and microshading (powder) techniques are used to create combo brows, that look attractive, yet natural, with a hint of powdery effect. This method works well for most skin types.

Eyelash Enhancement

Lash Enhancement is a semi-permanent treatment that involves inserting pigment between strands of your natural lashes to give you fuller, longer lashes and improve your overall appearance by extending, lifting, and opening the eye. It reminds regular eyeliner, but without a wing. It enhances the lashline in a natural way.  

Winged/Classic Eyeliner

Classic Eyeliner is a perfect choice if you draw it on a daily basis. The pigment is applied to the line of the upper eyelid and slightly extends beyond its border, which visually enlarges the eyes. With a smooth transition from narrow to wider, the eyeliner suits absolutely any type of appearance. The eyeliners emphasize the shape of the eyes and make everyone focus on your look. Classic Eyeliner can hide mimic wrinkles or minor imperfections such as scars or pigmentation. The shape of the eyeliner can be of any thickness and length. It may end at the edge of the eye or exit with a wing.

Shaded/Smudged Eyeliner

Delicate Shaded Eyeliner gives your eyes smokey/smudged eyeliner look. The shading effect is achieved by making “pixels” with pigment just above the sold line and extending out toward the wing. 

Lip Blush

This technique is often used to enhance the natural color of the lips, add definition, and create a fuller appearance. The treatment involves a tattoo machine to deposit pigment into the skin. It is similar to traditional tattooing however, the needle used for lip blush is much smaller, and the pigment is deposited at a shallower depth. This means that the treatment is less painful and the results are more natural-looking.

Saline Removal

Saline Removal is a non-laser tattoo removal procedure that uses saline to draw pigment out of the skin. It’s great for lightening or fully removing tattoos or unwanted Permanent Makeup. Due to its natural nature, Saline Removal is ideal for removing PMU. It leaves little to no scarring and new PMU can be added over the top of the area that was previously lightened so that you can have the PMU that you desire. Typically, multiple removal sessions are required to reduce pigment load efficiently. Saline removal is not suitable for all PMU removal. Occasionally, laser removal will be recommended

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