What is Micropigmentation?

The micro-pigmentation industry has grown tremendously and has become a preferred treatment in the cosmetic and beauty industry.

Individual and customised applications are designed for every client and the results are a convenient ‘quick fix’ with long lasting results, appropriate for today’s busy life styles.

Permanent cosmetic enhancement is a revolutionary beauty treatment used to define eyes, brows, and lips to give a soft, natural finish that imitates perfectly applied make-up.

Micro pigmentation is the process of applying micro insertions of pigment into the dermal layer of the skin.

Micro-pigmentation is also referred to as:

  • Semi-permanent make-up
  • Permanent make-up
  • Permanent cosmetics
  • Intradermal cosmetics
  • Cosmetic tattooing.

Where is Micropigmentation used?

Eyebrow enhancements

If you have little or no eyebrow hair or would like to perfect the shape of your eyebrows, creating a youthful lift to the eye area that emphasises your eyes, this if the treatment for you. Taking your face shape and colouring into consideration, this technique is achieved using fine hair strokes by hair simulation or a subtle colour mist infusion.

Eye Enhancements

Permanent eye enhancement can create a defined liner or subtle shadow. Emphasising your eye colour and making your lashes appear thicker, your eyes will appear larger and more striking. This is a convenient treatment for people who suffer with allergies to pollen or conventional eye make-up. Permanent eye enhancement is perfect for eliminating eye make-up smudging.

Lip Enhancements

Lips make your mouth appear more youthful by defining and flirting with the natural lip contour and introducing a haze of colour across your lips. This will give you a subtle or dramatic fullness in an attractive blush of colour that can be highlighted by adding a dash of lip gloss. Asymmetry can be corrected to a degree and your lips will always stay beautiful whatever the situation.

Medical Micropigmentation

Areola, Scars and Stretch Mark, Skin Conditions such as Vitiligo – These are the most common examples of the practice of medical tattoo. Clients who have undergone breast reconstruction whether due to mastectomy or for cosmetic reasons often look to have their areola reconstructed, re-pigmented or corrected and this service is available to both men and women. The appearance of scars, stretch marks and vitiligo can be drastically reduced with expert application of tattoo camouflage techniques.

Who chooses to receive Micropigmentation?

  • Men and women who have to look their best at all times
  • Anyone who desires freedom from daily make-up application
  • Busy people with little time to apply make-up
  • Anyone with allergies to conventional make-up
  • Those unable to apply make-up due to physical conditions
  • Alopecia and Chemotherapy sufferers
  • People with sparse or no eyebrows/eyelashes
  • Contact Lens wearers
  • Those seeking to correct asymmetrical facial features
  • Accident victims which has resulted in scarring or asymmetry
  • Burn survivors
  • People with scarring due to surgery
  • Hypo-pigmented skin
  • Those requiring areola and nipple reconstruction
  • Hair loss.
The Treatment Regime

Your treatment begins with a sensitivity test and consultation to discuss the range of designs, shapes and colours available to best suit you.

I will then create your look in conventional make-up. You can try different looks and colours until you are happy with the effect that is created for you.

Only then does the pigment infusion process take place- Achieved using the latest and up to date re-pigmentation machine and organic grade pigments which meet all European and safety requirements.

Immediately after the infusion process your enhancement will display mild redness and swelling which may last for up to 48 hours.

The enhancement will be a darker shade that desired for approximately 1 week- gradually fading to a result which lasts for years. A complete, detailed after care regime will be given to you on the day of your procedure.

A follow up session is available 1 month later, paying particular attention to fine detail and colouring.

A colour boost session is recommended between 9-15 months after the follow up session to maintain your desired result and enhancement.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Shall I Do Before Receiving My Micro-pigmentation Procedure?

Prior to your micro-pigmentation procedure think about the look that you wish to achieve. As anexpert in this field of colour analysis and makeovers, I ensure that the correct colours and styles are chosen for you, however you are part of the decision-making process. *A little tip- fashion changes so it’s best to enhance your natural features.

Micro-pigmentation enhancements normally require multiple application sessions. To achieve the best results you may be required to return for a complimentary tune-up procedure between 4 and 6weeks after the initial application.

Be prepared for the colour intensity to be significantly sharper and darker immediately after the procedure. This will subside and become softer as the skin heals. This process can take up to 14 days.

Does it hurt?

A numbing agent is used prior and during the procedure to ensure your utmost comfort, however very sensitive patients might find the procedure uncomfortable and must be prepared to “override” the discomfort. They might find the level of discomfort as:
The eyebrows are rated as 2-3 out of 10
The eyeliner is rated as 2-3 out of 10
The lips are rated as 3-4 out of 10

How long does the treatment take?

The treatment duration is usually between 2hours-2.5hours depending on the area being treated. With 1-1.5hours scheduled for the control or refill procedure.

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