Pre Procedure Advice
Permanent cosmetic treatments will normally require more than one session. For best results you will be required to return for at least one retouch procedure, usually about 6 weeks from the initial procedure.
Immediately after initial treatment, be prepared for the colour to be significantly sharper/darker and bolder. This is normal and will subside and become lighter as the tissue heals. This can take anywhere between 5-10 days.
Advice for all procedures
- Alcohol, Aspirin, Ibuprofen or Coumadin MUST be avoided at least 48 hours prior to your procedure.
- Do not discontinue any medication before consulting with your doctor.
- You may not wish to make any social plans on the day of treatment as sensitive delicate areas can be red or swollen.
- Wear your normal make up to your treatment.
- You must have completed a patch test at least 12 hrs prior to treatment and had a negative outcome.
- No family or friends will be allowed in the treatment room, so best to come alone if you can.
- Waxing, threading or any other eyebrow treatments similar should be performed at least 48 hrs before hand.
- Electrolysis no less than 5 days before hand
- Any eyelash tinting or perming should be carried out no sooner than 1 week before treatment.
- Do not wear contact lenses during or immediately after your procedure, so remember to bring your glasses.
- You may experience some swelling after the procedure, so you may want to bring someone with you to drive you home.
Lip Liner/ Blush Procedure
- If you have a history of cold sores, I advise you to contact your doctor to obtain the proper prescription medication to prevent such outbreaks.
- Alternatively you can obtain medications such as Zovirax from your local chemist/Boots etc. This can help minimise an outbreak.
- The cosmetic treatment does not cause cold sores, however if you carry the virus, it lays dormant in the body and the procedure can stimulate the virus.