Permanent lip make-up has long attracted the attention of modern women and is very popular. There is no need to touch up the lips during the day, constantly monitor whether the lipstick is smeared in a crucial moment, to spend money on expensive cosmetics – these are the main advantages of lip tattooing. Self-confidence in any situation – it is priceless.
In addition, to replace the dense and unnatural tattooing came the new, lightweight techniques, allowing to improve the natural beauty of the lips. Modern pigments are represented by the widest range of colors, which allows you to pick your own individual color.
Indications for lip permanent can be many: from the presence of real aesthetic defects to subjective dissatisfaction with the color, shape, volume of the lips. The main ones are:
- Lack of natural lip color;
- blurred contour;
- asymmetry of the lips;
- thin lips;
- age-related changes in the lips.
The course of the procedure
So, what does the procedure for permanent lip tattooing consist of. To begin with, the procedure is quite long and can take from 1 to 3 hours. Since the lip tattooing is a painful procedure, it is performed using local anesthesia, which excludes unpleasant feelings.
The first and most important step is the sketch. The selection of an individual form of permanent lip make-up, the choice of pigment is carried out together with the patient and takes a substantial part of the appointment time. The master performs the pigmentation procedure only after the patient has given his consent.
Next, anesthesia is applied and maintained on the lips.
The very procedure of lip tattooing is the subcutaneous introduction of the coloring pigment in the lip area, according to an agreed sketch. The pigment is introduced with an ultra-thin needle with a special machine for permanent make-up.
When the pigment is introduced, the surface is treated with a special disinfectant solution.
Immediately after the lip tattoo procedure, there may be a slight swelling, which is a normal reaction of the body. The next few days before healing is recommended to treat the pigmented area with chlorhexidine and lubricate with petroleum jelly, so that the crusts formed did not dry and crack on the lips. Also, it is recommended for the entire period of rehabilitation to refuse hot food and hot drinks, from visiting baths, saunas, solarium, limit physical exercise.
If you are prone to the manifestations of herpes is recommended to undergo appropriate therapy before and after the procedure, because the pigmentation of the lips can provoke a relapse of the virus.
After the initial lip pigmentation procedure, there is most often a need for additional correction in 3-6 months after the first visit. This is due to the peculiarity of the body to reject 30% to 70% of the injected pigment.
The final effect lasts for a period of 1 to 3 years, and to maintain the enduring results is recommended to carry out the procedure to update the lip tattoo (refresh) once a year for indications.
Permanent Lip Makeup techniques
- Currently, the most popular lip tattoo techniques are:
- Contouring – lip tattooing is effective in the problem of blurred and indistinct contour of the lips;
- With blurring – lip permanent with blurring creates the effect of slightly tinted lips;
- 3D technique – allows to solve the problem of asymmetry or insufficient volume of lips;
- Naturelle – ideal for those who want to improve a little bit the shape and color of lips, without resorting to radical changes;
- Watercolor – a light outline-free makeup with a subtle lip gloss effect.
It is important to note that the procedure of lip permantha has a number of serious contraindications:
- pregnancy and lactation;
- viral and infectious diseases;
- blood diseases;
- Violation of the integrity of the tissues of the lips;
- susceptibility to keloid scars.
All procedures for permanent make-up are performed in compliance with all sanitary norms and rules.