What to Expect
With each permanent cosmetic procedure, you should expect to book a Consultation, “First Session, and “Touch-Up Session”. All are included in the total price. Occasionally, an additional procedure is required and will be discussed at the time of your Consultation or Touch-Up session. When scheduling your initial consultation, you may book your 1st session at the same time. Note: Annual touch ups do not require an in person consultation. A consultation fee of $40 will be credited towards the total amount of your procedure. When booking your procedure, a 50% deposit is required to hold the appointment with the balance due at the end of “1st Session”. There is no charge for the touch up session. Each client receives my undivided attention with ample time reserved to ensure satisfaction.
I kindly ask that if you have to cancel your appointment that you please give me a 48hrs notice so that I can book another client into that time slot. Deposits will not be refunded on cancellations made within that 48hr period.
At your consultation, we’ll first discuss whether or not you are a good candidate for Permanent Cosmetics. Please arrive 15 minutes early to relax, have a cup of decaffeinated tea or infused flavored water, and allow enough time to complete appropriate paper work. During the consultation, we’ll discuss your medical history, medications, and beauty regimen that may or may not affect the retention of your pigment. If you have any of the contraindications listed in “Requiring Physician Approval”, please contact your physician ahead of time and have them write a note on official letterhead or medical prescription pad stating it’s safe for you to have your permanent cosmetics procedure. don’t hesitate to let me know if you have any questions. Please bring the physician’s note to “1st Session” and Do not stop taking any medication unless directed by your doctor. Once we’ve discussed your medical history and answered all questions about safety and procedural details, we will spend some time looking at different before and after photos to help you decide which technique is best for you. You should plan on 30 mins for your consultation.
At the “First Session”, I will pre-numb you with a topical anesthetic if needed. After taking “before photos”, we’ll design your brow, lip, and/or eye liner to your approval, customize the pigment and begin the procedure. This usually takes 2-2 ½ hrs depending on the work involved. During the procedure, topical anesthetics will be use as needed. You will have the opportunity to view the process and provide input throughout. Upon procedure completion, “After Photos” are taken and after care discussed. All aftercare is included in the price and you will have everything you need when you leave the studio. Please keep in mind that the color will look darker immediately after the procedure but will soften and lighten as it heals. This is a gradual process requiring appropriate after care and healing time in addition to the “Touch-Up” session to achieve the best possible result.
The “Touch-Up” session is similar to the initial session although it doesn’t take as long since the design and pigment selection have already been sorted through. This session is more of a perfecting session and is recommended for longer lasting pigment retention and a beautiful outcome. At this time, I’ll evaluate the healed results of the pigment with your skin undertones and enhance the shape and color if needed. This usually takes between 1 ½-2 hrs depending on the healed results of your first session. During the procedure, Topical anesthetics will be used as needed and you’ll have the opportunity to view and provide input throughout the procedure. “After Photos” will be taken and after care discussed. All aftercare is included and you will have everything that you need when you leave the studio. This is a similar healing process as the 1st session and again the color will look darker than the final result.
I recommend that you book a consultation and visit the studio so we can determine if Permanent Cosmetics is for you. Consultations can also be done over the phone.
Please call in advance of booking your appointment if you have any questions, including when Physician approval may be required.