An initial consultation will be used to discuss your requirements. We will then custom blend colours to perfectly match these requirements. Your preferred colour is then implanted into a lower layer of the skin, where it remains for up to 3 years.
SPMU, also known as micro pigmentation, is an exciting new procedure in which carefully applied permanent pigment is placed into the dermal layer of the skin in order to enhance facial features. The most common treatments are available for eyes, brows and lips.
Yes, the healed result will look very natural indeed.
As a guide, it could be anything between two to five years before a new treatment is required, although refresher colour boosts are recommended for maintenance during this time.
There are some occasions when people are not suitable for semi-permanent makeup –due to medical matters but this will be discussed during your consultation session.
Absolutely. All pigments are made of natural minerals that are specifically selected for their safe, non-toxic and hypoallergenic properties. They are trusted by technicians and cosmetic surgeons throughout the world. Ophthalmologists actually recommend eye procedures for women sensitive to conventional cosmetics.
Semi-permanent makeup is far gentler than you might imagine. The treatment is no more painful than having their eyebrows tweezed.
Treatment times vary depending on how advanced or detailed the required result is. Although some treatments may take as little as 1 hour, you should set aside 2-3 hours for your appointment.
A second appointment to review the final healed colour is included in the price. This usually takes place around 4 -6 weeks after the initial treatment and takes around 30 minutes.
Brows and eye treatments tend to look darker in colour immediately after the initial appointment, while lip colours can look more intense. This softens in a few days. Lips are likely to have some residual swelling and can chap. there may be some slight swelling after eyeliner treatments but this is usually limited.
You can wear mineral cosmetics immediately after the treatment, however, you need to wait until the treatment area has healed before wearing traditional cosmetics.
We will provide you with aftercare instructions and a special aftercare balm for after your treatment. Looking after your semi-permanent makeup as it heals is not difficult or time consuming –all you will need to do is follow our simple steps.
Everyone is different, but as a general rule the surface skin generally heals between 3-7 days after the treatment.
You should be able to get straight back to work immediately after your treatment.
If you have an MRI scan after having semi-permanent makeup, you should inform the practitioner prior to the scan about your treatment, when you had it and the location. This should not prevent you from being able to have an MRI scan, but is information the practitioner will need to be aware of.
We recommend that you do not apply make-up, expose the skin to extreme heat, cold or moisture, we will explain these requirements in full and provide a printed copy of the aftercare requirements.