1401 Ricmond Ave. Suite 270 Houston, TX 77006
By Appointment Only. No Walk-Ins Please. 10:00am - 6:00pm M-Sat. Phone: 832-377-0030
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When finding a permanent makeup artist you never want to make a quick decision based on price or convenience such as same day appointments. Please carefully read our FAQs page. If you have any questions please contact our studio at 832-377-0030 prior to booking an appointment.
THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST
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WHAT IS PERMANENT MAKEUP?
Permanent makeup, also known as permanent cosmetics, cosmetic tattooing, and micropigmentation, is the process of adding pigments into the skin. Permanent makeup enhances the appearance of facial features such as brows, eyes, and lips.
WHAT IS MICROBLADING?
Microblading is a highly demanded technique that is done with a hand held tool and blade that creates crisp fine hair-like strokes while inserting pigments into the upper layer of the skin. This technique is perfect for those who want to restore the appearance of realistic looking eyebrows. If you have over tweezed your brows or suffer
from hair loss due to alopecia or other factors, then microblading may be an excellent option for you.
IS IT SAFE?
We use new, clean and sterilized equipment following OSHA safety standards. All needles are single use only and disposed after each client. After each client the treatment area and equipment is cleaned with medical grade disinfectant.
DOES IT HURT?
Permanent Makeup is usually a painless procedure but some discomfort may be felt in the beginning of the procedure. Numbing anesthetics are used during the process to keep the pain minimal. "Please note" if you're on your menstrual cycle or about to start you may be more sensitive to pain. You might want to consider this when booking your appointment.
WHAT IS AN ALLERGY PATCH TEST?
Allergies to tattoo ink or permanent makeup pigments are rare but a reaction can occur. If you have an allergy to colorants, such as those found in food or clothing, then a patch test is recommended. If you already have tattoos, minor sensitivities to makeup, or seasonal allergies, then a patch test isn't necessary.
IS A CONSULTATION REQUIRED?
A consultation is usually not required for permanent makeup procedures. We will discuss color, shape and design on the day of your appointment. If you have had previous permanent makeup done elsewhere or have any skin issues/disorders such as severe acne or seborrheic-dermatitis, then a consultation is required. If you arrive to an appointment without having a consultation first (either by phone or in person) we have the right to refuse service and deposit will be forfeited.
HOW DO I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AND HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Due to high demand wait time for new clients can be over a month. If you are trying to get in sooner we have a wait-list option available online. Our suggestion is to book your initial appointment then go back and add yourself to the wait-list. You may choose as many days as you like. If a spot does open up, you will receive an automated text message asking if you want the appointment.
After hours and off days available by appointment only for an additional $250 and must be paid in full at time of booking.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT THE DAY OF THE PROCEDURE?
Each procedure generally runs no more than 2 hours. An aftercare kit with instructions will be given to you to take home after your procedure. Please make sure to print and bring with you the client consent form (filled out) on the day of your appointment. If you don't have a printer please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. Print Client Consent Form
DO I NEED A TOUCH UP?
Almost all permanent cosmetic procedures usually require a touch up session (perfection visit) to achieve the desired look. At times a third session is required due to factors such as oily skin, high use of nicotine products (includes electronic cigarettes,) and excessive bleeding during the initial procedure.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AFTER THE PROCEDURE?
Your permanent makeup will look dark and bold for the first few days and this is normal. There may be some redness and slight swelling for the first 24 hours. After a week you can start to expect some fading and a softer look.
CAN I WEAR MAKEUP AFTER THE PROCEDURE?
NO makeup around or on the area for 10 days. This will reduce the risk of infection.
WHAT IF I ALREADY HAVE PERMANENT MAKEUP?
You can still have get it done, however if your eyebrows for example are extremely dark then adding more ink would not have much effect. If it’s a correction because of unevenness, color, etc., then removal/lightening the area first may be required. The more faded any prior permanent makeup is easier it is to achieve better results.
A free consultation will be required. No exceptions.
AFTER CARE INSTRUCTIONS
We provide you with verbal and written instructions plus an aftercare kit on the day of your appointment.
BEFORE YOUR PERMANENT MAKEUP PROCEDURE
BEFORE EYELINER PROCEDURE
BEFORE LIP PROCEDURE
PERMANENT MAKEUP IS NOT RECOMMENDED WITH THE FOLLOWING
Please note: If you arrive to your appointment with any of these listed above we have the right to refuse service and deposit will be forfeited.