If you're a makeup enthusiast, eyeliner is probably one of your best friends. While it's hard to envision a makeup look without those wings, the truth is, doing them every day may be a real chore.
That is why a large number of women opt for semi-permanent eyeliner tattoos. It enables them to wear their favorite eyeliner without fear of it smudging for years. However, what is this enchanted treatment?
Our experienced permanent makeup artists will explain what tattoo eyeliner is, how it's applied, and how much it costs in our ultimate guide to tattoo eyeliner. Continue reading for complete details!
Permanent Eyeliner: What Is It?
Eyeliner tattooing is a sophisticated permanent makeup technique that replicates the appearance of wearing eyeliner.
Using a specially designed electric device for cosmetic tattooing, the permanent makeup artist inserts semi-permanent pigments of natural origin into the skin of your eyelids, ‘permanently' drawing on your eyeliner in the shape you desire.
While the entire procedure is considered non-invasive because there is no downtime and you can resume your normal activities immediately following it, it does require a few weeks of healing time for your skin to recover from the micro-trauma.
Is It Possible for Anyone to Get Semi-Permanent Eyeliner?
As is the case with any permanent makeup treatment, the majority of people qualify as good candidates for semi-permanent eyeliner. However, certain circumstances make tattoo eyeliner unsafe, if not impossible:
- Cancer, epilepsy, and autoimmune disorders are all serious diseases.
- Infections or diseases caused by viruses
- Chemotherapy is ongoing.
- Disorders of bleeding
- Skin conditions such as psoriasis or rosacea are prevalent in the area.
- Susceptibility to keloid scar formation
- Anticoagulant medication
- Recently, Botox injections or dermal fillers have become popular (you need to wait at least 2 weeks)
- Pregnancy and lactation