It is slightly uncomfortable but completely bearable. The tattooing process lasts about an hour. We Use an excessive amount of numbing and the technique is extremely gentle. DO NOT take any asprins or drink a coffee before your appointment. They will cause you to bleed lots and also make you more sensitive during the procedure.
Yes, however, on the first session we will have to color correct your lips to cancel out the cool tones. This means the initial color we tattoo MUST be orange! If we are to tattoo any other color you risk darkening your lips further or having absolutely no results at all. When healed at 6 weeks, most if not all of the darkness in your lips will be covered and your lips will have a nudey-pink even tone. Note that results cannot be guaranteed and lightening or evening out dark lips may take a few sessions. Under no circumstances will we tattoo a "NUDE" color on dark or cool toned lips. If you are unsure if you have dark or cool toned lips you can send us a picture of your lips in natural light to confirm.
Touchups are recommended for everybody. On touchup sessions, we can alter the shape and color of your tattoo or go bolder or fill in spots that didn't retain pigment as well as others during healing. Touchups will also add longevity to the life of your tattoo. A Touchup can be booked no sooner than 4 weeks of your last appointment. Please ask to ensure you have waited long enough from laser treatments, filler or botox to have a touchup done. Touchups are included
Depending on your skin, health and if you come for touchup refreshers, your tattoo will last from 1-4 years.
Here are some factors will cause your semi-permanent tattoo to fade faster:
Yes! Lip filler does not interfere with the process of tattooing lips or the results. Lip filler and lip blush appointments MUST be at least 6 weeks apart from each other.
You may NOT have this procedure if :
Do not consume caffeine and alcohol for 24 hours prior to your appointment to prevent excessive pain and bleeding.
Do NOT TAKE ASRPINS or other blood thinners such a Niacin, Vitamin E and/or Ibuprofen unless medically necessary, 48-72 hrs prior to your procedure. Panadol can be taken if you have low pain tolerance.
Avoid exercising the day of the procedure.
Do not take or get any chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing, vitamin E, retinols, fish oil, at least 4 weeks before your appointment.
Please read the aftercare and arrange your schedule accordingly to the healing stage. There is downtime for every procedure.