Beautiful and Natural Permanent Makeup Services Serving All of Ventura County!I am a certified professional permanent makeup artist specializing in enhancing your beauty with natural looking semi-permanent makeup, custom designed to compliment your features and facial structure. I am trained in Microblading, Micropigmentation and Tattoo Removal. We offer a free 30 minute consultation to answer any and all questions you may have about how a semi-permanent makeup procedure can change your life!The Permanent Makeup Consultation is Free and by Appointment Only. It is the first step of your permanent makeup procedure and is the perfect time to get all of your questions answered.During the consultation, we will evaluate if you are a good candidate for Permanent Makeup. Medical history questions will be evaluated. Please advise us when you make your consultation appointment of any allergies, ailments, disabilities, high blood pressure, pregnancy, diabetes etc. We will also discuss pre and post procedure instructions to prepare you for the procedure requirements and the aftercare required during the healing period. Please come to your Permanent Makeup Consultation wearing your makeup as you normally would daily. It is nice for me to see how you have been applying your eyebrow makeup.When evaluating your eyebrows, we will discuss what you like, and I will change the design and/or placement of one of your brows with a pencil. The goal is to work together to come up with a design that you will love!I will also evaluate your facial features and skin tone to make suggestions for pigment color. Please bring your brow makeup with you to the Consultation so I can understand your color preferences.
What is semi permanent makeup?Semi-permanent make-up, also known as micropigmentation, is a form of temporary cosmetic tattooing which allows you to have long-lasting eyeliner and lip colour as well as being able to shape and contour your eyebrows. The cosmetic tattoo craze is at an all-time high today. You've probably caught on to the popularity of microblading, one of the most popular permanent makeup eyebrow trends that took off a few years ago. If you're wondering about the purpose of turning to a cosmetic procedure, there are many. "Many clients turn to permanent makeup so they can decrease their morning routine," explains Bray. "Others turn to it as a solution if they're uncomfortable doing their own makeup. Some like the idea of perfecting their base look with permanent makeup and then building with topical makeup for a more glamorous look.
Clients with allergies to many topical makeup ingredients turn to permanent makeup as a solution from reactions. Lastly, there are numerous medical conditions that cause clients to seek solutions."To give you a better understanding of permanent makeup versus semipermanent makeup, Bray gave us the rundown on everything you need to know before saying yes to the procedure.Semi-permanent make-up, also known as micropigmentation, is a form of temporary cosmetic tattooing which allows you to have long-lasting eyeliner and lip colour as well as being able to shape and contour your eyebrows. The procedure involves tiny particles of pigment being placed beneath the surface of the skin, much like a tattoo. This pigment will stay in the skin for a number of years, gradually breaking down and fading with time, although the longevity of the results will depend on your age and skin type.Micropigmentation techniques have been refined in recent years and a wider selection of pigment colours have been developed so that technicians can create ultra-natural looks. Only a trained semi-permanent make-up artist can perform this treatment. Many technicians are also beauty therapists or nurses but as this is a specialist skill it requires separate training.In addition to being commonly used for cosmetic enhancement to enhance the eyebrows, eyelids, lips and cheeks, semi-permanent make-up may also be used to create an areola (brown area around the nipple) after mastectomy or to disguise scars.People that suffer from vitiligo which is a chronic disorder that causes depigmentation in patches of skin can also benefit from semi-permanent makeup.
Is permanent makeup really permanent?Permanent makeup can cause serious infections. According to board-certified dermatologist and founder of Art of Dermatology, Dr. Jessica Krant, permanent makeup is a real, invasive procedure that carries the same risks as regular tattoos. Permanent cosmetics procedures are considered permanent because pigment is tattooed into the upper reticular part of the dermal layer of the skin and cannot be washed off.
Lovely red lips, perfectly shaped eyebrows, and flattering eyeliner. Permanent makeup holds the promise you'll work all day, go to the gym, dance all night, and wake up in the morning with makeup in place. Nothing, it seems, will phase these cosmetic tattoos.
In the hands of a skilled person, the procedures are generally safe. But state regulatory agencies haven't kept pace with the growth of the permanent makeup industry, and there are lots of unqualified people wielding needles.
Permanent makeup is considered micropigmentation, similar to tattoos. It involves using a needle to place pigmented granules beneath the upper layers of the skin. Tattooing and medical restoration, which corrects imperfections from scars and vitiligo (lack of natural pigmentation in the skin), are similar procedures. "They're the same procedures but used for different purposes," says ophthalmologist Charles S. Zwerling, MD, who coined the term micropigmentation.Permanent makeup is a cosmetic technique which employs tattoos (permanent pigmentation of the dermis) as a means of producing designs that resemble makeup, such as eyelining and other permanent enhancing colors to the skin of the face, lips, and eyelids. It is also used to produce artificial eyebrows, particularly in people who have lost them as a consequence of old age, disease, such as alopecia totalis, chemotherapy, or a genetic disturbance, and to disguise scars and white spots in the skin such as in vitiligo. It is also used to restore or enhance the breast's areola, such as after breast surgery.Most commonly called permanent cosmetics, other names include dermapigmentation, micropigmentation, and cosmetic tattooing, the latter being most appropriate since permanent makeup is applied under sterile conditions similar to that of a tattoo. In the United States the inks used in permanent makeup are subject to approval as cosmetics by the Food and Drug Administration. The pigments used in the inks are color additives, which are subject to pre-market approval under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. However, because of other competing public health priorities in the United States and a previous lack of evidence of safety problems specifically associated with these pigments, FDA traditionally has not exercised regulatory authority for color additives on the pigments used in tattoo inks.