Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is a Licensed Medical Aesthetician?
A: Aestheticians are licensed skin-care specialists. They treat facial skin to maintain and improve its appearance. Medical aestheticians work with patients whose skin or appearance is affected by trauma or medical procedure, such as surgery. Required courses in a medical aesthetics program often include skin analysis and massage, skin treatment administration, hair removal, cosmetics, makeup application, and customer service.
Q: What is permanent make-up?
A: Permanent make-up is very similar to tattooing the skin. Unlike, tattooing, the needles do not go subcutaneously. It is a cosmetic technique which employs permanent pigmentation of the Dermis. The needle only goes to the upper levels of the skin.
Q: Is the application of permanent make-up painful?
A: Most people experience discomfort. Each individual has different pain threshold levels. However, there are many types of pain management. From topical anesthetic ointments to nerve blocks administered by a medical doctor or a dentist. All properly licensed, trained, and certified practitioners use these methods. Linda applies topical anesthetics.
Q: How long does permanent make-up last?
A: Although, fading can occur. Permanent make-up can last a lifetime. There is the recommended refreshment that will occur from 4 to 8 weeks, often included in the initial price. There is also a recommended refreshment every 5-10 years to keep the color brighter and fresher.
Q Where can permanent make-up be applied?
A: Permanent make-up can be applied on the face in the areas of the eyebrows,
eyeliner(upper and lower), lip liner, full lip color. Beauty marks can also be made anywhere on the face.
Q: How long does the procedure last?
A: The procedure generally lasts from 1 to 2 1/2 hours, depending on the size of the area.