Permanent make-up of eyebrows, eyes, lips. Features, care, photo.

May 10, 2018 19:15 | Makeup
Up until the 70s and 80s of the 20th century, women's dream of wearing off and at the same time imperceptible on their face make-up could be called at least nonsense. However, time does not stand still. Together with him, all spheres of human life are rapidly developing, including the sphere of beauty. So popular procedure to date, as a permanent make-up, has become the embodiment of one of the most daring ladies' fantasies - the resilience of make-up on the face not only 24 hours a day, but even for several years. Along with the fact that the procedure of permanent make-up became available in the West more than four decades ago, the demand for it among our women appeared an order of magnitude later. The technology of performing permanent make-up is somewhat similar to the application of a tattoo. In connection with this, sometimes it is called the not quite correct term "tattoo", which has French-Italian roots( tatouage) and is nothing more than a synonym for the English "tattoo"( "tattoo").If modern tendencies of cosmetology are in the circle of your interests, then it's time to figure out what the permanent make-up is, what its purpose is, the main advantages, contra-indications to the conduct and peculiarities of post-procedural care. Having full information about permanent make-up, you can objectively assess the degree of personal need for this service.

Features of permanent make-up

Permanent make-up is the procedure for the introduction of a natural pigment in the skin layers around the contour of the lips, eyebrows and along the line of growth of the eyelashes. As a result, the effect of applied make-up is created, which lasts from one to three years. The factors that determine the fixation of the pigment include the following:

  • the depth of dye implantation in the epidermis( from 0.3 to 0.8 mm);
  • the intensity of coloring of the pigment;
  • individual reaction of the body to the embedded dye;
  • degree of traumatic manipulation - minimal skin damage will ensure greater pigment stability;
  • skin type - due to the increased fat release of oily skin, the grasp of the pigment is somewhat reduced;
  • age - for the mature skin, the slowing down of the intracellular regeneration process is characteristic, against which there is a thinning of the epidermis and an increase in its dryness. For this reason, the effect of permanent makeup on mature and young skin will vary significantly - in the first case, the original color will retain its saturation by 40-50%;
  • postprocedural care - the quality and longevity of the micropigmentation can be significantly increased due to strict adherence to the recommendations of the cosmetologist and careful care of the exposed areas of the skin.

The procedure for performing permanent make-up of each zone takes from one and a half to two hours and includes the following steps:

  • Determination of the desired shape and color.
  • Local anesthesia.
  • Sketch of the sketch.
  • Introduction of a pigmenting substance with the help of the thinnest needle.
  • Treatment of affected skin areas with special restoring agents.

With regard to the painfulness of this measure, thanks to modern anesthetic preparations, the sensitivity of the skin to the effect of the needle is reduced to a minimum.

The main purpose of micropigmentation is the formation of makeup baselines, thanks to which the process of its application is significantly simplified. If desired, permanent make-up can become a full-fledged alternative to make-up with the use of decorative cosmetics. Among its main advantages - an emphasis on the merits of appearance and correction of its shortcomings. The permanent make-up service is especially important for those women who are engaged in active sports or simply do not have enough time to perform daily make-up. In addition, it is indispensable in the presence of such aesthetic skin problems as scars and scars after surgery and loss of hair on the face due to chemotherapy. Ladies suffering from an allergic reaction to makeup can also resort to the use of permanent make-up services.

After acquaintance with the specificity of permanent make-up in general, we suggest moving on to the peculiarities of micropigmentation of specific areas of the face.

Permanent Eyebrow Makeup

Every young lady knows that the ideal eyebrows are not only a beautifully outlined look, but also a general expressiveness of the face. Moreover, 70% of our facial expressions depend on their form. The raised line of the superciliary arch gives the female look of surprise, lowered - seriousness, slightly curved - light playfulness and flirtatiousness. The technology of permanent make-up allows you to draw eyebrows of any desired shape, density and color, while preserving the naturalness of their appearance. During the procedure, one of the three techniques available today can be applied: shotoirovanie( full filling of the brow arc with dye), hair technology or feathering. The preferred one is determined taking into account the initial shape of the eyebrows and the experience of the master performing permanent make-up. In addition to the technique, the specialist selects the pigment most suitable for a particular type of appearance. Immediately after the procedure of micropigmenting the eyebrows, the intensity of their color is much brighter than 2 weeks after the final healing. Therefore, do not be upset if the original color of the superciliary arches seems to you too rich and catchy. A similar effect is observed with permanent lip makeup.

Permanent eye make-up

Eyes can be considered one of the most expressive parts of our face. In addition, they are easily amenable to correction as decorative cosmetics, and permanent make-up. Unlike eyebrows and lips, the eyelids retain the result of micropigmentation up to seven years, which is due to the use of dark pigments during the procedure, as well as the fineness of fatty tissue around the eyelids. The permanent make-up of the eyelids has obvious advantages. First, through it you can make the main focus on the eyes, thereby leaving in the shadows the existing imperfections of the exterior. Secondly, beautiful eyes "steal" the age of a woman and make her look more attractive and profound. That is why a fairly wide demand for the service of permanent make-up of the eyelids is observed not only among young girls, but also among older women. The increased sensitivity of the eyelids requires the mandatory use of anesthetics during their micropigmentation. Special liquid formulations and ointments of prolonged action will make the manipulation of the needle virtually imperceptible to their skin. Permanent eyelid make-up can realize one of three techniques - the effect of thick eyelashes, the effect of decorative liner or the effect of an arrow. If you prefer a minimal presence of cosmetics on your face, then in everyday make-up you can just limit yourself to make-up eyelids and applying a thin layer of mascara to your eyelashes. If it is necessary to create a brighter and more effective make-up, the permanent line of the piping can be expanded, supplemented with background shadows or an extension in the form of an arrow. Sometimes the classic dark pigment color is replaced with equally interesting olive, tender-violet, blue, turquoise and various variations of gray and brown hues. It is also possible to combine a feather with a colored pigment and a black intermittent line. Often after the procedure of permanent make-up of the eyelids, the appearance of swollen, tear-stained eyes appears. Such an effect can persist for several hours, and sometimes even days. For its quickest elimination, it is recommended to apply cold dry compresses to the eyelids. As practice shows, many women refrain from the procedure of permanent eyelid make-up in connection with the fear of possible trauma to the eyes. It is worth noting that such fears are completely unjustified if you use the services of a professional master with good experience and certificates that confirm his high skill.

Permanent make-up of lips

It should be recognized that the perfect form of the lips from nature is more a rarity than a frequently occurring phenomenon. In most cases, ladies tend to adjust their shape and color with decorative cosmetics or permanent make-up. Of course, the second method is much more practical than the first. After all, you not only save your own funds for the endless purchase of lipsticks, lip glosses and pencils, but you get a charming mouth for a long time. Given that it is the lips that are assigned the status of the sexiest part of the female face, their micropigmentation is the most popular service in permanent make-up. As a result of its use, it is possible to visually enlarge the lips, designate them as a beautiful, clear contour or, if necessary, radically change the shape to the one that is more to taste. Solve such a problem as the uneven, faded color of the skin of the lips, permanent make-up is also under force. When choosing the color of the pigment, it is desirable to adhere to the current trend - the naturalness and naturalness of the makeup. Therefore, calm, restrained shades in permanent lip makeup are much more welcome. At the same time, there is a more intensive palette of pigments, which makes the lips the most catchy element of appearance.

Postprocedural recommendations and care

After a few weeks after the procedure of permanent make-up, the color of the treated area will lose its intensity by 40-50%.This effect is due to the special structure of the epidermis - when healing, a thin crust forms on the lips, which gradually falls off with part of the embedded pigment. After its primary rejection( for the skin of the lips it takes 3 days, for the eyelids - 4-5 days, for the eyebrows - 5-7 days), there is an increased dryness and a slight peeling on the skin. At this stage, they must be treated with agents such as D-Panthenol or Bepanten twice a day. Remember that stripping and softening of the crust is strictly forbidden! Visiting the sauna, solarium, gymnasium and sunbathing will not be displayed in the best way in the healing process. In addition, in the first days after the procedure should be excluded the use of soap, creams and all kinds of cosmetics, including decorative. It is undesirable and excessive water ingression to places where permanent make-up was performed. Sometimes micropigmentation entails the appearance of herpes on the lips. In order to prevent such an unpleasant nuance, you can use special ointments that block this virus. If there are any flaws in the permanent make-up, they are corrected 4 weeks after the procedure, but not later than 8 weeks.

For the care products for permanent make-up of each zone, you can note the following:

  • For the treatment of the eyelids you will need: Chlorhexidine( lotions 2-3 times a day for 3-4 days) and eye hydrocortisone ointment 0.5%( apply a thin layeralong the line with a cotton swab).
  • For better healing of the skin of the lips, use: Acyclovir 400 mg( take 1 tablet 5 times a day for 4-5 days), Chlorhexidine( lotions 2-3 times a day for 5-6 days) and D-Panthenol ointment or Bepanten ointment(Lubricate the lips a thin layer several times a day for 5-6 days).
  • For skin care after eyebrow micropigmentation apply: Chlorhexidine( lotions 2-3 times a day for 5-6 days) and D-Panthenol or Bepanten( lubricate the superciliary arches with a thin layer of ointment for 5-6 days).


Before deciding on the procedure for permanent make-up, discuss with the master contraindications that apply to its conduct. Categorical taboos for micropigmentation impose such diseases as diabetes mellitus, poor blood clotting, epilepsy, mental, oncological, acute inflammatory diseases. The presence of keloid scars can become a barrier. Drug or alcohol intoxication is an objective reason for refusing to provide the client with permanent make-up services. The intake of alcohol per day of the procedure is desirable and completely eliminated.

It is not forbidden, but at the same time it is undesirable to carry out permanent makeup in cases of high blood pressure, allergic reactions, herpes if there are inflammatory foci in the areas of skin that will be manipulated, during pregnancy and lactation, during the menstrual cycle, andif there is a risk of inflammation of the conjunctiva.