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American Academy of Micropigmentation

Permanent Cosmetics, Permanent Makeup, Cosmetic Tattooing or Micropigmentation Information

 

Below you will find general information regarding Permanent Cosmetics, Permanent Makeup, Cosmetic Tattooing or Micropigmentation. Should you have additional questions, please feel free to search our practitioner members near you or send your question through our contact page.

What Is Permanent Cosmetics, Permanent Makeup, Cosmetic Tattooing or Micropigmentation?

Permanent cosmetics, Permanent Makeup, Cosmetic Tattooing and Micropigmentation are one and the same. It is the art and science of implanting micro-insertions of pigment into the skin. This can be done with either a machine or a hand-tool. Placing the most flattering color in the most flattering manner is considered the true art of these procedures.

When a procedure is completed, the color will appear darker than the final result, which occurs in about 7 to 14 days. The darker color in the top layers of the epidermis will slough off during the healing process and reveal a softer and lighter color making the procedure appear much more realistic and much more natural.

Some Great Reasons to Consider Permanent Makeup

  • 24 hour natural appearing makeup. You would love to wake up with your makeup
  • Convenience. You just need to free up more time
  • Difficulty in designing and matching your eyebrows
  • Difficulty applying makeup because you wear glasses
  • Tired of how your makeup smears and disappears
  • Allergies or sensitivities to ordinary makeup
  • Contact lens issues
  • Arthritis or painful hands
  • Aging changes in brows, lips, eyes
  • Active lifestyle, swimming, hiking, gym, etc.
  • Natural “no makeup” look is what you like around the clock
  • Hair loss from alopecia, chemotherapy, accidents, burns or cosmetic surgery.
  • Replace color in: your breasts following a mastectomy (3-D areola), Vitiligo patches, scars or cleft lips.
    These are some examples where cosmetic tattooing is beneficial.

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