Permanent Cosmetics Post-Treatment

Eyeliner

  • Expect light to moderate swelling and redness for 48 hours.
  • Ice will be applied in the office for 15 minutes and may be applied later if needed.
  • Use Zylet (or Tobradex) prescription eye drops for 3 days following the procedure. Two drops in each eye AM & PM.
  • Use Lacrilube (or Refresh PM) AM & PM on treated area for 5 days following the procedure.
  • You must use new mascara to avoid contamination.
  • No soap to eyeliner for 6 days. It’s okay to get them wet in the shower.
  • Do not rub or pick the eyeliner.
  • Do not dye eyelashes for at least 4 weeks post eyeliner.
  • Avoid facials, swimming in pools, lakes, and whirlpools for 2 weeks.
  • Do not use Retin-A, Hydroquinone (bleaching cream), or Glycolic Products while healing for 2 weeks.
  • Lacrilube ointment and Zylet prescription will be given at your appointment.
  • Your eyes will be sensitive to light therefore sunglasses are recommended for your comfort.
  • Your eyeliner will fade some by day 6 but will return by day 12.
  • 1-2 touch-ups will be necessary to achieve your desired look.

Eyebrows

  • Expect slight swelling, thickness, and/or redness for 48 hours.
  • Keep glossed with Aquaphor Ointment for 5 days.
  • The color will lighten over the first few days.
  • No soap to the brows for 6 days.
  • Wash with water and pat dry. Do not rub them with a towel.
  • Avoid facials, swimming in pools, lakes, and whirlpools for 2 weeks.
  • Do not use any Retin-A, Hydroquinone (bleaching cream), Nia-24 or Glycolic Product while healing for 2 weeks.
  • Sunscreen must be used on the eyebrows daily to obtain long lasting color (especially @ the beach, tennis, sporting events etc.).
  • 1-2 touch-ups will be necessary to achieve your desired look.

Lip liner/Lip color

  • Expect swelling usually 48 hours.
  • Ice may be used for swelling.
  • Apply Aquaphor immediately after the procedure and continue this for 6 days. It is very important to heavily coat your lips with Aquaphor the first 2-3 days.
  • Do not take Motrin, Advil, or Aspirin for any discomfort. Tylenol is recommended.
  • Lips must be moisturized on a daily basis in order to keep the pigment vibrant, especially the first month post procedure.
  • After 3-4 days the lips will lighten as the epidermis sloughs off. It will appear that you’ve lost your color.
  • In 12 days the color will gradually become darker and more vibrant.
  • Do not use Retin-A, Hydroquinone (bleaching cream), Nia-24, or Glycolic Products while healing for 2 weeks.
  • Do not scrub or pick your lips.
  • Do not expose your lips to the sun or tanning bed for 2 weeks.
  • Avoid swimming in pools, lakes, and whirlpools for 2 weeks.
  • It is common to lose up to 70% of the color the first application. This is why 2 touch-ups will be necessary.

Areola Restoration / Scar Camouflage

  • Keep area away from water for 24 hours.
  • No vigorous exercise for 24 hours.
  • No soap to the areolas for 6 days
  • Wash with water and pat dry. Do not rub with a towel.
  • Keep coated with Aquaphor for 5 days.
  • Avoid swimming in lakes, pools and whirlpools for 2 weeks.
  • Do not use any Glycolic lotion around this area for 2 weeks.
  • 1-2 touch-ups will be necessary.

Thank you for your cooperation with your aftercare. The best permanent cosmetics are on those who take care of themselves. Best wishes healing and please call me with any questions.

Sincerely,
Carla Price
(770) 241-5568