Semi-permanent makeup is a cosmetic procedure that enhances the beauty of your facial features and body. It helps you achieve perfectly arched eyebrows, contoured lips, and pretty eyes without any time-taking makeup routine. It is also known as Medical Tattoo, semi-permanent makeup offers many similarities to microblading. It provides the desired makeup look that stays on for several years. This technique is perfect for those who want to get long-lasting makeup and look their best at all times.
Table of Contents
- 1 What is Semi-Permanent Makeup?
- 2 Who should consider Semi-permanent Makeup?
- 3 Semi-Permanent Makeup Techniques
- 4 What are the Benefits of Semi-permanent makeup?
- 5 What to Expect After the Treatment?
- 6 Semi-Permanent Makeup FAQ’s
- 7 Book an Appointment
What is Semi-Permanent Makeup?
Semi-permanent makeup is a technique in which a hand-held device containing a fine vibrating needle injects pigment into the superficial skin layer. It is a minimally invasive technique that is performed under local anesthesia. The pigment is injected only 0.2 mm deep into the skin, fading over time, unlike a permanent tattoo. Therefore, the procedure is called Semi-permanent makeup. Also, the pigment used in the procedure is made of natural iron oxide, so a patch test is not required.
Semi-permanent is ideal for enhancing:
- Facial contours
Who should consider Semi-permanent Makeup?
You can opt for cosmetic tattooing through semi-permanent makeup if you:
- Are tired of your daily makeup routine and want a long-lasting solution.
- Suffer from alopecia and want to hide bald spots on the scalp.
- Want to enhance the appearance of your eyebrows
- Have burns or scars due to an accident or surgery.
Semi-Permanent Makeup Techniques
The following are the different types of semi-permanent makeup techniques:
Microblading is an eyebrow tattooing technique, categorized as semi-permanent makeup. It involves injecting pigment under the top skin layer of the eyebrow region with tiny needles. Tiny hair-like strokes are created with the pigment, which creates an appearance of natural and fuller eyebrows. People who have very thin eyebrows can opt for microblading to make their eyebrows thick. At least two sessions are required to achieve the desired and correct results.
Also known as eyebrow embroidery or micropigmentation, microblading can last for 3 to 4 years based on your lifestyle and skin. The pigment color is chosen according to your natural hair color so that the results look natural. Furthermore, a diabetic or pregnant woman should not undergo a microblading procedure.
Microshading gives your eyebrows a powdery and soft look; therefore, also known as powder brows. It is the latest form of eyebrow semi-permanent makeup that involves shading the eyebrows with tiny pigment dots along the brow area. An electronic tattoo device with a sterile needle is used to apply fine dots. The dots help to add color gradually and then create an outline giving your brows a shaded look. The results of micro shading can last for almost 3 to 5 years.
Scalp micropigmentation is a tattooing technique used to add density to thinning areas on the scalp and create an illusion of hairs. This technique utilizes micro-needles to inject pigment into the scalp and is effective for pattern baldness, alopecia, hairline recession, and hair thinning. Also, if you are not a suitable candidate for a hair transplant, you can get scalp micropigmentation. The results of scalp micropigmentation are semi-permanent and last for up to 8 years.
Semi-permanent makeup can also be used to get a long-lasting lip line that defines the shape of your lips. In this way, you don’t have to use lipliners for lip contouring regularly.
Semi-permanent eyeliner is ideal for women who use eye pencils or eyeliner daily. This technique allows you to have a complete makeup effect or a soft natural line based on your preference. You can choose the pigment color of your choice, which is then applied along your eye line. The semi-permanent eyeliner doesn’t smudge or wash away.
What are the Benefits of Semi-permanent makeup?
You can obtain a variety of benefits from semi-permanent makeup, which include the following:
- It is a non-surgical technique that helps you frame your face.
- You do not have to maintain a daily makeup routine.
- You get perfectly shaped brows, lips, and eyes.
- The results are long-lasting, and the pigment does not smudge.
- Semi-permanent makeup is safe and does not cause any harm to the skin.
What to Expect After the Treatment?
After getting semi-permanent makeup treatment, you will experience a thin layer of scabbing that should not be picked off. It will fall off naturally. Once the scab falls off, you will observe that the color of the pigment is lighter than it was initially. The final color appears once the healing phase is completed. It can take around 4 to 7 days to heal after semi-permanent makeup.
Semi-Permanent Makeup FAQ’s
How long does semi-permanent make up last?
Semi-permanent makeup usually lasts for 3-4 years after the clinical procedure. However, the actual duration depends upon the patient's skin type, immune system, and lifestyle.
Is semi-permanent makeup painful?
Generally, semi-permanent makeup is a painless treatment because the practitioner applies numbing cream before the application. After the treatment, you may experience minor discomfort, which can be managed with painkillers.
What is the difference between semi-permanent makeup and microblading?
Semi-permanent makeup and microblading are two cosmetic tattooing techniques that enhance your facial features. Semi-permanent makeup is an overall technique used to enhance eyes, lips, eyebrows, and scalp. However, microblading is a type of semi-permanent makeup explicitly used to shape eyebrows.
Book an Appointment
If you are interested in getting semi-permanent makeup in Dubai and want to consult with our experts, please visit Euromed Clinic Center. You can also book your appointment by filling in the short online form or calling us at our provided numbers. Our staff members will schedule your consultation with our experts right away.
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