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Frequently Asked Questions 

  • What is Permanent Makeup (PMU)?

  • Permanent Makeup, is a cosmetic procedure that involves implanting pigments into the skin to create semi-permanent enhancements to features like eyebrows, lips, and eyeliner.

  • How long does PMU last?

  • PMU typically lasts from 1 to 3 years, depending on various factors such as skin type, aftercare, and the pigments used. Touch-up sessions may be required to maintain the desired look.

  • Is PMU really permanent?

  • PMU is considered semi-permanent because the pigments gradually fade over time. Unlike traditional tattoos, it does not penetrate as deeply into the skin, so it fades more quickly.

  • Does PMU hurt?

  • Pain tolerance varies from person to person, but most individuals experience some discomfort during the PMU procedure. Topical anesthetics are often used to minimize pain and discomfort.

  • What areas of the face can be enhanced with PMU?

  • PMU can be applied to various areas of the face, including eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner, and even full lip color. Some also use PMU for beauty marks or to camouflage scars.

  • Is PMU safe?

  • When performed by a trained and certified technician in a clean, sterile environment, PMU is generally safe. However, there are risks of infection and allergic reactions, so it's essential to choose a reputable practitioner.

  • What should I do to prepare for a PMU procedure?

  • 48 Hours before your PMU appointment, avoid alcohol and blood-thinning medications, and moisturize the area to be treated. Consult with your artist for specific pre-procedure instructions.

  • Can I change the color of my PMU later?

  • Yes, you can work with your PMU artist to select the color and shape that best suits your preferences and facial features. They will provide recommendations based on your skin tone and desired look. The color of PMU can be adjusted or refreshed during touch-up sessions. If you want to change the color significantly, it may require tattoo removal procedures or additional sessions.

  • How long does the PMU procedure take?

  • The duration of the PMU procedure depends on the area being treated and the complexity of the desired look. It can range from 1 .5 to 2 .5 hours or more.

  • What is the healing process like after PMU?

  • After PMU, there may be swelling, redness, and mild discomfort for a few days. Scabbing and peeling can occur as well. It's crucial to follow the aftercare instructions provided by your technician to ensure proper healing. REFRAIN FROM PICKING AT SCABS!! Keep the area clean and moisturized during the healing process.

  • Can I go back to my regular activities immediately after PMU?

  • While you can typically resume your daily activities after PMU, it's advisable to avoid activities that may cause excessive sweating, swimming, and exposure to direct sunlight for at least 7 -14 days to allow the skin to heal properly.

  • How much does PMU cost?

  • PMU costs vary widely depending on the area being treated, the location, and the experience of the technician. It's best to consult with a professional for a personalized quote. NO REFUNDS!

  • Is PMU suitable for everyone?

  • PMU is generally safe for most people. However, individuals with certain medical conditions, skin disorders, or allergies may not be suitable candidates. Consultation with a PMU specialist is essential to determine eligibility.

  • Remember that PMU is a personal choice, and it's important to research and choose a skilled and reputable technician to achieve the desired results safely and effectively!


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