Published on : 03 November 20213 min reading time
Permanent make-up is an aesthetic technique that allows you to fix the make-up on your eyes for a few years. No need to remove and reapply make-up every day. Your make-up does not move, and this, for several years.
If the idea seems too good to be true, it is nevertheless the result of a well thought-out dermo aesthetic. In this article, we answer all your questions about permanent eye make-up.
Permanent eye make-up before and after: what does it look like?
Thanks to fine sterile needles, permanent make-up pigments the skin at the very surface of the dermis to make a make-up that emphasizes the eyes, adds depth and enhances them.
Permanent eye make-up is mainly done on the upper eyelid but some professionals will also suggest a line of kohl under the eye for those who wish to emphasise the look.
There are different types of permanent eye make-up. You can choose one or more of the following techniques:
A thickening of the lash line;
Eyeliner (on the lower and/or upper eyelid);
Densification of the lashes;
The colours and shapes can indeed vary according to the needs and desires of each woman.
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How does the first appointment work?
Everything starts with a test to allow you to visualize the aesthetic rendering of your future eye make-up. This allows you to adjust your desires, the colours and shapes of the way you will have your permanent make-up.
Once this choice has been made, the pigment injections take place. This procedure takes about an hour and is performed under local anaesthetic.
How long does permanent eye make-up last?
Permanent make-up is not permanent, it disappears gradually as the skin renews itself.
However, it can last up to 2 or 5 years, which promises months and months of peace of mind.
Where to get it done?
Only an accredited dermatologist or a qualified beautician can perform permanent eye make-up.
Ask your practitioner if he or she performs injections of mineral pigments. These are hypoallergenic.
How much does it cost?
On average, you should expect to pay between €350 and €450 for permanent eye make-up. These prices obviously vary from one professional to another and according to the technique required.
What can I expect after the procedure?
Immediately after the procedure, your eyes will be a little swollen. This reaction is quite normal and may even last a few days.
At the beginning, the make-up is darker and more visible. After a week, the colouring takes on its normal appearance, which you will keep afterwards.
For about ten days, you will be asked not to bathe and to avoid saunas, hammams etc….
To complete your pretty eye make-up, why not try microblading, the technique in vogue this year?