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How to Care for your Permanent Makeup

Permanent makeup is a great way to look your best without having to worry about reapplying or maintaining your makeup. However, it is important that you take proper care of your permanent makeup in order to ensure that it lasts as long as possible. Here are some tips for caring for your permanent makeup so that you can enjoy the results for years to come.


Proper Aftercare

Aftercare is key when it comes to permanent makeup. It is important that you follow the advice of your technician and not pick or scratch at the area during the healing process. This will help to reduce any risk of infection and prevent any unnecessary pain or discomfort. You should also avoid activities such as swimming, exercising, and sun exposure until the area has fully healed, which can take up to two weeks depending on the type of procedure.

Moisturizing

Once your permanent makeup has fully healed, it is important that you continue to moisturize the area regularly in order to keep it hydrated and looking its best. Apply a gentle moisturizer such as one designed specifically for sensitive skin twice a day—in the morning and evening—to ensure that the area stays hydrated and healthy-looking. If you wear sunscreen daily, make sure that you apply an SPF 30 or higher in order to protect your skin from sun damage which can accelerate fading over time.

Regular Touchups

It's important to remember that even though permanent makeup is designed to last several years, touchups may be necessary in order for it to look its best over time. Depending on how quickly your body metabolizes pigment, touchups may be needed anywhere from every 6 months up 2 years after initial application in order to keep colors vibrant and even out any fading due to sun exposure or age-related changes in skin tone.

Taking good care of your permanent makeup requires regular maintenance but will ultimately be worth it when you have beautiful results that last for years! Following these tips will help ensure that your permanent makeup looks its best while also minimizing any potential risks associated with this type of treatment. Be sure to consult with a qualified technician before getting started so they can answer any questions or concerns you may have about caring for your new look!

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