Pre-Care and Aftercare for SPMU

Permanent cosmetic prodcedures usually need multiple treatment sessions. For the best results, clients may be required to return for at least one touch up procedure, usually 4-12 weeks after the intial treatment. 

Colour is always darker and stands out prominenantly imediately after treatment, however this will subside and become lighter as the treatment and skin heals. This process can take up to 14 days. 

 

 Advice for all Semi Permanent Cosmetic procedures:

The below points apply to all cosmetic procedures, should you have any questions relating to any of the following please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 

 

  • Please avoid taking aspirin, alchohol and ibuprofen for at least 48 hrs prior to treamtent. 
  • Since delicate, sensitive areas of skin maybe red or swollen, it is not advised to make social plans for the same day.
  • Please do not disconutiue any medication before consulting with your doctor. 
  • The treatment will only go ahead once a patch test has been performed the results are negative. 
  • Please wear your normal make up to salon on the day of your treatment.
  • Please note is not advised to bring family and friends with you as the treatment is a lengthy process.
  • Any eyebrow waxing should be carried out at least 48 hrs prior to treatment.

 

Aftercare Advice:

Eyebrows:

  • Use gentle face cleanser or wipes around the area.
  • Pat brows gently with paper towel if they get wet or damp.
  • Gently bathe brows and apply ointment as instructed, ensuring hands, cotton pads and cotton buds are clean. 

Lash Enhancer:

  • No contact lenses for up to 48 hours
  • Do not apply false lashes for up to 14 days
  • Avoid mascara for up to 7 days
  • Use cold, damp compresses if required
  • Any eyebrow waxing should be carried out at least 48 hrs prior to treatment.

Lips:

  • Genlty bathe lips and apply ointment as instructed, ensuring hands, cotton pads and cotton buds are clean. 
  • Use balm as instructed every few hours to keep lips hydrated.
  • Avoid spicey and salty foods for 2-3 days after treatment
  • Drink all drinks where possible through a straw for 2-3 days after treatment. 

Things NOT to DO:

  • Do not apply make up over the brow treaments.
  • Do not use mascara on eyelashes after lash enhancer treatments. 
  • Do not expose any SPMU to extreme heat or cold until fully healed ie. sunbeds, saunas, steam rooms etc
  • Do not pick, itch, rub or scratch. This can lift the pigment and leave an uneven finish, can cause infection and also scarring. 
  • Avoid swimming for upto 14 days, especially after lip and lash treatments. 

 

Things to Remember:

  • There maybe some swelling, redness, dryness, itching depending upon treatment. 
  • All SPMU will scab, some more will look more obvious than others.
  • Treatment can look patchy until healed ... dont panic!
  • Lash enhancer can sometimes look likes its dissappeared after initial treament, which is why the touch up treament is needed.
  •  Touch Up Treatments are required for ALL SPMU treaments, some 4-6 weeks later, others 3-4 weeks later.
  • COLOUR WILL APPEAR DARKER INITIALLY UNTIL THE AREA HAS FULLY HEALED
  • Use SPF long term over your SPMU to prolong the colour and discourage fade.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO GET IN TOUCH

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