Semi-permanent makeup is becoming increasingly popular, and semi-permanent lips are an ideal choice for anybody who wants to enhance the natural look of their lips to add volume and colour without the need for Botox or lip fillers. It works by defining and shaping the natural lip line to get the results that you want.
It can also be a useful procedure for correcting any natural asymmetry in the lips or uneven lip lines, leaving you with gorgeously shaped lips. The treatment is popular with people of all genders and ages, but mature women in particular benefit from it since it can be used to restore any receding lip lines and faded natural lip colour to give you a more youthful appearance.
What Happens During the Consultation Process?
You will start with a consultation and patch test, where you will discuss your plans for shaping and defining your lip line and how you would like the fullness and colour to be enhanced. A patch test will also be carried out to check that you do not have any adverse reactions to either the pigment or the anaesthetic.
It’s a good idea to consider bringing your favourite lipsticks along to the consultation as this can be used as a guide for choosing the type of colour that you might want.
Semi-Permanent Lips Procedure Process:
The beginning of the procedure is all about making sure that you are happy with how your lip treatment is going to finally look. Your desired shape will be drawn on your lip line beforehand to correct any asymmetry if needed and allow you to see the exact shape and make sure that you are happy with how your lips are going to look after the treatment.
Then, a pigment will be custom blended to suit your skin tone, hair colour, and the colour that you would like your lips to be. Once you are happy with the lip shape and colour, the treatment itself will be started. You will be given an anaesthetic to ensure your comfort throughout the procedure.
Once the procedure is complete, after-care for your lips is more important than ever to ensure that they recover well and that your results stay looking great. Lips will typically heal differently compared to brows and eyeliner procedures.
You will be given balm to apply and instructions for looking after your new lips, along with some information on what to expect over the next few days and weeks. It’s not unusual for your lips to be slightly uncomfortable and painful at the start, but this should subside quickly.
The lip colour will also be much darker than expected immediately after treatment, but don’t worry since this is a completely normal part of the process and your lips will begin to gradually lighten.
When To Top Up:
You will need to revisit for a follow-up six weeks after your initial procedure, when any necessary adjustments can be made if you want to go lighter, darker, cooler or warmer.
This session will also point out any areas that might have rejected the pigment, and these can be evened out. After this, your semi-permanent lips can be expected to last an average of 12-18 months before a top-up will be required.
Ideal Candidates for Semi-Permanent Lip Treatments:
Anyone over the age of 18 can have a semi-permanent lip procedure carried out. It’s a great treatment for anybody who is tired of applying lipstick every morning and want to speed up their make-up routine. Mature women in particular can benefit from this treatment with a more youthful look.
If you want lips that are full, defined and the perfect colour all the time, get in touch today to find out more about how we can help with a semi-permanent lips procedure.
Get in touch today to book your semi-permanent lips consultation in South London. Call our specialist Annette for a free consultation on 07895 567829.