FAQ

Frequently asked questions

Q: What is Lip Blush Tattoo


A: Lip Blush is a semi-permanent tattoo that defines your lips, creating volume and fullness. It also corrects any asymmetry or darkness, giving your lips a very youthful appearance.




Q: How long does the lip blush tattoo last?


A: This varies from person to person depending on the client’s skin, lifestyle and health condition. Lip Blush is considered semi-permanent and they will fade over time. After touch up, the Lip Blush tattoo will last from approximately 2-5 years. If your skin is very oily or have iron deficiency, it will most likely fade faster.




Q: Can I still get lip blush if I have lip fillers?


A: Absolutely. In no way does having lip filler interfere with the process of tattooing lips or the results. Please note lip filler and lip blush appointments MUST be at least 4 weeks apart from each other.




Q: Does it hurt? Will you numb me?


A: We get mix reviews on pain. You may experience discomfort the first pass, but we will numb you again once the skin is open. You won't feel much after.Clients say it tickles.




Q: Who is ineligible for lip blush?


A: We do not provide lip blush for the following: Are under 18 years old Are pregnant or nursing Have diabetes, glaucoma or on blood thinning medications Have transmittable blood disease such as HIV/Hepatitis Have skin cancer or any kind of skin condition near the treatment area (i.e. shingles, psoriasis, rashes, eczema or anything else near lips) Are undergoing chemotherapy Have keloid scarring or post-inflammatory hypopigmentation Have hemophilia Have severe acne or taking skin medications like Accutane and steroids (you must be off of Accutane for one year) Have allergies to alcohol or numbing agents/ topical anesthetics Have heart problems, healing disorders, uncontrolled high blood pressure Have allergies to makeup or colors You develop infections easily Cosmetic procedures such as botox/fillers around the treated area should be completed 4 weeks in advanceIf your appointment is during a cold sore outbreak, your procedure cannot be performed. If you have a history of cold sore, it is recommended to go to your family doctor and get Zovirax or another antiviral medication prescribed to take 5 days prior procedure, the day of, and 5 days after. Have previous tattooed lips that is too dark or large (Please send us an email with a clear unedited photo (with no makeup) of your lips for evaluation prior to booking)




Q: Does it hurt?


A: Pain tolerance varies from person to person. We use a medical grade topical anesthetic for numbing the treated area before and during your procedure to make you feel comfortable and pain free as possible.




Q: Do I need a touchup?


A: Touch ups are recommended, however, not necessary. On touch up sessions, we can alter the shape and color of your tattoo or go bolder or fill in spots that didn't retain pigment as well as others during healing. Touch ups will also add longevity to the life of your tattoo. A touch up can be booked no sooner than 6 weeks of your last appointment.




Q: How long does it take to heal? Will I be able to go to work?


A: Healing period is 4 weeks. As long as you're good at following aftercare instructions, there shouldn't be a problem going to work or being out in public.




Q: Does this procedure trigger cold sores?


A:This procedure can trigger cold sores for carriers of the herpes simplex virus. To prevent cold sores from flaring up it is recommended to go to your family doctor and get Zovirax or another antiviral medication prescribed to take 5 days prior procedure, the day of, and 5 days after. Note that a cold sore outbreak can alter the healed results of the tattoo.




Q: Can you cover up an old tattoo?


A: If you have had your lips previously tattooed, unfortunately we do not offer cover-up or correction services. If your previous work is too dark, dense, discolored or large, we highly recommend a tattoo removal. Some special cases may be considered. Please send us an email with a clear unedited photo (with no makeup) of your lips for evaluation prior to booking.




Q: How long is the treatment?


A:Lip Blush generally requires two treatments at least 6-10 weeks apart to allow for the healing process to complete. The initial appointment will take about take approximately 3 hours.





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