Lip Contouring: What You Need To Know Before Getting One
Cosmetic tattooing, which includes lip contouring, has become a trend and it doesn’t seem like it’s going anywhere. An increasing number of women are having their eyebrows microbladed or getting semipermanent eyeliners. Although the concept of permanent and semi-permanent makeup is a bit scary or intimidating to some, the truth is that they are precise and intricate procedures that can provide life changing results.
The technological advancements as well as the development of new techniques are among the many reasons why lip contouring is becoming more and more popular. This procedure could help improve the symmetry and enhance the color of your lips.
What Is Lipstick Contouring?
Lip tattooing have different types and come by different names like tattooed lip liner, lip contouring, full tint, or a lip blush. All of these procedures involve adding pigment into the first few layers of the skin. A special tattoo machine is used to deposit the pigment throughout the lip area. Ultra-fine needles are used using different methods according to the look that you want to have.
Lip contouring can help correct the shape of your lips and make them look more symmetrical and balanced. The procedure may also include adding definition to your lip’s edges so you will have a fresher and more youthful look.
Who Can Get Lip Contouring?
This semi-permanent makeup is suitable for clients of all ages and lifestyles. It is for people who are over the age 18 years old. Potential problems will be determined during the initial consultation. However, this procedure may not be ideal for people who have had too much lip filler.
Is The Procedure Similar To Microblading?
Lip tattooing, including lip contouring is different from eyebrow microblading. But both are popular methods in the world of cosmetic industry.
What Happens During The Appointment?
A full consultation will take place during the first lip contouring appointment. Before starting the procedure, your artist will talk to you and provide you with assurance so you won’t feel anxious. You and your artist will discuss what you want to achieve including the colour and shape. Your artist will consider different factors and offer you the best recommendation that will be most suitable for you. The tattooing process will not start unless you are happy and satisfied with the pre-drawing.
Does It Hurt?
So much pain will the client feel once she or he goes through the lip contouring procedure? If you ask those who have gone through the treatment, they will tell you that it hurt a lot less than what they imagined. Your artist will do everything to make sure that you are comfortable during the procedure and that you experience as little pain as possible.
Just remember that semi-permanent makeup are less aggressive that traditional tattoo and that means they’re not that painful. A numbing cream will be applied to ease any discomfort.
Is There Any Downtime?
There is no downtime for lip contouring or lip tattooing. However, you should know that you will notice the color of your lips to be more intense than expected during the first few days after the treatment. Your lips may also feel tender and sore during the first two days following the procedure. In some cases, you may also notice flaking as your lips heal.
What Is The Aftercare Treatment Plan?
You have to use the lip balm your artist will give you three times a day. Don’t apply any lipstick as your lips are still healing. Going to the gym, sauna or getting exposed for longer periods under the sun is not allowed for at least one week.
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