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FAQs

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A "TATTOO" VS.

SEMI-PERMANENT TATTOOING?

The purpose of semi-permanent makeup tattooing is to enhance the natural features of a client. Permanent makeup is softer and more subtle – it is meant to be a natural-looking enhancement.Traditional body tattoos use ink while cosmetic tattoo procedures involve pigments.These pigments are designed to gently fade over time. Fading is desired as it allows the artist to make changes to color and shape over the years as client’s natural coloring and facial changes occur.

WILL IT HURT? 

 

Pain threshold levels vary from person to person and every effort is made to ensure our clients  remain comfortable for the entirety of the procedure.We use a highly-effective topical anesthetic gel containing lidocaine for numbing before and during your service. '

PLEASE NOTE: Having this service performed during your menstrual cycle may increase discomfort during your procedure. If you are a frequent smoker, the topical anesthetics used during the treatment will not last as long.

CAN I WEAR MAKEUP AFTER MY PROCEDURE?

 

The tattooed area is a healing wound, so proper aftercare is critical. Therefore, absolutely no brow makeup is allowed. You can still wear foundation and powder, but they should not be applied to close to your brow area. Do not tint your lashes or brows and avoid any products that contain active skincare ingredients, Vitamin E or Aloe Vera. If you’re unsure, it’s always best to defer to your brow artist.

 

 

I’VE HAD PREVIOUS EYEBROW TATTOOING, AM I GOOD CANDIDATE FOR

MICROBLADING OR OMBRE BROWS?

 

All clients with previous or brow tattoo work from another studio must book a consultation or send your makeup-free brows to info@orlandobrowlounge.com prior to booking an appointment. After examining the skin and condition of the previous tattoo  your brow artist will be able  to recommend the most  suitable option for you .

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO HEAL & HOW DO I CARE FOR

MY BROWS AFTER?

The immediate healing process takes about 7-10 days, however, the brow area takes 3-4 weeks for your new eyebrow tattoo to shed completely and the pigment to surface to its true color. Proper aftercare is an extremely important aspect of the long term success, effectiveness, health, and overall satisfaction with your new brow tattoo.You must follow the below instructions in order to achieve the best possible results from your procedure:

  • Skin sensitivity, redness and swelling is to be expected for up to 2 days after the procedure and will go away with proper aftercare. 

  • Before every ointment application, take a dry, clean Q-tip and wipe off any existing ointment on your brows, Dampen another Q-tip and with water and gently wipe clean. Pat dry with a tissue and reapply the ointment.

  • Do not exfoliate or use a washcloth/wipe on the brow

  • Do not pick, itch, or scratch the tattoo as it can remove pigment. A cold compress may be used to relieve discomfort

  • Avoid hot tubs, steam rooms, pools, long hot showers, sweaty exercise for one week

  • Avoid direct sunlight and tanning beds for 2 weeks

  • Avoid putting makeup on the area for the first week

  • Avoid facials for 4 weeks

  • Do not use any anti-aging products on or around the brow area

  • While your skin begins to shed, your brow tattoo may appear to be extremely faint. Don't worry, the pigment will resurface when your skin is completely healed in 3-4 weeks