It is a cosmetic technique which employs tattoos (permanent pigmentation of the dermis) as a means of producing designs that resemble makeup, such as eye lining and other permanent enhancing colors to the skin of the face, lips, and eyelids. It is also used to produce artificial eyebrows, particularly in people who have lost them as a consequence of old age, disease, such as alopecia totalis, chemotherapy, or a genetic disturbance, and to disguise scars and white spots in the skin such as in vitiligo. It is also used to restore or enhance the breast’s areola, such as after breast surgery.
Most Commonly caller Permanent Cosmetics,other include dermapigmentation ,micropigmentation, and cosmetic tattooing, the latter being most appropriate since permanent makeup is, in fact, tattooing.
The colours used are derived from vegetable dyes, hence are safe to use on skin.
This is an ideal permanent facial enhancement for :
- Women on the run
- Those who want “wake up to make up” look
- Old ailing women
- Handicapped and immobile women