There are contraindications for permanent makeup. So, be sure to complete the medical history section of the consent/release form. If you have a consultation/appointment for permanent makeup and the tattooist/technician/artist doesn't ask you about your medical history, please consider finding another person to tattoo your permanent makeup. You do not want to put yourself at risk.
You may need a letter from your doctor if you had or have glaucoma (eyeliner procedure), pressure in your eyes due to high blood pressure (eyeliner procedure), are predisposed to infectious endocarditis, had skin cancer in the area to be tattooed, are a hemophiliac, have healing disorders, on blood thinners, uncontrolled high blood pressure or had mitral valve disorder.
Let me know if you have/had allergic reactions to topical anesthetics, nickel or other metals, latex, or are allergic to ingredients in cosmetics or tattoo pigments (all pigments are NOT constituted of the same ingredients).
Laser Procedures, including laser hair removal:
Using lasers over permanent makeup/tattoo can cause discoloration, especially if the tattoo contains white pigment.
AHA’s (lactic, glycolic, citric, retinoic and tartaric acids) or any OTC creams and lotions for tone correcting, anti-aging, exfoliating, fading.
Increases cell turnover and contain chemicals that can alter/fade permanent makeup.
Flu shot: wait a week incase symptoms appear.
Flue or Cold: Please stay home, reschedule your appointment if you have cold or flu or sinus/respiratory infection.
Coumadin: Amount of bleeding and response to topical epinephrine will determine coverage per appointment.
If excessive bleeding occurs, extra appointments may be necessary for desired outcome or procedure may not be effective.
Cancers/Chemotherapy: Doctor's clearance may be necessary.
Pregnant: Permanent makeup is not advisable.
Latisse: Does cause some discoloration of the skin and may decrease the time between touchups.
Lasik: Wait about 3 months for eyeliner procedure. All other permanent makeup procedures are ok with no wait.
Fillers: Get permanent makeup first. Permanent makeup follows your features.
Shingles (varicella): If you have shingles on your face, wait several months to get permanent makeup. May need Doctor's clearance.
Eyelift or blepharoplasty: Wait about 3 months.
Eyelash extensions: AFTER permanent makeup, not before.
Working on women with eyelash extensions results in major loss of the extensions and possible the eyelashes the extensions are attached.
Pinkeye: As soon as their infection has cleared, medication completed; Doctor's clearance.
Veronica M. Morris, Advanced Certification Cosmetic Tattooist
3613 Williams Dr. Suite 1004, Georgetown, TX 78628 US
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