Questions and Answers about Micro pigmentation

What type of procedures do you offer? Currently I offer all permanent cosmetic procedure including:

Natural Hair stroke brows

Natural hair stroke brows with shading

Powder brows

Combination brows consisting of hair strokes and powder brows

Top and bottom solid liner

Top and bottom pixelated soft liner

Top and bottom color multi stacked liner

Lip full fill

Lip blush

Lip liner

Scar camouflage 

Scalp micropigmentation

Areola reconstruction


How long does the micro pigmentation procedure last?

Typically it last anywhere from 2-2 ½ hours, but it can vary case by case. Liner and scalp micropigmentation can last even longer. 

Does the application hurt?

I take every precaution necessary to ensure the micro-pigmentation application is as pain free as possible.  A wide range of medical grade anesthetics are used for your comfort.  Most of my clients feel no pain at all, but if for some reason you become uncomfortable I will stop and reapply anesthetics to make you comfortable as possible.


How long is the recovery or healing time?

Wound heal of the procedure is 5-7 days, but full recovery is 6 weeks for the skin to fully heal. However, many clients can walk right out the door, ready to show off their new procedure.  Initially stronger in color, your new procedure will soften to a natural looking and beautiful color in two to three weeks.


How do you choose the shape?

With my expertise and your needs we choose a shape and style together.  Each procedure will be sketched on your face with a makeup pencil until it is to your liking.


How do you choose a color?

We choose a color together by applying small amounts of different colored pigments to the skin near the area of the procedure and selecting the best match for your skin tone, features and personal preference.


What types of pigments do you use?

All the pigments I buy are commercially sold and approved by the FDA for use in cosmetic tattooing.


What will it look like immediately after the procedure?

Your procedure area may be a bit red immediately after application.  This is all very normal.  The procedure area will be considerably darker for the first week, before it begins to fade to a softer color.


Will they fade?  

They will initially fade during the healing process and then over the years will slowly fade. It is good to keep up on touch ups from time to time to keep your procedure looking fresh and beautiful


I’m currently taking some harsh medications or receiving treatment for a medical condition. Can I get micro pigmentation? The best approach is to schedule and in person consultation to discuss your full health history. If you are able to move forward you can schedule a procedure date from there. There may be additional doctor letters or health requirements to insure your safety. If for some reason a procedure is not appropriate at the current time, we can discuss when you might be a candidate in the near future. 


I’m pregnant or nursing. Can I receive treatment?

No, in Oregon I cannot legally perform services on anyone that is pregnant or nursing


I’m under 18. Can I receive treatment?  

No, it is illegal for any tattoo or permanent cosmetic artist to perform any work on minors in Oregon unless there is an actual Dr’s prescription for the procedure being sought.