Applying some cosmetics can be bothersome. It can take up valuable time in the morning, and never lasts all day long! If you wear eyeliner and lipstick regularly, or prefer to have your eyebrows shaped and filled, you may be a good candidate for permanent makeup.
Over the years I have always wondered about permanent makeup, was it something that was really too good to be true? Well after I was lucky enough to sit and watch the procedure being carried out by the Director of the company Fiona Fowley, I must say, get in the queue ladies! This fantastic treatment is the best way to wake up looking fresh faced every morning and not have to worry about the dreaded smudging or re-applying of makeup throughout the day.
The treatment is truly amazing! It all starts by coming in for a consultation to see what option is best for you. Whether you want your eyeliner, eyebrows or your lips done, Fiona will thoroughly run through everything with you. Once you have chosen (or if you’re like me and want it all) Fiona can colour match you to the perfect colour for your hair and skin tone. After you have had the actual procedure, the home care advice is so easy to follow. The tattooed area will naturally scab as it heals, so all we ask is for you to avoid touching it as it will fall off quickly on its own, and to avoid applying any cosmetics to the area as this can affect your permanent makeup. After 4 weeks you will need to come back in for your colour booster, this will help it stay darker for longer. Then you would need the colour reapplied about every 18-24 months. So as simple as 3 steps – a detailed consultation, initial treatment, and your colour boost after 4 weeks.
So what are you waiting for? If you would like to book a consultation or need more information, please call the Hanover Street branch on 0131 225 7009.
Jo Mancini – Hanover Street Salon
I recently became very interested in having permanent make-up and like others I had questions and worries about undergoing the treatment. When I found out that Zen Lifestyle were carrying out the treatments I immediatelybegan to research. I was very impressed on how much knowledge and information the staff had on the treatment and how open they are about having treatments done. Not only was I overwhelmed by the enthusiasm they had when I arrived for my consultation I was happy to see the skin piercing and tattooing license displayed on the wall which instantly calmed my nerves.
Once I had filled out a detailed consultation form I was taken into a comfortable room to speak to the practitioner about the treatment. The full treatment was discussed and where I received my patch test, the practitioner explained the sensations which I would feel, what treatment she recommended me and chatted in depth about colours. She also explained reactions which could occur and how I would feel after the treatment.
I left the salon with full knowledge about the treatment and no worries. After I had left my patch test for 24hours I called to book my very first permanent lash enhancement!
On the day of my treatment I arrived at the salon to get my eyes numbed prior to my treatment, once this was on the practitioner ran over the details from the consultation to make sure I understood every step of the procedure. After ten minutes my eyes were numb and the treatment began. The first step was the “tag” which is when the skin is broken to insert a full antithetic. Once administered I could not feel any discomfort throughout the whole treatment. At each stage the therapist kept me reassured and asked about my comfort and 90 minutes later the top and bottom lash enhancement was complete and I received my after and home care advice.
I was very lucky I received no swelling or peeling on the area that was treated and I was back to work the following morning. Even though I lost some pigmentation on my lower lashes a few weeks post my treatment I now have a much defined lash appearance and I am looking forwards to having my touch up treatment.
Statement from a Zen client.
We are delighted to be offering permanent make up. Services offered are eyeliner (top and bottom) lip blush and lip contouring as well as 3D and powder eyebrows.
Permanent make up is not only used for cosmetic reasons but can also help with a number of conditions such as Alopecia, scar camouflage and areola restoration.