The permanent makeup eyebrows procedure uses tattooing techniques to enhance your natural brow permanently. It can also be used to reproduce eyebrows that are not prominent enough or have been lost due to scarring, a medical condition or aging. Before getting your permanent eyebrow makeup done, it is crucial that you find the right eyebrow specialist. While you may understand the basic mechanics of the cosmetic tattoo process, it takes artistic talent and lots of years of training to perfect the skill. Always remember that the finished product will only be as good as the eyebrow specialist you select. Here are five key factors to consider when choosing a qualified permanent makeup eyebrow specialist:
Permanent Makeup Certification
The growing popularity of permanent eyebrow makeup has led to an increase in the number of people interested in learning the process. Unfortunately, some tattoo artists, estheticians, and even dermatologists have included this in the list of services they offer without undergoing proper training and qualifications. This leads to potential problems and exposure to unnecessary risks to the client. For your health and protection, it is imperative that you work with an eyebrow specialist that has taken the time to become certified. It is up to you to check and confirm the education and training of your technician.
Training and Experience
This is perhaps the most important factor to consider when choosing an eyebrow specialist. With the surge in popularity of permanent makeup eyebrows, there has also been a surge in certification courses that run anywhere from the full 100 hours to as little as 5 hours of training with no hands-on training. So, it would be prudent to ask where the eyebrow specialist did their training and how long the course took. Also, find out if they have done any refresher courses or continuing education training since then. Proper training coupled with experience makes a lot of difference in the final results of your permanent makeup eyebrows.
Ask for Their Portfolio
You wouldn’t want to get your permanent eyebrow makeup from a specialist before seeing samples of their previous works. Always ask to see the before & after photos of their past customers to get a clear idea of their style, skills, and overall ability. In fact, an experienced eyebrow specialist should be able to offer you their portfolio voluntarily. They should also have a substantial clientele with excellent references. At HD Beauty Permanent Makeup Academy, our before and after photos of past clients are always on hand and we are ready and willing to give them to clients before they start the procedure. Clients can also navigate through our gallery section on our website.
Type of Ink Used
The permanent makeup eyebrows procedure uses semi-permanent ink and not the regular tattoo ink. Unlike regular tattoo ink which is permanent, semi-permanent makeup ink fades in the course 2-3 years after application, however, for this procedure to remain as full and defined as possible, a touch up may be required within the first few months. This is especially important since the eyebrow style you want today might not be your favorite two years from now. Also, as we age, our skin tends to droop. So, when you have dark eyebrow tattoos with permanent tattoo ink, with time, it will droop, sag, look outdated and may even fade into different unappealing colors. We invest in only the highest quality pigments to ensure they can be customized to match your skin tone and brown hair colors.
Have an Initial Consultation
An ideal eyebrow specialist should offer an extensive consultation before the procedure. During this consultation, you should get a chance to rate the technician’s level of professionalism such as:
- Is the facility clean and hygienic?
- How did they answer your questions?
- Was their office, phone, and email responsive?
Most importantly, a one on one consultation will help you gauge qualifications and expertise that cannot otherwise be measured in any other way. Note that you should only sign up for their services if they meet all your needs.
Ultimately, your goal is to find a qualified permanent makeup eyebrow specialist that makes you feel comfortable and is capable of doing the best job possible.
At HD Beauty Permanent Makeup Academy, our eyebrow specialists have a passion for perfection. They are highly trained and experienced to provide exceptional permanent makeup eyebrow services with the latest techniques, top professionalism, and the best products available in the market. Contact us today to book an appointment with only the best in the industry.