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Permanent Makeup Offers Solution for Those With Cosmetic Allergies

Women who are unable to wear cosmetics due to allergies may be candidates for permanent makeup.

Most women have a makeup bag full of all kinds of cosmetics and "put their face on" every morning. Some though have an allergy to cosmetics and aren't able to wear makeup. According to WebMD.com, studies suggest that up to 10% of the population will have a reaction to cosmetics at some point. Those who want to wear makeup now have a solution in micropigmentation, also known as permanent makeup.

A permanent makeup is similar to getting a tattoo and can be used for lip lines, full lip color, eyebrows, eyeliner, eyelashes or to reduce the appearance of scars. Many who aren't able to wear traditional makeup can have a permanent makeup procedure done, and always look their best.

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Actual Permanent Makeup Results of Dr. Janee Steinberg


While it is always possible that someone will have an allergic reaction to the pigment, they are rare. You can request a patch test to determine your sensitivity to the products.

The majority of patients will feel some discomfort, most patients don't have much trouble with pain during the application. The aesthetic provider is technically implanting pigment in the dermal layer of the skin. Traditional makeup can be worn over it if you choose and the permanent makeup will never smear or wash off. It will fade gradually and will need to be touched up every few years to keep it looking fresh. Permanent makeup is more visible and less scarring is seen on people with fairer complexions.

Always make sure to seek out an experienced professional. A tattoo artist may be great at putting dragons or flowers on people, but for this tattoo you should see someone who is an expert at permanent makeup. Permanent makeup typically costs somewhere between $300 and $700 depending on the area treated.