PREPARATION FOR THE PROCEDURE
ONE MONTH PRIOR
You must avoid Botox, fillers, facial peels, laser treatments and sunburns.
ONE WEEK PRIOR
To reduce swelling and possible bruising avoid: aspirin, ibuprofen, NSAIDs, blood thinners/ anticoagulants, Vitamin E, fish oil, acne medication or medication with tretinoin, Retin A, hormone supplementation, corticosteroids, antibiotics or anabolic steroids. (Tylenol is OK)
No waxing or plucking.
For the lip blush procedure:
1. Start moisturizing lips a week prior procedure to get rid of dryness and chopped lips. Scrub lips a night before procedure and generously moisturize over night.
2. If client ever had cold sore outbreak on the lips, permanent makeup can trigger herpes virus outbreak.
Advise to see primary care physician and get on a preventive antiviral medicine.
3. L-lysine is a supplement one can get over the counter and can be great support of immune system and might help with prevention of cold sores. Advise to start taking it a week prior procedure.
24 HOURS PRIOR
No alcohol, drugs or smoking.
No caffeine the day of the procedure.
These activities can negatively affect the condition of the skin, which can lead to bleeding, color loss and difficult healing, as they may increase blood pressure and cause dehydration and sensitivity.
Get a good night of sleep and drink lots of water to stay hydrated.
If you are Diabetic, you must have you HBA1C in good range, and have a note from a doctor to verify.
**Please wear your every day brow make-up to your appointment. This will give me a visual on how you like your brows to look on a daily basis. If you have any questions, please contact me!