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Semi Permanent Make-up Contraindications & After Care

Updated: Sep 22, 2021


Unfortunately not all treatments are for everyone. Please check our contraindications list to make sure you avoid disappointment.

  • Have high blood pressure or a heart condition

  • Take blood-thinners such as aspirin or similar medication

  • Have diabetes

  • Are pregnant or lactating

  • Have glaucoma

  • Have herpes simplex

  • Suffer from certain skin conditions e.g. rashes, blisters, psoriasis or eczema

  • Take steroids such as cortisone, Accutane, Retin-A or Renova

  • Have an allergy to makeup

  • Have acute acne in the treatment area

  • Are susceptible to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

  • Have hypertrophic scarring or keloid

  • Have spider veins or a birthmark in the area they want to be treated

  • Have a blood disorder 



  • Keep area away from water for 24 hours.

  • To prevent infection do not touch pigmented areas

  • Avoid makeup on treated area for 2-4 days post procedure.

  • No vigorous exercise for 4/5 days and no warm or wet environments (swimming pools etc.)

  • No sun, sunbeds, soap, cleansers or makeup on procedure area, for 7 days or until crust has flaked away, (you may gently wipe with a cotton pad and cool boiled water, not salt or saline)

  • No hot showers, saunas, Jacuzzi or swimming in chlorinated pools for 7-10 days, as these will affect the treated areas.

  • Remember if crust appears on procedure area DO NOT pick or peel off! Pigment will be removed along with the crust!

  • No Brow or lash tinting for at least 14 days

If swelling occurs you may use ice on the area(s) for 10 minutes every hour. (Ice must be dry, ie, in a bag wrapped in a towel)

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