Are You a Good Candidate for Permanent Makeup?

Permanent Makeup is an ideal service for those of us who want to cut down on our daily makeup process. However, there are certain instances where you may not be able to take advantage of these services or may need to get medical clearance.

Contraindications for Procedure

  • Pregnant/ Nursing

  • Chemotherapy and Radiation full treatments – prophylactic chemotherapy is generally safe to proceed

  • Active dermatologic disorders, I.e., rosacea, eczema, psoriasis

  • Eyelash extensions must be removed prior to permanent eyeliner

  • Sick with flu/fever

  • Active herpes anywhere on the face

  • Mental Disorders


Require Waiting Periods

  • Lasik or Cataract Surgery- 1 month prior and wait 3 months post- op

  • Latise – 2 weeks off

  • Botox or Disport – 8 weeks

  • Fillers I.e., Juvéderm, Silk, Volume, Sculptra, etc. 8 weeks

  • Fat transfer in lips – wait 3 months for swelling to subside

  • Accutane full dose- 1 year (half-dose or prophylactic dose needs medical clearance)

  • Suntanned skin – 1 month

  • Retinols, glycolic acid, Vitamin C peels – 8 weeks

  • Lasers, IPL – 8 weeks

  • Shingles shot- 1 month

  • Laser that removed old permanent makeup – 8 weeks

Require Medical Clearance/ Pre- Medication

  • Heart valves, stents, pacemakers, rheumatic fever—medical clearance and pre- medication

  • Organ transplants – medical clearance and pre- medication

  • Joint replacements- medical clearance and pre-medication

  • Insulin dependent diabetics – medical clearance and pre- medication

  • Fever blister history- medical clearance and pre – medication

  • Shingle's history- medical clearance and pre- medication, even with immuration

  • Seizures- medical clearance

  • Blood thinners, steroids – medical clearance

  • Glaucoma, medical clearance

  • Lupus/ Autoimmune Disease – medical clearance and pre- medication

  • Graves’ Disease (eye diseases) - medical clearance

  • Anxiety/ Bipolar disorders- medical clearance

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