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FAQ Lips

What Is Lip Blushing and How Does It Work?

Lip Blushing or lip blush tattoo is a semi cosmetic treatment otherwise known as PMU, enhances the natural shape of our lips, giving them that boost of vitality and colour. It is an extremely popular, semi-permanent makeup treatment providing a flush of colour as well as defining the contours of the lip. Clients without any dark pigmentation can choose between a variety of pigments that suits their preference and skin tones. The treatment will provide a subtle colour boost and create definition, correct medical asymmetry and even camouflage scars. The final result will resemble a subtle, natural toned blush tint.


How Long Does Lip Blush Tattoo Last?

The question of how long a lip blush tattoo lasts is a common inquiry among those considering this semi-permanent cosmetic enhancement. While the general lifespan of a lip tattoo ranges from 1 to 3 years, it's crucial to recognize that the longevity of the tattoo is significantly influenced by individual factors. The uniqueness of each person's body, lifestyle choices, and overall health can shape the staying power of the pigment.


For instance, daily habits such as smoking and alcohol consumption can potentially impact the vibrancy and endurance of the lip tattoo pigment. These lifestyle factors can expedite the fading process, leading to a shorter duration before a touch-up is required. Moreover, the natural shedding of skin cells and the body's metabolic rate play roles in determining how well the tattoo holds up over time.


It's important to approach lip blush tattoos with an understanding of their personalized nature. Factors like sun exposure, skincare routines, and genetics can all interplay to create an individualized timeline for how the tattoo evolves. As a result, communication with a skilled tattoo artist who considers these nuances is vital to achieving the desired long-lasting results. By taking these factors into account, individuals can make informed decisions about lip blush tattoos that align with their unique needs and expectations.


The Benefits of Lip Blush Tattoo: Enhancing Color and Convenience

When considering the advantages of a lip blush tattoo, the first step is to pinpoint your desired outcome. Are you seeking a transformation in lip color or shape? If your focus is on achieving a consistent and even lip tone, freeing yourself from the daily lipstick routine, then the lip blushing tattoo is tailored precisely for you. Imagine redirecting the funds typically spent on lipsticks annually towards a lasting lip enhancement. With this semi-permanent solution, the need for constant lipstick touch-ups becomes a thing of the past, granting you the satisfaction of an enduring lip shade.


However, if altering lip shape is your goal, it's important to note that lip fillers should precede lip blush tattoos. Some might have encountered claims of lip tattoos achieving size alteration, but this misconception holds no truth. When tattoo ink extends beyond your natural lip tissue, the results after healing are often unsatisfactory. Therefore, thorough selection of a skilled semi-permanent artist is essential to ensure your lip enhancement aspirations are met with quality and precision.


Lip Blush Contraindications 

• Those under 18 years of age

• Women who are pregnant or nursing

• People taking blood thinners (must stop 4 weeks prior to procedure, please advise your doctor)

• People with skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema and undiagnosed rashes or blister on the site is to be treated

• People with allergies to makeup or pigments (If in doubt can perform a patch test)

• Those with transmitted low blood conditions like HIV or Hepatitis

• Active skin cancer in the area to be tattooed

• Have undergone chemotherapy recently, must have completed at least a year

• If you are hemophiliac (a bleeder, delay in clotting of blood)

• Uncontrolled blood pressure or had mitral valve disorder unless given a written release stating that you have permission to have the procedure done. This is a weak valve in the heart, and any type of infection will go straight to this area.

• Allergies to numbing topical agents

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