Frequently Asked Questions...
If you are considering booking a semi-permanent makeup session with Vivien, please download the forms below.
1. WHAT IS SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP?
Semi-permanent makeup (also known as micropigmentation or cosmetic tattooing) is a fast-growing part of the beauty industry. Most common treatments are for the eyebrows, eyeliner and lips to enhance your features and correct imperfections. The process of delicately implanting a hypo-allergenic coloured pigment under the surface of the skin by means with a sterile, disposable to produce the appearance of makeup or hair stroke. This will generally last from 6-18 months, depending on individuals.
2. WILL IT LOOK NATURAL?
We try to make our work look as natural as possible- that's our style! To see examples of our work, please check my Instagram or click on the Instagram logo.
3. DO I NEED A CONSULTATION FIRST?
You are required to have a consultation before a cosmetic tattoo treatment. It is to make sure that you are aware of all aspects of the procedure, what to expect and aftercare. To book an appointment, a deposit is required at the consultation but it will be taken off the final payment.
4. IS THERE ANY DISCOMFORT?
We're not going to lie... there may be some slight discomfort but we have had customers who have fallen asleep during the procedure! Just be rest assured that with the proper professional care and advice, you will feel the least amount of discomfort during the whole thing!
5. WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE?
- you are under the age of 18
- you have not completed the Client History Form; initial consultation and patch test
- you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding.
- you are using Roaccotane
- you have had Botox within 10 days before
- you are sunburnt
- you are a diabetic
- you have a heart condition
- you have recently had cosmetic treatment
- you have keratosis, keloid scarring, seborrheic dermatitis
- you have anemia
BROWS & LASHES
1. WHAT IS EYEBROW SCULPTING?
Brow sculpting is not an ordinary wax; it is an art form giving you the red carpet brows. Vivien will find the best eyebrow to complement YOU and YOUR style by colouring, shaping and styling your brows after analysing your face shape and features! You will be shown the best tools and products to use at home to maintain those red carpet brows.
2. WHAT IS A TINT?
Eyebrow and eyelash tinting uses vegetable dye to add color, shape and thickness to dull eyebrows and lashes. It last between 3-4 weeks depending on individual skin, hair and lifestyle.
3. WHAT IS A LASH-LIFT?
Lash silicon mould lifts and curls your natural lashes to perfection giving you a fresh, youthful look. This treatment is perfect for clients who don’t like the high maintenance factor of lash-extensions. Even incredibly short or stubbornly straight lashes can be lifted.
4. HOW LONG DOES A LASH-LIFT LAST?
A lash lift can last anywhere between 6 to 8 weeks, it will naturally drop back to their natural look. Results vary dependents on individual hair, skin and lifestyle. Please avoid mascara and getting your eyelash wet 24 hours post treatment.