Your Guide to : How to prepare for a Lip Tattoo Procedure

Your Guide to : How to prepare for a Lip Tattoo Procedure

Are you tired of reapplying lipstick throughout the day or dealing with smudged makeup? If so, a lip tattoo aka lip blush procedure might be the solution you've been looking for. But before you go for your procedure, it's essential to prepare properly to ensure the best possible outcome. Here's your comprehensive guide to getting lip-ready for your upcoming tattoo procedure:

Research and Consultation: Start by researching reputable permanent makeup artists in your area and scheduling a consultation. Always look for healed results. During the consultation, discuss your desired lip shape, color preferences, and any concerns you may have. Your artist will assess your lips' natural shape and color, offer recommendations, and explain the procedure in detail.

Avoid Blood Thinners: In the days leading up to your lip tattoo appointment, avoid consuming blood-thinning medications or supplements, as these can increase the risk of bleeding during the procedure. Common blood thinners include aspirin, ibuprofen, and fish oil. Always consult with your healthcare provider before making any changes to your medication regimen.

Stay Hydrated: Well-hydrated lips provide a smooth canvas for the tattoo artist to work on and can aid in the healing process. Drink plenty of water in the days leading up to your appointment to ensure your lips are adequately hydrated. Avoid excessive caffeine and alcohol consumption, as these can contribute to dehydration.

Skip Lip Plumpers: Refrain from using lip-plumping products or treatments in the days leading up to your appointment. These products can irritate the lips and increase sensitivity, making the tattoo procedure more uncomfortable. Opt for gentle lip balms or moisturizers instead to keep your lips hydrated and supple.

Avoid Sun Exposure: Sunburned or sun-damaged lips can affect the outcome of your lip tattoo procedure. Protect your lips from harmful UV rays by wearing a broad-spectrum lip balm with SPF and avoiding prolonged sun exposure in the days leading up to your appointment.

Exfoliate Gently: A few days before your appointment, exfoliate your lips gently to remove any dry or flaky skin. You can use a soft toothbrush or a lip scrub to gently buff away dead skin cells, revealing smoother, softer lips. Avoid harsh exfoliants or abrasive scrubs, as these can irritate the delicate skin on your lips.

Birth control pills: Some birth control pills makes client more sensitive to pain during the procedure. 

Cold sores prevention : Cold sores can appear after a lip procedure, hence if you are prone to cold sores, head to the pharmacy to get your dose of anti-viral prescription to be consumed before and after your lip appointment. Note that even if cold sore was not present in your life, clients can carry the virus in their system which is present in 80% of the world's population without them knowing. If cold sores persist, head to the pharmacy to obtain aciclovir, famciclovir and valaciclovir can be used in the first few days of a cold sore outbreak, when you first notice a tingling sensation or a raised sore or blister. DO NOT allow the allow it to become an outbreak or it can affect your healed results.

    By following these tips and preparing adequately for your lip tattoo procedure, you can set yourself up for success and achieve beautiful, long-lasting results. Say goodbye to smudged lipstick and hello to effortlessly flawless lips with the magic of permanent makeup

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