Generally, procedures involving working on the skin (eg lip / brow tattoos) require the following preparations :
- NO caffeine including coffee, any tea, kombucha or Coke 5 days before your appointment. This may cause excessive bleeding.
- NO alcohol, fish oil, blood thinners and Ibuprofen 1 week before your appointment.
Which is your procedure?
Lip Blush / Dark Lip Neutralisation
Smooth, hydrated lips is key to the best results for lip procedures.
1: Apply your favourite lip balm every hour, or whenever your lips feel dry. Before going to bed, apply a thicker layer to keep them moisturised throughout the night.
2: Drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated.
3: Two days before your appointment, scrub your lips with a lip scrub, or honey and sugar to remove the dead skin.
4: If you are prone to cold sore outbreaks, make sure to get a prescription of anti-viral medication from your doctor.
5: DO NOT consume alcohol 1 week prior and any forms of caffeine 3 days before your procedure.
6: Bring along your favourite lipstick if you would like your artist to curate a specific colour for you.
7: Wear black or dark coloured clothing to prevent ink splatters.
8: Eat a hearty meal before you come for your appointment, you will feel more comfortable. You are also not to eat 4 hours after your procedure.
Ombre Powder / Microblading / Microshading Brows
1: DO NOT consume alcohol 1 week prior and any forms of caffeine 3 days before your procedure.
2: Wear black or dark coloured clothing to prevent ink splatters.
3: Eat a hearty meal before you come for your appointment, you will feel more comfortable.
1: Scrub the area 2 days before your procedure to remove the dead skin.
2: Wear dark, loose clothing and underwear so you can be more comfortable after your procedure.
3: Do not consume alcohol and any form of caffeine 3 days before your procedure.
4: Eat a meal before you come to your appointment, you will feel more comfortable on a full tummy.
5: You may be required to change into disposable underwear if the area is obstructed by your clothing.
6: Feel free to bring your own shawl or scarf should you feel uncomfortable during the procedure.