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Medication and Permanent Makeup

Prior to any Permanent Makeup procedures, clients are asked to complete a Consent Form. The form is used to document medical history, current and previous use of certain medications and to alert any possible interference for a quick recovery. When possible, the client should be in optimal health.  If you're feeling under the weather, just wait.  Remember, our body has a better chance of healing and fighting infections when we're well rested and healthy. Cases with Cancer patients, they don't have that luxury, so be sure to check in with your doctor. Medications that are particularly of interested are as follows: Cumadin Aspirin (baby or adult dose) Any other blood thinning medications Acutaine (if used in the last 12 months) Excessive use of alcohol or tobacco Latisse Please check with your doctor prior to stopping any medication. Permanent Makeup procedures may cause droplets  of blood immediately after the procedure, so use a clean tissue and gentl

How to look younger without spending any money

My clients often ask me what procedures are out there to help them look younger and fresh. That's always an easy answer for me.  I tell them that many people don't take advantage of the most inexpensive methods to look and feel younger! 1.   EXERCISE vigorously 3 to 4 hours per week.  It's guaranteed to lift and firm everything, increase circulation, and give you an overall glow.  I know I sound like a commercial but it's the simple truth.  After our 20s, gravity has a way of sagging and deflating our face and body.   We really do need to move our body to pump the blood and strengthen our muscles. Exercise won't plump our face like Juviderm or Restalyn, however, it does increase blood circulation and as a result, it benefits your skin. 2.  Drink lots of WATER throughout the day.  Not coffee, soda, or tea, but just water.  Our lips are like plants.  Give it some water, and it instantly plumps up.  Try it and see.  When your lips are dry, not only d