Body tattoo and Permanent Makeup artists receive different training, therefore, clients should be aware that just because one artist can create beautiful art on the body does not guarantee that they will provide good permanent makeup artistry on the face. The skills needed to draw on your body and face differs significantly. Our skin on our body may be thicker than the skin on our face. Therefore, different tools are used. Black pigment should only be used on the face for Eyeliner procedures. Never on the brows. Black pigment usually fades blue or grey. Body tattoo artists favor bold and striking colors, while permanent makeup is best when applied subtly and natural in color. I have a client that has numerous body tattoos. Since her tattoo artist produced beautiful work on her body, she thought it would be ok to let him provide eye brows on her face. She drew the brows first with a topical brow pencil to provide a template to her artist. The end result was as exp
Permanent Makeup, when done right, looks natural and subtle. My philosophy is that you shouldn't look like you're wearing makeup. However, permanent makeup brings color and definition to your eyes and lips.