Advice & FAQ

Advice for all permanent cosmetic procedures

  • Since delicate skin or sensitive areas may be swollen or red, it is advised not to make social plans for the same day.
  • Please wear your normal makeup to the salon on the day of the procedure.
  • Please inform your technician if you have taken aspirin, Ibuprofen or Coumadin within the two days leading up to procedure.
  • Do not discontinue any medication before consulting your doctor.
  • Do not drink alcohol the night before your treatment or drink any caffeinated drink before your treatment
  • A patch test will be performed unless waived upon request.

Eyebrow Procedures

  • Any waxing should be performed at least 48 hours before the procedure: Electrolysis no less than five days before the procedure.
  • Eyebrow tinting should not be undertaken for two weeks prior to the procedure.

Eyeliner procedures

  • Any eyelash tinting or eyelash perming should be carried out no sooner than 1 week before or two weeks after the procedure.
  • Do not wear contact lenses during or immediately following the procedure. Remember to bring your glasses. You may resume wearing your contact lenses as soon as your eyes feel comfortable. (This is normally 24 hours after the procedure).
  • You may have some swelling, as a safety precaution, we recommend that you have someone available to drive you home. Permanent cosmetic procedures can require multiple treatment sessions.
    Be prepared for the colour intensity to be significantly sharper and darker immediately after the procedure. This will subside and become lighter as the tissue heals. This process can take up to ten days.

FAQ

Do I need a Top up on my cosmetic tattoo and why?
Both techniques of cosmetic makeup weather doneby machine or a hand tool ( Microblading) both need a top up around 4 weeks of the initial treatment, the top up is very important as this treatment is completed as cosmetic tattoos are preformed in two stages the top will define and finish the cosmetic tatoo and endorses the pigment into the skin for the last time, for full lasting results you must have a top up , with out the top up they will not last the desired time.
How much is the top up for my cosmetic tattoo?
Your top up is normally £250 however when we are on special premotions or offers clients receive there top ups for £150.
Do i need a patch test ?
Yes every client requires a patch test before they have cosmetic makeup, your details will be taken and your patch test that will be sent in the post with instructions. Please remember to bring your patch test information with you.
Can i bring guests with me to?
We ask that you come un assisted in less you need assistance as the waiting room can get rather crowed and we try to keep the waiting room as tranquil as possible for our clients.
Can i cancel my appointment?
We have a 72hr strict cancellation policy as we are professional clinic and our practioners get very booked up at times there are waiting lists, so we would appreicate 72 hrs notice or we will charge for a non cancellation fee of 40% of the initail full price of the treatment booked. We require an email of cancellation.
Is there car parking?
Yes we offer road side pay by the metre parking or oppisite the Mandolay Hotel there is the GLive car park which is payable by the metre. We ask you please not to park in the private car park belonging to the Mandolay.
What is the difference between normal Micropigmentation (cosmetic tattoo) and Microblading Cosmetic Eyebrow Tattoo ?

Normal Cosmetic Tattoo's are done by a special cosmetic tattoo machine which contains a series of needles that pick up pigment and penatrate it into the Dermis Layer of the skin, This method requires a top up after 4-6 wks from initial treatment as this is performed in two stages.When having single stroke they may blur and fade into one the effect is 2D.

Microbladed Tattoo's are a 3D effect they are performed with a hand peice containing a Microblade containing a serious of small needles that penetrate the skin and hand push the pigment into the skin, this technique is more advanced, the results are very crisp, natural and defined this procedure is the most natural look of hair strokes, a top up is crucial around 4wks after as this is done in 2 treatments.

Can i pick or scratch and itch the area of my cosmetic tattoo?
The answer is no if any of the scab is pulled of this will result in the loss of pigment.
Can i get the cosmetic tatoo wet?
You must avoid getting the treatment area wet for at-least 4 days as this will dilute your tattoo.
Can i take a head Nurofen or a paracetamol ?
No as this will thin your blood please refrain from taking atleast 72hrs before.
Medication
If you are on any medication please check with the clinic if you can have the treatment or if you need permission from your doctor.
Pictures of Cosmetic tattoo's
All pictures can be found in the gallery page on the website also on Facebook, Twitter and Instergram.

Advice for all permanent cosmetic procedures

  • Since delicate skin or sensitive areas may be swollen or red, it is advised not to make social plans for the same day.
  • Please wear your normal makeup to the salon on the day of the procedure.
  • Please inform your technician if you have taken aspirin, ibuprofen or coumadin within the two days leading up to procedure.
  • Do not discontinue any medication before consulting your doctor.
  • Do not drink alcohol the night before your treatment or drink any caffeinated drink before your treatment
  • A patch test will be performed unless waived upon request.

Eyebrow Procedures

  • Any waxing should be performed at least 48 hours before the procedure. Electrolysis no less than five days before the procedure.
  • Eyebrow tinting should not be undertaken for two weeks prior to the procedure.

Eyeliner procedures

    • Any eyelash tinting or eyelash perming should be carried out no sooner than 1 week before or two weeks after the procedure.
    • Do not wear contact lenses during or immediately following the procedure. Remember to bring your glasses. You may resume wearing your contact lenses as soon as your eyes feel comfortable. (This is normally 24 hours after the procedure).
    • You may have some swelling, as a safety precaution, we recommend that you have someone available to drive you home.
      Permanent cosmetic procedures can require multiple treatment sessions.
      Be prepared for the colour intensity to be significantly sharper and darker immediately after the procedure. This will subside and become lighter as the tissue heals. This process can take up to ten days.

FAQ

Do I need a Top up on my cosmetic tattoo and why?: Both techniques of cosmetic makeup weather doneby machine or a hand tool ( Microblading) both need a top up around 4 weeks of the initial treatment, the top up is very important as this treatment is completed as cosmetic tattoos are preformed in two stages the top will define and finish the cosmetic tatoo and endorses the pigment into the skin for the last time, for full lasting results you must have a top up , with out the top up they will not last the desired time.

How much is the top up for my cosmetic tattoo? : Your top up is normally £250 however when we are on special premotions or offers clients receive there top ups for £150.

Do i need a patch test ?: Yes every client requires a patch test before they have cosmetic makeup, your details will be taken and your patch test that will be sent in the post with instructions.
Please remember to bring your patch test information with you.

Can i bring guests with me to?: We ask that you come un assisted in less you need assistance as the waiting room can get rather crowed and we try to keep the waiting room as tranquil as possible for our clients.

Can i cancel my appointment?: We have a 72hr strict cancellation policy as we are professional clinic and our practioners get very booked up at times there are waiting lists, so we would appreicate 72 hrs notice or we will charge for a non cancellation fee of 40% of the initail full price of the treatment booked.
We require an email of cancellation.

Is there car parking?: Yes we offer road side pay by the metre parking or oppisite the Mandolay Hotel there is the GLive car park which is payable by the metre.
We ask you please not to park in the private car park belonging to the Mandolay.

What is the difference between normal Micropigmentation (cosmetic tattoo) and Microblading Cosmetic Eyebrow Tattoo ?:

Normal Cosmetic Tattoo’s are done by a special cosmetic tattoo machine which contains a series of needles that pick up pigment and penatrate it into the Dermis Layer of the skin, This method requires a top up after 4-6 wks from initial treatment as this is performed in two stages.When having single stroke they may blur and fade into one the effect is 2D.

Microbladed Tattoo’s are a 3D effect they are performed with a hand peice containing a Microblade containing a serious of small needles that penetrate the skin and hand push the pigment into the skin, this technique is more advanced, the results are very crisp, natural and defined this procedure is the most natural look of hair strokes, a top up is crucial around 4wks after as this is done in 2 treatments.

Can i pick or scratch and itch the area of my cosmetic tattoo?: The answer is no if any of the scab is pulled of this will result in the loss of pigment.

Can i get the cosmetic tatoo wet?: You must avoid getting the treatment area wet for at-least 4 days as this will dilute your tattoo.

Can i take a head Nurofen or a paracetamol ?: No as this will thin your blood please refrain from taking atleast 72hrs before.

Medication: If you are on any medication please check with the clinic if you can have the treatment or if you need permission from your doctor.

Pictures of Cosmetic tattoo’s: All pictures can be found in the gallery page on the website also on Facebook, Twitter and Instergram.

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