What is Lip Blush?
Semi Permanent lip blush treatment enhances the natural shape of your lips, giving them a boost of vitality and colour. As well as defining the lip contours, it is a very effective way of dressing the lips as naturally pale lips can be given a brand new appearance, whether it be dramatic or subtle.
Pigments are available in a wide range of shades to match all lip colours and preferences, and just like microblading procedures, these are implanted using a hand tool. These pigments will start off looking extremely bold but during the healing process, will lose roughly 80% of that original colour leaving a natural pink tone on the lips.
What is the process of semi permanent lip blush and liner?
Just like any other form of semi permanent make up, you'll need to start off the process of lip blush with a patch test. This patch test must be completed at least 48 hours in advance of your pre-booked appointment. As long as no allergic reactions occur during these 48 hours, you can go ahead with your treatment.
Unfortunately, due to legalities, any numbing agent (which we recommend using) must be applied by yourself following all instructions given when you purchase it. As the pigment colour will have already been chosen during the patch test, the first part of lip blush and liner procedures is to draw the outline of the area onto the lips. It is very important to ensure that you are totally happy with both the shape and colour before continuing onto the next step!
Once the outline has been drawn on using a lip pencil, the next step is to use a very small blade to tattoo the lip liner which will not be visible after the lip blush has been applied. This just makes sure that the perfect shape is kept while implanting the pigment for lip blush!
Lip blush is then applied using a blade containing a larger number of pins than the liner blade which ensures that the pigment is packed in and totally even.
A free top up session can then be arranged 6 weeks after your initial appointment to even out any parts of the lips that may have lost a little too much colour during the healing process.
What is the necessary aftercare?
For at least 7 days following your treatment, or until the area appears to have completely healed, you should be following this daily routine:
1. Use a gentle face cleanser and avoid the treatment area.
2. If the treatment area does get wet, pat it dry gently with a tissue or clean towel.
3. Apply your treatment ointment (which is given to you after your appointment) to the area 3 times a day, making sure you wash your hands thoroughly before and after each application to avoid infection.
Things not to do:
Do not use make up on or around the treatment area for 7 days afterwards.
Do not expose the treated area to extreme heat or cold until it is completely healed. This includes saunas, sun bathing, tanning beds etc.
Do not scratch, pick, itch or rub the area of the treatment, as this will cause uneven healing, infection, scarring and can remove the pigment.
Please remember that the colour is up to 80% darker immediately after treatment. It will fade after 4-7 days and the true colour will not come through until up to 6 weeks after the initial treatment.