To achieve the best results, your skin must be healthy, strong, and non-irritated. Unfortunately, not all clients are good candidates for permanent makeup due to their compromised skin condition or pre-existing medical conditions.
- Eczema, Psoriasis, Dermatitis and Rosacea: All are constant flaking, itching, irritation, shedding of skin. Skin is not healthy.
- Shingles: The procedure could cause a flare-up.
- Ingrown hairs and open bumps on eyebrow-injured skin cannot be tattooed.
- Large pores in the eyebrow area. Color will blur/blend in large pores.
- Severely oily skin or large pores on eyebrows
- Extremely thin skin bleeds easily and cannot hold color due to its thinness
- Tan or sunburn skin: The skin is not normal color and is damaged.
- Retinol or Vitamin A: Skin composition is altered and will not heal well. Must discontinue use 1 month prior to procedure.
- Accutane or Retin-A (acne medication): Skin composition is altered and will not heal well. Must wait 1 year before procedure.
- Pregnant or nursing (at risk and sensitive due to change in hormones)
- Hemophilia (high risk- cannot stop bleeding)
- Heart Conditions/Pace Maker/Defibrillator (No exceptions) (high risk)
- Body runs hot (increased bleeding which prevents color deposit)
- Bleeding disorders (increased bleeding which prevents color deposit)
- Thyroid condition and taking medication for this condition (Hypo, Hyperthyroidism, Graves Disease, Hashimoto’s- results in thicker skin)
- Auto Immune Disorder such as LUPUS or Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (MS, RA, Lupus or the like)
- Due to the medicines to treat these diseases, color will not retain. Also the facial skin is not healthy and is/or bumpy, and the color will not heal evenly)
- Trichotillomania (Compulsive pulling of body hair) Due to constant pulling, scar tissue is prominent and color will not heal evenly/properly
If you are any of these medications, you will have excessive bleeding and the color WILL NOT retain well:
- Triflusal (Disgren)
- Clopidogrel (Plavix)
- Prasugrel (Effient)
- Ticagrelor (Brilinta)
- Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
- Cilostazol (Pletal)
- Vorapaxar (Zontivity)
- Dipyridamole (Persantine)