A few sprays will kill bacteria and then wipe the brush onto a clean tissue. Most people get infected with HSV-1 as kids, from kissy adults. Cold sores are caused by infection with the virus, can be very uncomfortable and persistent. This is a virus commonly contracted during childhood, which causes cold sores on the lips and surrounding skin. I recommend that you apply Aquaphor healing ointment with a Q-tip (not your finger) to the affected area as it is very important not to dry out. Adjustments may be needed during the follow up appointment to correct any unevenness. So what’s the solution?

I do not share my personal brushes with anyone and I wash them weekly. In some cases, some heat and/or tingling may be felt in the area of the tattoo. Insurance is the next part of your kit that you must think about. Swelling is common but usually disappears within 24 hours. You should use the medication for one week before and one week after your treatment. Do not wear any eye make-up. Be assured that the color of your lips will lighten significantly in just a few days.

For some clients, it hurts a little but the result far outweighs the discomfort. We now accept Visa, MC, check and cash. The results of any cosmetic procedure, including but not limited to permanent cosmetics, cannot be guaranteed. For instance, with glue for sensitive eyes, oil-based products or makeup removers around the eye area are not recommended. As a result, please don’t seek a technician that will do this for you because it is money in their pocket, we pride ourselves on being honest with what is achievable. Can I have my brows waxed, threaded or plucked before my treatment? If smoking can be avoided, apply a heavy coating of aquaphore and cover your lips with your hand while smoking.


We can match any color – redhead, blonde, brunette, salt & pepper – there are shades of pigment to coordinate beautifully. Do not color your eyelashes/brows 5 days prior to your procedure. Clients say that having a procedure is similar to having their eyebrows plucked. Apply any topical medication to your face. Q: Hom much cost the consultation for Semi Permanent Make Up? Compared to other regular beauty treatments, permanent make up is not expensive. It is common to hear that there was not as much pain as was expected.

You can resume regular activities after the procedure. Beware of using brushes on open sores or cracks in the skin as infections can easily spread onto the tool you are using. I believe the liquid was able to act as a salve because of the lauric acid found in human  milk – in the body, this substance is converted to monolaurin, which is well known for its healing, anti-bacterial, anti-viral properties. I do not use any pigments produced outside of the USA or Europe to ensure quality and safety. The beauty of medical makeup, like the Colours by Jane Iredale collection, is that it’s great for all ages. The advantages are that it does look very natural, like real hair. Would you want a mascara wand on your lashes that has touched 5 other people’s?

(Just a friendly reminder, but E. You just attach any makeup brush using one of eight collars, before dunking it for 10 seconds, spinning for another 10 seconds and then drying for five to 10 seconds. We advise that your first appointment creates a softer effect which can be altered on your second visit. Conservative is the best way to go. But she had me to sign the paper that I would not blame her if I get cold sores after the procedure. No one wants to spend Christmas day with a big fat cold sore on their lip, and at this time of the year, those carrying the herpes simplex virus might well be flaring up (VERY contagious) without yet showing any symptoms, so don’t say we didn’t warn you! It contains vitamins and herpes is a family of virus that causes cold sores.

These are signs that your products have far reached their shelf life. Dry chapped lips. This will allow you to reuse them instantly and cut out the hours of regular cleaning with soap and water. Herpes of the mouth, oh, that’s never fun, is it? — What do you do? Did you know that sharing of makeup items habit paves way for some nasty infections? Tori Black, one of my all-time top five, often goes light and looks more like her natural photo than the glammed-up one.

(At least I think they say that?) The point is, we’ve all had our trysts with the classic makeup errors, like choosing foundation that’s too dark and failing to blot. But lipstick, eye shadow, mascara and foundation can harbor harmful microorganisms if not stored and used properly.