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Permanent Makeup in Houston

Permanent makeup (also known as micropigmentation, microshading, cosmetic tattooing, dermapigmentation, PMU, permanent cosmetics, semi-permanent makeup/cosmetics, paramedical tattooing, and medical tattooing) is the artistic and detailed tattooing of makeup such as eyebrows, eyeliner, and lipstick by depositing tiny particles of pigment into the dermal layer of skin.

Other names additionally used with association for permanent brows include microstroke, microblading, hair stroke technique, 3D Hair Stroke, brow embroidery, eyebrow feathering, feather touch, nano needling, HD brows, microshading, ombre, filled, soft fill, soft edge, half and half brows, combination brows, and combo brows.

Using this micropigmentation technique, our highly trained permanent makeup specialist uses artistry and precision to create lovely results that can last for years.

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What is permanent makeup?

Similar to a tattoo, permanent makeup uses a small, pen-like device to deposit tiny particles of color into the dermal layer of skin, resulting in a long-lasting enhancement in areas where more color is desired. The most popular permanent makeup is lash enhancement eyeliner, lip tint (also known as lip blush) and color, and eyebrow color and definition.  

What can I expect?

If you’re interested in receiving permanent makeup at the Lind Institute of Plastic Surgery in Houston, the first step is scheduling a consultation with our cosmetic tattoo experts. We can help answer any questions, discuss your desired results, and guide you to the best plan of action for your permanent makeup. During your permanent makeup session, you will receive a medical-grade topical numbing agent to help keep you comfortable when undergoing the procedure.

Although many patients find permanent makeup to be completely painless, everyone is different. You will feel a vibrating sensation and slight pin-pricks. Most permanent makeup treatments take only an hour or two from start to finish. This will reflect the size of the area to be tattooed. Some procedures, such as lip blush, may require more than one session to get the desired color.

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Am I a good candidate for permanent makeup?

If you are tired of having to do your makeup every day and are consistent in the style and color you use, permanent makeup may be an excellent option for you. The best candidates simply desire enhancement to their features, such as the appearance of more noticeable eyes with permanent eyeliner. 

Reach out to schedule a consultation to determine if permanent makeup is right for you. However, if you are pregnant or nursing or have diabetes or illnesses that can impede healing, you may not be a good candidate for permanent makeup. 

How long does permanent makeup last?

Permanent makeup will eventually fade based on the area being tattooed, skin type, lifestyle, and color of the ink. Treatments can last several years; however, a touch-up is recommended about every 6 to 12 months for a “color boost.” Eyeliner typically lasts in the range of one to three years before fading, while lipstick can last three to five years before requiring a touch-up.

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Why should I choose the Lind Institute in Houston?

Dr. Lind and his permanent makeup artists provide the highest quality medspa services and skincare treatments in the Houston area. We use the highest quality, sterile, medical-grade pigments for permanent makeup, that have a luxurious, creamy consistency. These products contain the purest, safest, non-irritating pigments. They are concentrated, Vegan, cruelty-free and never tested on animals. 

Based in The Woodlands, The Lind Institute of Plastic Surgery delivers a luxurious spa-like environment, placing your comfort at the forefront of all we do. With unparalleled artistry and precision, our permanent makeup artists provide top-notch results to boost your confidence and help you look flawless, even without applying cosmetics.

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