PMU Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is Permanent Makeup?

Permanent make up is a semi-permanent tattoo that is created to give the illusion of make up on the skin. In order to do this, our licensed professionals use a sterile disposable needle cartridge to deposit pigment into the skin to achieve the powdery make up look. This technique lasts up to 3 years depending on skin type, lifestyle and how well the client takes care of the brows after the procedure. This technique is suitable for all skin types.

Does it hurt?

Our priority for our clients is to give them the most comfortable experience in our chair. We apply on topical anesthesia throughout the entire procedure so our clients feel little to no pain at all.

How often do I have to come back for a touch up?

We recommend clients to come back for their first touch up after the initial procedure to perfect the brows in case some areas of the skin did not retain pigment after the first session. Once our client completes the second session with us, we recommend a once every two year touch up for combination and dry skin and once a year for our oily skin clients.


If I had previous work done, can I still book?

Please book for "color corrections" under the services provided. We ask that you send us a clear photo of you bare brows without any make up on before booking through our email at Once approved, you can go ahead and book for the service. All brows that are done before are considered a correction, please do not book for virgin brows.



• Anyone under 18 years of age.

• Anyone allergic to pigmentation and make up.

• Anyone with glaucoma and/or taking blood-thinning medications.

• Anyone with skin diseases such as eczema or psoriasis on the area to be treated.

• Anyone with active skin cancer on the area to be treated.

• Anyone with undiagnosed rashes or blisters on the area to be treated.

• Anyone who has experienced post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation.

• Anyone with transmittable blood conditions. (i.e. Hepatitis or HIV).

• Anyone diabetic.

• Anyone with mitral valve disorder or high blood pressure.

• Anyone who is a hemophiliac.

• Anyone with healing disorders.

• Anyone prone to keloids.

• Anyone taking skin medications such as antasure, ro-accutaine and steroids, which thin and make the skin very sensitive.

• Anyone currently under or scheduled for radiotherapy or chemotherapy treatment.

• Any radiotherapy or chemotherapy must be no less than 42 days from the date of the treatment.

• Anyone epileptic or who has experienced faint spell or seizures.

• Anyone pregnant and/or lactating.

 Anyone who has had Botox 4 months prior to service date.

• Anyone who has had previous brow work done (prior powder fill or micro-blading) that has not been approved by Shelly.

• Please notify us if you have/had allergic reactions to topical anesthetics,

• Please notify us of any other medications you are currently taking.

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