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What Is REACH and Why Does It Matter

What Is REACH and Why Does It Matter

Sep 8th 2022

Although there has not been as much buzz in the US as there has been about REACH in Europe, the ripple effects of these regulations can be seen in the US permanent makeup industry. Though these regulations only directly affect the 27 countries in the European Union, there can be impacts …
What Every PMU Artist Needs To Know About Counterfeit PMU Pigments

What Every PMU Artist Needs To Know About Counterfeit PMU Pigments

Aug 16th 2022

Just about every industry, from apparel and cosmetics to medication and even food, has had to deal with counterfeit products at some point. By the end of 2022, it is estimated that there will be over $3 trillion in counterfeit and pirated goods on the market around the world! The permanent cosmeti …
Pros and Cons of Permanent Makeup

Pros and Cons of Permanent Makeup

Jul 16th 2022

The idea of permanent makeup can be both enticing and a little bit intimidating. On the one hand, it is a hassle-free way to look polished on a daily basis. On the other hand, it's a significant investment and can be a literal pain. So how do you determine if permanent makeup is the right choice f …
What to Expect When Getting Permanent Eyeliner

What to Expect When Getting Permanent Eyeliner

Jun 23rd 2022

If you are like the growing number of women who want to accentuate their eyes without the daily hassle of applying eyeliner, you are likely considering permanent eyeliner. Like any permanent makeup application (including permanent lipstick, permanent eyebrow makeup, and scalp micropigmentation) …
What to Expect When Getting Permanent Lip Makeup

What to Expect When Getting Permanent Lip Makeup

Apr 30th 2022

Whenever you are thinking about doing something permanent to your body like getting a tattoo, getting a piercing, or having permanent makeup (PMU) applied, you should always understand the benefits, risks, and what to expect the process to involve. Although the  top PMU applications lik …
The Facts About Scalp Micropigmentation

The Facts About Scalp Micropigmentation

Mar 30th 2022

Scalp Micropigmentation, or SMP, is a technique used to create the appearance of a thicker, fuller head of hair. In combination with camouflage pigments and  color correctors, it can also be used to disguise scars and other blemishes on the scalp. SMP is a great option for both men and …
The Top 5 Permanent Makeup Applications

The Top 5 Permanent Makeup Applications

Feb 9th 2022

With advancing technology and the number of permanent makeup (PMU) artists increasing year after year, permanent makeup is more accessible, more cost-effective, and safer than ever. The number and variety of applications for PMU are also constantly growing. However, it seems like the tried-an …
Color Theory for Permanent Makeup

Color Theory for Permanent Makeup

Dec 21st 2021

Trying to wrap your head around color theory and how it relates to permanent makeup can be a daunting task. However, understanding how colors interact with one another and how they work with different skin tones is essential to achieving optimal results when applying permanent makeup. Ther …
How to Use Color Correctors

How to Use Color Correctors

Oct 8th 2021

Professional permanent makeup artists have all seen horror stories that result from using inferior piments or bad healing. A client comes in for eyebrow microblading the first time after going to someone else with eyebrows that have faded to an unnatural orange or blue. It may be it is a resul …