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Eyeliner Aftercare


A subtle natural eye lining permanent make-up procedure can mimic thousands of tiny eyelashes, which are popular with men and women, is achieved by implantation of pigments in the lash line. Additional shadowing of color can create a soft “smudged” look or a more bold definite line can be created as well. Ophthalmologists recommend permanent make-up procedures for those who are allergic to conventional make-up and for those who wear contact lenses and glasses.

Post Procedure

 Expect light to moderate swelling and redness. Cold compress pads or ice packs for 10 minutes may be used to minimize swelling the day of, and the day after the procedure.  Use Aquaphor Healing Ointment or A&D ointment  (which will be given to you) very lightly around the treated area for at least 7 – 10 days following the procedure. 

  •  Clean contacts can be worn 72 hrs after the procedure. You cannot use Saline to wet the eyes. Only Sterile Water…check that the wash is NOT will fade the liner out instantly.

  •  NO mascara until 7 – 10 days after the procedure.

  •  It is recommended to buy a new tube of mascara to use after the procedure to reduce the risk of infection.

  • DO NOT USE oily makeup remover, baby oil, mineral oil or heavy creams, especially glycolics around the eyes. 

  • Eyeliner can and will have some residual pigment that may peel or flake off after a couple days (in most cases) that is ok..eyeliner tends to fade more so than brows due to the moisture in the eye area.  After the touch up the color stays better and lasts longer.

Healing Schedule

Day 1:  Swollen, like you’ve been crying, with a heavier eye makeup look.

Day 2:  Swollen, usually for only a few hours after waking up, with a heavier eye makeup look continuing.

Day 3:  Swelling decreases with a tight feeling: The pigment begins to lift away from the skin.

Day 4:  There is a slight “pinching” feeling: Some itching is normal as the skin begins to flake: DO NOT PICK AT IT.

Day 5:  Blinking movement of the eye usually removes all pigment by this day. Color is somewhat grayish and will take a few more days to clarify to full color.  

Care Instructions


You may resume wearing your contact lenses as soon as your eyes return to their pre-treated condition.

All permanent cosmetic procedures are a multi-session process. You are required to come back for at least one touch up visit before it can be determined that your work is complete. First touch up is between 2-4 months. All future touch up visits are scheduled between 12-18 month intervals.

Since delicate skin or sensitive areas may swell slightly or redden, some clients feel it best not to make any social plans for a day or two, following procedure.

DO NOT use Mascara for 7 days

DO NOT use any Retin A or Glycolic Acids while healing.

DO NOT use peroxide or Neospirin on ANY areas.

DO NOT scrub or pick treated areas.

AVOID heavy sweating for the first 10 days.

DO NOT expose area to sun or tanning beds for 3-4 weeks after procedure.

AVOID  facials, swimming, and whirlpools, for at least 10 days.

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