It’s all about the lips! There are other stellar lip treatments, but lip blushing is on the rise because it subtly enhances the lips you already have. Whether you want to enhance your pout, correct your shape, define your borders, or you’re just tired of them looking washed out, lip blushing can amp up your lips. This semipermanent makeup can make your life much easier; it means no more overlining your lips or worrying about constantly reapplying your lipstick. Instead, your lips will have a continuous natural-looking wash of color so that you look put together at all times.BOOK NOWBOOK CONSULTATION
Lip blushing is semipermanent tattooing for your lips. It defines and fills in your lips with a custom shade of ink that’s “your lips but better.” Lip blushing can enhance what you love about your pout and correct those things you’re less-then-crazy about. For example, it can treat asymmetrical lips and hide scars or discoloration in your lips. Some women struggle with pale lips that lack defined borders after pregnancy or as a result of aging; lip blushing restores the crisp borders and healthy-looking flush they miss. Defining and filling in the lips also gives the illusion of a fuller pout. A bonus to this treatment? Freedom from overlining and religiously applying lipstick to hide any quirks. And who doesn’t want to wake up with the perfect pout, no makeup needed?
Lip blushing is done by our specially-trained permanent makeup artist, who will begin your lip blushing journey with a consultation. In this consultation, you will discuss what makes you less than 100% confident in your lips and how she can address your concerns. We encourage you to ask any questions you have.
There are two aspects to lip blushing: color and technique. We want your results to be natural-looking and custom to your pout, so our permanent makeup artist will mix the perfect shade of ink for your lips, skin tone, and preferences. Just like picking the perfect nude lipstick, the goal of lip blushing is to find the color and shade that’s “your lips but better.” Lip blushing is a semipermanent tattooing technique that uses a tiny mechanical needle to deposit pigment into the lips.
To begin treatment, our permanent makeup artist will draw the new lips with a colored lip pencil. Then, she will ask you to evaluate them to ensure you love the final shape. Once you’re happy, we will apply a topical numbing cream to your lips to make you comfortable during the treatment. After you are completely numb, we’ll tattoo the lips.
Once we’ve completed the tattooing, we’ll apply a healing balm. Your lips will likely swell and feel tender; you can ice them if necessary. You can expect the color to be bold and bright the day after tattooing; this typically worries clients, but this is the normal process. The color adjusts to its true shade over the course of four to six weeks. We provide you with a healing balm to apply to the lips for the next seven days. This will help soothe the chapped and tight feeling you can expect after treatment. It will also help with dryness and flaking. It can be very tempting to pick at the flakes during this time, but it’s vital that you leave your lips alone. Then in ten weeks, your lips will be ready for a touch-up appointment.
Lip blushing is semipermanent makeup. Instead of the harsh, deep tattoos of old permanent makeup techniques, lip blushing is soft, natural, and lasts two to three years. As time goes by, the ink will lighten and fade until your lips are back to their natural hue. We recommend coming in every 18 months to keep your results from fading.
Yes, lip blushing looks natural! This is not the permanent makeup from the 90s and early 2000s that looks harsh and artificial. Lip blushing doesn’t use the same ink or techniques. Instead, the result looks subtle, not saturated, so that it looks like a tint, stain, or balm on your lips.
Lip blushing is closely related to tattooing, so your skin should be healthy and free of serious allergic conditions or muscular problems. This helps to ensure that your procedure is successful and that you are happy with your results. Our specially-trained permanent makeup artist will speak to you about the benefits and low risks associated with this procedure to help determine if lip blushing is right for you.
Dr. Rice received his medical degree from Loma Linda University in Southern California where he also completed an internship in general surgery and specialty surgical training in Otolaryngology—head and neck surgery. Dr. Rice went on to complete advanced training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Institute of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is double board-certified…LEARN MORE