18 July 2016
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Right now, cosmetic enhancements like full lips and full brows are all the rage. Check Instagram, and you’ll find thousands of photos of women who’ve undergone procedures to get eyeliner, eyebrows, or lip color stained on. Celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Gwen Stefani are rumored fans. Thanks to the art of cosmetic tattooing, many women in all stages of life and even some men are having their eyebrows, eyeliner and lips colored permanently, and loving it!
When did permanent cosmetics become popular?

While some form of cosmetic tattooing is traced back thousands of years ago, it really came into its own as an industry in the late 1970’s. At that time, various tattoo artists began offering cosmetic tattooing (also referred to as permanent cosmetics, permanent makeup and micro-pigmentation,) and reconstructive pigmentation. Soon after, medical personnel, and cosmetologists became interested in performing these procedures. Training programs in this area are now well established, and the industry has grown rapidly; whether it is for decorating the body (traditional body art) or applying permanent cosmetics to replace the deficiencies of topically applied makeup.

How safe is cosmetic tattooing?

Very safe; according to the American Center for Disease Control as there has not been any incidence of HIV attributable to tattooing nor has there been any increase of Hepatitis B in recent years. When the tattoo or permanent cosmetic work is performed under professional conditions, there is limited risk for disease transmission. If the technician is using an autoclave on their instruments or single use pre-sterilized needles and machine accessories, and works in a clean environment, the chances of developing any type of communicable disease are remote, if not impossible.

What about allergic reactions?

The chances of developing an allergic reaction to pigments are extremely remote.

Engaging a properly trained practitioner is essential.

Choosing the right technician is an important decision to make when deciding to have a permanent cosmetic procedure performed. Your first concern should be to find a technician who follows a proper & professional environment. Next, decide by appearance and conversation if this is a person you wish to work with. Do pictures of their work make you feel comfortable? Do they offer the type of permanent cosmetics you desire? When permanent makeup (or permanent cosmetics, micro-pigmentation or cosmetic tattooing) is performed properly, it should appear natural and as good as or better than topically applied makeup.

Today, hundreds of thousands of women and men have chosen to have permanent make up procedures performed. Very often people have exclaimed –

“This is the best thing I have ever done for myself!”


CMA is running Semi Permanent Makeup Training @ CMA Dublin, with Haj Aslam.SPMU2

Haj has over 15 years experience in Facial Aesthetics, and is world renowned for his Semi Permanent Makeup application; meaning you will get the training your future clients deserve.

The next course will be run over 3 days; 28th – 30th September 2016 and will provide training in ALL the latest Brow Techniques, including Microblading, Use of tattoo machine, 3D hairstrokes, Shading, and Pointilism. It will result in a fully insurable qualification.

To book your place click HERE. There are limited spaces available to ensure the maximum supportive training environment.

Author: CMA Dublin

College of Media and Artistry provides professional training in the area’s of Beauty Therapy , Makeup Artistry, Hair , Media and SFX .
We provide internationally recognized qualifications with both full and part time options.