Lip Tattooing is a form of semi-permanent lipstick that has become a popular trend among celebrities and the beauty industry at large.
This is a non-invasive tattooing technique that tints your lips by using a type of cosmetic tattoo gun and water-based inks. This procedure has certain similarities to lip fillers because it also makes the lips look fuller and more defined with enhanced pigment.
The good thing about this tattooing technique is that your lips still feel natural and don’t change in shape. The procedure enhances lip symmetry, covers uneven pigmentation and scars, and leaves them looking fuller with elaborate colour. What you get is soft and perfectly shaded lips.
Semi-permanent lip tattooing or blushing can last between two to three years. The colour lightens and fades over time. This means you can either opt to go for a second procedure or go back to your normal look depending on your experience. Most tattoo technicians recommend having a yearly refresh session to maintain the desired shade.
Just like any other tattooing procedure, you might feel some pain, but technicians will most likely use a topical numbing cream to reduce the pain. The healing process normally takes four weeks. You might experience some scabbing during the first week after the procedure, but this is normal and should not worry you.