The Cost of Permanant Makeup & Cosmetic Tattoos

beauty-priceHere we’ll look at how much you can expect to pay for permanent makeup. These are general figures to give you a rough idea.

Sometimes pricing schemes can also differ. For example, some salons may include the touch up session in the price, because they’re so likely to be needed.

It’s also important to note that special requirements may cost more, such as extra thickness, darker colors, or more complex styles.

As usual you’ll also get standard variation depending on location. For example an exclusive area in a big city could increase the price by roughly 50%. A very good reputation can also, justifiably so, increase the cost.

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Semi Permanent Eyebrow Tattoos

Eyebrow tattoos are one of the most common forms of cosmetic tattooing. This is because they can actually be done under existing eyebrow hair. Consequently, they’re very subtle and natural looking while providing increased definition without the need for extra makeup.

The procedure will involve the drawing of lots of little eyebrow hairs onto your eyebrows. This gives realistic results even when looked at close up. Although for the most natural results, eyebrow hair is recommended, it’s perfectly acceptable to have the tattoo done without hair.

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Permanent Makeup & Cosmetic Tattoos FAQ

Permanent or semi permeant makeup has a number of advantages over traditional makeup application. It’s possible to apply this sort of makeup (also known as makeup tattoos) to the eyebrows, lips and eyes. In recent years the quality of this procedure has greatly improved due to various beautician and tattoo artists specializing in this area.

Advantages & Disadvantages

One of the main advantages is that you can get the exact makeup you want, perfectly done, every single morning without any effort. There aren’t any smudges or imperfections. You also need to remember that you can save quite a bit of money since you’ll no longer need to pay for as many cosmetics.
However you’ll need to stick with the same style and be happy with the work done in the first place. If you’re not then you may need to go through some painful tattoo removal. You’ll also need to deal with initial pain and after care the tattoo requires. It’s also probable that you’ll need a top up after your initial session, and perhaps years down the line as some of the colors fade.

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10 Tips For Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

It’s not all about teeth whitening, but but keeping your teeth healthy. This is very important – you don’t want your mouth full of fillings or even worse; false teeth! I don’t know about you, but having false teeth is a real nightmare of mine. It’s also important to keep your teeth healthy because unhealthy teeth can’t be whitened. Here are 10 tips for keeping your teeth in tip top condition!

1. Use an Electric Toothbrush

Electric toothbrushes can be really efficient. There have been several studies done which show that electric toothbrushes remove more plaque than normal regular ones. Your teeth should also feel much cleaner after using one – you can feel the difference.

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Do Zinc Supplements Help Acne?

If you’ve tried other methods of acne elimination, but they’ve failed, it may be time to try a supplement. Sometimes they can give your skin the boost it needs to beat acne.

All About Zinc

Zinc is a mineral which naturally exists in some foods. Your body can’t actually store or create zinc by itself. So food or supplements are your only real options. It impact the following bodily functions:

  • Immune function.
  • The healing of wounds & skin.
  • Crucial for cell division.
  • DNA synthesis.
  • Generally supports health and development.

If you’re not taking supplements, it can be found in oysters, beef, crab, lobster and beans. Vegetarians especially may need to take supplements as it’s more likely they may not be getting enough in their diet.

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Getting Rid of Varicose Veins – Your Options

xrayWhat are you options for getting rid of varicose veins? Here we’ll try and list all of the options open to you with a brief explanation of how they work. But remember, just because a treatment method sounds good to you, doesn’t mean it will be the most effective.

Laser Surgery

Treatments with lasers are becoming increasingly popular. The term laser surgery can actually include several different sorts of treatment like the following:


This is the least invasive laser treatment. It uses heat to treat varicose & spider veins which are close to the surface of the skin. However it won’t work as well on large veins. Lasers are good at targeting the different dark pigments (melanin) in our body which is how laser hair removal works. But laser for this treatment work in a similar way. They target the dark pigments in the blood which then heats it up and, because of the thermal energy, destroys it. The vein should then fade after several weeks, however several treatments may be needed.

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What’s The Most Natural Looking Sunless Self Tan?

sun-01We all know how bad sunless, (or spray on) tans can be. The wrong brand can give your skin an awful unrealistic orange tone. But there are some good products on the market. Ones which can provide a realistic tanned effect yet without the risk of sun beds or traditional sunbathing.

But getting a good fake tan isn’t just about choosing the right brand. It’s about knowing how to properly apply it, and not over do it too.

Fake Bake Flawless

The Fake Bake Flawless works for all skin tones & types. It provides a realistic golden tan which isn’t too extreme. The problem with a few tans is that they try and make your skin too dark. This can result in the nasty orange color.

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What Are The Best Under Eye Wrinkle Creams?

The eyes are an incredibly important part of the body when it comes to beauty. But it’s common to find older women developing wrinkles around that area, especially under them. Since the skin and tissue around the eye is very delicate, fine lines and even discoloration is common. Finding an under eye wrinkle cream that will eliminate these aging signs or at least minimize their appearance, can be a real challenge. We look at a few of the best on this page.

There are a variety of wrinkle creams which can be used under the eye, many in the market do provide satisfactory results but as always be wary of miracle cures promising more than they can deliver. However, it is important to note that not all of the creams will work the same on different people. So unfortunately you can never really know the best cream for you, until you try it.

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Using Genital Hair Removal Cream – A Good Idea?

One of the most sensitive area of the body is the genitals. Removing hair from down there can be a scary process for men and women alike! One way people think about removing hair is through removal creams. They offer easy application and sometimes work as an effective remedy. However there are a number of things you should still keep in mind when using the creams. Here we’ll look at if it’s a good idea or not.

First a quick word on how the creams work. The cream is classified as a depilatory. This means it breaks down the chemical bonds of your hair. Your hair, after a few minutes, then becomes weak enough to be scraped off. It’s kind of like your hairs are dissolving and crumbling away.

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Tria Skin Perfecting Blue Light Reviewed – Another Breakthrough?

tria blueYou’ll have heard of Tria from their laser hair removal devices. But now they have another product on the market – the skin perfecting blue light. Is it as revolutionary as their hair removal devices?

So What Exactly Is It?

The Tria skin perfecting blue light is meant to eliminate the under skin bacteria which cause acne & skin problems. It’s a non invasive treatment so can be used every day, unlike some of the harsh creams on the market. You don’t get flaky and dry skin like you get with the creams too. Just 5 minutes a day is all it takes. Clean, quick and side effect free skin treatment which clears blemishes and helps stop future break outs.

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Top LED Lamps For Gel Nails

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Gel based nail manicures are becoming increasingly popular. They’ve got quite a few advantages over regular polish. They last much longer, up to 2-3 weeks yet still look incredibly natural. They also are odourless so don’t have that nasty chemical smell.

Not only can they be done be done at a salon, it’s possible to do the treatment yourself at home too. A key stage of the treatment is the LED lamps which dry and harden the nails. These can be expensive, but to ensure good results you want to buy a high quality system. These products will also be suitable for professionals offering services in a salon.

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Top Hair Removal Creams Reviewed

Hair removal methods all have their disadvantages. For example waxing can be painful. There is absolutely no doubt about it. But shaving can take ages and sometimes you can risk getting cuts. Other methods like laser hair removal may be too expensive.

Hair removal creams are another decent alternative. If you want to avoid pain, get the job done quickly, and not spend too much then they’re a good option. All you have to do is apply an even layer of cream on the area that needs to be treated and then leave it for several minutes. Then the hair should be easy to scrape off. But there are several creams available on the market. Is there any difference between them?

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