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Permanent Makeup (Cosmetic Tattoos) - Fort Worth, TX


Permanent makeup applied with tattoo pigment can help patients save time in their daily routine, allow them to avoid allergens and sensitivities in regular cosmetics, and help patients who have a medical condition, such as vision trouble, arthritis, or parkinson's disease. Many patients also enjoy permanent makeup since it does not run when the face gets wet or sweaty. Permanent makeup is applied with the same type of machine used to create body art, but it is often applied to enhance eyebrows, as a permanent upper and lower eyeliner, as well as long lasting lip liner or lipstick. Fort worth and weatherford residents who want to learn more about the freedom of permanent makeup, should schedule a consultation at plastic surgery texas to learn more.


For patients who have sparse or no eyebrow hair, using an eyebrow pencil everyday to create natural-looking brows can be time-consuming and difficult to draw evenly. An eyebrow design that is cosmetically tattooed will create a natural and consistent look for the patient.

Upper eyeliner

Applying eyeliner to the upper edges of the eyelashes is part of most makeup routines, but many people struggle to achieve a perfect, thin line on both eyes. Permanent eyeliner along the upper eyelashes can help patients avoid uneven lines and smudges, as well as save valuable time during their cosmetic application.

Lower eyeliner

Properly applied eyeliner along the lower eyelashes can help the eyes appear brighter and fuller, but like upper eyeliner, lower eyeliner can be challenging to apply. Lower eyeliner is also prone to smudging and settling in the lines under the eyes, which makes a person look older. Cosmetic tattooing is perfect to create smudge-proof, eye-opening eyeliner along the lower eyelashes.

Full lips

Many patients choose to get permanent makeup on their lips so they can stop re-applying lipstick throughout the day. The lips can be pigmented with a neutral shade or in the patient’s bright, signature color. Patients who have permanent lip makeup enjoy the time and money they save, plus traditional lip cosmetics will last longer when it is applied over the cosmetic tattoo.

Lip liner

A common sign of aging is less defined lines around the lips that many patients correct with a daily application of lip liner. Permanent cosmetic lip liner gives the lips clear definition, corrects uneven lips, prevents lipstick bleeding, and gives the lips a fuller appearance.

About the Procedure

After a thorough consultation with the patient that makes all the patient’s needs and concerns clear to the technician, the permanent makeup is applied. Cosmetic tattooing can be performed with different tools, including a traditional tattoo coil machine, a pen machine, or a hand device, which will be chosen by the technician based on the location of the tattoo and the design that they are creating. After the procedure, the technician will give the patient aftercare instructions that are specific to the area that has been treated.

Permanent Makeup Tattooing FAQs

When performed correctly, by a trained technician, cosmetic tattooing is very safe. Any needles that are used will be new and sterile and will be opened in front of the patient. The room will be sterilized and free of any contaminants. Certain machine parts will be single-use for the procedure, as well as single use aprons and gloves for the technician, and a disposable chair covering for the patient.

Getting permanent makeup can be a scary decision because of the fear being stuck with something they don’t like. To avoid this, the patient should look through the technician’s before and after photos to determine if they like the technician’s general style. Patients should also talk openly during the consultation to help the technician understand what they want.

Like any tattoo, cosmetic tattoos to fade over time from sun exposure and other elements. Most patients appreciate the fading because it gives them an opportunity to choose different styles and colors that suit their current lifestyle. The makeup look a person chooses at 30 may not be the look they want when they are 60.

Plan Your Procedure

Average Cost $175 - $750
Recovery Time 1 Week
Avg Procedure Time 1-4 Hours
Post-Op Follow-Up 2 Weeks
Recovery Location Out-Patient
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