Wedding season is upon us and brides are choosing permanent makeup for the most beautiful, natural look – with no worries! Yes, brides are looking great because they have brows, eyeliner and lip color come rain, tears and shine. If you are planning your wedding and want to look your best and then some consider having your eyes, brows and lips softly defined.
Weddings are one of those events in women’s lives that can be stress-filled and it’s when you want to look your best. You may be seeing friends and family that you haven’t seen in ages and what about all those you’ll be meeting for the first time. What better way to boost your self-confidence than have a look that lasts. Permanent makeup can take years off without surgery and so mother’s of the bride get the other benefits including a rejuvenating look. Having brows applied is often referred to as having a “non-surgical” facelift.
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If you are preparing for chemotherapy, you will have thought about your hair loss. Hair loss occurs because chemotherapy, a systemic therapy, targets all rapidly dividing cells—healthy cells as well as cancer cells. Hair follicles filled with tiny blood vessels that make hair are some of the fastest-growing cells in your body. So within a few weeks of starting chemo, you may lose some or all of your hair.
Hair loss may be gradual or dramatic. Chances are that you have discussed this and other side effects with a medical professional, friends and/or family members – yet, whichever way it happens, it’s startling and you’ll appreciate the support during this time.
Fortunately, as in most cases, hair loss from chemotherapy is temporary and you can expect to see re-growth within three to 10 months after your treatment ends. Do not be surprised if your hair may temporarily be a different shade or texture.
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Is Permanent Makeup Really Permanent?
Is it? Or how long does it last? Permanent makeup is permanent in that when you wake up it’s there. That said, the pigment that is used in permanent makeup procedures is formulated for use on the face and heals away or softens with time. The good news is that it allows changes and adjustments in color and design to shift slowly as one ages. I like to remind women that their face is like expensive real estate and so during consultation I will offer them suggestions and tips that create the most natural, youthful look that will enhance their look now and over time.
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