Lips FAQ

Q: What is Lip Blush?

A: Lip Blush is a semi-permanent cosmetic tattooing technique that enhances the natural beauty of the lips by adding color, definition, and a soft, subtle tint.

Q: How long does Lip Blush last?

A: The results of Lip Blush can last between 1 to 3 years before a touch-up is needed to maintain the color and shape.

Q: Is Lip Blush painful?

A: Our goal is to ensure your comfort during the Lip Blush procedure. While some clients may experience slight discomfort, a topical numbing agent is applied to minimize any potential pain or sensitivity.

Q: How long does the Lip Blush procedure take?

A: The Lip Blush procedure typically takes around 2 to 3 hours, including the time for numbing and discussing your desired lip color and shape.

Q: Is there any downtime after getting Lip Blush?

A: There is usually minimal downtime after Lip Blush. Some swelling and tenderness may occur initially, but it subsides within a few days. The lips may also appear darker immediately after the procedure, but the color lightens as the healing process progresses.

Q: How should I prepare for a Lip Blush appointment?

A: Before your Lip Blush appointment, it is recommended to avoid blood-thinning medications, alcohol, and caffeine. Keep your lips moisturized and avoid excessive sun exposure. Arrive with clean lips, free from makeup, oils, or lotions.

Q: How do I take care of my lips after Lip Blush?

A: After Lip Blush, it is important to follow the post-care instructions provided. This includes keeping the treated area clean and moisturized, avoiding direct sunlight, and refraining from picking or scratching at the lips. Avoid hot liquids, spicy foods, and excessive lip movement during the initial healing period.

Q: Can I wear lipstick after getting Lip Blush?

A: Once the healing process is complete, you can still wear lipstick over your Lip Blush. However, it is important to choose lip products that are gentle and avoid any that may irritate or disrupt the healed lip tattoo.

Q: Can I get Lip Blush if I have naturally dark lips?

A: Yes, Lip Blush is suitable for individuals with naturally dark lips. Our skilled artists can customize the color to complement your natural lip shade, enhancing the natural beauty of your lips.

Q: Are the pigments used in Lip Blush safe?

A: Yes, we use high-quality pigments that are specifically formulated for cosmetic tattooing. These pigments are safe, hypoallergenic, and compliant with health and safety regulations.

Q: Can Lip Blush correct asymmetrical or thin lips?

A: Yes, Lip Blush can assist to correct the appearance of asymmetrical or thin lips. Our experienced artists can work with you to create a more balanced and defined lip shape, enhancing the fullness and symmetry of your lips.

Q: Can I receive Lip Blush if I have a history of cold sores?

A: If you have a history of cold sores or herpes simplex virus (HSV), it is recommended to consult with a healthcare professional prior to getting Lip Blush. Precautions can be taken to minimize the risk of a breakout or transmission.

Q: What is the aftercare routine for Lip Blush?

A: Aftercare instructions will be provided after the procedure. This typically includes keeping the lips clean and moisturized, avoiding excessive moisture or friction, and following any specific recommendations provided by your artist. Please look at the Pre & After drop down. 

Q: Can I still receive Lip Blush if I have lip fillers?

A: Lip Blush can be done even if you have lip fillers. However, it is essential to inform your artist about any previous or planned lip filler treatments to ensure the best outcome.

Q: How do I choose the right lip color for Lip Blush?

A: Our experienced artists will guide you in selecting the most suitable lip color based on your skin tone, personal preferences, and desired outcome. We consider your input and provide professional recommendations to achieve natural-looking and flattering results.

Q: How long does it take for the lips to heal after Lip Blush?

A: The healing process for Lip Blush typically takes about 1 to 2 weeks. During this time, the lips may go through stages of scabbing, peeling, and color lightening. Following the post-care instructions will help facilitate proper healing and ensure long-lasting results.