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Lip Embroidery: What You need to Know & The Common Misconceptions

It is not a secret that Semi Permanent Embroidery is taking the world by storm. but when It comes to lip embroidery, I noticed that ladies are still skeptical about them. Everybody knows me personally knows how much I enjoy working on lips and in this post, I will try to clear the most common misconceptions and the faulty impressions about lip embroidery.

Let’s get started!

Lips hardly hold the color

This question kept me confused for longtime till I figured out the reason behind it!

Usually, ladies who plan to get Lip Embroidery ask for natural nude colors, they test the shades at the back of their hands forgetting that in embroidery we implant the pigment into the dermis of the lips so color will not look as vivid as its swatch.

This is why I recommend my clients not to be afraid choosing darker shades than the desired one. At the end, lips will only hold 50% of the color you see in the bottle.

Grabbing a photo of botox plumbed-up lips

Lip embroidery is implanting the pigment into the skin. It is not a filler nor botox! This treatment does not increase the size of the lips, It rather enhances lip border and gives an illusion of bigger and more defined lips.

So If you are looking to get Kylie Jenner full lips, A plastic sergeant is the right person for that mission!

Would I be able to wear lipstick over my lip embroidery?

Relax .. Who said you will not be able to enjoy your favorite lippies?! Lip Semi Permanent Makeup  would never be as intense as lipstick, It will always give that natural lip color.

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Here is a bonus tip for perfect lipstick application: buff some foundation and powder on your lips to neutralize the embroidery color, then apply the desired lipstick. This step also makes lipstick last for longtime ūüėČ

 Lips embroidery ages darker

The answer here is no. By working only on candidate lips and choosing the right color and undertone, it will age wonderfully and becoming only lighter by time. Therefore it is very important to look for a qualified artist with many healed work photos because ladies you are going to live with the healed results!

over line my lips please!

Hold on .. Again lip embroidery is not like makeup. Thinking of over lining your lips to make them look thicker is not a good idea. Working on the skin (out the vermilion border) will end up with inconsistent color because skin does not take the color as lips do. By time lips will look smudged and the lipliner as if it’s melting.

Lighten up my dark lips

Unfortunately, lip micro-pigmentation is not for everyone. It is not the cure for dark blue and purple lips. Artists should be very careful assessing lips before touching them. We all need to know that lips with freckles, ethnic dark lips, and multi-toned lips are NOT candidate to work on as they are prone to hyper-pigmentation.

It is awfully painful

We can not deny that lips are the most sensitive part of our bodies but topical anesthetics have developed a lot recently to work on lips with minimum pain. I had couple of clients slept while doing their lips ūüôā

Here are the most common misunderstandings about the semi-permanent lip embroidery treatment, if you have any other idea or question please share in the comments below.

Rabab Kelani is a certified Permanent Makeup Artist commonly known as Brow Artist. Dr. Rabab is a specialist in micropigmentation and semipermanent techniques, and her art is widely known in Germany, Singapore, and Egypt.

Categories: Lip Embroidery, Semi-Permanent Makeup

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The Most Common Eyebrow Embroidery Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Sitting in the MRT in one of my cutting-down-social-media days and trying to keep myself away from checking my mobile phone every second. So why not amuse myself in my second addictive habit; to draw people’s eyebrows in my imagination!

Oh My .. look at that lady sitting in the corner with short thick embroidered eyebrows like Yuki Yoshioka‘s from the students of Kamohashi Elementary. Or those masculine brows glued to this soft lady face making her look like Commander Amararo.

Ok .. Ok ..That’s enough! Said to myself while jumping out of the eyebrow-disastrous cabin and thinking of all the problems result from poor eyebrow embroidery!

These problems may result from unqualified or inexperienced makeup artist or could be a skin related issue too. So Here is the most common eyebrow embroidery mistakes and problems that you should avoid:

Infection!! Infection!! 
Believe me getting an infection is the worst can happen to your recent eyebrow embroidery. One of the first things you should look for when deciding to get your eyebrow embroidery is sanitary and hygiene precautions. I always recommend my clients to Keep their eyebrows clean and making sure not to pass bacteria to their brows by touching them unwittingly. It is very important to follow after care instructions to get the best results.

Wonky Eyebrow Shape
Ok ladies .. We are not going to spend a fortune to get Krillin eyebrows! First thing we are looking for when we get eyebrow embroidery is to have the best eyebrow shape that flatters our face and frames our features. This is why I devote enough time to analyze my client face measurements and what eyebrow shape suits her the best.

Right brow is thicker than left one!
I get a huge amount of  phone calls and emails from ladies seeking solutions for their asymmetric eyebrow embroidery. When it comes to symmetry it is not a guesswork here, drawing both brows with waterproof pencil and assure that eyebrows are even is a must!

Blurry hairstrokes
Unfortunately,¬†this is the most problem I see everyday! Blurry strokes don’t fade away easily. Implanting the pigment very deep into the skin with heavy pressure is the reason for blurry strokes as well as oily skin with large pores tends to blur the strokes.

It is gone! 
The skin does not retain the pigment and eyebrow embroidery is no longer existent. This problem tends to happen when the artist implants the pigment very superficially into the skin, or if the client did not follow the after care instructions and picked their eyebrows during peeling off phase. And we always have to remember that there is slight percentage of persons who are not candidate for Semi-Permanent Makeup treatments.!

Funny Eyebrows color 
Grey, purple or even red eyebrows are a common problem of eyebrow SPMU enhancement. These funny colors happen due to poor quality of the pigments, or choosing the wrong color to the skin tone. Fortunately, I could successfully correct many odd-colored eyebrows by using special color modifiers.

Color of Eyebrow Embroidery does not match your eyebrow hair
This problem could happen when the client insists on choosing a certain color that does not match their brow hairs thinking that eyebrow embroidery is like makeup. To achieve the best semi-permanent results it is very important to choose the right color for the skin and natural brow color.

Tight Hair-strokes Heals Awfully!
I have seen an advertising recently claims to draw 600 hair-strokes in each brow! Believe me, ladies,¬†this would look fantastic and super natural but only for the first couple of days. Don’t let the photos fool you! A week later the results will be a big disaster. Close hair-strokes and almost touching each other will heal blurry and solid looking brows .. which I think you don’t need it. Too scary for your boyfriend, trust me!

Still have to pencil my eyebrows.
Let’s agree that most ladies decide to get eyebrow embroidery to save the daily amount of time spent on drawing their eyebrows. Certainly, it is quite disappointing when eyebrow embroidery does not deliver the promising result. I try to solve this problem by choosing a more vivid color on touch up session or by using different techniques like soft shading to give more definition for the eyebrows. I will write about on how to choose the right pencil for your eyebrows very soon.

 It did not last as it is supposed to! 
Sadly The longevity of eyebrow embroidery is something can not be predicted. It is due to many factors like skin type, embroidery on oily skin tend to fade faster than normal to dry skin. Bad and unhealthy habits like smoking or sun exposure have an impact on the longevity of the eye embroidery too.

These are the most common eyebrow embroidery mistakes. Each case might require a¬†different technique of correction or special eyebrow semi-permanent makeup treatment. Don’t hesitate to send me your picture if you wondering on how to fix your eyebrows? ¬†You can always consult me by email for free ūüėČ ¬†rkelani[at]hotmail.com.

Rabab Kelani is a certified Permanent Makeup Artist commonly known as Brow Artist. Dr. Rabab is a specialist in micropigmentation and semipermanent techniques, and her art is widely known in Germany, Singapore, and Egypt.

Categories: Eyebrow Embroidery