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Permanent eye makeup in 8 questions

Permanent make-up is an aesthetic technique that allows you to fix the make-up on your eyes for a few years. No need to remove make-up and re-make up every day. Your make-up does not budge for several years.

If the idea seems too good to be true, it is nevertheless the result of well-thought-out dermo-aesthetics. In this article, we answer all your questions about permanent eye makeup .

Permanent makeup before/after:what does it look like?


Thanks to fine sterile needles, permanent make-up pigments the skin on the very surface of the dermis to create a make-up that highlights the look, gives it depth and highlights it.

Permanent eye makeup is done mainly on the upper eyelid but some professionals will also offer you a line of kohl under the eye for those who wish to emphasize the look.

There are different types of permanent eye makeup . In particular, you can choose one or more of the following techniques:

  • Thickening of the lash line;
  • A line of eyeliner (on the lower and/or upper eyelid);
  • Densification of eyelashes;
  • The colors and shapes can indeed vary according to the needs and desires of each one.

How does the first date go?

It all starts with a test carried out to allow you to visualize the aesthetic rendering e of the future makeup of your eyes. This allows you to adjust your desires, colors and shapes of how you are going to have your permanent makeup.

Once this choice has been made, it's time for pigment injections. This procedure lasts approximately one hour and is performed under local anesthesia.

How long does permanent eye makeup last?


Permanent makeup is not permanent, it gradually disappears as the skin renews itself.

Its hold can still last up to 2 or 5 years , which promises months and months of tranquility.

Where to do it?

Only an approved dermatologist or a qualified beautician is able to perform permanent eye makeup.

Ask your practitioner if he performs mineral pigment injections . These are hypoallergenic .

How much does it cost?

On average, it costs between €350 and €450 for permanent eye makeup. These prices obviously vary from one professional to another and from the technique requested.

What to expect after the procedure?

Right after the procedure, your eyes will be a little swollen . This reaction is completely normal and can even last for a few days.

At first, makeup is darker and more visible . It is after a week that the color takes on its normal look, the one you will keep afterwards.

For about ten days, you will be asked not to swim and to avoid saunas, hammams, etc.

To complete your pretty eye make-up, why not try microblading, the technique in vogue this year?

Does it need editing?


Yes, a touch-up is necessary one month after the procedure in order to correct any imperfections.

In summary

  • Permanent makeup is beneficial for anyone who wants to save time.
  • It is also the ideal solution for women with medical issues that prevent them from applying makeup properly.
  • It lasts an average of 3 years and then gradually fades.
  • The procedure is performed under local anesthesia by an approved professional.
  • Khôl, eyeliner, lower or upper eyelid, you can choose and test your makeup during your first appointment. You can even customize the shades!