Cosmetic Tattooing Forest Lake, MN

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What is Cosmetic Tattooing:

Cosmetic tattooing, also known as micropigmentation or permanent makeup, is a popular beauty treatment that involves the application of pigment to specific areas of the skin. This procedure is used to enhance and define various facial features and body areas.

Cosmetic Tattooing Benefits:

  • Time-Saving: Cosmetic tattooing can save time in your daily beauty routine, as you won’t need to apply and remove makeup for these specific areas.

  • Long-Lasting: The results are semi-permanent, lasting for a year or more, depending on the area and the type of pigments used.

  • Enhanced Appearance: Cosmetic tattooing can enhance and define your natural features, offering a more polished look.

  • Customization: The pigment shade and shape are customized to your preferences, ensuring a natural and flattering result.

  • Minimized Smudging: For areas like eyeliner and lips, cosmetic tattooing reduces the risk of makeup smudging throughout the day.

Cosmetic tattooing Areas

Microblading

A semi-permanent cosmetic procedure that enhances the appearance of your eyebrows.
A fine, hand-held tool creates natural-looking, hair-like strokes with specialized pigment, filling in or reshaping your brows for a beautifully defined and polished look. This technique provides a long-lasting solution for fuller, well-groomed eyebrows without the need for daily makeup application.

  • $ 750
  • Microblading with Shading

    Microblading, where fine hair-like strokes are created, with shading, which involves adding a soft background color to the eyebrows.
    This dual method results in more defined, fuller, and well-shaped brows that appear naturally polished and perfectly groomed. The combination of microblading and shading provides a long-lasting solution for beautifully enhanced eyebrows.

  • $850
  • Ombre Brows

    Ombre brows is a semi-permanent eyebrow technique that delivers a soft, gradual color transition.
    It creates a shaded effect, darker at the tail and lighter at the front, mimicking the look of makeup or a gradient effect. This method gives you well-defined, natural-looking eyebrows with a soft and polished appearance, and it's a long-lasting solution for enhancing your brows without the need for daily makeup.

  • $795
  • Cosmetic Eyeliner Tattoo

    A semi-permanent makeup technique that involves applying pigment along the upper and/or lower eyelids to create the appearance of eyeliner.
    Cosmetic eyeliner tattoo defines and enhances the eyes, providing a long-lasting and smudge-free solution for beautifully lined eyes without the need for daily makeup application.

  • $800
  • Cosmetic Lip Tattoo

    A semi-permanent makeup procedure where pigment is applied to the lips to enhance their color and shape.
    Cosmetic lip tattoo, also known as lip micropigmentation. This technique results in well-defined and naturally colored lips, providing a long-lasting solution for a more vibrant and polished lip appearance, without the need for daily lipstick or lip liner application.

  • $800
  • Touch Ups

    Results are considered semi-permanent, meaning they can last for a year or more, depending on the area and your body's natural shedding of skin cells.
    After the initial procedure, there is typically a healing period. It's common to experience some mild swelling, redness, and scabbing, which subsides in a few days.

    A follow-up "Perfection Session" is included in the initial price and is scheduled 4-6 weeks post procedure. Subsequent follow up appointments for touch-ups are typically done within 1-3 years post initial treatment to maintain results.

  • Starting at $200
  • FAQs for Cosmetic Tattooing Treatments

    The following restrictions are to ensure your skin is in the best possible condition for amazing results. Please read carefully.

    2 weeks before your appointment, DO NOT get the following treatment:

    • Botox or other fillers
    • Chemical Peels
    • Laser treatments


    7 days before your appointment: 

    • DO NOT be exposed to heavy sunlight, especially sunburn. Your skin should not be in the process of healing before procedure
    • DO NOT pluck, wax, thread or receive any hair removal services. This can also trigger the skin healing process and should be avoided!
    • DO NOT use Retinol / Retin-A or other anti aging/ acne creams
    • DO NOT apply any serum containing acid


    48 hours prior to your appointment: 

    • DO NOT take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E and/or Ibuprofen, omega-3, unless medically necessary (Tylenol or Acetaminophen is okay!)


    24 hours prior to your appointment:

    • DO NOT drink alcohol 24 hours before the procedure.
    • DO NOT drink coffee or anything with caffeine before the procedure. 

    Individuals under 18 years of age
    We cannot Microblade anyone under 18 years of age, even with parental consent.
    Women who are pregnant or nursing 
    As the body is going through hormonal changes, it is more prone to infections. Your skin may change and results can be unpredictable. 
    Epilepsy
    It is unsafe to undergo treatment in case of a seizure. 
    Individuals with Pacemaker or major heart problems
    We use epinephrine, as a numbing agent, that can increase your heart which may cause dysrhythmias.
    Individuals with viral infections and/or diseases 
    The risk of developing an infection is higher in people with compromised immune system.
    Individuals with Lupus
    The risk of developing an infection is higher in people with compromised immune system. 
    Individuals who have undergone Organ Transplant
    The risk of developing an infection is higher in people with compromised immune system. 
    Individuals with any kind of skin condition on or near the treatment area
    Eczema, dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis or any one of these skin conditions may compromise the surface and texture of the skin. Procedures performed on skin with these types of conditions may result in undesired results.
    Individuals who are or feel they might be allergic to certain pigment 
    We use small needles and pigments that can contain pigment, so allergy can be a show stopper. Although allergies to our pigments are rare, we will do a patch test in a small area behind the ear or near the hairline, any reaction will typically happen within 24 hrs.
    Individuals prone to keloids 
    Since permanent makeup punctures the skin, there is always a risk for people that are prone to keloids to heal with keloid scaring
    Individuals who used Accutane
    Accutane alters the skin and makes it thin, dry, and sensitive. It also weakens your immune system. For those reasons you’ll need to one year after your Accutane treatment is completed and your skin is back to its normal state. 

    • Individuals undergoing chemotherapy
      Although permanent makeup is great for enhancing your look, we require a doctor’s note in order to perform the procedure for anyone undergoing chemotherapy. Once you’re cleared from your oncologist we can book your appointment. Permanent makeup is a great solution for cancer survivors.
      Individuals with Diabetes
      It is important that your condition is stable and under control. Please consult with your physician and provide us with a doctor’s note.
      Individuals with Thyroid Condition
      The color of your brows can fade faster when taken with certain thyroid medications.
      Individuals with Glaucoma
      The risk of developing an eye infection is higher.
      Individuals with High Blood Pressure
      Your blood pressure has to be at a stable condition. You may have slightly greater bleeding than the norm. Excessive bleeding during the procedure can dilute and expel the pigment color and lead to poor results. 

      Individuals that have any uncertainty regarding their pre-existing conditions, or are under the supervision of a physician, please consult with your doctor before booking an appointment and provide us with a doctor’s note.
    • Individuals with a dark pre-existing eyebrow tattoo or permanent makeup
      The tattoo or permanent makeup must be light enough for us to draw hair strokes. We ask anyone with a previous eyebrow tattoo to send us an email to info.artistryaesthetics@gmail.com with a picture of their eyebrows with no makeup on, so we can evaluate.
      Individuals who are allergic to lidocaine or epinephrine
      Our most used anesthetic is lidocaine and epinephrine so if you are allergic to it, we will not be able to use it during the procedure; however, you will still have an option to proceed but without a numbing agent to reduce the pain.
      Individuals with oily skin
      Those with very oily skin are ineligible for microblading. Powder brows are recommended for this skin type. Those with less oily or combination skin, may consider a combination of microblading and powder effect, known as combo brows. 
      Individuals that are prone to cold sore 
      If you are prone to cold sores, lip blushing may result in an outbreak and cause loss of pigment. You must start taking antiviral medication, prescribed by your doctor and NOT over the counter, 48 hours prior to treatment to prevent an outbreak.
      Individuals with a dark lips or prone to hyperpigmentation
      In some cases we can not work over dark lips or people prone to hyperpigmentation. Due to the hyper pigmentation getting darker. We ask anyone with dark lips or prone to hyperpigmentation to send us an email with a picture of their bare lips and surrounding area of their lips with no makeup on, so we can evaluate.
      Individuals with sun damaged skin
      It can results in poor retention of pigment.