Semi-permanent make-upalso known as micropigmentation, is a form of temporary cosmetic tattooing which allows you to obtain long-lasting eyeliner and lip colour, as well as being able to shape and contour your eyebrows.
The procedure involves tiny particles of pigment being placed beneath the surface of the skin, much like a tattoo. This pigment will stay in the skin for a number of years, gradually breaking down and fading with time, although the longevity of the results will depend on your age and skin type.
Micropigmentation techniques have been refined in recent years and a wider selection of pigment colours have been developed so that technicians can create ultra-natural looks.
Only a trained semi-permanent make-up artist can perform this treatment. Many technicians are also beauty therapists or tattooists, but as this treatment requires special skills, it requires separate and specific training.