Nanolips is a semi-permanent makeup procedure that allows for natural coloring of the lips. It also allows to better define the contour and thus structure the mouth to give it a feeling of volume. This technique is performed by manually depositing pigment in the upper layer of the epidermis with the help of a pen and micro-needles.
How long does it last?
The result of such a procedure, which takes between 1 and 3 years before disappearing completely, the color will gradually fade by then. We advise to maintain your micropigmentation with the help of touch-ups to keep the result longer. Remember that semi-permanent make-up is an ART and not an exact science. Results may vary depending on the client’s age, her cell regeneration capacity, the level of pigment used and her lifestyle.
How long is the appointment?
The service can last between 2 and 3 hours depending on the work to be done. The consultation is part of the appointment. After filling out the client form, the technician will draw the contour of the mouth, choose the pigment to be used according to the desired result and begin the procedure.
How long does it take to heal?
The visible healing time is calculated between 5-7 days and 3-4 weeks before the color stabilizes to give way to the final result. The day after the procedure the color is much more intense, don’t worry, this is part of the normal process. Thereafter, the crust that has formed will begin to flake off, giving way to a much lighter pigmentation. The client will then feel as if she no longer has anything. A little time must be given to the skin to allow the pigment to resurface and, if it does not appear in certain places, the planned touch-up will finalize the work.
Does it hurt?
Depending on each person’s tolerance level, some discomfort may be felt. An anesthetic gel is applied to numb the lips and make the work more pleasant.
Will I need a touch-up?
Retouching is always necessary in order to finalize the work. This is done about 4-6 weeks after the first service.
Who is not an ideal candidate for this procedure?
Anyone using anticoagulants, diabetics, pregnant, undergoing chemotherapy or hemophiliacs.
Advice before the service
- Do not take aspirin or alcohol 24 hours before the appointment.
- Avoid coffee on the morning of the appointment.
- Wash your hair on the day of the service.
- Do not eat spicy foods a few days before your appointment.
- Stop using Retin-A & AHA skin care products near the area of improvement two weeks before and after your procedure.
- No waxing, laser or electrolysis near the area of improvement one week before the procedure.
- Exfoliate the area 2-3 times a week, 2 weeks before your appointment. Moisturize as much as possible.
- If you have ever had oral herpes, talk to your doctor about getting a prescription to prevent cold sores.