Contraindications of Permanent Procedure • under 18 years of age • diabetes • pregnant or lactating women • glaucoma • skin diseases on areas of service such as psoriasis, eczema and undiagnosed rashes or blisters on the site that is to be treated • allergies to makeup or colors • easily triggered post inflammatory hyper pigmentation • transmittable blood conditions like HIV or Hepatitis • active skin cancer in the area to be tattooed • hemophiliac • thyroid medication • healing disorders • blood thinners • uncontrolled high blood pressure or mitral valve disorder • accutane or steroids *Let me know if you have/had allergic reactions to topical anesthetics. Other contraindications: AHA’s (lactic, glycolic, citric, retinoic and tartaric acids) or any OTC creams and lotions for tone correcting, anti-aging, exfoliating, fading can discolor your permanent makeup Flu or Cold: Please stay home, reschedule your appointment if you have cold or flu or sinus/respiratory infection. Coumadin: Amount of bleeding and response to topical epinephrine will determine coverage per appointment. If excessive bleeding occurs, extra appointments may be necessary for desired outcome or procedure may not be effective. Juvederm or other "fillers": Get permanent makeup first or ask your juvederm tech for clearance. Shingles: If you have shingles on your face, wait several months to get permanent makeup. Eyelift or blepharoplasty: Wait about 3 months. • Do not work out 24 hours before procedure. • NO alcohol or caffeine 48 hours before procedure (Yes, there is caffeine in decaf coffee and tea!). • Avoid sun and tanning one week prior to procedure. • Do not take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E or Advil/Ibuprofen 48 hours before procedure. • Avoid Fish Oil, Prenatal Vitamins, Nutritional Shakes (Shakeology, etc), “Hair, Skin, Nail” supplements 48 hours prior to procedure. • Discontinue Retin-A at least 4 weeks prior (and avoid on eyebrow area after procedure). • Refrain from use of any Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) products close to the eyebrow area 2 weeks prior (and avoid on eyebrow area after procedure). • Botox and filler on the forehead, temple, and eye area should be avoided 1 month prior to procedure for those who do not regularly receive injectables. • No brow waxing, tinting, or threading one week prior (the more natural hair growth you have, the better! • Avoid Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion or facials for 4-weeks prior procedure. Please Note: You will be more sensitive during your menstrual cycle.