3D BROWS- REALISTIC BROW HAIR & SHADING
EYELINER & LASH ENHANCEMENT LINER
LIP LINER & CONTOURING
BLADELESS DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IS VIRTUALLY PAINLESS!
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BLADELESS DIGITAL MACHINE VS MICROBLADING TOOL
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?
Microblading is a hand tool with a row of needles that create a blade to cut into the skin. The blade creates as many as 80-100 paper-like-cuts into the skin during an eyebrow procedure. At Andiamo, Noelle has over 60 hours in Microblading training, but we choose to use our state-of-the-art, bladeless digital machine, using a tiny Micro Needle which is virtually painless and very gentle. This allows for precision, control and very little trauma to the skin, hardly any bleeding, fast healing and better color retention for clients.
Micropigmentation takes a lot of training and skill. Noelle, owner of Andiamo! is a Permanent Makeup Technician with over 300 hours in micrpoigmentation education and training. She is licensed with the State of Maine, fully insured, and has 4 Advanced Certifications in the newest techniques and using the Nouveau Contour machine which is the best Digital machine and Bladeless technology available.
SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP - PRICING
3D BROWS- $450. Hair Strokes & Shading
The Eyebrows are the most important part of the face; they frame the eyes and give the face expression. They also make people look younger and refreshed. Eyebrows that are too light, too thin or non-existent can be naturally enhanced and improved with Micropigmentation. Using a variety of ultra-fine Micro Needles we can add precision Hair Strokes and also can create soft "powder-brow" effect for shading and fullness. Results are natural and virtually painless!
Together we will design and pre-draw your brows to create symmetry. You'll see color options and preview the new brow shape, prior to starting. Appointments takes about 2 hours from start to finish.
$250. Lash Enhancement - tight-lining color applied in lash area
$450. Eyeliner- includes Top, Bottom and Lash Enhancement
$250. Bottom Eyeliner Only
Eyeliner is the easiest way to enhance the beauty and expression of the eyes. Eyeliner gives a natural look that is more subtle and neater than regular make-up. It's like waking up and having Eyeliner that looks like a professional makeup artist applied. We can make the lines even and symmetrical, so you don't have to! It won’t smudge or smear throughout the day, it stays perfectly in place, on vacation and while working out. You'll have natural definition with no effort! Please note, Black eyeliner will fade and soften over time, but is considered permanent. Appointment will take approx 2 hours from start to finish.
$750. for Lip Contouring- lip liner softly blended into a lip color
As we get older, skin aging can cause the lip contours and lip color to fade dramatically. A natural lip liner and color contouring can permanently restore the shape of your lips and gives your lip line more natural definition. A semi-permanent make-up lip liner can also correct asymmetrical lip lines for a more proportionately shaped mouth. Due to the anatomy of the Lips, it is natural for the pigment color to fade up to 40% after the first procedure. Color Boost will be needed 4-8 weeks after first procedure to ensure full pigment saturation. Appointment will take approx 2.5 hours from start to finish.
3D BROWS & EYELINER- COLOR BOOST
1- 2 Year Touch Up - $150.
3 Years or more since last touch up- $250. and up
Correction/Touch Up on Permanent Makeup that is not our work- Consultation required
LIPS- COLOR BOOST
1 Year Touch Up- $250.
2 Years or more since last touch up- $350. and up
Correction/Touch Up on Permanent Makeup that is not our work- Consultation required
Semi-Permanent Makeup eConsult Required
We offer a complementary eConsult for clients interested in Semi-Permanent Makeup. We will make recommendations based on what you are looking to achieve. To proceeded with a consult or appointment booking, please review the "Guidelines and Preparation Instructions" to make sure you don't have any medical conditions listed below.
If you prefer a consultation in person, appointments are $50. and take about 30 minutes. During this Consult, clients will see a preview of their Brow, Eyeliner or Lip shape which will best complement their features, create symmetry, and see pigment colors to chose from.
For an eConsult, please:
1. Send a clear photo of your face, WITHOUT makeup
2. Specify what you're looking for: Brows, Eyeliner, or Lips
3. You can also send a photo with your makeup on to show how
you like to define your features
Please Email or Text Inquiries to:
IMPORTANT- Please plan to come to your semi-permanent makeup procedure alone.
For safety and insurance reasons, only the client can be in the treatment room.
ANDIAMO! SALON - SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP PORTFOLIO
MEDICAL & BASIC PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS
24 HOURS PRIOR - FOR BEST RESULTS, PLEASE AVOID:
NO ALCOHOL, COFFEE OR CAFFEINE DRINKS
NO VITAMIN A & E SUPPLEMENTS
NO ASPRIN, IBPROFEN, OR NAPROXEN
5-7 DAYS PRIOR - PLEASE AVOID:
NO GREEN TEA OR HERBS
NO FACIAL WAXING OR THREADING
NO BLEMISHES OR PIMPLES IN THE AREA OF PROCEDURE
NO ACTIVE FEVER BLISTERS OR COLD SORES PRESENT
2 TO 4 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE:
NO COLD SORE BREAKOUTS (WITHIN THE LAST 14 DAYS)
NO TANNING OR HEAVY SUN EXPOSURE ON FACE
NO GLYCOLIC ACID, RETIN-A, ALPHA HYDROXY CREAMS ON AREA (30 DAYS)
NO CHEMICAL PEELS, LASER TREATMENTS (60 DAYS PRIOR AND AFTER)
NO LATISSE OR LASH GROWTH PRODUCTS BEFORE EYELINER PROCEDURES (DISCONTINUE 1 MONTH PRIOR AND 1 MONTH AFTER)
NO BROW GROWTH PRODUCTS BEFORE BROW PROCEDURES (DISCONTINUE 1 MONTH PRIOR AND 1 MONTH AFTER)
THESE CONDITIONS REQUIRE A DOCTOR’S NOTE OR PRESCRIPTION:
*THOSE WITH HERPES, BLISTERS OR COLD SORES: YOU MUST TAKE A VALTREX (OR SIMILAR) ANTI-VIRAL PRESCRIPTION 1000 MG DAY, 7 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR PROCEDURE AND CONTINUE TAKING 7 DAYS AFTER PROCEDURE. NO EXCEPTIONS. IF YOU HAVE AN ACTIVE OUTBREAK, WE CAN NOT DO PROCEDURE UNTIL ITS GONE.
*IF YOU ARE TAKING ANTIBIOTICS OR BLOOD THINNERS, YOU WOULD NEED TO STOP TAKING THEM 3 DAYS PRIOR TO PROCEDURE.
*DIABETES (ANY TYPE) CLIENTS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT WOUNDS WILL HEAL SLOWLY, BROW PIGMENT MAY TURN GREY, AND SKIN MAY REJECT PIGMENT.
*CANCER, RADIATION OR CHEMO TREATMENTS: IT IS BEST TO DO SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP PRIOR TO RADIATION OR CHEMO, IF POSSIBLE.
*GLAUCOMA OR EYE CONDITIONS: EYELINER-SPECIFIC PROCEDURES
*KIDNEY DISEASE, STROKE, AUTO-IMMUNE OR BLEEDING DISORDER
*TRICHOTILLOMANIA OR SKIN DISEASE
YOU CAN NOT HAVE SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP IF YOU:
ARE PREGNANT OR BREASTFEEDING- NO EXCEPTIONS.
GET BLISTERS OR COLD SORES MORE THAN 6 TIMES A YEAR
ARE RECEIVING AN ORGAN TRANSPLANT OR TAKING ACUTANE
HAVE LUPUS, GRAVES DISEASE, OR A MALIGNANT SKIN DISEASE
HAVE BLEPHARITIS, OPHTHALMITIS, OR HERPES ZOOSTER OF THE FACE
ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE- NO EXCEPTIONS.
It is normal to have the area around the Brow be a little pink or have some slight redness just after the procedure. Please DO NOT get Brows wet for 1-3 days. After 3 days, you can wet face gently with warm water and gentle soap at sink, no creams, lotions on the area and avoid putting face under shower head into direct water spray. Let area DRY HEAL as much as possible.
EYELINER AND LASH ENHANCEMENT
Expect light puffiness and a little pink or redness of eyelid just after the procedure. Some client's get moderate swelling and puffiness around the eye area for 1-3 days, like you've had a good cry. Please Do NOT get eye area wet for 1-3 days. Do NOT apply any makeup to the eye area for at least 5-7 days. Use a new mascara after the first week to avoid contamination of bacteria. ABSOLUTELY NO CONTACT LENSES FOR 24 HOURS AFTER THE PROCEDURE.
LIPS AND LIP LINER
Expect moderate swelling usually 1-2 days following procedure, which may look like you've had Lip plumper. For 7 days, keep lips moist with Petroleum aftercare and avoid sun exposure. It is recommended to apply a new SPF 15 lip balm. Avoid smoking and spicy foods during healing.
IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL AFTERCARE- FOR BEST RESULTS:
Do NOT get the procedural area wet for a minimum of 1-3 days.
Do NOT use Retin-A or Gylcolic Acid creams or serums for 30 days and continue to avoid areas of treatment. These anti-aging creams contain acids that will fade your permanent makeup prematurely. The area will bleed and pigment will not heal properly if this is not followed.
NO Facial Waxing or Eyelash Extensions for a minimum of 2 weeks.
NO Eyelash or Eyebrow Tinting, NO Lash/Brow growth serums for 4-8 weeks.
DO NOT apply Neosporin or similar; only 100% White Petroleum provided.
NO Excessive sweating while exercising for 2 weeks. If you do intensive work outs regularly (3-7 days a week), your eyebrows may fade faster due to the production of salt/sweat. Salt is used to remove permanent makeup, therefore Hair strokes (in particular) may appear more powdery.
NO Tanning Beds or heavy Sun Exposure or Sun Tanning for about 30 days.
No Facial Steaming, Swimming, Steam Showers for first 7 days.
WHAT TO EXPECT
- RESULTS WILL appear a little bolder just after the procedure. This is common in all Semi-Permanent Makeup applications and it will begin to lighten typically within the first 5-10 days. Rest assured, it will look natural throughout this healing process!
- WE WORK CONSERVATIVELY! When choosing a pigment color, we recommended to be conservative until we see the healed results. We are always happy to go darker or bolder, (per client's request) at the touch up appointment.
- We DO NOT do extreme makeup such as Cat-Eye's or dramatic winged-eyeliner.
- Hair strokes will appear crisp and bold at first, but will soften in appearance as the tissue heals. The area will flake slightly, taking color with it. This is normal. The area will begin to oxidize and darken during the healing and become soft when completely healed.
- DO NOT PICK the tiny, flaky dry skin! This CAN REMOVE the pigment.
- It is common to have little areas fade slightly more than others during healing, which is why we fine tune it at the touch up appointment. Clients can schedule a touch up and come in for fine tuning 4-8 Weeks after the initial procedure.
SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP FAQ
DOES THE PROCEDURE HURT?
Semi-Permanent makeup is not completely painless, but it is generally not perceived as painful. Thanks to the latest digitally-controlled equipment and anesthetic creams, there is minimal discomfort! Every client is different; some will feel vibrating (like an electric toothbrush) or possibly a scratchy sensation, but most feel nothing at all. For client comfort, we DO apply a pre-numb numbing cream to the area.
WHO IS SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP SUITABLE FOR?
Almost everyone! Clients who have over tweezed, have thinning eyebrows, or very light eyebrows. Also good for those that don't know how or don't have the time to draw on eyebrows or eyeliner everyday and prefer to cut down on time spent applying makeup. It is very helpful for people who swim a lot, are active in sports, those with allergies, watery eyes, a shaky hand, or poor vision. With Semi-Permanent Makeup, you can wake up and go and still look put together.
DO I HAVE TO SHAVE MY EYEBROWS OFF TO GET MY BROWS DONE?
Absolutely not! That would be terrifying! We will work with whatever hair and shape you've got to create a natural-looking enhancement that you will love!
HOW LONG DOES SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP LAST?
All SEMI-Permanent Makeup fades. It is called "SEMI-Permanent Makeup" because it doesn't wash off with water. Generally, semi-permanent makeup color molecules will always be present, however if it is never touched up again, it may not be visible, because its under the skin. The intensity of your permanent makeup fades with time, but this varies from person to person. This is partly due to the natural cell renewal, the immune system and sun exposure. On average, clients will need a color boost every 1-3 years, depending on lifestyle, to keep makeup looking fresh. Very dark browns and black pigments, especially when used in eyeliner application will fade, but will be permanent.
DO I GET TO SEE THE COLOR AND SHAPE PRIOR TO THE PROCEDURE?
Absolutely! Before we start the procedure, we will measure and draw on the shape so you can see it. Noelle, owner of Andiamo! Salon & Spa will be working with you to decide the most suitable color and shape that complements you. Only when everything is to your satisfaction, will the pigmentation procedure begin. If you are unsure, we recommend the In Salon Consult to go over shape and colors prior to your procedure. It takes about 30 mins and costs $50.
CAN I STILL WEAR TRADITIONAL MAKEUP AFTER THIS PROCEDURE?
Absolutely! Semi-Permanent makeup is not intended as replacement for dramatic looks, fun colors or heavier evening makeup. It serves to accentuate your features and natural beauty!
HOW DOES IT WORK?
We use the newest technology, a Nouveau Contour IQ Digital Micropigentation machine. The machine has a hand piece (that you can barely hear when it's turned on) that takes special, one-time use disposable Micro Needles. We use a variety of different colored pigments and needle configurations to create custom, natural-looking results on the skin.
CAN I GO BACK TO WORK AFTER?
Yes! Just make sure to keep the area clean, dry, don't touch the skin. Area MUST NOT GET WET FOR A FULL 24 HOURS, PREFERABLY 1-3 DAYS. Right after procedure, you may or may not notice any redness or slight swelling. For eyeliner procedures, your eyelids can get a a little puffy (like you've had a good cry), lips tend to swell the most and can look quite full, and eyebrows may have slight pink around them or nothing at all. If you've just had eyeliner done, you CAN NOT WEAR CONTACTS FOR 24 HOURS, so make sure to have glasses or go without for 1 day.
CAN I COME IN AS A WALK-IN FOR SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP?
No, we need to set up for the procedure and set aside at least 2 hours, so this would need to be booked in advance. To inquire if a Semi-Permanent Makeup procedure is right for you, please send us a picture of yourself for an eConsult.
Important: Please review the medical guidelines above to make sure you are a candidate and don't have any serious medical conditions, which may require a Doctor's approval first.
HOW LONG DOES THE APPOINTMENT TAKE TO GET SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP?
All appointments usually take about 2 hours, with the exception of Lower Eyeliner and or Lash Enhancement, which takes about an hour. Lips sometimes take longer, about 2.5 hours, because we have to work slowly on delicate lip tissue.
IS THERE ANY SPECIAL AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS?
Yes. With the application of semi-permanent makeup, there is simple after care instructions that need to be followed. To ensure that your permanent makeup will be optimal, your Nouveau Contour professional will give you guidelines for after care for the best results and healing of the skin.
IS THE END RESULT VISIBLE IMMEDIATELY AFTERWARDS?
Yes and No. Immediately afterwards, you will see the color, however over the next few days and for the first week, you'll notice that the pigmentation is a little darker than what the final result will be. At the end of the first week, the skin healing reduces the intensity of the color and color will be about 30-40% softer. This is normal and a natural occurrence due to your skin's cell renewal. The end result of pigmentation will be visible after a period of approximately 3 to 5 weeks. Rest assured it will look natural throughout the healing process!
IS SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP SAFE?
Absolutely! We work only under the strict rules and licensing of the State of Maine Department of Health. For every client, a new sterile, disposable needle is used and we dispose of everything else that we use.
FOR THE COST OF SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP, I CAN BUY A LOT OF MAKEUP!
Yes, this is true. Like most things, it comes down to wanting time-saving, effortless beauty and convenience that you will experience every day for years!
IS SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP THE SAME AS A TATTOO?
No. The principle is similar to each other, because both procedures implant pigment into the skin with needles, but that is the only similarity. The equipment, techniques, Pigments (we do not use Ink) and the layer of skin we are aiming to work in are different.
WHAT IF I AM PREGNANT OR BREASTFEEDING?
For insurance and legal reasons, we can NOT perform Semi-Permanent Makeup until after the pregnancy and after you are done breastfeeding. Sorry, no exceptions.
CAN I GET PERMANENT MAKEUP IF I'M UNDER 18, BUT HAVE PARENTS PERMISSION?
For insurance and legal reasons, you must be 18 years of age to have this procedure. Sorry, no exceptions.
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