The History of Permanent Makeup

Although permanent makeup has been around for centuries, it has only recently become a popular beauty treatment. Permanent makeup is a form of cosmetic tattooing that can be used to enhance features like the lips, brows, and eyes.

But how did permanent makeup develop? Its history is actually quite fascinating. It is believed that the first permanent makeup was done by the ancient Egyptians, who used henna to darken their eyelashes, eyebrows, and lips. Cleopatra is said to have used these practices to enhance her features, which in turn spread to Rome and Greece. In the early 1900s, tattooing became a popular method of applying permanent makeup. However, it wasn’t until the 1950s that more modern cosmetic procedures were developed – Marilyn Monroe was rumored to have had her lips tattooed red. Now, there are a variety of methods and techniques that can be used to achieve desired results.

The more modern advances in permanent makeup technology have made it possible to achieve natural-looking results that can last for years on end. Today, lip blushing and combo brows are two of the most popular services in permanent makeup. Lip blushing is a technique that can be used to give the lips a natural flush of color. Combo brows involve tattooing both the hair strokes and a powdered shadow effect, creating a soft, natural-looking brow. Nano brows are another popular option, which involves tattooing very fine hairs onto the brow line to create a denser, more defined look.

The industry has expanded rapidly in the last few years alone. Permanent makeup can benefit anyone who wants to save time on their beauty routine or achieve long-lasting results. It can also be a great option for people with allergies or sensitivities to traditional cosmetics. If you are considering permanent makeup, be sure to research your options and reach out to us with any questions or concerns you may have! We would be happy to arrange a complimentary consultation for you with out permanent makeup artist, Taylor.