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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lip Blush?

Lip Blush is a semi-permanent tattoo using a single needle technique to add or correct color. Defines shape, and gives the appearance of volume to your natural lips.

How long does Lip Blush last?

Lip Blush lasts 2-3 years. Most people like to get a touch-up once a year.

Does it hurt?

Level 2 or 3 out of 10 fairly painless procedure. Topical numbing solution is used between each round of shading for added comfort. I’ve never had anyone unable to finish their lips!

Is Lip Blush okay to do if I have fillers?

Yes. This will not affect your results and they actually pair perfectly together.

Can you make my lips look bigger?

YES. By bringing color to the very edges of your lips it automatically makes them look bigger. Also, I can slightly over-line your lips for added appearance of volume.

What is the healing process?

You can eat, drink, and be merry right after your appointment. Although we do ask that you follow the simple aftercare instructions provided.

Lip Blush Pre-Care & After-Care


  • No sauna 1 week prior

  • No alcohol 24 hours prior

  • Gently exfoliate the lips 24 hrs prior to the appointment

  • No caffeine the day of

  • You cannot be pregnant or breastfeeding 

  • If you suffer from cold sores you must be taking Acyclovir or Valcylovir 3 days prior to your appointment and for at least 3 days after your treatment

  • No blood thinners

  • Discontinue use of fish oil or Vitamin E one week prior

  • Botox injections 3 weeks prior to procedure

  • No deep exfoliation 2 weeks prior (ex. chemical peel)

  • No retinal products, acne treatments or salicylic acid 4 weeks prior.

  • No antibiotics 2 months prior


  • Wash lips with a gentle cleanser and warm water morning and night

  • Pat dry with clean towel

  • NO super spicy foods for the first 24 hours

  • NO foreign body fluids in or around the lips for 5 days

  • Keep lips clean and moisturized with the Healing Balm given to you for five days

  • Put it on and let it wear off before reapplying

  • NO application of any Lip Makeup for ONE WEEK other than the provided healing balm

  • During the dry stage, do NOT pick at the chapped Lips

  • It is important that they heal naturally

  • NO scratching licking or picking of the dry skin or flakiness

  • NO sun or tanning bed exposure for 5 days

  • NO massage, facial, or skin treatments for 5 days

  • NO ocean, lakes, pools, or hot tubs for 5 days

  • NO activities that will cause extreme sweating for 5 days

  • NO laser light therapy as it can darken/lighten/ distort the pigment of the Lip color

  • NO exfoliants, retinol acids, Glycolic acids, and Aloha Hydroxy acids on the area  for 30 days after the appointment (causes premature fading)

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