The purpose of a permanent makeup artist is to enhance the look of a clients natural appearance with permanent tattooing and coloring. The scientific term for this is called micro pigmentation. This is when color is injected just under a clients skin to give the effects of long term eye liner, shaping of eye brows or lip color. The more advanced techniques of permanent makeup also include permanent blush and scar camouflage.
Many makeup artists seek training in other fields such as cosmetology or being a certified nail technician. Students will have to learn a variety of methods to aid potential clients. Skills such as learning the skin and facial structures, designing art that a client might be interested in, learning the different methods of sterilizing needles, identifying these needles, learning color with pigmentation issues, and proper business and management skills are some of things that they learn through class training.
They will learn how to work with a traditional coil machine, pen machine, and with non machines, relying on precise hand techniques. The majority of permanent cosmetic artists are self-employed and they must comply with the local city, state and federal laws upon certification. Desired certification can be achieved through many different organizations including the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (SPCP).
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