Semi Permanent Makeup by Candice Watson

Semi Permanent Makeup by Candice Watson

Award Winning Semi Permanent Makeup

Semi Permanent Makeup (SPMU) by Candice Watson is performed to the highest level from LCAS Dubai Healthcare City. Wake up with stunning smudge free make up every day with results lasting for 2 – 3 years.

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What is Semi Permanent Makeup?

Semi Permanent Makeup is a more permanent answer to applying make up every day. Pigments are implanted into the upper layers of the skin to enhance, colour and redefine the eyebrows, eyelids and lips. A variety of looks are available for both cosmetic and corrective results.

Semi permanent makeup is very similar to a tattoo however specially designed machines and equipment are used to achieve the finest details. Super fine needles are used to insert pharmaceutical grade pigments which are mixed to the individual clients requirements. Multiple sessions are required for each procedure to be implanted in the skin correctly and once completed the area should be perfect and smudge free for up to 3 years. We recommend a top up every 12 – 18 months to keep the pigment looking fresh especially in the extreme heat of the Middle East.

When performing semi permanent makeup to the delicate areas of the face it is imperative the highest standards are met. Removals are possible but costly however it is far easier to choose the best specialist available ensuring the best results. We advise you to research potential Semi Permanent Makeup specialists thoroughly and choose the best rather than the cheapest and latest deal.

We Care About You

All our micropigmentation procedures are approved by the Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) and follow the latest international health and safety guidelines.

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment please call LCAS on +971 375 2393. Appointments are 1 hour and consultations are 15 minutes. For more information please email [email protected].

Candice Watson

Candice Watson performs treatments to the highest level. Candice has almost 30 years experience in the beauty industry in the UK, USA, Europe and over 8 years in the Middle East. Candice is a true micropigmentation expert performing semi permanent makeup and medical micropigmentation to the highest industry standards.

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Semi Permanent Makeup Deals

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Dubai: Semi Permanent Makeup Deals, Dubai UAE

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Semi Permanent Makeup Deals – January Offer

Exclusive Beauty are offering an amazing offer on their industry leading Semi Permanent Makeup treatments – 25% off our most popular treatments for the month of January.

Sound too good to be true? Simple go to Exclusive Beauty’s website HERE and click on the 25% offer advertisement, fill out the contact us form with your name, email, mobile number and which treatment you are interested in and that’s it! Then one of our representatives will contact you to arrange an appointment. Appointments are booked in 1 hour slots, the first 15 minutes is a consultation where you can decide to go-ahead with the treatment or not. If you decide not to then the consultation, as always, is free.

A link to contact form can also be found HERE.

Can’t make an appointment in January? Simply fill out the form and submit to us in January. You can then specify an appointment in February and the discount will apply. We must receive the contact form in January and you must agree an appointment time when we call for the January – Semi Permanent Makeup Deals will apply.

Choose from:

  • Semi Permanent Eyelash Enhancement
  • Semi Permanent Eyebrow
  • Semi Permanent Eyeliner
  • Semi Permanent Lip Line
  • Semi Permanent Lip Blush
  • Semi Permanent Lip Colour

Each Semi Permanent Make Up treatment purchased includes:

Eyebrows, Eyes, and Lip Line – 2 x 1 hour treatments (initial treatment + 1 top up)

Lip Blush and Full Lip Colour – up to 4 x 1 hour treatments (initial treatment + 1 – 3 top ups)

Top ups must be performed 4-6 weeks after initial treatment.

Semi permanent make up appointments are limited so please book early

Exclusive Beauty’s January offer, part of our Semi Permanent Makeup Deals.

To qualify for the 25% discount the CONTACT FORM must be filled out and sent to us. A representative will then contact you either via email or phone to arrange an appointment time.

Exclusive Beauty, Experts in Semi Permanent Make Up and Medical Micropigmentation. Exclusive Beauty was established in 2009 by Candice Watson who is an expert at micropigmentation and semi permanent make up.

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Semi Permanent Make Up or Cosmetic Tattooing?

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Semi Permanent Make Up or Cosmetic Tattooing?

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Semi Permanent Make Up or Cosmetic Tattooing? Micropigmentation or Permanent Make Up? There are lots of names for the same process. Exclusive Beauty gives you the essential facts required when choosing a Semi Permanent Make Up treatment.

Everyone likes to look good and feel good so we dedicate time and effort everyday achieving this. What if there was a long term solution via a short cut? Of course everyone would do it right? Semi Permanent Make Up or Cosmetic Tattooing can free up valuable time with your makeup routine however when the word “Tattoo” is involved people tend to be put off!

The mainstream view is tattoos are painful, they are for life, and if it goes wrong you are in a mess

The mainstream view is tattoos are painful, they are for life, and if it goes wrong you are in a mess so of course making the decision to have a tattoo on your face where you can’t hide it is a big one and needs to be carefully considered.

If you are one of those ladies (or gentlemen) considering cosmetic tattooing and semi permanent make up then here is some advice on what you need to know:

Q. How is Semi Permanent Make Up, Micropigmentation or Cosmetic Tattooing different to standard tattoos?

A. Semi Permanent Make Up, Micropigmentation or Cosmetic Tattooing are different names for the same thing. The confusion or area where people are misled is the word “Tattoo”.

Everyone’s preconception of the word tattoo usually is of body tattoos which are permanent and last a lifetime. Body tattoos use cheap machines, cheap needles, and cheap pigments. All do what they are required to do however body tattoo pigments are implanted much deeper into the skin and spread over time, blurring the once crisp tattoo lines, with all colour pigments eventually turning blue due to how the pigments are made – with blue hue as there base colour.

When it comes to Semi Permanent Make Up and Cosmetic Tattooing, all is different.

Of course it is only natural that anyone considering semi permanent make up are nervous as they think “Someone’s going to tattoo my face!” When you think of tattoos you think of faded turquoise uneven pictures on ageing sailors which is enough to make anyone think twice but actually semi permanent make up and permanent body tattoos couldn’t be more different.

Semi Permanent Make Up Pigments

Semi Permanent Make Up Pigments are totally different to body tattoo pigments. Make up pigments are designed to degrade over time, this means there will be none of the nasty blue hue that you get from old body tattoos (body tattoo ink is indelible and blue is the only colour that stays in the skin forever.) No semi permanent make up pigments contain blue. Not even the blue has a blue hue in it.

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With SPMU the pigment is placed only into the upper EPIDERMIS layer of the skin so as the skin cells naturally ex-foliate the pigment is expelled causing the pigment to fade over time. Permanent body tattoo pigments are implanted deeper into the DERMIS layer where the cells are more stable allowing the tattoo to last a lifetime. Most semi permanent make up treatments will last between 2 and 5 years depending on skin conditions and exposure to UV rays. A touch up is required after 18 – 24 months to keep the pigment looking fresh. After 5 years semi permanent make up pigments will pretty much fade out of the skin completely.

Is Semi Permanent  Make Up Painful?

The pain of a permanent body tattoo is immensely painful, I (Candice Watson) had a very small one myself years ago and likened it to a burning hot knife being sliced through my skin. Semi permanent make up is nothing like it. Numbing cream is applied initially to minimise any pain. The feeling when the treatment is performed is usually likened to waxing or plucking of hair which as we all know, is nothing compared to other treatments we put ourselves through.

Semi Permanent Make Up Training

Body Tattoo Artists and Semi Permanent Make Up Technicians go through a completely different training process. Semi permanent make up technicians are required to know colour theory, the structure of the face, skin tone matches and many other skills including interpreting client’s wishes correctly and to be mindful of our patients.

There are many differences between body tattoos and semi permanent make up treatments, here is a little insight into the main and most important ones to remember

What Are The Risks?

As with any sort of tattoo, semi permanent make up or body tattoo, there are certain risk factors to take into consideration.

Infection And Disease

Going to a poorly qualified or unprofessional technician, who doesn’t operate under the most hygienic practices, can leave you open to infections and blood diseases such as Hepatitis, Septicaemia and HIV. Stick to certified and reputable technicians and check that they hold the correct licenses to practise with the correct permits.

Choosing A Specialist

Common sense is key. Specialist follow the rules. Treatments should be performed in a controlled environment like a treatment room at a spa, salon or medical facility to control health and safety standards including the movement of blood spores etc. Technicians who work out of their homes or visit your home are not be permitted to do so in the UAE. There is no control over their standards so should not be used. Technicians who have been recommended by others is often a good sign, also do you homework and research online.

Who Chooses The Colour And Shape?

At your consultation you should decide on the shape and colour that you want, your technician or specialist will advise you of this based on their experience and training and the shape is usually drawn on with a makeup pencil and agreed before the treatment commences. Going to an unqualified or inexperienced technician can leave you open to the risk of not getting what you asked for. Mistakes can happen and often do due to poor training or experience tattooing the facial area. Once the pigment is applied it is possible to remove however a course of treatments are required to remove and correct which equals far more than paying a little extra for the best treatments you can find.

Note: If you require semi permanent make up removals or body tattoo removal then Exclusive Beauty offer a very effective solution that withdraws the pigment from the skin. A word of caution, laser tattoo removal especially on the face can often push the pigment further into the skin, spreading the pigment instead of removing. Please contact us for further information regarding Removals.

Always choose recommended and experienced technicians, the greater the experience the better.

Don’t go with unusual fads or trends, what will you do 6 months down the line when it is no longer the fashion to have “spock” eyebrows!? Pick classic shapes and a colour that suits your hair and skin tone, you can always fill in with make up for a more dramatic look.

Price

You get what you pay for is a very old but very true saying especially with semi permanent make up treatment costs.

The investment in Semi Permanent Make Up is not small, but DO NOT be tempted by cheaper deals or the latest ‘great offer’. Higher cost usually equals more experience and you definitely want someone experienced to perform a treatment to your face, especially when that treatment could impact on your look for at least the next 2 years.

We cannot emphasise this enough, if you want a semi permanent make up treatment done right don’t do it on the cheap. The majority of problems we encounter are due to 1. as a result of either bad workmanship on the part of the technician so poorly trained or lack of experience, and 2. the client not been given the correct aftercare instructions again from poor training and experience of the technician. Choose your technician carefully and you will avoid these potentially costly issues.

Eyebrows

There are so many reasons why people lose their eyebrows, from simply over plucking when they were younger, to the chemicals or harshness of washing water (particularly in the UAE) to having a medical condition such as Alopecia or Cancer. Having your eyebrows tattooed is a great way to frame your face and get a great shape to your brow. The most popular technique used nowadays by reputable and high quality micropigmentation professionals is called Hair Stroke or Feathering technique. These techniques apply pigment to mimic an individual hair achieved by using super fine needles. Each individual hair is applied with a combination of 2-3 different coloured pigments to achieve a meticulous and very natural result.

The latest technique for semi permanent eyebrows is “The 3D Eyebrow”. A combination of shading and hair strokes to give a three dimensional finish, a perfect solution for someone who has lost all or almost all of their eyebrow hair and want a very natural look.

Semi Permanent Eyebrows have an end result of being as natural or as dramatic as you like, this is a matter of personal preference and should be discussed with your technician at the consultation.

Lips

Who doesn’t want great looking lips!

Semi permanent lip treatments cover a variety of needs from defining your lip shape or reshape an uneven lip by applying a natural contour line. To Full lip colour  where a wash of pigment is applied to the whole lip using either a natural or bold colour. Semi permanent make up for lips can also correct uneven or discoloured lips due to smoking or other reasons.

Semi permanent lip colour is a great solution to redefine lip lines and to give a fuller look.

As an added benefit, having a semi permanent lip treatment will naturally plump your lips slightly as the technique helps to promote natural collagen. For special occasions you can achieve your perfect pout and colour with no lipstick bleeding and all you have to do is apply some gloss or balm before you go out.

Semi permanent lip colour really is a perfect solution for everyday use.

Eyeliner and Eyelash Enhancement

Again as with the other treatments available for semi permanent make up, there are several reasons why someone would want to have Eyeliner or Eyelash Enhancement. Both treatments can be subtle or more defined. A little bit of definition or colour on their lash line? or to achieve much more dramatic eyes? or simply to have something there if the lashes have fallen out or become very sparse. Semi Permanent Eyelash or Eyeline treatment is a simple yet effective procedure with lovely results, it is also a great treatment for those who have sensitive eyes and allergies to normal make up.

So, is having semi permanent make up worth it? We think so! A recap of the benefits:

  • No more makeup!
  • No tinting
  • No plucking
  • No brow gels
  • No bleeding lipsticks
  • No smudged eyebrows and eyeliner (especially in our UAE climate).

You can swim, go to the gym, sunbath, all without having to reapply make up every 5 minutes. People won’t know you have had a procedure, it looks natural and perfect if done correctly.

Wake up with perfect brows and make up! Save money, no more eyebrow, lip and eyeliner pencils to buy! The perfect solution for problem brows and lips!

Get In Touch

Having a semi permanent make up may sound like a drastic step but it is one of the fastest growing treatments in the world today. More and more people have started realising the benefits of semi Permanent Make Up. If you think you are ready to take the next step to an easier life or want to find out more contact us today.

To make an appointment please call +971 4 375 2393 or email [email protected].

For more on our Semi Permanent Make Up Procedures please see our main page HERE.

Get 25% off in January 2016 on our Semi Permanent Make Up treatments, click HERE for details.

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Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up

Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up

Not all semi permanent make up treatments are the same standard.  There are a lot of under skilled practitioners in the region offering discounted semi permanent make up treatments which may seem tempting at first but then the “what have I done?!” thoughts kick in soon after when you look in the mirror and see different shaped eyebrows and wonky lips.  We have all heard horror stories associated with badly done semi permanent make up treatments.
Candice Watson of Harley Street, London performs all Exclusive Beauty’s semi permanent make up treatments to an exceptionally high standard comparible to Harley Street treatments.  Candice has over 20 years experience in semi permanent make up, has trained and worked on Harley Street and is the founding partner of Exclusive Beauty UAE, the Harley Street semi permanent make up specialist based in Dubai.
Candice has an excellent reputation in the region for offering unbeatable semi permanent make up treatments which are painfree and to results expected of a well trained therapist offering the best treatments.
Our semi permanent make up treatments include:
3 different types of eyebrow techniques

  • Natural – individual hair strokes

This technique uses our super fine needles the width of an individual hair.  The eyebrow shape is built up in layers of hair strokes to look as natural as possible. This is the most natural eyebrow treatment and is a must have semi permanent make up treatment for anyone who would like perfect eyebrows with a natural look. A very popular technique.

  • Block – heavy filled in brows

A very popular look with ladies from the Middle East.  This block eyebrow technique consists of tattooing the outline and then shading in the entire area using a circular motion.  More than any other eyebrow technique it is essential you are happy with the shape and look as the total block is very difficult to change once tattooed.  We will always draw on the shape first to a shape which matches your face and features.
Hair strokes can be added on top of the block to give a more natural 3D look.

  • Dusting – a flush of colour through the brow to give the effect of a brow powder.

Using our broad dusting needle and technique an almost smudge of colour is applied to the eyebrow to give a very natural look.  This technique gives a similar look to an eye shadow to give a soft shading effect.
 
Our Eyeliner Treatments
Permanent Eyeliner does not smudge, wash off or let you down at those pressured, sporty or emotional moments.
Many of us would like a subtle enhancement to our eyes.   Whether you would like a full make up heavier effect or a soft natural line to enhance your eye colour, this treatment offers you the full spectrum of choice.
By applying a fine line through either the top, bottom or both sets of lashes we will give your eye greater definition and a subtle improvement to the look of your eyes.  You can choose the colour and if you prefer a heavier make up look for evenings and occasions you can still apply your party look eyeliner over the top.
A heavier, thicker line enhances the eye colour and shape to give you a strong eyeliner effect around the eyes.  A Stronger eyeliner requires more treatments to achieve the desired look.  We would recommend a minimum of 3/4 treatments compared to the usual 2 treatments for our standard eyeliner treatment.
Latino Eyeliner
This technique give a thick bold Latino look, similar to that of Sophia Loren, this is great for those with large eyes and wanting a very sexy look.  A thick eye line is applied to the upper lid and is either a standalone treatment or can be emphasised by having an amount of the lower lid tattooed too.  Latino technique takes several sessions to achieve.
There is also a new Permanent Eyeliner treatment called Two Tone Eyeliner.
Two Tone Eyeliner consists of a double line eye line of two different but complementary colours.
Our latest must have permanent make up eye treatment which involves having a dark (usually black) line put in just over the lash line and then a different colour just above (blue, green, violet etc) for that really striking look! The concept is to emphasise the eyelid line in the usual way with a dark colour whilst adding a touch of colour for that extra special look.  The colours used are always complementary to your features and still allow you to go on with your day to day stuff without feeling you are too made up.  Semi Permanent Two Tone Eyeliner look will take 4/5 treatments to complete.
and our Lip Liner, Lip Blend and Lip Colour Treatments:
Semi Permanent Lip treatments are perhaps the most under estimated of all the semi permanent make up treatments however very popular in the Middle East region.
It’s a sad fact that as you get older the border of your lip becomes less defined and your natural lip colour lightens. Smokers also suffer from lip pigment problems and often get a much darker pigment colour on the lip.
A semi permanent make up lip liner and permanent make up lip blend or lip colour not only gives you a subtle hint of colour into the lip but also re-defines the border of the lip, giving your lips a fuller shape.  You can choose a subtle colour or a darker colour or a more vibrant shade, all colours are mixed to suit each client.  We will advise you about the colour suitable for your skin tone giving realistic results and all colours are mixed to the individual’s skin tone and to each client’s requirements.
For more information on our permanent make up treatments please email Candice at [email protected]
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Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up – Lip Line and Lip Colour

Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up – Lip Line and Lip Colour

Lip Liner, Lip Blend and Lip Colour Treatments

Semi permanent Lip treatments are perhaps the most under estimated of all the semi permanent make up treatments however very popular in the Middle East region.
It’s a sad fact that as you get older the border of your lip becomes less defined and your natural lip colour lightens. Smokers also suffer from lip pigment problems and often get a much darker pigment colour on the lip.
A semi permanent make up lip liner and semi permanent make up lip blend or lip colour not only gives you a subtle hint of colour into the lip but also re-defines the border of the lip, giving your lips a fuller shape.  You can choose a subtle colour or a darker colour or a more vibrant shade, all colours are mixed to suit each client.  Candice Watson, our Harley Street specialist will advise you about the colour suitable for your skin tone giving realistic results to the standards expected from a Harley Street professional.  All colours are mixed to the individual’s skin tonne and to each client’s requirements.
One important thing that most people do not realise is you can apply your usual make up over any of our semi permanent make up treatments including all our lip treatments.  Some would ask, why bother with semi permanent make up then?  Well sometimes you may like a different colour for evening event or a special occasion.  If so simply apply your favourite lipstick as you would normally with no risk to your semi permanent make up lip colour underneath.  The benefit of having a semi permanent lip line or lip colour is to give you the choice to not apply lipstick constantly throughout the day.
To find out more about our semi permanent make up lip liner and lip colour or any of our semi permanent make up treatments please contact [email protected]
For appointments please contact the London Centre for Aesthetic Surgery (LCAS) on 04 375 2393 and speak to Whimper.
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Important:  For our semi permanent lip treatments – If you suffer from cold sores we advise you take a course of anti virals prior to the lip treatment commencing.

Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up – Eye Line Treatment

Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up – Eye Line Treatment 

Eyeliner Treatment
Semi Permanent Eyeliner does not smudge, wash off or let you down at those pressured, sporty or emotional moments.
Many of us would like a subtle enhancement to our eyes.   Whether you would like a full make up heavier effect or a soft natural line to enhance your eye colour, this treatment offers you the full spectrum of choice.
By applying a fine line through either the top, bottom or both sets of lashes we will give your eye greater definition and a subtle improvement to the look of your eyes.  You can choose the colour and if you prefer a heavier make up look for evenings and occasions you can still apply your party look eyeliner over the top.
A heavier, thicker line enhances the eye colour and shape to give you a strong eyeliner effect around the eyes.  A Stronger eyeliner requires more treatments to achieve the desired look.  We would recommend a minimum of 3/4 treatments compared to the usual 2 treatments for our standard eyeliner treatment.
Latino Eyeliner
This technique give a thick bold Latino look, similar to that of Sophia Loren, this is great for those with large eyes and wanting a very sexy look.  A thick eye line is applied to the upper lid and is either a standalone treatment or can be emphasised by having an amount of the lower lid tattooed too.
Latino technique takes several sessions to achieve.
 
New Eyeliner treatment – Two Tone Eyeliner

Two Tone Eyeliner consists of a double line eye line of two different but complementary colours.
Our latest must have semi permanent make up eye treatment which involves having a dark (usually black) line put in just over the lash and then a different colour just above (blue, green, violet etc) for that really striking look! The concept is to emphasise the eyelid line in the usual way with a dark colour whilst adding a touch of colour for that extra special look.  The colours used are always complementary to your features and still allow you to go on with your day to day stuff without feeling you are too made up.
This look will take 4/5 treatments to complete.
For more information on all our semi permanent make up treatments please email Candice on [email protected]
For appointments please call LCAS on 04 375 2393 and speak to Whimper.
www.exclusivebeautyuae.com
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Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up – Eyebrow Treatments

Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up – Eyebrow Treatments

Fabulous eyebrows can add instant lift, shape and contour to your face.   There are a range of effects available which offer subtle, realistic solutions, these include:-

  • choosing pigment colours to replicate individual hairs along the brow, a great solution for sparse, overplucked or missing brows
  • defining a brow shape with colour to create a stronger, thicker effect
  • lifting the brow using placement, shape and colour to give a refreshed appearance to the face.

As well as offering a make- up solution which does not wash away, smudge or disappear, our treatments are perfect for people who find applying make- up challenging.
There are 3 different types of brow techniques available:

  • Natural – individual hair strokes

This technique uses our super fine needles the width of an individual hair.  The eyebrow shape is built up in layers of hair strokes to look as natural as possible. This is the most natural eyebrow treatment and is a must have semi permanent make up treatment for anyone who would like perfect eyebrows with a natural look. A very popular technique.

  • Block – heavy filled in brows

A very popular look with ladies from the Middle East.  This block eyebrow technique consists of tattooing the outline and then shading in the entire area using a circular motion.  More than any other eyebrow technique it is essential you are happy with the shape and look as the total block is very difficult to change once tattooed.  We will always draw on the shape first to a shape which matches your face and features.
Hair strokes can be added on top of the block to give a more natural 3D look.

  • Dusting – a flush of colour through the brow to give the effect of a brow powder.

Using our broad dusting needle and technique an almost smudge of colour is applied to the eyebrow to give a very natural look.  This technique gives a similar look to an eye shadow to give a soft shading effect.
All semi permanent make up eyebrow treatments are performed by Candice Watson, the Harley Street specialist based in Dubai.
To speak to Candice please call 04 349 2800 and leave a short message and Candice will call you back or for appointments please call LCAS on 04 375 2393 and speak to Whimper.
More information is available by emailing [email protected]
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Dubai: Permanent Make-up in Dubai

14th March 2012

Please click on the link below to this week’s time out Dubai.

http://www.timeoutdubai.com/bodyandmind/features/30970-permanent-make-up-in-dubai

and the full article from Time Out Dubai

Permanent make-up in Dubai

The facts and risks of new micropigmentation trend

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Dubai is a city with a workaholic population and – it is more than fair to say – a penchant for self improvement. It’s little wonder then that women are reaching beyond their make-up bags for lasting beauty solutions, with many believing the answer lies in clinics offering permanent or semi-permanent make-up.
So how does it work? According to Harley Street-trained specialist Candice Watson, it’s important to note that they are one and the same: most governments require that the procedure be referred to as permanent. Look at the colour fades over a period of two to three years: the pigment remains under the dermal layer of the skin (visible only using a microscope).

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Based in Dubai for the last three years, Watson sees clients in the LCAS cosmetic surgery clinic in Dubai Healthcare City, and is also the specialist for cosmetic tattoos at the Burj Al Arab. ‘In layman’s terms, it’s a tattooing process, but the difference is that we don’t use indelible inks, which are blue-based inks, and it doesn’t go deeply into the skin, hence why it’s called micropigmentation. It goes just underneath the dermal layer, and the pigments then fade over time, and don’t leave that horrible bluey mark you see around a lot in Dubai,’ she explains.
Though it has recently become illegal for the procedure to be performed in salons and spas across Dubai, it is still legal in cosmetic surgery clinics. Watson explains that people should be vigilant when choosing a clinic, as there are places where you can wind up paying over the odds for an unfinished job, or even worse, a botched one. If done correctly, Watson explains micropigmentation should ‘enhance what you’ve got, rather than be a complete replacement for make-up.’ The average price you will pay for a treatment is Dhs3,000 (though the smallest and cheapest treatment Watson herself does is a beauty spot, which comes in at Dhs1,000). Following a top up three to four weeks later, you can expect the results to last two to three years. ‘With the eyebrows you put hair strokes in so they look natural instead of a block colour,’ says Watson. ‘With lips the most popular are natural and blush colours, and with eyeliner you enhance the eyes by putting colour through the lash area to make the lashes look thicker.’ Of course, it doesn’t always go to plan, and this is where her warnings come in. ‘I’ve had people come to me with lip liner that’s virtually up their nose, they’ve gone way over the lip line and it looks really bad, I’ve had people come in with blue eyebrows that are sticking up Mr Spock-style, and I’ve had a lady who originally wanted camouflage on her nose, and she ended up with bright green spots all over it, which we’ve had to take out gradually.’ Clearly, the most common risk with an unskilled technician or someone using old pigments or equipment is coming out with a very bad look, and one that you will unfortunately be stuck with unless you can afford to pay the extra to do get it removed.
Though Watson has helped numerous clients put a bad job right, she reveals the most popular treatment among her clients in Dubai is done on the lips. ‘Eyebrows are always popular because as you get older you start to lose them, but here it’s full lip colour. A lot of local and Indian ladies have quite a dark pigment in their lips and they come to me to make them a pinker colour.’ While new trends such as double-coloured eyeliner – where a black is applied initially and then a colour such as green, blue or purple is applied above – are growing in popularity among Watson’s former Harley Street neighbours, in the Middle East there is a growing trend towards micropigmentation being used post-op. ‘Here, the medical side of it is coming into play much more, with things like areola re-pigmenting, which is where people have mastectomies due to breast cancer and they have a reconstruction, so we tattoo a very realistic nipple on,’ she explains. ‘In that situation we are giving people their life back.’ Though she insists every procedure is painless, Watson remains adamant people do their research and check the standards of any clinic before going under the needle. With scar camouflaging and colour pigmentation solutions for conditions such as vitiligo available, once you’ve found the right location and the right technician, micropigmentation has the potential to be a whole lot more than make-up.
For more information or to book a consultation with Candice Watson, email [email protected] or call the LCAS clinic on 04 375 2393.
By Holly Sands
Time Out Dubai, 
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Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up – FAQ

Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up – FAQ

How long will semi permanent make up last?

Although pigment molecules stay in the skin indefinitely the colour remains visible for several years depending upon the client’s age, skin type, colour choice and lifestyle. We always recommend top up treatments between 1 and 2 years of the initial treatment to keep the colour fresh looking.
Is the procedure painful?
Every client is different but with our advanced new equipment and techniques, discomfort is minimal and definitely not like it once was. Candice is always available to discuss how pain free the process is.
How long will it take?
You should allow 1 hour for a new procedure.  Top up treatments, which are included in our pricing, usually take place around 2 – 4 weeks after the initial treatment. Please contact us for more details.
Do I have a choice on the placement, colour and shape?
Definitely. The client is in control every step of the way from desired shape to colour selection. Candice will always advise on the best shape for your face and colour based on you skin tone however the final decision is yours.
Is it safe?
We adhere to the strictest health and safety guidlines to the same standard as on Harley Street, London. Candice trained and worked on Harley Street so you are in extremely safe and experienced hands.
Due to new guidelines from Dubai Health Authority all semi permanent makeup treatments are no longer allowed in spas and salons. Please make sure you are covered by having your semi permanent make up treatment in a Medical Clinic or MediSpa.
Insist on the best, insist on Exclusive Beauty!
Please contact [email protected] or call 04 349 2800 for more information or to make an appointment.
www.exclusivebeautyuae.com
www.spmu-me.com our dedicated semi permanent make up blog.
Semi Permanent Make Up, also known as Permanent Make Up, SPMU, PMU and Micropigmentation last for 1 to 5 years depending on condition.

Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up Dubai, UAE

Dubai: Semi Permanent Make Up Dubai, UAE
For appointments please contact [email protected] or call 04 349 2800.

All our semi permanent make up treatments are performed by Candice Watson who worked and trained on Harley Street, London.  Now based in Dubai we offer all semi permanent make up treatments including:
Semi Permanent Eyebrows
Semi Permanent Eyeliner
Semi Permanent Lip Line
Semi Permanent Lip Colour
Semi Permanent Lip Blush
Each semi permanent make up treatment consists of the initial treatment plus a top up treatment 2 to 4 weeks after initial treatment.  Both initial and top up semi permanent make up treatments are included in our price.
Don’t settle for inferior semi permanent make up treatments, insist on the best, insist on Exclusive Beauty!
For appointments please contact [email protected] or call 04 349 2800.
www.exclusivebeautyuae.com
www.spmu-me.com – our dedicated semi permanent make up blog.
Semi permanent make up also known as permanent make up, spmu, pmu and micropigmentation lasts for between 1 to 5 years depending on conditions.