Permanent Makeup and Reconstructive Tattooing (Paperback)
Are you one of the thousands who would like to forego the daily ritual of applying makeup? Do you yearn for faultless eyeliner, perfectly shaped eyebrows, and beautifully outlined lips? Whether your hands are not as steady as you would like, you are allergic to ordinary cosmetics, or you simply want to save time, permanent makeup will help you feel effortlessly beautiful from morning to night. This procedure, which originated in Asia and is sweeping across Europe and America, can also conceal scars and put the finishing touches on cosmetic or plastic surgery. Before taking such an important step, however, there are many questions to be answered. Written by a specialist in the field and featuring many before and after photos, this book provides detailed information on what permanent makeup can do, who benefits from it, how much it costs, finding and working with the right professional, advantages and disadvantages, and much more. Those interested in becoming practitioners will also find valuable information on color theory, equipment, certification, state regulations, and professional associations. This fascinating book is a must for permanent makeup practitioners, cosmetic surgeons, tattoo artists, and those who want to improve their self-image, poise, and appearance once and for all.
Originally from Holland, Eleonora Habnit discovered permanent makeup in 1986. Excited by the aesthetic nature of the profession, she began her studies in France and then in the United States. In 1990, she opened her clinic in Lausanne, Switzerland. She speaks regularly at many conferences sponsored by various professional associations.