What are the risks associated with permanent makeup?
Fortunately, complications from permanent makeup treatments are infrequent. You should discuss the risks and potential complications with your aesthetic plastic surgeon or tattoo specialist during your consultation.
All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Some of the potential complications of all surgeries are:
- Infection and bleeding
- Allergic reactions
- Damage to underlying structures
- Unsatisfactory results that may necessitate additional procedures
Other risks specific to permanent makeup treatments are:
- Skin discoloration, such as hypopigmentation and hyperpigmentation
- Temporary changes in skin texture
You can help minimize permanent makeup risks by following the advice of your board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeon or tattoo specialist before and after your treatment.