Choosing the right pigment for your client

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Permanent lip makeup is gaining popularity among women of all ages throughout the world. It may sound a bit scary to get your lip color tattooed, but it's not the same as getting a traditional tattoo.


Lip pigmentation is a gentler, less intrusive type of color implantation that does not fade to blue like a traditional tattoo. It's a fantastic technique to give your lips definition, color, and perceived volume, making you ready for anything all day, every day. 


One of the first questions you'll have while getting your lips blushed is what color to go with. Here, we'll go over which colors look best on certain skin types, as well as what you should know about lip tattooing before deciding on a color, so you can make the best decision when it's time for your treatment.


There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to permanent lip pigmentation.


Lip tattoos may be an excellent investment, as they will provide you with healthier, more attractive lips on a regular basis. However, there are a few things you should know regarding lip pigmentation, especially when choosing a color tone.


It's an enhancement.

Lip tattoos are meant to enhance your natural lips and give them a fuller appearance.


It's still possible to wear lipstick.

Your new lip tattoo is meant to serve as a lovely foundation, but that doesn't mean you should toss out all of your lipsticks.


The color will fade over time.

Because I utilize skin-safe pigmentation in my permanent make-up method, which is different from standard tattoo inks, some fading is to be expected.


Your skin tone will influence the overall effect.

Not only will the final result be affected by the color of your natural lips, but it will also be affected by how your skin tone reacts to the pigmentation process. When attempting to put permanent lip tattoos, some persons with dark complexion have developed a condition called hyperpigmentation. Even if they choose a lesser hue, their lips may end up darker than they started, so talk with your practitioner thoroughly before making any selections.



What shade will suit your skin tone?


Your particular skin tone is one of the most significant elements to consider when selecting the proper permanent lip color. It's critical that you first determine your skin tone. 


Identify your undertone: Examine the veins on your wrist to determine your undertone. If they're blue, the undertones are colder, pink; if they're green, the undertones are warmer, yellow. You're a lucky neutral who can get away with almost anything if they're both blue and green.


Understand which shades go with which tone:  Understand which colors complement which tones: yellow undertones complement warm colors, while pink undertones complement blue or purple hues.


Trial and error: Experiment with a few of your lipsticks to see which ones look best on your complexion. Consider the colors in that lipstick: are they colder blues, or warmer oranges or yellows?



Narrowing down your color choice for lip tattoos


Super pale skin

If you're exceedingly pale, a nude toned hue is your best choice. For a stunning daytime look, think peachy colors that you can layer with a nude gloss. Dark brown or burgundy should be avoided since they will contrast too much with your pale complexion.


Dark skin

You're lucky if you have a really dark complexion since you have a lot of options for lip colors. For a lively flash of color, choose coral tones or pigments with an orange component. Avoid colors that are powdery or have too much white in them.


Olive skin

You'll look great in warm, natural tones if you have a nice olive complexion. To match your skin, go for sunset reds, lively coral, and warm amber. Purple should be avoided since it will bring out the yellow in your complexion and make you appear sickly. Brown will appear to be overly monochrome.


Yellow undertones

You'll look excellent in blue-based reds if you're not quite olive but not quite pale. Flesh tones and bronzes are also great options, but stay away from purple if you don't want to seem too yellow.


Pink undertones

Stick to peach tones for a natural look if you're between pale and olive but have pink undertones. Try brick red or orange-based reds for a more eye-catching combo, but avoid blue-based reds because they'll clash poorly.


Light Asian skin

You'll almost certainly have great full lips and a natural coral undertone to your face, so go for stunning coral lips and a lot of enhancing lip gloss. You can get away with bright reds as well, but avoid the nudes since they will make your complexion seem pasty.


Super Dark and South Asian Skin

Choosing a lip color for folks with darker complexion or Southern Asian ethnicity might be difficult. Your lips have inherent blue undertones, which may cause a hue to not be precisely the shade you intended for.


Remember, that if you want something that will endure and not fade out soon, you should go a couple of shades darker than your natural skin tone. For further help choosing the right lip pigmentation colors, contact us.


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