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Pre Care Instructions
for Lips

  • Please obtain a doctor’s release before scheduling if you have a heart condition, diabetes, lupus or are currently undergoing chemotherapy.

  • If you have taken Accutane in the past 12 months you are not a current candidate.

  • Avoid prolonged sun exposure on the treatment area 14 days before your appointment. If you have new sun exposure before or after your appointment you may heal with an undesirable result.

  • Do not wax, thread, or tweeze within 3 days of your appointment.

  • Do not use products containing acids 7 days before your appointment.

  • Do not drink alcohol 24 hours or caffeine 8 hours before your appointment. If you choose to drink alcohol within 24 hours of your appointment, your results may be affected by your choice. Alcohol thins the blood which causes excess bleeding that will wash the pigment out of the skin

  • Avoid exercise before your appointment. Avoid any type of cardio exercise the day of your appointment this could increase bleeding or scabbing.

  • Please avoid blood-thinning medications 72 hours prior to your appointment, these medications include Vitamin E, Aspirin, Advil, Niacin, and fish oil supplements. If you are directed by your doctor to take one of these medications do not stop taking it without consulting with your doctor first. If you have taken these medications, please text me prior to your appointment. Some may have a shorter window. You must wait at least one year before you may have permanent makeup after Accutane. If you are currently under a doctor’s care or have any major medical conditions, you may not be a candidate for permanent makeup.

  • You must be 18 years of age,

  • You may not receive permanent makeup if you are pregnant or nursing.

  • If you have a history of cold sores, please contact your doctor and ask for a prescription for Valtrex. You can also text us your name, birthday, and preferred pharmacy’s phone number so our overseeing physician can call in a prescription for you.

  • If you have not had one you may take L-Lysine 2 weeks prior and 2 weeks after your appointment, this is a natural remedy to prevent cold sores, it is available in the vitamin aisle.

  • Even with precautions, it is still possible to develop a cold sore after your appointment. Keep lips hydrated 3 days before your appointment. The night before your appointment please gently scrub the lips with warm water and a washcloth or sugar scrub to remove dry skin. Please note many lip balm brands are not good for your lips and dehydrate them. Use a more natural lip balm with oils in it. Aquaphor is also acceptable.

  • Please email (becca@babe-ink) or text Becca (918-899-2450) a picture of your License or State ID.

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