The dermopigmentation technique, also called micropigmentation or permanent makeup, it works at the level of the deep epidermis and for this reason it is a long-term treatment (approximately 3 to 4 years).
It is a procedure fast and effective in order to enhance the features, correct asymmetries, depigmentation and dyschromia achieving immediate changes.
How is it the procedure?
It consists of the superficial implantation in the skin of some pigments, by means of micro-needles. Dermopigmentation or semi-permanent chromatic makeup represents an option to obtain, if only for simple convenience, a stable and unalterable aesthetic make-up. Everything is done with disposable material, under total quality control.
What kind of pigments do we use?
The pigments are natural of vegetable origin, they do not have preservatives or chemicals, for that reason they do not last a lifetime and are reabsorbed over time (from two to three years).
It has no contraindications, it is performed under local anesthesia and allows immediate results to be seen.
Before and after
In which parts of the body can it be applied?
It is mainly used in lips, eyebrows and eyelids. It is done on eyebrows sparse and/or asymmetrical, through the hair-to-hair technique, an eyebrow with a natural effect is achieved, leaving them perfect every day with an ideal frame for the face.
In eyes It allows to give it a frame with the technique of dotting on the birth of eyelashes, achieving a delicate finish. With the linear technique, it gives a more rigid outline, achieving an intense look on both the upper and lower eyelids.
In the lips A visual effect of lip augmentation is achieved by simply making a design that improves asymmetries and loss of color, with the pigments the edges are defined and they regain freshness and sensuality.
Micropigmentation is also used for reconstructive purposes, not only aesthetic. In the case of breast reconstruction due to mastectomy or alopecia of the scalp, eyelashes or eyebrows, or due to hair loss due to chemotherapy, the procedure is the same. The area is drawn with the corresponding measurements, anesthetic cream is applied locally and the work is carried out with excellent results that help to overcome these difficulties.
- Is dermopigmentation a tattoo?
It is not a tattoo since the pigment application is lodged in the basal layer of the skin.
It is not deep like a tattoo, the machine used is different and the pigments too.
- How long does the procedure take?
The complete duration with visajismo, choice of color, placement of anesthesia and preparation is 1:30 hours.
- In what situations can a dermopigmentation not be performed?
Pregnant women, people with cancer undergoing chemotherapy treatment either. It can be done at the end of chemotherapy and with the approval of your oncologist.
- People with severe diabetes.
It is not performed on warts or pre-existing lesions (herpes). Scars are treated but it will be at the discretion of the professional according to each case.
- It is painful?
With anesthetic creams it is well tolerated.
- Is it done in a single session?
Yes, and after a month color and design are evaluated. If necessary, a small touch-up is carried out.
Price of dermopigmentation treatment
- Eyebrows: $25.000
- Eyelid liner (upper+lower): $25.000. upper eyelid only $20.000 . lower eyelid only $20.000
- Lips (with or without blurring):$25.000
- Touch-ups at 2 years: $20.000
Doubts and queries
This treatment is performed in:
- Hoogstra Caballito Clinic, Buenos Aires, Argentina: San José de Calasanz 176 (height av. Rivadavia 5,100 one block from first meeting station).
- Hoogstra Belgrano Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina: La pampa 1634, 2nd floor department B.