Look Always Ready with Permanent Makeup

Tired of filling in your eyebrows with a pencil so they look fuller?

Do you have an active lifestyle wearing makeup gets in the way?

Are you a busy mom who wants one less thing to do in the morning?

Do you have mobility problems and applying makeup is tricky?

Have you considered permanent makeup? It’s a new treatment available at Art of SKIN and we are excited to educate you on how it works.

What is Permanent Makeup?

Permanent makeup (also called: micro-pigmentation, derma-pigmentation, permanent cosmetics and cosmetic tattooing) is a specialized technique of cosmetic tattoo that is used to achieve a long-lasting look that mimics makeup.  The pigmentation is deposited within the upper dermal layer of the skin.

Although it is called permanent makeup, it does fade over time due to the structure of the pigment molecules changing. Touch up procedures may be necessary to maintain results over time.  Plus, individual colour tastes change over time as well, so the black liner might look better as dark brown or the dramatic red lips might look better as a softer neutral red 5 years later.

Permanent Makeup Treatment Options

Micro-blading eyebrows

This is now one of the most common forms of permanent makeup currently being performed.  A blade is used to etch pigment into the skin. Mimicking a hair strand, strokes can be etched both fine and thicker, the deeper the pigment is etched into the skin, the broader the hair stroke.

Brow-fill treatments 

Achieved by using a permanent makeup tattooing machine to fill the area in full. This is a longer treatment than Micro-blading and the pigment will last much longer as it is denser and placed deeper in the skin.


Lips can be filled, lined, straightened, rounded and even create a pout illusion.  During your lip treatment, a permanent makeup tattooing machine will be used to deposit the pigment in linear fashion deeper in the skin. At Art of SKIN we don’t allow our patients to experience unnecessary pain. Before your treatment, we can give you a full dental block so the procedure isn’t uncomfortable.

Eye Liner

Eye Liner is applied with a permanent makeup tattooing machine.  This area can also encompass lash enhancement.  Whether you are looking at wanting a lash enhancement, permanent wet/dry pigment liner, a fine line or wing-tipped liner all will save you time each morning.  The newest term in eyeliner is “En fleek” which is a well-defined line, instead of a fade or ombré look.  During the eyeliner treatment, a topical anesthetic is applied to the skin before and during the treatment.  After the treatment, you will be able to see the results immediately.

Educate yourself

We placed information on what to expect from permanent makeup on our website. <<add PERMANENT MAKEUP page link >>   At Art of SKIN we use only Health Canada Approved Pigments   We are also an approved non-hospital surgical facility, we follow strict guidelines for sterilization procedures and the restriction of cross contamination. Learn more about our practice.

Let’s talk further or call: 403-675-0018

Catherine LubitzCatherine Lubitz, Owner & Operations Manager at Art of SKIN

Catherine started her career path in the field of esthetics and quickly discovered that specializing in the skin was the most rewarding and ultimately, her passion. As the mother of a cancer survivor, mom of two boys, and a cancer survivor herself, Catherine runs a growing medical aesthetics and dermatology business with her husband.

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