Originally posted @ Bustle https://www.bustle.com/p/permanent-makeup-is-back-it-looks-nothing-like-it-did-20-years-ago-8357311

By OLIVIA MUENTER

April 10, 2018

When it comes to understanding the semi-permanent and permanent makeup of today, and exactly what it is, it’s important to look at its actual definition, Kendra Bray of Better Brows & Beauty tells Bustle.

“Permanent makeup, semi-permanent makeup, cosmetic tattooing, [and] micropigmentation are all names for the same thing — implementing pigment into the papillary layer of the dermis (skin),” Bray says. “The confusion comes into play when artists use different names for essentially the same treatments. Regulations [for these type of procedures] in the U.S. vary from state to state and, of course, regulations vary from country to country.”

Read the entire article here: https://www.bustle.com/p/permanent-makeup-is-back-it-looks-nothing-like-it-did-20-years-ago-8357311