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The Right Age for Permanent Makeup

Permanent makeup creates the effect of wearing makeup by injecting semi-permanent pigment into the dermis layer of the skin. The procedure can be performed using various devices, from traditional tattoo coil machines, to rotary machines, to a hand device. While the process of tattooing has been around for centuries, utilizing ink to mimic the look

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Are Permanent Cosmetics Worth the Price? YES!

Are permanent cosmetics worth the price? I get this question a lot in the salon, and it is completely understandable. Cost is a major consideration when deciding whether to tattoo eyebrows, lips, and eyeliner.  The average cost per procedure varies from technician to technician but usually averages between $300-$800. Cosmetic tattooing is, afterall, a para-medical

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Questions to Ask your Permanent Makeup Technician

These days, women are fortunate to have access to a chaotic level of beautifying treatments, shades, techniques, and trends. However, they must practice caution. While permanent makeup technicians are usually trained in at least one area, they may not be qualified to do the particular treatment you want. Your mechanic might be great at caring

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Microblading VS Rotary Machine: Which is Right for You?

Whether you prefer them arched and feathered or straight and bold, eyebrows are feasibly the most paramount of your facial features. If you\’re not satisfied with the ones you currently have, there are several ways to rejuvenate them. Brow gel and liners have been used for centuries, but within the past decade a modern method

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Musings by Monica: My Personal Experience with Permanent Makeup

Not many people known that in addition to being a licensed aesthetician and permanent makeup artist, I am a client. That’s right. I don’t just endorse my product, I use it! For years I would draw on my own eyebrows. It was time consuming, tedious, and I often had to touch them up halfway through

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Celebrating 6 Years with Permanent Makeup Promo

Makeup by Monica celebrates its sixth birthday this month! As a way of celebrating this momentous occasion, Monica McKay would like to thank you- her clients-for your support and the referrals which help make her business a success. She looks forward to continued support in the future, and many more opportunities to give women that

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Kiss those Lines Goodbye at Botox and Filler Event

Christmas is over, New Year’s resolutions have been made, and Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching.  Don’t let your beauty regimen get lost in the holiday shuffle. Makeup by Monica and Estilo Salon in Vancouver, WA are teaming up once again to offer their A-list customers special discounts on their top of the line beauty products and

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