Monthly Archive: October 2009

Oct 30

When is Areola Repigmentation a Good Idea?

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Areola Repigmentation is one of the easiest procedures to perform. Many technicians say that it is much more simple than performing a full lip color application. Lip procedures can pose challenges such as blue undertones, uneven pigmentation (whether hypo or hyper pigmentation), client’s pain threshold, herpetic outbreaks, lip tissue that may be spongy and excessive …

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Oct 30

Corrective Pigment Camouflage: Part 3 of 3

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This information is part 3 in this 3-part series. In this article, we will concentrate on Scar Relaxation, procedure after care for C.P.C., and the final results. Scar Relaxation is the application of repetitive circular tattooing movements to create a softer skin texture and to soften the fibrous bands of collagen (scar tissue) to give …

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Oct 30

Does Skin Needling™ Help Wrinkles?

Skin Needling™ Plumps up Wrinkles This client has deep wrinkles around the eyes and skin discoloration due to sun damage. She hoped that her Skin Needling™ treatment would even out her skin tone and smooth her facial lines, giving her an overall younger, fresher look.           Our client, looks 10 years younger …

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Oct 29

Corrective Pigment Camouflage: Part 2 of 3

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This information is part 2 in a 3-part series. This selection will consist of distinguishing skin undertones, patch and sensitivity tests, proper equipment, pigment, technique and time frame from application to application. Pre CPC and Scar Relaxation A 33-year old patient has contractures extending from the tip of the left ear, over the zygomatic, to …

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Oct 27

Skin Needling, Melanocyte Restoration and Scar Relaxation

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Scar Relaxation   Susan Church first introduced Scar Relaxation to the world of permanent cosmetics at the inaugural SPCP (Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals) conference in 1991, after she discovered its benefits while working on several burn survivors in concert with Dr. Grossman. As you will see, this is a process that still presents huge …

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Oct 27

Corrective Pigment Camouflage: Part 1 of 3

Part I of a 3-part series. This article will deal with the consultation of a burn patient. Information will include: patient expectations, the ability to tolerate pain (pre-procedure sedation), consulting with the patient’s physician, pre-care and photos. Our primary concern is to correct tissue color defects and create the illusion of smoother looking skin. Dr. Francis Cook …

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