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Why Cosmetic Tattoos Fades Over Time
Why cosmetic tattooing fades over time and body tattoos last forever

Why cosmetic tattooing fades over time and body tattoos last forever

Ever wondered how cosmetic tattooing fades over time but body tattoos are permanent? It’s a topic that’s not freely discussed and it is often one of the first questions we get asked by our clients. Most likely this subject was not really discussed during your course (unless you trained with us at SCHB) and you may not know how to answer your clients when they ask about this.
I’ve put together a thorough explanation for why and how cosmetic tattoos fade over time.

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Patch Testing for Cosmetic Tattooing
The Importance of Patch Testing your Clients

The Importance of Patch Testing your Clients

Patch testing - do we need to perform them for every single client? And if not then how do you identify which clients you should be patch testing? As the artist it is your responsibility to recognise the risk identifiers during your consultation process for each client and each type of service. The article below focuses on identifying the risks for cosmetic tattooing, microblading, and plasma fibroblast clients. Learn what to look for and how to patch test in this article.

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Cosmetic Tattooing, Scalp Micropigmentation & MRI’s

Cosmetic Tattooing, Scalp Micropigmentation & MRI’s

It’s 2022 and one of the most requested courses so far has been for scalp micropigmentation. Popular amongst men and women it is quickly becoming one of the most in demand services in the field of cosmetic tattooing.
Along with the increased demand comes an increase in questions and concerns from potential scalp micropigmentation clients. The most serious concern we hear is how will my tattoo be effected by an MRI?
Perhaps you have heard or seen the damage caused by MRI’s and it has made you nervous about offering the service. Or perhaps you are already a scalp micropigmentation artist and are often asked this difficult question but aren’t quite sure how to answer it.

If you are offering or thinking of offering scalp micropigmentation as a service then it is important that you understand the risks and concerns of your clients. This week I take an in depth look at this topic and how we can best protect ourselves, our work, and our clients from any potential complications.

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Buying a cosmetic tattoo device
The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Cosmetic Tattoo Device

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Cosmetic Tattoo Device

Have you been feeling overwhelmed by the process of choosing a cosmetic tattoo device to purchase? It’s important to select the best tool for the job as it will reflect in the quality of your work. But is it necessary to spend thousands of dollars on your first tattoo pen? I’m here to explain each option and break it down into basic pro’s and con’s to help you navigate the large and confusing market of cosmetic tattoo devices. Empower yourself to make the best purchase for your needs.

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6 things to look for when buying a plasma pen

6 things to look for when buying a plasma pen

Any beauty therapist who have considered adding plasma fibroblast treatments to their service menu will be able to tell you just how overwhelming it can be when choosing a plasma pen. There is a large discrepancy in price between high end pens that retail for $5000+ and cheap budget pens available on eBay for as little as $24!
So what’s the difference between them and why should you pay through the nose for a particular brand of plasma pen?
As a fibroblast educator and a plasma pen provider I am here to outline what is important and why there is a $4,000 difference in price and value.

Read on to learn more!

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Eyebrow Tattooing : Realism in Cosmetic Tattooing

Eyebrow Tattooing : Realism in Cosmetic Tattooing

Are you a little sick and tired of seeing instagram perfect eyebrows? Perhaps you have clients who want a fuller brow but don’t want to look like they are wearing brow makeup. Microblading is certainly a great choice for natural-looking brows, but not every skin type is suitable for microblading, and unfortunately microblading does tend to lose its crispy sharp hair strokes during the healing process. Often, if the hair strokes are placed too close together they will eventually blur together and become undefined. Cosmetic tattooing is often overlooked in favour of microblading, but what if I told you that you can get BETTER and even MORE NATURAL looking results with only cosmetic tattooing? Read this article to learn more about how to achieve natural hair strokes which retain their hair like appearance with cosmetic tattooing!

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Topical Anaesthetics in Australia
Topical Anaesthetics in Australia

Topical Anaesthetics in Australia

If you’re planning a career as a cosmetic tattoo artist, you will need to know the do’s and don’ts of using topical anaesthetics in Australia. It can be a confusing topic that is not necessarily covered in depth during microblading or cosmetic tattooing courses. I’ve personally found that most PMU artists are not really aware of the exact regulations around the sale and use of topical anaesthetic in Australia, even ones who have been working for years.
Unfortunately if you are busted using or buying topical anaesthetics against regulations you can face up to $10,000 in fines. Protect yourself, your clients, and your business by reading the following article on topical anaesthetics in Australia.

Government Microblading Qualifications
Microblading Qualifications In Australia

Microblading Qualifications In Australia

Are you curious about the qualification requirements for cosmetic tattoo and microblading artists in Australia? If you are new to the beauty industry it can be very confusing and overwhelming when researching exactly what the path to becoming a permanent makeup artist looks like. We are experts in this area of education and have guided people from all backgrounds into a new career in this specialized industry.
To find out more about what is required to become an artist and what government qualifications are available please read our latest article and empower yourself with knowledge 🙂

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What to do if you hate your cosmetic tattoo

What to do if you hate your cosmetic tattoo

Occasionally we receive the odd enquiry from a client (someone else’s!) who is stressed out about their cosmetic tattoo. They hate it and want to remove it. Maybe they have only just had the tattoo done and they are worried about being stuck with it, and sometimes it’s an older tattoo that has faded but is not completely gone. Many people don’t realise that while semi-permanent tattooing is designed to fade over time, there is a portion of the pigment that may never completely fade by itself. So what do you do in this situation? There are 7 different things you can try before resorting to laser removal which is expensive, painful, and may cause more damage to your skin. Don’t panic and try these first 🙂

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Is Eyeliner Tattooing safe?
Is Eyeliner Tattooing Safe?

Is Eyeliner Tattooing Safe?

One question I get asked quite often by both clients and students is whether eyeliner tattooing is safe. There are a number of factors that come into play when assessing the risk involved when applying permanent makeup to the eye area. In this article, I examine each risk factor in-depth and provide advice for both artists and clients to consider before committing to this treatment.
Follow the link below to find out - is eyeliner tattooing safe?

Plasma Fibrobast for Stretch Marks
Plasma Fibroblast for Stretch Marks and Scars

Plasma Fibroblast for Stretch Marks and Scars

Curious about treating stretch marks and scars with plasma fibroblast?
For the purpose of education, I have treated and tracked the full healing process of both stretch marks and scars. You can see what kind of results you can expect to achieve with the Fibrolift™ Pen and training.

Maybe you're thinking of having something done to treat the appearance of your own stretch marks, or perhaps you are interested in adding this treatment to your service menu? Either way, you should check out the results and find out what to expect from the treatment itself.

Read it now, and learn the truth about treating stretch marks with plasma!

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Scalp Micropigmentation Course
Scalp Micropigmentation – solutions for hair loss

Scalp Micropigmentation – solutions for hair loss

Since the beginning of 2021 we have noticed a growing popularity in our scalp micropigmentation course. But what exactly is scalp micro pigmentation and how does it work? I’m going to answer some common questions that we often get asked regarding this treatment and training. I’m also going to show some examples of different types of scalp micro pigmentation.

If you’ve been wondering about adding this service to your menu then have a read of the latest post and see if this service is suitable for you.

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Microblading results after 12 months
Microblading Results after 1 year

Microblading Results after 1 year

Are you (or your clients) hesitating to commit to cosmetic tattooing or microblading? I know it took me years before I decided to give it a try, and the reason why I was so cautious is that I did not know how my brows would look 6 or 12 months after having them done. What if they don’t fade and I hate them?

Eyebrow artists fill their portfolios with images of freshly done brows, but how will they look in a year's time when they aren’t so fresh anymore? No one shares these images freely so it’s impossible to find information on this topic.

Although I’m now a brow artist myself, I still remember the confusion and frustration at the lack of information available. So I’ve recorded my personal brow journey for your viewing pleasure. From virgin brows > present brows.

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Cosmetic Tattoo Pigments Problems
Troubleshooting Cosmetic Tattooing Pigment Problems – The Ultimate Guide

Troubleshooting Cosmetic Tattooing Pigment Problems – The Ultimate Guide

As a cosmetic tattoo artist, there is going to come a time when it seems like you are doing everything right but... your pigment just won't stay in the skin!

Well, you are not alone. This is a problem that occurs for every artist at some point in time. What's important is knowing how to fix it. But to fix it, you will need to identify what exactly is causing the skin to reject the color.

The latest article I'm sharing with you is a troubleshooting checklist to help you identify and correct whatever is causing the issue.

Whether this is a problem you have encountered or not, I guarantee that you will learn something from this handy guide.

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Online microblading Course
Online Microblading Courses Versus In -Person Microblading Courses. Which is better?

Online Microblading Courses Versus In -Person Microblading Courses. Which is better?

One thing we can all agree on is that 2020 has been one crazy ride! With the disruption to regular business and learning operations, there has been an explosion of online courses available. But can beauty treatments really be taught effectively online?

Anytime is a great time to add new skills and services to your menu, and investing in yourself is always going to pay back tenfold, but are online courses right for you?

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Should I get Microblading?
Is Brow Microblading Right For You?

Is Brow Microblading Right For You?

There are a number of factors that you should consider before taking the plunge into cosmetic tattooing/microblading your brows. Let’s be honest it is a face tattoo, and while it is a semi-permanent tattoo it will last anywhere from 6 months - 18 months so you should weight up the pro’s and con’s before jumping into such a big decision. As a microblading artist and resident trainer at Sydney College of Hair & Beauty I’m sharing my professional insights of what you need to consider before deciding to have those brows perfected.

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Why you should learn to map your own brows – FREE COURSE

Why you should learn to map your own brows – FREE COURSE

The wrong brow shape can significantly change other people’s perception of you. It can make you appear older, and more tired than necessary.

We think everyone should be able to find their best brow shape regardless of whether they are applying their own makeup every day or planning to expand their career.

Learn how to find your ideal brow shape and look like the best version of yourself!

Knowledge is power girl!

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5 Reasons Why Cosmetic Tattooing is better than Microblading

5 Reasons Why Cosmetic Tattooing is better than Microblading

Wondering if microblading lives up to the hype? Well I’m a microblading artist and I’m here to tell you that cosmetic tattooing is better than microblading.

Microblading is a great place to start on your career as a brow artist but it's still a long way to the finish line. If you want to get real results that last longer than 3 months and delighted clients that shout your name to their friends and family then it's time to step up with the pro’s and invest in cosmetic tattooing.

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