Who is a good candidate for permanent makeup?
- Busy, active women who want to look good and save time
- Women who cannot see clearly to apply make-up
- Individuals with eyebrow or eyelash hair loss from illness or Alopecia
- People who live an active lifestyle (swimming, exercising, being outside)
Is the procedure painful?
Depending on the person, topical anesthetics are used to minimize discomfort.
Is it safe?
Yes. Permanent Makeup has been popular in Asia for the last 30 years and has been in the United States for the last 15 years. We only use disposable products.
Is there a choice of colors?
Absolutely! There is a broad range of colors from which to choose or bring your own lip liner/color and we will match it!
How long will the procedure take?
The actual procedure time is approximately 30-45 minutes. However, please allow about 30 minutes to an hour extra to include preliminaries, such as establishing a design that will fit your face symmetry and creating the individual color formula.
How long is the recovery period?
There will be mild swelling and redness accompanying the procedure, which will subside quickly. You may resume normal activities immediately after the procedure. Complete healing takes one to six weeks while the pigmentation matures and reaches final color.
Do I need to take time off from work?
Some people do, but, it is not necessary.
I had my permanent makeup done by another technician, however I am not able to locate her and I need a touch up. Can you redo for me?
Yes, of course. We will be happy to discuss your options. Please know that true touch-ups from another technician will be charged at 1/2 of our regular price. This means that your previous work does not need any reshaping or color corrections. Please call for a consultation to determine if any new work is required to achieve your desired results.
May I have more than one application of permanent makeup?
There is no limit to the amount of times you can have permanent makeup applied.
How long will the PMU last?
Permanent Makeup will soften in saturation with time. The rate of the fading is determined by your skin (oily or dry), exfoliating agents, the sun, the original depth of implant, type of pigment, etc. We recommend a touch-up (also known as a "color boost" or "retouch" every few years).
What about allergic reactions?
Allergic reactions to pigment are not common; however a patch test can be done prior to the procedure. Keep in mind, allergies can develop at any time. A popular reason for getting Permanent Makeup is the allergies to cosmetics.
Laser Hair Removal
What is Laser Hair Removal?
aser hair removal is the process of removing unwanted hair by means of exposure to pulses of laser light that destroys the hair follicle. Laser hair removal is the only FDA approved method for permanent removal of unwanted hair.
m I a good candidate for laser hair removal treatment?
At The Getaway Spa we will do a thorough evaluation to ensure you are a good candidate for laser hair removal. Different factors can play part in your treatment plan which we will take into account. Most importantly, determining your skin type, hair color and medical history to properly select the right laser technology which will give you the optimal result from each treatment. Please contact us for a complimentary consultation and evaluation today.
How many treatments will I need?
e offer our treatments in package of 6 sessions. Since our body's hair growth is dictated by a growth, transition and resting phase, we will perform treatments over 6 sessions to ensure every hair follicle is permanently treated and removed. You will see significant reductions following each treatment.
s laser hair removal treatment safe?
aser hair removal is absolutely safe and effective when performed by certified and trained medical professionals. At Prime Laser only trained nurses and certified laser hair removal technicians under physician supervision perform the treatments. This will ensure you receive a safe and effective treatment each and every time.
Is laser hair removal painful?
n short the answer is, NO. We use the newest and most advanced laser technology to treat our clients. These lasers are designed to make treatments comfortable while ensuring absolute best results. We offer a complimentary test treatment so you can feel what an actual treatment may feel and look like. Most clients describe the feeling like a mild snap of rubber band hitting the skin with a puff of cool air. 1 out of 10 clients will choose to use a numbing cream in the more sensitive areas such as underarms or bikini area; while 9 out of 10 clients do not need any numbing at all. Generally laser treatment is described much more comfortable than waxing.
Is laser hair removal permanent?
es, laser hair removal is the only FDA approved method for permanent removal of unwanted hair. While individual results may vary from person to person, choosing the right laser technology, treatment parameters and treatment providers can and will directly affect how good of a result one will get.
How long does a massage session last?
Most full body massage sessions last 1 hour. This gives the therapist time to address the issues hat the client may have. An hour or an hour and a half session is also beneficial because extra focus can be given to a particular muscle or muscle group. Half hour sessions are also available and usually focus on one area of the body.
What are those "knots"?
Technically, it is the abnormal joining of tissues. Those knots or adhesions" can occur around a site of previous inflammation. Although they don't always cause problems, they can limit flexibility and range of motion in and around a joint capsule.
Are there any restrictions?
Certain conditions may require a physician's approval before receiving a massage. They may include acute inflammation, fever, recent trauma and certain heart conditions, as well as pregnancy. When in doubt, you should always consult with your physician.
Why does my nose get so stuffy when I'm being massaged?
Your body's natural response to the release of muscle toxins is to produce histamines, which cause that "stuffy" effect. Drinking water will flush the toxins from your body and clear your sinuses.
When should I expect results?
Depending on the type of bodywork you choose, in most cases, tangible results can be realized as soon as your massage session is completed. You'll feel rejuvenated, relaxed and pain free. However, chronic conditions may require specific massage techniques and could take up to 4-6 weeks of massage therapy to achieve positive results.
Should I eat before a massage?
It is best not to eat at least a half hour before your session. You don't want to eat a full meal and then lie on a table. Your body is focusing on digestion and needs time. Your digestive system needs blood to help it function properly. Massage takes blood to your extremities away from your digestive tract, and inhibits proper digestion.
Why drink water?
Our muscles hold toxins from stress, medicines, food additives, illness, injury, and the environment Toxins are released into the body during the manipulation of muscle tissue. Drinking water helps our organs flush toxins from the system and assists the prevention of accumulation in our muscle tissue. Flushing toxins from your body can help to alleviate soreness after a massage. Drinking water any time is a good idea, because it helps your organs, muscles, and bones do their job. If you don't drink enough, the organ this is most cheated is your skin, so water consumption can even help you have a healthier appearance!
How often should I be massaged?
Your personal situation will determine when and how often to receive a massage. In cases where there is chronic pain or medical conditions, your massage therapist and / or physician will help you to determine the frequency of your sessions. When stressful situations arise, a massage can help you relax, release and let go. The benefits of massage, regardless of how often received, are countless. The cumulative effects of regular massage sessions will certainly enhance your health and well-being.