Permanent Cosmetics

Tattoo Removal & Correction
$ TBD at consultation

Come out to KBB and get rid of those unwanted tattoos! We offer tattoo removal and some slight corrections for the face and the body! We use the saline removal method. Removal may require between 6-12 treatments depending on size of tattoo and deepness of ink. Many tattoos require only a few procedures. Each removal session is fast and easy! Please schedule a free consultation with Kara to discuss.

3-D Areola Pigmentation & Restoration
$ cost TBD at consultation

Kara offers 3-D Areola Pigmentation/Restoration. This is a tattooing service for anyone wanting to reshape or recolor their areola. Ideal for Transgender and MTF clients, those who have endured cancer or any other breast surgeries and unfortunately lost part of or all of their areola and nipples or now have misshapen areola from the process. Most insurance companies cover this procedure with a referral from your doctor.

Permanent Makeup + Brows

Lip Blushing

Lip blushing is a form of semi-permanent makeup. It is a cosmetic tattoo of the lips that enhances the beauty of the natural lip color, improving the shape of the lips, giving definition and the illusion of fullness.
• Lip Blush Healing Day by Day


Always wake up to Eyeliner perfectly on your eyes! No smearing, no sweating it off, and no having to use steady hands each morning to put it on.

Initial Appointment $400 / 6-Week Follow-up $200

Clients LOVE this alternative tattooing technique for enhancing and reshaping the appearance of the eyebrows, in which semi-permanent pigment is scratched into the skin in fine, short strokes resembling hair, using a hand tool. Kara emphasizes that her microblading technique results in very natural brow strokes and recommends a 2-part application.

Most clients will want to allow 6 weeks of heal time after the initial application before scheduling their follow-up appointment to address adding any hairstrokes, especially if you are still using brow make-up to get your desired look.

Optional Powdered Brow

In this method you use one color to fill in the brows completely. Optional follow up one month later to add hairstroke (microblading) on top for a beautiful effect. Please schedule a free permanent make-up consultation before booking this service.

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Frequently Paired Services
Big Daddy Facial • Brow Tint • Lash Lift & Tint

What To Expect


All permanent cosmetic procedures are a multi-session process. You are required to come back for at least one touch-up visit before it can be determined that your work is complete – this appointment is included in your price. Touch-up visits are scheduled at 6 week intervals or longer.

Be prepared for the initial color intensity of your procedure to be significantly sharper, brighter, or darker than what is expected for the final outcome. It will take time for this transition based upon how quickly the outer layer of your skin exfoliates.

  1. Since delicate skin or sensitive areas may swell slightly or redden, some clients feel it is best not to make any social plans for a day or two following any procedure. It is always best to avoid these procedures within months prior to important life events such as weddings. Procedures may take longer than expected to be complete under some circumstances.
  2. Wear your normal make up or bring your brow pencils to your consult, but you do not have to for your procedure. Please do not wear mascara to an eyeliner procedure.
  3. Any tweezing or waxing should be done at least 48 hours prior to the procedure; electrolysis no less than 5 days before. Do not resume ANY method of hair removal for at least two weeks.
  4. Any eyelash or eyebrow tinting or eyelash curling should be done no sooner than 48 hours before, or two weeks after the procedure.
  5. DO NOT wear contact lenses during or within 48 hours following the eyeliner procedure. Remember to bring your glasses. You may resume wearing your contact lenses as soon as your eyes return to their pre-tattooed condition.
  6. Following the eyeliner procedures, as a safety precaution, we recommend that you have someone available to accompany you or drive you home.
  7. Refrain from the use of alcohol, aspirin, aspirin-containing medications, ibuprofen, fish oil or other blood-thinning medications for seven days before and two days after any procedure. No medication should ever be discontinued without first consulting your physician. A skin test is offered upon request.

Proper care following your procedure is necessary to achieve the best results. Keep in mind that in many cases, some unevenness of color is to be expected. The purpose of the touch-up visit is to correct any color or shape issues. Please review the following directions and refer to them as necessary. If during your healing process you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

  1. Ice packs protected with a cloth may be applied as necessary to reduce swelling. Sleeping slightly elevated helps alleviate swelling sometimes seen in the morning after facial procedures. Do not use ice packs on lip procedures.
  2. Wash your hands before touching any treated area. Cotton-tipped applicators may be used to gently cleanse the eye area. Do not expose the area to dirty or unsanitary conditions. Wearing glasses outdoors is a good way to protect new eyeliner from dust.
  3. Some itching is normal. DO NOT PICK, PEEL, OR SCRATCH the treated area or your color may heal unevenly and you risk scarring and infection.
  4. No makeup is to be applied for 72 hours (three days) after the procedure on the tattoo area. After any eyeliner procedure, use new mascara for the first 10 days after the 3 days of no makeup. Do not use an eyelash curler for two weeks.
  5. Do not expose your healing skin to direct shower spray, skin creams, ointments, or lotions other than what you have been instructed to use for at least 3 days following your procedure.
  6. Do not expose your healing skin to direct sun, tanning beds, hot tubs (tub bath if body area treated), saunas, salt water, chlorinated pools, or extremely hot water for 2 weeks following your procedure.
  1. Use a good sunscreen daily- even lips require protection. Sun exposure will fade your permanent cosmetics and may cause irritation even years later.
  2. If you are planning chemical exfoliation, or other medical procedure, please inform your physician of your cosmetic tattoo.

Eye Brows
Day 1-2: What you see is about 20-60% darker, bolder, and more solid than what your healed result will present. There may be minimal swelling; however as the eyebrow area typically does not retain much fluid, swelling will be limited. The top layers of skin will begin to shed about day 3-5 and you will see a loss of color. This is normal.

Day 3:
Your eyebrows may begin to itch and the pigment may appear somewhat raised. DON’T SCRATCH THEM!

Day 4-6:
Your skin is now in rapidly exfoliating and if left alone, will shed evenly. The color under the skin will continue to appear light until the epidermis becomes more transparent.

Day 30-40:
Your eyebrows have had a full cycle of cellular regeneration in which the tattoo has now become part of the dermis, seen under the epidermis. If you are not 100% happy, call and come in for your touch-up.

Eye Liner
Day of: This can vary from slightly puffy to swollen, heavy lids; light sensitive and possibly bloodshot eyes. It’s advisable to sleep in an elevated position to help reduce swelling at night.
Day 1: Eyes will be swollen and perhaps a bit ‘crusty’ upon waking. The swelling will reduce after being in an upright position and from blinking and increased circulation to the area. Avoid heavy lifting, physical exertion, and crying.

Day 2: Eyes will be less swollen, but will feel tight. The lash area will feel sore if touched.

Day 3-4: The top layer of skin will begin to flake off in little stitch looking lines, although some people do not notice the exfoliation. DO NOT PICK– you will pull pigment out and end up with uneven color. Blinking helps eliminate the small pieces of pigment and epidermis that has detached. It is important not to pick at it or rub the eyes.

Day 7-9: All shedding should be complete. You are safe to put your face back in the shower spray. During this time, the tattoo may appear to have vanished, this is a normal part of the healing process, and the pigment will re-emerge.
10 Pigment, if it faded, should have returned. What you see now is very close to the healed result. If it is not as you like, please wait the final three weeks and return for a touch-up procedure.

NOTE: The outcome of permanent cosmetic procedures is dictated by the canvas (your skin). The better condition your skin is in, the better the final result will be. Very oily, dry, or sun damaged skin can be very difficult to achieve a beautiful even result. Mature clients may need an additional one to two weeks healing for the final results to appear.

The better you take care of your skin and protect it from UV rays, the better the outcome and lifespan of the permanent cosmetics procedures.

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