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Cherry Pink Lips


Lip Blush Before and After Care: List


As a necessary precaution, ALL clients that had ever suffered from cold sores (Herpes Simplex Virus) need to contact their physician to obtain prescribed antiviral medication before the procedure. Along with the antiviral medication please also take an anti-allergy to aid in healing and to prevent a cold sore outbreak.


Failure to take your antiviral medication will increase your chance of a cold sore outbreak creating great discomfort and the procedure will be compromised.


Examples of antiviral medications: Acyclovir, Zovirax, Famvir, or Valtrex.



If you have never had herpes, it is not necessary to take an antiviral medication before, but beware that if the immunity is low you can also have an outbreak.



Cold sores, Herpes, are infections from the HSV-1 virus that can manifest themselves on the lips, mouth, or gums. Many people have the virus and never develop cold sores or have any symptoms. All of this is related to the immune system of each person. If the person’s immunity is low, the symptoms are likely to appear. In the case of lip micropigmentation, it can be activated since there is an extra stimulus that the body is not used to regularly, for this reason, it can stimulate your immune system and take greater strength if your system is weak, which will end up activating the cold sore.



Labial herpes does not come from the anesthesia, pigments, or products used in micropigmentation, but from the immunity of each person.


If you decide not to take the antiviral medication, Aldrich Beauty Brows (technician Sandra Aldrich) have no responsibility for outbreaks after the procedure.




You need to be well hydrated on the day of the procedure! Exfoliation is necessary to leave the lips without a crust, the more hydrated the lips are, the better color retention is.


Make an exfoliation 3 days before the appointment, every day, with sugar and olive oil, and hydrate with petroleum jelly.


Get plenty of rest and drink plenty of water to hydrate before the procedure.


NO alcohol, caffeine, or stimulants 48 hours before the procedure (Yes, there is caffeine in decaf coffee and tea!).


Avoid the sun and tanning one week before the procedure.


Do not take aspirin, niacin, vitamin E, or Advil / ibuprofen 48 hours before the procedure. If you are on antibiotics, you are not ready to do the procedure.


Avoid fish oil, primrose oil, prenatal vitamins, nutritional shakes (Shakeology, etc.), “Hair, Skin, Nails” supplements for a minimum of 48 hours before the procedure.


Stop Retin-A and Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) at least 1 week before.


You must wait a minimum of 6 months after lip fillers and 6 weeks after touch-up. It is possible to have poor color retention on lips that have received injections within 6-12 months.


Wait six months after the lip implant and obtain a written authorization from your surgeon.


Please Note:

If you arrive with dry, damaged lips, I will not be able to do the procedure.


The procedure will be more sensitive during the menstrual cycle.



Proper aftercare of your semi-permanent lip tattoo is necessary to achieve the best results

Important message

( If you are not on the antiviral medication for the prevention of herpes and you begin to feel pain, burning, inflammation, or itching on any part of the lips after 3 days of the procedure. Please contact your doctor immediately this are signs that an outbreak is going to begin )


Immediately after the procedure, the lips may feel dry, chapped, tight, and tender to the touch.


Expect moderate swelling, usually one to three days after the procedure. Crusting can make the lips feel thick.


You can apply an ice pack ( protected with a wet protective film of paper towel, towel, or cloth) for 10-minute intervals during the first 48 hours. Do not put ice directly on the area.


After every meal gently rinses and clean lips with water and pat dry, then re-apply ointment 2-3 times daily.


Do not stretch your lips. Avoid biting into large sandwiches, etc. Cut the food into small bites.


Do not bite greasy food, do not eat pork or shrimp, oily, salty or spicy, rather cut it and put it in your mouth.


Avoid moisture on lips like hot soups and hot coffee for 10 days. Drink everything through a straw until the lips are completely peeled.


No soaps, cleansers, or chemicals on the lips. Wash your face carefully.


Do not pick or rub your lips and let the peeling happen naturally. Continue keeping your lips moist. Do not allow lips to dry out.


Itching is normal, DO NOT PICK!


Do not keep licking your lips, as this will impede the healing process.


Avoid hot water on new pigmented areas as much as possible for the first 3 days. When showering, washing your face, etc. put ointment on the pigmented area to protect the lips from water.


Do not expose your procedure to direct sun, swimming, saltwater saunas, swimming pools for 2 weeks.


Excessive sweating should be avoided 2-3 weeks


No facial, wax, laser treatment near the lips for 2 weeks.


Seal your lips with cream before brushing your teeth. Use a small amount of toothpaste.


No whitening toothpaste (during the healing process). Do not whiten your teeth while your lips are healing (about 2 weeks).


Do not expose lips to direct sunlight or tanning beds for 4 weeks. This is new skin and will burn easily and direct sun prematurely can also cause scarring and alter pigment color.


Do not smoke while the lips are healing (minimum 10 days).


Don’t kiss, rub or rub your newly tattooed lips until after 10 days or you may lose pigment.


Please note:

Lips can be dry for 3 to 6 months, depending on the body’s reaction. Always keep your lips moist.


The lips will fade up to 50% after the first 5 days. While it heals, the tattoo will look patchy. This is due to the regeneration and healing of the skin.

Note that in many cases, some color unevenness is to be expected, this is the purpose of retouching. Retouch allows the technician to correct anything in your procedure.




Retouching can only be done after 6 weeks from the first session.


Two or three sessions may be required to achieve the desired results. Please, be patient. The cosmetic tattoo is a multi-step appointment process with a healing time of approximately 6 weeks between touch-up appointments.


Retouch price is not included in the initial cost.

Keep in mind that in many cases, some unevenness of color is expected. This is the main reason for the touch-up after 6 weeks. In some cases, women will have a higher difficulty in skin pigmentation. This varies greatly from one person to another and has nothing to do with the professional but with the reaction of your skin. In this case, it is a sign that your skin does not absorb the pigment properly. Your skin has a difficult pigmentation if your lips begin to peel and the color is disappearing, in touch-up, we reinforce with more color. If an additional touch-up is necessary, there will be an additional cost.

Aldrich Beauty Brows
Microblading in Katy, TX


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