May 7, 2022
“Anti-inflammatory” lifestyle and diet is a buzzy topic right now, but it matters more than you might think in terms of your healing process with cosmetic tattooing. Aftercare tips for permanent makeup will tell you the steps for properly supporting the area itself, but your entire body also benefits from a few key things.
Aftercare tips for your services at your Milwaukee Beauty Studio can be found here on our site, and also through reaching out to our team of PMU artists, but there’s a bit more we’d love to suggest.
We are not medical professionals, so always check with your doctor before implementing any changes.
*Prior to any cosmetic tattoo service, it’s advised to discontinue certain types of medications and supplements (so you’re already taking a pause from aspirin, ibuprofen, niacin, fish oil, CoQ10, vitamin E, retinol, and more listed at those links) for 2-3 days beforehand. Please allow
This is for the months leading up to the procedure, but please do not focus on these items (and reference the supplements list above) to avoid these items in the week before the service.
Per health.harvard.edu this list includes,
Stress is one of the biggest causes of inflammation, so in whatever ways you can, focus on eliminating or reducing it before/during/after your procedures. We obviously want this for you all the time, and we understand that life happens, but being intentional with how you are managing your stress can make a huge difference. If your body is in stress mode (fight or flight), it is not in healing mode. The body may perceive the procedure alone as a stressor, so doing your best to bring those levels down in other areas of life may help your body feel safe and capable of healing.
Sleep! Focus on carving out space for the amount your body needs. If you know you feel best with 8-9 hours, what do you need to do in order to ensure that happens for you? Do it! Sleep is a major part of the healing process.