FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Permanent makeup is a very rewarding career. It is a fast growing industry with continual change. If you like art you may enjoy this career. It is an artist endeavor. The degree of success varies with each individual. How well PMU techs do depends on how they can promote themselves and their artistic ability.
There are many places to check for schools or techs in your area.
Check the school out. Make sure you know what to expect. A reputable school will provide you will detailed information about their daily training schedule. Locate a school where you will receive hands-on training ( preferably one on one). Hands on training and "One on One" training are not the same, please have the school clarify. You learn this craft by doing. You will want to get the most hands on experience possible. Schools that teach machine and manual methods of applying permanent makeup prepare you for all phases of permanent makeup. The school that you attend should have a policy of answering all questions and helping you resolve problems after you have completed the course (very important).
There are a couple of reasons for not wanting to use iron oxide in your pigments.
This should be a consideration for both techs and clients.
This is a relatively new industry. Government agencies are just beginning to regulate this industry. To look into your state laws click here. This is tattooing.
Definition of Society: A body of persons united for some common purpose. (source Webster's Dictionary)
When the school you attended didn't have you feeling confidant to work on your own, What can you do?
The society is collecting a list of schools who are willing to answer questions and help you resolve problems. Please email the society for the current list. If you are a school or technician and willing to help others please email.
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