Frequently Asked Questions

Semi-permanent make-up

How to insert a needle cartridge

-Close the adjustment of the dermograph firmly.

-Insert the needle well (making sure to hold the gray tab on the side) until a click is heard.< /p>

-Remove the gray tip and screw on the needle.

Suggestion of needle to use according to the region to be made up?

Each technician has her preferences. Movement speed is important to reduce retouching. The smaller the needle you use, the slower you will need to move.

Hair brows: #1 micro, #1 regular, 4 slope (micro)

Powder brows: # 3 shading, #7 shading

Lips: #3 liner, #5 liner #7 liner

Filling lips: #3 shading or 4 slope (micro)

Eyes: #5 liner #7 liner

How to correct an eyebrow that has an orange tendency?

If the eyebrow color is orange:

Solution 1: Pigment a light powder with a needle (#4 slope (micro) or #3 shading) with the stabilizer/orange color all over the eyebrow, then if you want hair to hair, take a darker shade always based on green.

Solution 2: Repigment the eyebrow with a color based on green (powder technique if desired)

How to correct an eyebrow that has a grey/blue tendency?

Solution 1: Pigment a light powder with a needle (#4 slope (micro) or #3 shading) with the stabilizer/grey color, all over the eyebrow, then if you want hair to hair, always take a darker shade orange-based.

Solution 2: Repigment the eyebrow with an orange-based color (powder technique if desired)

Difference between microblading and (semi) permanent makeup?

Microblading is a technique used with a handpiece equipped with a blade of very close micro-needles used by sliding under the skin for the insertion of a color. This so-called superficial technique fades quickly because the skin is renewed every 28 days. If the micro-needle blade is inserted too deeply, it scarifies it, often leaving scars.

What should I apply after pigmentation on the area??

Apply a healing balm (cicaderm) for 5 days after pigmentation. (Keep the pigmented area always well hydrated).

What are the contraindications after (semi) permanent make-up?

Do not expose yourself to the sun for up to 2 weeks after the treatment, including the tanning salon.

Do not immerse yourself in the pool or the sea.

Always applied sun protection.

Do not apply a cream similar to polysporin because your (semi) permanent makeup may dissipate quickly.

Always moisturize the treated area well and do not remove dry dandruff.

When making a mistake in (semi) permanent makeup, is it possible to correct?

Yes, as soon as the mistake is noticed during (semi) permanent make-up, you must repigment with a thinner to fade the color, then give the client at home a small container with this thinner so that she can use it apply at home for the first 4 days after makeup.

What product can I use to remove excess pigment during (semi) permanent makeup?

HEXACLEAN is an effective product for this action

How to use: In a disposable container add a few drops to your demineralised water.

How to correct an eyebrow that has a mauve or purple tendency?

If the eyebrow color is mauve or purple:

Solution 1: Pigment a light powder with a needle (#4 slope (micro) or #3 shading) with the stabilizer/mauve color all over the eyebrow, then if you want hair to hair take a darker shade always based on yellow.

Solution 2: Repigment the eyebrow with a color based on yellow (powder technique if desired)

How to correct the black eye line that has turned blue?

Black pigment is a color composed with blue. To neutralize this blue, simply add a grey/blue stop to your black pigment to help stabilize it.

NOTE: There are very liquid organic pigments on the market composed of a carbon powder whose color remains black. On the other hand, it is VERY risky to obtain a dispersion of the pigment in the skin during the application. Then very difficult to correct.

Difference between LIPS AND LIPS PLUS pigments?

Lip Pigment: creamier, less fixing, so during healing, it loses some of its tint. (recommended for people who only want a very light lip contour.

Lip Pigment PLUS: More fixing and liquid, less loss of color during healing, (recommended for the inside of the lips.< /p>

How long after a first pigmentation should a touch-up be done?

3-4 weeks later to make sure everything is well healed and the final shade is clearly visible.

Can we do a (semi) permanent make-up over a microblading?

Ensure that there are no microblading scars before the (semi) permanent makeup procedure. recommended to take a photo first.

If the skin is damaged as a result of microblading it is best not to apply (semi) permanent make-up, as the skin will not retain the color.

How long does (semi) permanent makeup last?

Makeup lasts between 2-5 years depending on skin type, hygiene, sun exposure and skin hydration.

What is the difference between permanent makeup and (semi) permanent makeup?

The technique is the same, the name is different according to each region/country, some use the term PERMANENT since some particles remain in the skin even after several years. It is advisable to refresh the color after 2 to 3 years, which is why the term (SEMI) PERMANENT is more appropriate.

A more fixing pigment (liquid) is more at risk of allergy and the color toning density is very high.

A more natural creamy pigment will fade year by year.

Better to touch up a color than to camouflage it, in both cases will require retouching.

Should I do allergy tests before (semi) permanent makeup?

Following the questions asked to your client, there is a risk of allergy, it would be preferable to do tests for the pigment and anesthesia.

Instructions: You could apply a small amount of anesthesia under the right ear and under the left ear 1 or 2 strokes of pigmentation with the chosen pigment. Wait 24 hours

What products can I use if there is edema in the eyes?

Cornflower water has a decongestant effect

How to use: Soak on 2×2 gauzes and apply to the area.

If there is edema in the eyes can I continue my pigmentation?

NO, the pigment will be very difficult to penetrate and the risk of getting pigment that has leaked onto the skin is very high.

What should I suggest to my client before lip pigmentation, if she is prone to cold sores?

VALTREXX, in capsules before pigmentation as recommended by the doctor.

Can be prescribed by a doctor or certain pharmacists.

Micro needles

How to insert a needle module?

-Close the handpiece adjustment securely

-Insert the needle shaft (making sure to hold the tip firmly) until a click is heard.

-Remove the tip and aim the needle.

How often should I do a microneedle treatment?

2 TIMES A YEAR (autumn and spring)

A cure of 4 to 8 treatments is suggested depending on the desired result. An interval of 3 weeks between each treatment.

A maintenance in the fall and spring can be carried out to restore a boost of luminosity.

During the cure: following your treatment during the first 3 days:

-Cleanse the face morning/evening with the BEAUTEXX cleansing gel

-Apply the BEAUTEXX cream in the morning with a hint of CICADERM for 3 days for maximum hydration .

-Apply BEAUTEXX serum in the evening with a hint of CICADERM for 3 days for maximum hydration.

-After 3 days, use all products WITHOUT cicaderm.

Following the cure: a home maintenance is suggested with the transneedle and the appropriate serum due to 2 times a week.

Can I go in the sun or tanning booth after a microneedling treatment?

One of the contraindications of this treatment is NOT to go in the sun or tan after the treatment.

Is the treatment painful?

It all depends on the area to be treated, some discomfort may be perceived, an anesthetic cream is applied before the treatment for more sensitive people.

The micro-needle treatment is suitable for all skin types?

All skin types can receive the treatment


Rosaceous and acne-prone skin
Skin with doubtful abnormalities such as: (mole or disease of skin).

Can I use different serum for the jouventude device?

NO. The device only receives aqueous serums, Perform’Art serums are manufactured for use with the “Jouventude” micro-needle device.

How do I clean my Jouventure device?

2 blue bottles of 50ml are given to you with your purchase

1 bottle of demineralized water: Between each change of serum, insert the bottle of demineralized water on the serum holder for better circulation and a cleaning of your previous product.

-2 bottles Cleanser: Every 10 or 12 treatments, put 1/4 cleanser into your pump and then 1/4 demineralized water for complete cleaning assurance.

Can I use the same needle for all my microneedling treatments

NO. The needle module is for single use, after one treatment the tapering of the tips is no longer as precise.

Can I use a microdermabrasion before the start of a micro-needling treatment?

The treatment will be even MORE effective because there will be desquamation before the start of the treatment and the penetration of the products will be more profitable.

What are the costs of a microneedling treatment

Costs vary between $200.00 and $250.00 for the treatment, however, when purchasing a cure, a reduction may be applied OR additional treatment may be given.

What serum should I use for wrinkles, fine lines?

COLLAGEXX serum is designed for wrinkles, fine lines, and stretch marks.

After how many treatments can I see a difference?

Even after the first treatment, we observe a lightening of the complexion. But to see a significant difference, depending on the treatment, a course of 4-8 treatments is recommended.

How deep is the insertion of the needles

It all depends on the area treated and the sensitivity, from 0.3 mm to 2 mm on the body.


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