Tattoo Makeup

Tattoo Makeup vs. Makeup to Cover a Tattoo

What is “Tattoo Makeup” Anyways?

There are a few different types of “tattoo makeup” that people often confuse into one generalized category. This page is to set the record straight and explain the difference between otherwise completely different types of “tattoo” products.

  • Permanent Makeup
  • Tattoo Cover up Makeup
  • Temporary Makeup Tattoo


Permanent Makeup

Permanent Tattoo Makeup, or permanent makeup, is a cosmetic technique that uses tattoos to resemble makeup. The procedure dates back to the start of the 20th century, though it was often concealed in it’s early days. Other names used to describe this type of tattoo makeup include dermapigmentation, micropigmentation, and cosmetic tattooing.

Tattoo Makeup - Permanent Makeup - Wikipedia

Permanent Makeup - Wikipedia

There are many different reasons people choose to have makeup or body hair tattooed in place permanently, the most common reason being to combat medical conditions. For example, those who might have been in a tragic medical accident and are unable to grow certain facial hair, such as eyebrows, may opt to have a permanent makeup procedure. Other popular tattoo makeup procedures include lip enhancements and pigments, areola pigmentation and camouflaging scars.

Unfortunately there are also many cases where the permanent tattoo does not turn out the way the patient would have liked it to. Popular complaints are that the permanent makeup is the “wrong color”, “too big”, “uneven” or “too dark”. As with any tattoo, permanent makeup procedures gone wrong are still just that, permanent, and subject to the same types of tattoo cover up methods as any other tattoo. However, permanent makeup usually tends to be harder tattoo removal procedures due to the types of inks and pigment colors used in modern permanent tattoo makeup procedures.

Tattoo Makeup Eyebrow & Top Eyeliner Procedure

Permanent Makeup Eyebrow & Top Eyeliner Procedure - Wikipedia


Tattoo Cover up Makeup

Tattoo cover up makeup or tattoo concealer makeup is makeup created specifically to temporarily hide tattoos. We recommend (of course) Ferbs Cosmetics temporary tattoo cover up makeup which has been formulated specifically to cover up vibrant tattoo inks. It is not necessarily a “tattoo makeup” perse, at least not in a traditional sense, but it is a type of specific makeup used to cover up tattoos. With tattoo cover up makeup users can effectively and temporarily hide their tattoo for a short amount of time without wearing clothes. There are many different reasons people choose to or feel pressured to cover up tattoos including those applying for a new job, weddings and formal event attendees, military and municipal workers and more.

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