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What Is Semi-Permanent Makeup for Lips?

Lips are more than just a feature on our face; they're the expressive elements that convey our words, emotions, and often, our style. Factors like age, sun exposure, or even genetics might have led to faded lip colour or uneven tones. Welcome to the world of Semi-Permanent Makeup for Lips - a procedure that restores vibrancy and definition to your smile.

Commonly known as Lip Blush, Lip Tinting, or Cosmetic Lip Tattooing, this procedure marries the finesse of artistry with cutting-edge technology. Unlike traditional tattoos, which penetrate deeper layers, semi-permanent lip makeup delicately introduces pigment into the upper layers of the lip skin. The outcome? Naturally tinted lips that enhance your facial beauty and persist for years.

Experience the benefits of Semi-Permanent Lip Makeup

Imagine greeting each day with perfectly tinted lips, radiating confidence with every smile. With semi-permanent lip makeup, you not only enhance the natural beauty of your lips but also free yourself from frequent touch-ups, letting your lips speak volumes without saying a word.

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  • Time-Saver: Say goodbye to the constant reapplication of lip products.

  • Consistent Colour: Enjoy beautifully tinted lips throughout the day.

  • Tailored Results: Whether you prefer a soft blush or a defined liner, achieve the look that suits you.

  • Cost-Efficient: Save on the endless purchases of lipsticks and liners.

  • Boosted Confidence: Step out with poise, knowing your lips look perfect.

  • Beyond Aesthetics: Ideal for those with uneven lip tones or pigmentation loss, or for cleft lip restoration, SMPU offers a harmonious and rejuvenated lip appearance.

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Kelly Smith Forshaw

Premier Cosmetic & Medical Tattoo and Laser Specialist in West Sussex & London

Kelly has dedicated over two decades to perfecting the art of medical tattooing, semi-permanent makeup, and laser tattoo removal.

Her work has graced numerous publications, and she's appeared on TV shows like Embarrassing Bodies, Ten Years Younger, and The Bad Skin Clinic on Discovery+ in 2023.

Kelly is highly recognised among her peers, winning the Medical Micropigmentation Artist of the Year title in 2018, 2019, and 2021.

Beyond her vast expertise, Kelly's empathetic nature ensures every client feels valued and understood.



Understand Your Treatment Plan

How long does Semi-Permanent Makeup last? 

Semi-Permanent Lip Makeup generally lasts between 1 to 3 years, depending on factors like skin type, lifestyle, and aftercare. Over time, the pigment will naturally fade, and touch-ups may be required to maintain the desired look.

 Is the Lip Tattooing procedure painful? 

Some clients feel no sensation at all, others feel mild discomfort. Topical numbing is used to control discomfort if required. Clients say that having a procedure is comparable to having their eyebrows tweezered or their legs waxed.

How do I choose the right lip shade and style for me?

Kelly will guide you in selecting a shade and style that complements your skin tone, facial features, and personal preferences.

 What is the aftercare process Lip Tattooing? 

After treatment, you may experience some swelling/redness for up to 48 hours after your procedure. During the healing process, you will experience some scabbing of the area. It is vital that you try to keep the area as dry as possible during the healing process. We recommend you do not swim, sunbathe or use a sauna/jacuzzi for 1-2 week after the procedure.


What people say about us

From the moment I walked in, Kelly made me feel comfortable and informed. Her work is truly exceptional, and I've received so many compliments since my visit. Grateful to have found her!

-Kerry H.


Start Your Journey Today

Book your complimentary, no-obligation consultation with Kelly and explore the perfect treatments to accentuate your natural features

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