Permanent Makeup Blog by Phil Davis

Microblading v Machine Brows

Often in the permanent makeup (I’ll refer to it from here on as PMU) industry, clients & technicians alike will confuse one another with terminology. Allow me to clarify a few common misunderstandings. What are the main differences between Microblading and Machine...

Happiness is……..

There are many rewarding elements to my job, I’ve discussed them in previous blogs but, today I want to talk about the feel good factor for YOU - my clients! Confidence I’ve lost count of the amount of times ladies have returned for their follow up appointment with me...

Eyebrow Hairloss

Where it grows or more importantly, where it doesn’t...Eyebrow hair... As we age, hair increasingly grows in places which we don’t want it to. Hair also changes colour. We go grey, some people’s hair goes white. We also lose hair in places that, perhaps we would...

Tattoos – Who when where but WHY?

History of Tattoos The oldest discovery of tattooed human skin to date was found on the body of Ötzi the iceman. Ancient stone aged people such as Ötzi the iceman are thought have been tattooed or tattooed themselves on their joints as they believed it could help fix...

Permanent Makeup versus Tattoo Ink

At Davis Permanent Cosmetics we refer to cosmetic tattooing as permanent makeup because we must assume that some residual trace of the pigment ingredients will remain in the skin indefinitely, even if you cannot see them. Some in our industry refer to it as ‘semi...

Hair Loss & Permanent Makeup

My clients have different reasons for visiting my clinic to receive eyebrow and/or eyeliner tattooing. "I over-plucked them when I was younger", "The older I got, I just seemed to lose (eyebrow) hair", "I've never had very good brows", "I just want more defined...

Getting to Know (PM)U

Service industry workers are infamous for making inane smalltalk. I don't do smalltalk. I love meeting new people because I'm genuinely interested in people. Because of my job I usually have two hours with each client, sometimes 4 hours if it's a two treatment...

Skin Therapy Blog by Penny Davis

Chemical Peel, What’s The Deal?

What is a chemical peel? It can conjure images of faces peeling off, we remember Samantha from Sex In The City post ‘refreshing peel’ hiding her face or worse the dreadful images of ‘10 Years Younger’ with black skin peeling off the face to reveal baby fresh pink...

As One Pore Closes

I am very privileged to meet many men and women from all walks of life in my skin clinic. It truly is one of the most enjoyable parts of my work. Although there is certainly diversity across my client demographic, one thing that most have in common is that they are...

What is Digital Microneedling

This is an incredibly popular treatment in my clinic! It really is the next generation of effective, safe and results driven procedures. Microneedling, also known as Skin Needling or Collagen Induction Therapy has been around since around 1995 but does have distant...

What is Fibroblastic

Fibroblastic is a plasma based procedure and it is not to be confused with Platelet- Rich Plasma (PRP) which is sometimes known as a Vampire Facial. PRP is when blood is removed from your arm, spun in a centrifuge then injected or needled back in to the face or other...

Enlarged Pores

A question I often get asked, 'Why have I got enlarged pores?' Did you know in just one square inch of skin we have 20 million cells, 20 blood vessels, 60 hairs, 650 sweat glands, 100 sebaceous glands and 1000 nerve endings? Therefore, we have around 300 000 pores on...

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