Plan Ahead for Best Results

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INFORMED CLIENTS ARE HAPPY CLIENTS! 

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please check out our FAQ Page.  

HOW TO OPTIMIZE RESULTS! 

Become familiar with the process, before booking a procedure. The more you know and understand, the happier you'll be.  This could minimize followups sessions!

PLANNING MEANS that you should learn about the process leading UP TO, DURING and FOLLOWING a procedure, so that you can become an informed client. CHECK OUR OUR TIMING GUIDELINES after you read this page. When you find information that is pertinent to your situation, take notes.  

The happiest clients are those who understand the process and realize that NO TWO CLIENTS will have the same reaction or outcome.  Some skin just responds better than others... so please know that it may take some people longer to achieve their desired outcome, than others.  

 

WE PUT THE ART IN THE SKIN. WE MAKE IT LOOK BEAUTIFUL ON THE FIRST SESSION AS A TEST TO SEE WHAT STAYS. ALL OF THE COLOR WILL NOT STAY. SO ROUND ONE WILL TELL US HOW 'YOUR' SKIN TAKES COLOR. WE CANNOT CONTROL WHAT STAYS OR GOES.  

I BELIEVE IN A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO BROW DESIGN...  CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHY.

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All of us here at PERMÉTIKA are eager to help you with your  needs and appreciate the trust you have placed in us!

But before moving forward, we want to make sure that you understand what it takes and all that it means when you book an appointment with us.  UNDERSTANDING OUR PROCESSES UP FRONT . . .  WILL HELP REALIGN YOUR EXPECTATIONS WITH THAT OF REALITY. 

For starters, the levels of application are as varied as the numbers of people who want it... what may be "just enough" for one person, may be barely noticeable by another.  The same principle applies to flaws.  

Artistic abilities are as unique as there are artists... and we all carry a HUGE RESPONSIBILITY to identify the particular needs of every client and execute a grand performance!

So then we execute that Grand Performance, but the art in now - in your SKIN! Skin that is moving and churning on a microscopic scale and is going to be fighting to remove what we just put in.  Add to that, all the various levels of self care going on. Some people follow all the rules while others will break out the peroxide to scrub out thier new color. DO DO THAT! Most likely, what you're seeing is inflammation more than color! So... If you move into freak out mode, just remember how it looked when it was first done. Take a breath... calm down... let it heal... and we will take the next steps at your followup session. IF YOU CANNOT CALM DOWN, CALL US .  : ) 

It is imperative that you understand something else . . . 

The downside of a conservative approach means that you will most likely need followups. Do you know who is MOST appreciative of this process?  THE PERSON WHO HELD THE MOST COLOR! This process prevented their procedure from falling off the cliff! So if your procedure is too light, we dodged a bullet. OUR MAIN GOAL FOR YOUR COSMETIC TATTOOING IS TO HELP MAKE LIFE EASIER We cannot make it perfect.

Unlike a hair or nail appointment, it takes A WEEK OR MORE for clients to plan. When you reserve your place on our calendar, no one else can book this time and we cannot just call in another client to take your spot if you cancel or end up not showing up for your allotted appointment time.

​During this time, we purchase supplies and arrange our time to merge with you. Our business model relies on serious minded commitment on both ends...

You may see the term "Brows 360" on this website.  This is a style, not a procedure.  All this means is that YOU do not have to try and figure out what you need. Our signature technique encompasses the ALL AROUND BEST combination of Microblading, Ombre and Shading techniques to give you the brows that suite your face, personality and lifestyle!  

Multiple sessions are typically required for all procedures. Sessions should be spaced at least 2-3 months apart... Preferably 3 to make sure the skin has reached its final healed stage and the color is no longer changing.  For a lucky few, only one session is needed while most people will need more work which depends on a multitude of variables.

Completed work can last roughly 1-5 years, depending on individual circumstances.

1. THE BEST SURPRISE IS A PLEASANT SURPRISE!  

Please be aware, that when you book your appointment and sign your consent forms, you do so with prior knowledge that YOU HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND OUR PROCESSES as CLEARLY OUTLINED - throughout this website.

The person who books without reading, just because Dominique Sachse came here, could be in for a surprise. Dominique came in fully informed and followed all protocols. She has great skin that took the pigment well and we used a conservative approach on her that took several sessions to achieve. See her videos! 

 

However, even if you do the same, you should understand that SKIN is not the same from person to person. So if you have any questions now please present them to us in advance by sending us a message, prior to your treatment. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

So don't be afraid. As long as you are a good candidate, AND PATIENT WITH THE PROCESS, we have the confidence and skill to get you to a happy place!  Please read through this website, please take notes of things that pertain to you and set reminders accordingly. Planning for cosmetic tattooing is more like planning for a medical procedure than for a haircut. We want to help to ensure you get YOUR best possible results. The healing process can be rocky for some, so be sure to read all about that as well! 

 

This website outlines everything you need to know. If you would like to become acquainted with us prior to your procedure, we would like to invite you to join in on one of our monthly consultation meetings where all of your questions can be answered.  

IF YOU ARE UNDER THE CARE OF A DOCTOR:

  • PLEASE ASK THEM IF YOU ARE ABLE TO DO THIS TYPE OF PROCEDURE before booking an appointment.  

  • If you have any organ, knee or hip replacement that requires you to pre-medicate with an antibiotic, you will need to do that as well prior to cosmetic tattooing. Please ask your physician for clearance to do this!

  • Other antibiotics are not recommended within a week prior to or after a procedure as they can work against the retention of color. 

  • Blood Thinners should not be discontinued without doctor's permission, but may cause extra bleeding. Extra bleeding will reduce the amount of color retention, however more can be added at followup!

IMPORTANT:  READ ALL PAGES . . .    

WHY? YOU NEED YOU TO FULLY UNDERSTAND "THE FULL PROCESS" OF COSMETIC TATTOOING, PRIOR TO COMMITTING TO A PROCEDURE! HAVING REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS WILL MAKE OR BREAK YOUR EXPERIENCE.

We hope that this information will be helpful enough to avoid confusion.  We also hope to form a long lasting bond with our clients. 

  • These guidelines are meant to HELP optimize the effects of your procedure. ​My thoughts are that every little thing you do all add up to help a procedure heal in "better "than if you don't do ANYTHING. You should know that even if you follow these instructions EXACTLY, it does not guarantee that you will have a perfect outcome.  And if you follow NONE of the guidelines, you COULD end up with great results... The body will heal, as it is programmed to heal. These suggestions may or may not help.

  • Each scenario plays out differently from person to person… just because it didn’t happen to YOU does not mean it won’t happen to your friend, mother, or sister.  And just because it didn’t happen before, does not guarantee that it won’t happen NEXT time.  

 

  • I do try to inform clients to help foster the best outcome, but really... I think each person's body and metabolism will determine each person's outcome, regardless of any amount of fussing you may or may not do... The body has ultimate say in how much color stays in and what gets kicked out. The best things you can do is keep the area clean and lightly moisturized. Cool, not hot... Dry, not sweaty...  With that said, please don't think you can push things by going swimming or taking long hot showers. I do know that THAT does matter!  

 

  • THIS IS A GOOD PLACE TO REMIND YOU ABOUT ALLERGY TESTING...

We always recommend that you get a test. Even though allergic reactions are extremely rare, and there is no scientific evidence for or against testing, my feeling is that if we test, we MIGHT catch a problem before it happens.  

2. CLIENTS SHOULD SET UP APPOINTMENTS ON LINE:  

 

SET UP A CONSULTATION MEETING (if desired):

  • We always encourage you to come in for a consultation to learn more about the procedures that you're interested in. 

  • Consultations are recommended, but are not mandatory if you are familiar with the process. 

  • Allergy testing is not mandatory either, but if you want one, and cannot come to the consultation meeting, you can schedule a QUICK TEST (FREE and can be booked on-line from this website). Testing should be performed a very minimum of 3-7 days, prior to your procedure date.  

  • Color Selection and Design work is not performed at Consultation. 

  • Meetings are held once per month in order to answer any final questions prior to your appointment and become more acquainted with us!

  • If you choose not to attend, we will assume that you  understand and agree to all of our our recommendations for planning, aftercare and healing protocols...

  • Most of the important information is found on this website. 

 

SET UP YOUR APPOINTMENT DATES (Initial and Followup): 
  • 12 weeks after the first session, a touch up must be performed to correct any hair strokes that may have not adhered. The first procedure does not always stay 100% since this is done on the very surface of the skin.

  • If possible, please book your followup appointment the same day you ​book your first procedure.  

  • If you do not receive a confirmation via email, this means your appointment did not process, and you should try again until you get a confirmation. If you have trouble, please feel free to contact us through the booking tab. You may leave a message there.

  • Connie's calendar typically stays booked but you may be able to find a sooner spot if someone has postponed.  When you click on the BOOK NOW button above, you will be given an opportunity to select the artist of your choice and their available dates will present themselves on the calendar! 

PLANNING FOR THE DAY OF YOUR APPOINTMENT - PLEASE HELP US KEEP THINGS LOW STRESS! 
  • Having realistic expectations ALSO applies to your appointment time!

  • Creating a "PERMANENT MARK" on someone's face is a complex and personal thing that cannot be rushed.  

  • Some people require more time and focus than others... this is just the way it is. 

  • Just know that we are committed to providing THE BEST POSSIBLE EXPERIENCE for everyone.

  • Your arrival time is not your START time. 

  • There is a 30 minute window in which to complete paperwork and ask any final questions as we start the numbing process. 

  • Appointments that are scheduled at 10 am are the only ones we feel safe in saying will start ON TIME, barring any unforeseen incidents.

  • Appointments set at noon or later may be held up due to a variety of reasons. 

  • If you have to wait, we ask for your patience while we take good care of the client in the chair.  

  • Avoid a TIME CRISIS on your end, by allowing a 3-4 hour window of time to complete your appointment. 

  • Do not plan anything right after your appointment just in case we are running behind.

  • Make a backup plan in case you have lunch or dinner plans.

  • Have someone scheduled as backup to pick up your kids. 

  • Don't plan any first dates - on the day of your procedure.  : )

 FOLLOW-UP APPOINTMENTS:
  • Schedule Follow up #1 and #2 at twelve (12 ) week intervals, following the date of your initial procedure. This keep the application dates on track.   

  • 2-3 Weeks prior to your follow-up, check your permanent makeup. If you feel that everything is ok, and you'd rather wait a while, (or if something else comes up) you may reset your appointment. You may change, your date up to one (1) week prior to the date of your next visit. If you need to postpone, just search your emails for "Permetika" to find your most recent confirmation email. You will find a link there to reset your appointment. 

LOCATION:
  • Please plan ahead and get this information into your phone.

  • If you call for directions just before your appointment, we will probably miss that call.

  • We are located at the NW Corner of Loop 610 at Westheimer.

  • We have two entrances to the building. One off of the feeder of Loop 610, and one off of Westheimer.

ARE YOU RUNNING LATE? 
  • WE ARE IN THE GALLERIA AREA... WE GET IT!  So we build in an extra 15 minutes to allow for this... so no worries.

  • If you're running MORE than 15 minutes, we can still start and make a difference - but we may need to cut the end of your session short IF someone else is waiting.  

  • If you are over 30 minutes late, we will need to reschedule if we have a client scheduled after you. If not, I can usually be flexible. 

 
NOTE:  OUR CANCELLATION POLICY IS ONE WEEK.
  • We have to adhere to this policy in order to allow another person AMPLE TIME to prepare to fill the spot.

  • If you forget or are unable to give this notice, your booking fee will be forfeited.

  • In order to set a new appointment, you must submit a new booking fee.

  • This policy is applies, no matter what. We have to keep things running smoothly to stay in business.

  • If you are not tech savvy or just not familiar with on-line booking, and do not know someone who can help you, we will be happy to assist you if you will contact us here at 713-443-8999.

  • Texting is preferred.

ALL OF US HERE AT PERMETIKA, WISH YOU THE BEST OF LUCK IN YOUR QUEST! 

If you already have an appointment with us, we are looking forward to forming a mutually satisfying relationship with you. Just know in advance, that this takes preparation and patience on both of our parts! If you just need guidance, we hope our tips help you find what you're looking for! If you're not able to find what you need, we will be happy to help!

 

And if you're not able to find an artist in your town, I'm just a plane ride away!  Best of luck to you!

Our deepest desire, is to provide you with AMAZING WORK! 

Thanks for reading!

Connie Pearson & The Team at Permetika