Contraindications for Cosmetic Tattoo



OILY SKIN: Sometimes Oilier skin types don’t hold pigment as well as others. You can still have this service, but need to be aware your skin may be a bit more stubborn in holding the pigment.

SURGICAL BROW LIFT: Please chat to me about this before booking an appointment.

LASER BROW TATTOO REMOVAL: Please wait after 6 months – 1 years until skin is completely healed before getting a new brow tattoo


FISH OIL SUPPLEMENTS– Can result in fading

DIABETES: (sometimes have trouble with healing)

KELOID SCARRING: ( It is not advisable )

MEDICATION: Please check with me first as many types of medication can thin the blood, if you bleed a lot during your procedure you may not get the best results., Please also stop vitamins 48 hrs prior to treatment.

LITHIUM (Cosmetic tattooing has been shown not to hold well with those taking this medication)


ALLERGIES: to Lignocaine/Tetracaine.- These ingredients are found in the numbing

HEART PROBLEMS: Please get Doctors approval.

FLU OR COLD: Please contact me immediately if you are unwell.

CANCER/ CHEMO: Doctor’s clearance is necessary.

PREGNANT OR BREAST FEEDING MUMS: Cosmetic Tattooing is not advisable.

SHINGLES: (varicella): If you have shingles on your face, wait several months to get this service.

BOTOX: (You are best to have your tattooing first) or wait until botox has settled.

CANCER/ CHEMO: Doctor’s clearance is necessary

ACNE MEDICATION: Please chat to me about this before booking an appointment.

PREVIOUS TATTOOING:  If you have previous tattooing you must inform me at time of booking and send me a current photo of your eyebrows, with details of how many times you’ve had them done and when the last procedure was. Whether or not I can look after you will depend on what you currently have left in your skin.

ALCOHOL: You cannot have any alcohol 48 hours prior to your procedure

RUDDY SKIN TYPES: Sometimes these people can have more trouble with pigment holding and going too cool in the skin. However please discuss with me further

FAKE TAN: Please do not apply it to your face before the treatment.