Pre and Post Treatment Guide for SPM Eyeliner

Pre Treatment 



  • It is recommended to eat something before your appointment to make sure your blood sugar levels stay stable during the procedure. 

  • Ensure you are suitably hydrated prior to your appointment.

  • Avoid excessive alcohol or caffeine consumption 24 hours before your procedure. Alcohol and caffeine can thin the blood, which causes the skin to be hypersensitive and bleed/bruise more easily.

  • Avoid sun tanning (UV lights and sun exposure) one week prior to the procedure.

  • Avoid blood-thinning medications for 24 hours before the procedure. This includes Aspirin, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Vitamin E or Advil/Ibuprofen, fish oils tablets. Please consult your doctor if you require medications.

  • Eyelash extensions should be removed 3 days prior to the procedure.

  • No eyelash perm and/or tinting at least 3 days prior.

  • Discontinue Retin-A one week prior to the procedure.

  • No Botox around the eye area 2 weeks prior.

  • Eyelash growth serums like Latisse bring extra circulation to the lash line area which results in more growth of hair/lashes. This can cause the skin to be hypersensitive and bleed easily. It is recommended to discontinue the use of these products at least 3-6 months before your treatment.

  • Do not wear any eye makeup on the day of your appointment.

  • If you wear contact lenses, please wear glasses on the day of your appointment.

  • Please be aware that some people will be more sensitive to the discomfort of the treatment during their menstrual cycle.

  • Please remind yourself of our COVID regulations prior to your appointment. Read more here.

  • Please note that it is not advised to have semi-permanent makeup treatments three weeks prior and 3 weeks post your inoculations for COVID-19 including the period between doses.

Post Treatment Home Care

  • Splash your eyes with water and wash off any pigment residue immediately after the procedure. Pat dry gently with a clean tissue.

  • Wash the skin around the eyes twice a day (morning & night) using a gentle, unscented soap such as Cetaphil or baby shampoo). Use your fingertips to cleanse gently and pat dry with a clean tissue.

  • Apply ointment 2-3 times a day for up to 7 days for thick eyeliner (not applicable for lash line enhancement)

  • Post-treatment as your skin heels your eyeliner will start to form scabs and they might look dark and thick. As the skin heals, the skin is likely to flake or crust forming scabs. Scabs will take about 7 -10 days to peel off. Do not pick at the scabs or peel them off prematurely. To remove flakes in your lashes we advise using a mascara wand softly across the lashes.

  • Swelling and redness are normal for the first few days. To relieve swelling, you can ice the area with soft gel ice packs. A slight stinging sensation in the first few days is also normal. 

  • The colour will fade approximately 30-50% lighter when the scabs fall off. This is completely normal. Do not feel discouraged if the fading is more than you expected.

  • To achieve the perfect eyeliner, we need to see how your skin accepts the initial application and a touch-up appointment is where we will perfect the shape and colour.

  • No eye makeup is allowed until the scabs completely fall off.

  • Avoid sweaty or moist exercises such as hot saunas, hot yoga, and swimming.