8 Curious Facts about Lip Cosmetic Tattoo

What is a lip cosmetic tattoo? Are you tired of continually painting your lips? Do you want to get a lip tattoo but are afraid of complications and consequences? Do you want to know which stereotypes about tattooing are real and which are not? Read all about the types of cosmetic lip tattoo and choose the right artist to be sure of the result!
Do you want to know what a lip tattoo is? How to choose a permanent makeup artist? Are you afraid of complications after the procedure? Don’t you know how to care for your lips after tattooing? In the article, experts share their knowledge and answer questions in detail.


Lip cosmetic tattoo or permanent lip makeup – tattooed on the lips with coloured pigment. It was created by injecting organic dye into the top layer of the skin.

The artist does the filling of the lips with colour with a special tattoo machine with a needle. The pigment injects under the skin to a depth of 0.1 to 0.3 mm.

The procedure performs under local anaesthesia. During the artist’s work and after, the client feels a burning sensation in the lips’ area. It can compare to the passionate kiss of an unshaven man.

A cosmetic lips tattoo lasts for 2-3 years on the lips. Durability depends on the condition and type of skin, pigment injection depth, and even climatic conditions.

The pigment will come off earlier if:

  • Firstly, You have oily skin;
  • Secondly, the pigment was injected into the top layer of the skin to create a nude effect;
  • Thirdly, You often sunbathe and get a lot of sun exposure.
After lip tattoo in blush technique. Lik pigments Rasberry colour 80% Peach 20%


Lip tattooing differs in the ways and intensity of pigment application:

In the technique of blush. Olga got a tattoo for 2 hours. Use of pigments Lik Сardinal 20% Lik Сoral 80% colour.

Lip Blush Tattoo – naturally accentuates the lips, suitable for young girls. However, it is carried out with a pigment close to the natural colour of the lips.

lip cosmetic tattoo has a light contour creation with Lik Nude pigments №3

Lip liner tattooing – drawn along the contour, looks like lips drawn in with a pencil. Besides, suitable for women over 50 years old, when the natural shape loses its definition.

Cosmetic Tattooing Studio Face Figurati in Melbourne specializing in Lip Tattoo Permanent Makeup: Nude lip tattoo, shading tattoo, aquarelle lip technique, Contour Lip tattoo technique

Feathering – the technique involves shading the colour from the contour along the surface of the lips. Moreover, the master leaves the central part of the lips unpainted. The feeling of worn lipstick created.

Nude lip tattooing treatment 2 hours duration and used by two different LIK pigment Rasberry 30% Kardinal 70%

Now the trend is the shades of the Ombre Lips. With light, almost invisible paints, you can visually increase or decrease the volume and make the contour clearer. Moreover, colours one or two shades brighter than natural colours will help cope with the lips’ pallor.

Watercolour or Aquarelle lips are a type of permanent makeup that involves using a watercolour technique. Thanks to layer-by-layer application, shading and selection of natural pigments, it turns out to create a natural shade, without a contour.

Watercolour or Aquarelle lip tattooing– the technique is performed without a contour in natural shades. Also, the effect of a hygienic lipstick created on the lips. The paint is injected to a depth of 0.2 mm.

After feathering lip tattoo technique used by Lik Rose 50% Rasberry 50%. This tattooing was at home to mam with 3 kids. We always can bring beauty to some busy family. feathering lip tattoo technique used by Lik Kardinal 50% Rasberry 50%. This treatment was at home to mam with 3 kids. We always can spot some busy family

Lipstick effect – the pigment is applied tightly. It gives the impression of being painted with lipstick. The bright colours will provide the effect of permanent lipstick. And most importantly, such an endless looks very natural and natural.

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Lip Cosmetic tattoo price

The cost of lip tattooing in Melbourne varies from 450 AUD to 1000 AUD. Cost variation depends on the region and the qualifications of the artist. 

Procedure Time Price Melbourne Olha Pokatilova Price Brisbane Anastasia Petkov
Aquarelle Lips (Watercolour technique) 1,5 hour 499 AUD 499 AUD
Lip Shading 1,5 hour 499 AUD 499 AUD
Lipstick tattooing technique 1,5 hour 499 AUD 499 AUD
Lip Contour Creation 1,5 hour 449 AUD 449 AUD
Lip Blush Tattoo 1,5 hour 449 AUD 449 AUD
Ombre Lip Tattoo 2,0-2,5 499 AUD 499 AUD

Can you get a lip tattoo?

Are you planning to get a lip tattoo? Make sure that you do not have any diseases for which the procedure is prohibited:

  • Firstly, Diabetes;
  • Secondly, Oncology;
  • Thirdly, AIDS;
  • Also, Bronchial asthma,
  • In addition, Low blood clotting;
  • Moreover, Hepatitis.

You will have to postpone the trip to the salon if you have:

  • Fever
  • High pressure;
  • Herpes on the lips;
  • You are feeding your baby;
  • During critical days.
Most importantly, consult your doctor before lip tattooing if you have moles or age spots on your lips.
Tattooing does with local anesthesia. In this case, an artist applies some anesthetic behind hears. The artist of a cosmetic tattoo will ask about medication allergies. If you don’t know the answer, ask the tattoo artist for a test. You can get a tattoo if no allergic reaction occurs within 10 minutes.

Healing lip tattoo

After the tattoo procedure, the lips heal for a week. The skin completely restores for a month. The pigment initially looks brighter than the selected shade.

Only after complete recovery does the skin acquire the desired colour.

A common complication after tattooing is the herpes virus. On injured skin, it can cover the entire lip area. Herpes is dangerous because it can discolour the pigment in whole or in part.

Experts advise taking antiviral medications on drink to avoid herpes. They work for about two weeks. Take a course before tattooing or after the procedure.
Make a tattoo only with a professional artist with a significant portfolio. Trusting yourself to an artist, you should make sure that you’ll achieve the desired result. Through poorly processed instruments that hepatitis and AIDS are transmitted after that is why in Face Figurati Studio, all our tools are disposable!

When to do lip tattoo correction?

A month after the initial procedure, you can correct it. If the pigment is uneven or you are not satisfied with the result, you want to update the shape. If you are happy with your lips or microblading after healing, correction is not necessary. Make an appointment with the master again in 1-2 years, when the pigment disappears.

How to remove lip Cosmetic tattoo?

Why do girls remove the tattoo from their lips if they wanted it so badly? There are several reasons:

  • I wouldn’t say I liked the result; 
  • The master did poor-quality work, which cannot correct in any way;
  • I am tired of the colour.

 Removal consists of several procedures. The number of courses determined individually. It Depends on the density of the pigment and the depth of dye injection. The cost of one time varies from 300 AUD to 2,000 AUD.

There are several ways to remove tattoo:

  1. Laser – the lips are treated with a beam of the apparatus, after which the pigment turns grey. It gradually removes from the upper layers of the skin.
  2. Remover – a particular composition apply to the lips. It damages the skin and causes crusts that disappear after about 10 days.
  3. Revin is a clear liquid that provokes the excretion of the colouring matter by the body. During the procedure, you will feel warmth, and after that, there will be slight swelling. The pigment will begin to lighten in a week.

Lip Tattooist in Melbourne

Olha Pokatilova

Olha Po is a cosmetic tattoo artist and the head of the Permanent Makeup Studio Face Figurati.
Since 2017 Olha has been an amateur for two years before going into a professional cosmetic tattoo in Europe. She is a specialist with a delicate approach to every element and uses unique author’s techniques based on experience. Her style emphasizes the individuality of each image. You can quickly tell that she is an artistic person who strives for perfection in her work. The motto is an art, a hobby, a profession, and a way of life should be at the same time in your life.
Are you still looking for the right Lip tattoo or MIcroblading cosmetic tattoo artist in Melbourne? You are on the right track. Olha is the best craftsman in Melbourne cosmetic tattooing business.


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