2 weeks before your appointment

  • Do not undergo any anti-wrinkle treatments (botox, fillers, etc)
  • Stop applying Retinol, Vitamin A, AHAs, BHAs, Vitamin C around and directly on the area to be treated

1 week before your appointment

  • Avoid sun exposure and tanning to your face
  • Do not wax, thread or tin the area to be treated

We want to ensure your skin is in the best possible condition in the lead up to your cosmetic tattoo treatment. The right pre-care can truely make a massive difference in your results.

Please read carefully the following recommendations and advices prior any cosmetic tattoo treatment.

24/48 hours before your appointment

  • Is recommended to avoid or limit alcohol and caffeine.
  • Is recommended to avoid Fish Oil, Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E or Ibuprofen unless it is prescribed by your doctor or health care professional.

Applicable for lip treatments

  • If you ever had a cold sore, you will need to take an antiviral medication (eg Acyclovir, Valtrex) at least 3 days before and at least 3 days after your treatment or as directed by your pharmacist.
  • The week of your appointment, it is recommended to gently exfoliate your lips and apply a hydrating balm.

Applicable for eyeliner treatments

  • Remove lash extensions 48 hours prior to your appointment. You will need to wait 4 weeks to re-apply.
  • Do not wear eye makeup on the day of your treatment eg. eyeshadow, mascara, eyeliner.
  • If you wear contact lenses, you must remove them before your treatment so do bring your glasses with you.
  • Avoid lash tinting and/or lash lifts 2 weeks before and 4 weeks after your treatment.

​Please note that having cosmetic tattooing treatments done during your menstrual cycle or if you are tired or stressed can make you hypersensitive. Although, topical numbing will be applied.

Additional information

  • Feel free to bring your favourite snacks. Water, tea and coffee is on us.
  • Please allow extra time for your appointments as we don’t want you to rush.
  • Please take into consideration driving time and parking. There are several parking options in the area:
    • FREE: 2P at Coles carpark 200mt distance, 3 minute walk (Burke Ave, Camberwell)
    • TICKET: $6.80 all day ticket parking direct opposite Salon Studio entry (149 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East)
  • If you have any questions regarding the pre-care requirements or anything else in the lead up to your appointment, please do not hesitate to contact us.