Right after your procedure, the pigment will look about 20-30% more vibrant then the final result. . This is due to Oxidation and blood rushing to your skin’s surface, it darkens the appearance of the tattooed pigment.
The color will start to lighten in a few days as your skin starts to lightly exfoliate off the pigments on the top layer of your skin. This flaking covers the pigment so that it may appear that the color is faded or gone. After those layers completely slough off, around days 2 to 7 the underlying neutralized pigment can be seen. It will continue to lighten for the first few weeks as it heals.
Healing time for permanent makeup procedures is 3 to 6 weeks.
Your brows will look darker and may look a little larger due to slight swelling for the first couple of days. As they go thru the healing process they may flake for the first 2 to 7 days. Hair stroke procedures flake less than soft filled procedures. You will see your light, soft and natural color after 1 to 2 weeks.
Your Eyeliner will slightly swell for the first 1 to 4 days. Depending on your skins sensitivity it may look a little pink, puffy and tender to the touch.
Your Lips will look very dark for the first 4 to 5 days, until they have exfoliated. Do not be worried that you are going to be stuck with this color. After they have healed they will look soft and natural, nothing like the initial color. The first couple of days your lips will be swollen. Lip color may fade for a few people and take up to 8 weeks to resurface.