How to Start a Career in Permanent Makeup

So you've always wanted to start your business and you have a passion for cosmetics and makeup? A business in permanent makeup may be just the right choice for you! Permanent makeup has been used for thousands of years, there is even evidence of Egyptian women, as early as 5000 B.C. with permanent eye makeup. But permanent makeup really made it's a comeback in the states, in the late 1970s.   Since then, technology and practices have improved, and there are professional training and teachings across the country to teach you how to also get into the permanent makeup business.   One of the top permanent makeup artists in the Southern US is Alicia Shapira, of New Image Beauty Bar, where she is the only one to have been hand trained by the inventor of Brazilian Stretch Mark Camouflage, Rodolpho Torres, of Sao Paulo, Brazil. This form of permanent makeup using skin-colored ink, to cover and hide stretch marks.   The first step to start a career in permanent makeup is to do your research, learn up on the technique of color matching (Read our Blog Post on Fitzpatrick Color Testing.)    Do your research on where you can receive top training, and be sure to take a look at their results and past students, to see if their work aligns with your vision.   Once you receive your training, be sure you get your certification and finish any additional pieces of training online, suggested by your trainer.   Alicia Shapira, of New Image Beauty Bar, offers one on one training for selected permanent makeup training, such as lip blushing, Brazilian Stretch Mark Camouflage, Microblading and more. Each of her students receives a full day of training, breakfast and lunch included, live models to practice on and a machine, needles, and ink enough for about 35 clients! All of the materials and knowledge enough to start your own business!

Student Training for Brazilian Stretch Mark Camouflage

PMUA Certification

Lip Shading Training Course

Be sure to call us at 954-774-5087 or email  

Models Needed: Brazilian Stretch Mark Tattoo

It’s that time again! I am calling on YOU to help make my student classes worth it! I am hosting several classes through the coming months for the famous Brazilian Stretch Mark Tattoo Camouflage procedure, and as always my students are promised live models to practice the technique on. Below are the dates and times of the available time slots I will need filled for my models. You will be required to send a photo of the one area of your choosing (please do not use flash) to me via text at 954-774-5087, or to my email Stretch marks must be at least two years old and be white or pink in color. If you are accepted, you will be contacted within 24 hours of your original message sent. As a model, you will only have to pay a fee more than 50% off normal pricing, and be given your touch up appointment after 60 days of healing taken care of by me personally. Please expect to be at my studio for at least two hours. If you were ever interested in getting this procedure done from seeing it on my page, then I hope you do consider signing up as a model! Don’t miss out! Claim your time slot today and diminish the appearance of your stretch marks for good. August 22nd: 3:30pm 23rd: 11:00am & 3:00pm September 7th: 4:00pm 8th: 10:00am, 1:00pm, & 3:00pm 13th: 4:00pm 14th: 11:00am & 3:00pm 17th: 4:00pm 18th: 11:00am & 3:00pm October 7th: 4:00pm 8th: 11:00am & 3:00pm

January Stretch Marks Tattoo Workshop

The Stretch Marks Camouflage Workshop was developed for professionals in the health, esthetics, beauty and tattoo industry. We cordially invite you to confirm your attendance for our training course. All participating student professionals receive the personalized certificate of the workshop participation, and much more! The workshop will be taught by Brazilian artist, Fernanda Jaffre in Fort Lauderdale on January 17, 2018, and we are currently looking for 6 professionals to take advantage of this amazing workshop to expand your careers! Currently, Fernanda Jaffre is the working owner at Magic Ink Studio, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This course has gained worldwide attention, and the technique is gaining more prestige every passing day, making it an enormous differential in tattoo studios and aesthetic clinics. In the offered workshop, you will be learning a full day course in all the theory, and will be demonstrated the execution of the camouflage on a real model. A one-time opportunity to learn the “magic ink” method, never before seen in the United States, for an amazing price is yours for the taking! Note that the professionals who will participate in the workshop will have the opportunity to learn technical skills with a pioneering tattoo camouflage artist and they will have the privilege of becoming a pioneer in the United States, because it is an exclusive procedure offered only in Brazil until now! This procedure is unique and innovative, it is not to be confused with micro-pigmentation; it is a tattoo- an eternal aesthetic solution for the problem of stretch marks. This technique appeared in Brazil less than a year ago and its becoming a success in the Aesthetic and Tattoo market. How much is your knowledge worth? Hurry and Sign up by calling or texting Alicia Shapira directly at 954-774-5087, or emailing  
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