FAQs

About the Artist

Susie Thompson McMahon is a Micropigmentation specialist trained under Annette Power of Harley Street. London. She has 20 years of makeup experience behind her and a great understanding of colour and shape. She is fully qualified and insured to perform micropigmentation procedures.  She is passionate about her work and loves really making a difference to clients. Photographs of previous work can be viewed on facebook at Susan Thompson McMahon Micropigmentation, or at The Aesthetics Lounge.

  1. Who is it suitable for?
    It is suitable for women and men of all ages.
    Examples
    • Those who find makeup application hard
    • Those who want to save time on daily makeup application
    • Those with hair loss, eg, alopecia sufferers
    • Sports people/swimmers who want a smudge free look
    • Those with allergies to conventional makeup
    • Hayfever sufferers
    • Those with impaired vision 
  2. Does it hurt?
    Most people find that waxing is more painful. Clients describe it as a tingling sensation. Topcial anaesthetic cream is applied before hand to ensure minimal discomfort. 
  3. Is it safe?
    Provided that the procedure is carried out by a properly qualified technician, yes.  
  4. Is it natural looking?
    For those who want a natural look, yes it is. A more enhanced look can be created for those who are more comfortable with that. The choice is yours. 
  5. How will I know what it will look like?
    We will draw the shape on first for you to approve and the full details of look will be discussed during your consultation to ensure that you are totally happy before the treatment commences 
  6. How long does the treatment take?
    This will vary from client to client, however the average is 1.5-2 hours 
  7. How long will it last?
    Again this will vary from client to client and can depend on a number of factors, but the average is 18 months – 3 years. We recommend a top up every year. 
  8. How long will it take to heal?
    The treated area will be considerably darker for about 7 days . Aftercare advice will be given at consultation and we are always available by phone should you have any questions. 
  9. Does it suit all skin colours?
    Yes, we have a range of pigments to suit all skin types. 
  10. How much does it cost?
    Prices are by consultation. We offer yearly colour boosts at a much reduced rate