Aside from possible liability issues, the main concern with permanent makeup during pregnancy is the risk of contracting an infection such as HIV and Hepatitis B.
🤰🏻There is little to no research regarding the effect of pigment on the body of a pregnant woman and her unborn baby. Chemicals such as iron oxides and titanium dioxides could be harmful towards their development.
🤰🏻The use of numbing creams, especially those containing epinephrine could affect the development of the unborn baby, potentially causing cardiac abnormalities.
🤰🏻Due to fluid retention, pregnant women may experience facial swelling which may alter the appearance of the tattoo after pregnancy.
🤰🏻Hormonal fluctuations may cause facial skin to darken (especially for those with Melasma) and clients may experience hyperpigmentation in the procedure area.
🤰🏻Hormonal fluctuations might also cause a client to bleed more, retain less color and take longer to heal.
-The PMU Hub