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Permanent Impressions
Precision Permanent Make-Up


Catherine is a specialist in the application of permanent cosmetics. As a graduate of the Permanent Cosmetics Institute in Los Angeles, CA, Catherine is able to offer her clients the ultimate in permanent cosmetic application.

Catherine received her permanent cosmetic certification under the direction of Ms. Sherry Hackett, Founder and Director of PCI. With this exceptional training, as well as an eye for detail and perfection, Catherine is able to perform procedures using the highest standards of sterility and precise technique.

Catherine is also a Registered Dental Hygienist, having practiced in the Bay Area for the last 14 years. Catherine is board Certified and State Licensed with state of the art training in occupational health and safety techniques, sterile procedures and CPR training. Catherine has been very active in her Local, State and National Associations, and has served as Past President of Mount Diablo Dental Hygiene Society. She prides herself in perfection and detail.



Presently there are 48 million women over 40, struggling to apply make up, just due to normal vision limitations. Some have sensitivities to traditional cosmetics, while others simply want to enjoy the luxury of waking up with their make up on.

Burn survivors, cleft lips, and unsteady or arthritic hands are just some of the reasons women are finding permanent cosmetics to be a blessing.

For whatever reason you choose to have permanent cosmetics, be confident in knowing you will be enhancing your already beautiful appearance and not worry about smudging, sweating or wearing off your eyeliner, lipliner or eyebrows.



Permanent Cosmetic Make-up is a process whereby pigments are inserted into the dermal layer of the skin, permanently. Although techniques may vary, the results are always the same; permanent waterproof color, hassle-free and always fresh!

Your needs and expectations will be discussed during a consultation which includes a review of your medical history as well as before and after care instructions.

Strict sanitation and sterilization guidelines are followed in accordance with the CDC (Center for Disease Control). Single use sterile needles are used with each application.

EYEBROWS can be filled in using tiny, "hair-like" strokes to add a subtle, beautiful look to your existing brow, or for those with light or nonexistent brows. Specially blended colors are used to create the perfect shape and look you desire

EYELINER is applied at the base of your lash line giving your lashes a fuller appearance. Thickness and color are your choice.

LIPLINER AND FULL LIP COLOR are a favorite! An uneven lip line can be corrected and the appearance of fuller lips can be created with lipliner. This procedure also helps lip color from "bleeding" and can minimize the appearance of tiny wrinkles. Full lip color can be applied in a variety of shades from a natural hue to a more vivid color . . . the choice is yours.


All procedures are performed using the highest quality color pigments available. These colors are custom blended for each client to achieve each individual's desired result.

Although pain tolerance varies from person to person, the use of topical anesthetics helps to reduce any discomfort.

You will be scheduled for at least one follow up visit to do any touch-up work and ensure your procedure meets your expectations.

You can be confident in knowing that your technician is held in high regard by both the medical community and the beauty industry.



How long will it last?

Expect to return to have your color refreshed in about 2 to 3 years. Some factors that affect the longevity include the use of exfoliants such as alpha hydroxy and Retin-A. Frequent sun exposure will also increase fading. Always wear a sun block to protect your investment.

What can I expect after the procedure?

Normal activity can usually be resumed immediately. You may have some swelling and redness in the treated areas. Sometimes the eyes will be red and irritated for the first day following an eyeliner procedure. Pigments will appear much darker at first. The color will fade approximately 30 to 40 percent over a four week period. It is suggested to return in one month for a touch-up appointment.

Is it safe?

Permanent make-up has been done for many years. It is considered completely safe by doctors of dermatology and plastic surgeons. Ophthalmologists recommend it to their patients who have allergic reactions to conventional make-up, and for those who wear contact lenses.

How much does it cost?

Eyeliner / Lash Enhancement $300.00
Eyebrows / Eyebrow Enhancement $350.00 - $450.00
Lipliner / Full Lip Color $450.00 - $500.00
Beauty Marks $50.00

Each procedure includes one free touch-up within 60 days.

Appointments to refresh color done within three years $100.00

Call today for your complimentary consultation.

Catherine's "Permanent Impressions" is located in Pleasant Hill, CA

Telephone: (925) 228-5929

Catherine's E-Mail

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