If proper sterilization and disinfection guidelines are met, permanent cosmetics are completely safe. Professionals in the permanent cosmetics industry routinely attend Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) classes. The guidelines that get taught at these classes include (but are not limited to) the following.
IMPORTANT! Things to look out for:
Only new and sterile needles should be used for each client. New, sterile needles should be opened in your presence.
Disposable sterilized one-time use machine parts should be purchased by the artist and disposed of in a sharps container immediately after the procedure has been completed.
Personal protection equipment such as disposable one-time use aprons and gloves should be new for each client and changed during the procedure if needed.
The technician should be clean and neat.
Disposable one-time use chair/bed covering should be new for each client.
SPCP whom is affiliated with PCASA has taken a position against permanent cosmetic procedures conducted at trade shows and in salons where nail dust, aerosols or other chemicals are present.
The room or treatment area should be in an area free from other contaminants. The