PD Artistry will not perform tattoo treatment on people under 18 years of age, under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs
Please check out the information carefully as this is for your own health safety and contact us directly for further consultation or seek advice from your GP or specialist before booking.
Pregnant/ breastfeeding: We cannot tattoo any part of the body whilst you are pregnant and breastfeeding. We highly recommend you to wait at least 6 months after birth and since you stop breastfeeding. Due to a higher risk of sensitivity which may lead to faint and unstable heal result and in order for the body to heal and rebalance hormones.
Existing tattoo: Please contact us for further consultation before booking. A photo of the area is needed (clear, focused, up close, no makeup on the area) or consultation in person might require before we can book you in, that way we can give you a best and honest advice then we can able to gauge whether we are able to treat you.
HIV/AIDS: Please consult with your Medical Practitioner for the best advice and obtain a Medical Certificate clearing you to have the treatment which you will need to bring to your appointment with you.
Haemophilia ( unstoppable bleeding): We cannot offer any tattoo service if you are haemophiliac due to heavy bleeding would occur more, possibly pushing some of the ink out causing the tattoo to heal all blotchy.
Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E: Please consult with your Medical Practitioner and obtain a Medical Certificate clearing you to have the treatment which you will need to bring to your appointment with you.
Taking HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)? HRT or hormonal medications/remedies may cause cosmetic pigment to fade quicker and change in colour down to the pigments base tone. If you are willing to proceed with this in mind, that is fine. Otherwise Please consult with your Medical Practitioner for the best advice.
Autoimmune Disease: whether you can get a cosmetic tattoo or not depends on many different factors and types. Please consult with your Medical Practitioner for the best advice and obtain a Medical Certificate clearing you to have the treatment which you will need to bring to your appointment with you.
Epilepsy: Treatment can be done. but we highly recommend to consult with your Medical Practitioner for the best advice and obtain a Medical Certificate clearing you to have the treatment which you will need to bring to your appointment with.
Cancer/Chemotherapy/Radiation: unless controlled, please obtain a letter from your doctor
Botox and fillers on treated area: we recommend to have your PMU is performed 3-5 weeks prior to having Botox or fillers. However, If you’re already getting it then: 4-6 weeks apart is required between these treatments and PMU
Skin problem ( skin disease, eczema, irritations, rash near the treated area: Any of these problems Must being treated or under control. If you are currently taking medication please ask your GP if you could get a tattoo done.
Sunburn: at least 4-6 weeks wait or until the skin is completely healed.
Taking Accutane ( pill to treat Acne ) 1-year wait is required since the last day taking
Taking Fish Oil, Prenatal Vitamins: Discontinue 1 week before and after appointment as these products thin the blood and may occur more bleeding and loss of pigment.
Taking Blood thinner Medication: No Aspirin, ibuprofen or any type of blood thinner 2 weeks before the procedure (Ask your Doctor before stop taking.
Using Retinol/RetinA / AHAs/BHAs/: these are most common products and ingredients contain acids (e.g. glycolic, lactic….) used for skin purpose of exfoliating .lighten dark spot and improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles so these also will affect directly to your PMU treatment. Stop using 2-3 weeks before your cosmetic tattoo due to high risk of sensitivity and poor colour retention.
To choose to reuse them again please wait 4-6 weeks after your Touchup visit, the colour could still be affected as we have no control over this and decide to do so this is at your own risk and decision.
Skin Treatments ( skin needling. A chemical peel, fractional: 4-6 weeks apart is required due to the high risk of sensitivity and poor colour retention.
Prone to keloid Scaring: It is possible to get a tattoo on keloid skin, but it is not recommended in some cases if you are prone to keloid in your upper chest, back, arms. Keloid skin causes lumps and abnormal growth underneath the surface, making it uneven and skin that is not ideal for tattooing.
Seborrheic Dermatitis: allergy reaction from internal or external which make the skin might be sensitive and bleeding more. The problem must be treated or under control.
Diabetes: (unless controlled, please obtain a letter from your doctor)
Do you take any stimulants? E.g.: gym pre work out, caffeine
Gym pre work out thins the blood and increases sensation. Please refrain from using these for 7 days prior to your tattoo.
If you inquire about Eyeliner or Lips tattoo, please check the extra eligibility requirement below.
Eye Lasik or Surgery: at least 6 months wait required. Please consult with your Medical Practitioner to clearing you are safe for the treatment
Using topical hair growth serums: Please refrain from using hair growth serums to the area for at least 4-6 weeks before your cosmetic tattoo due to high risk of loss or changing colour.
To choose to reuse them again please wait until at least 3 months after your Touchup visit, the colour could still be affected as we have no control over this and decide to do so this is at your own risk and decision.
Several veins in and around your eyelids: Highly vascular eyelids may not be able to be tattooed due to the risk of migration. Please send us photos of the area (clear, focused, up close, good lighting, no makeup on the area). Then we will be able to gauge whether treatment is suitable for you.
Bruiser: If you are heavy bleeder or bruiser ask your GP if you can take Arnica Pillules for 24 hours before the appointment.
Cold Sores/Herpes Simplex: we recommend taking either lysine or a cold sore preventative 7 to 10 days prior even if you never have cold sores. Especially if you suffer or are prone to cold sores breakouts at present or anytime in the past as this will reduce the likelihood of cold sores appearing as a result of the lips healing
What is your Fitzpatrick colouring?
The darker skin you are the higher risk to treat with cosmetic lip tattoo as dark skin could easily hyperpigmentation ( produce more melanin and turn darker) or Hypopigmentation ( loss of colour)
For a further consult please send us a photo or arrange an appointment before booking.
If you are unsure to any of this please contact your doctor before deciding to book your appointment
ON THE DAY OF YOUR APPOINMENT, YOU MUST :
*No makeup on treated area.
*No work out, sauna or sweat heavily the day of procedure
*No wax/ tint/ before your PMU appointment
*No Alcohol, caffeine or any type of energy drinks 24hrs before the procedure
Eyeliner Booking: Do Not wear any contact lens, eyelash extension on the appointment day.
Lips Tattooing : taking either lysine or a cold sore preventative 7 to 10 days prior
These requirements help to avoid excessive bleeding and poor colour deposit.