About

About2019-03-08T19:29:27+00:00

TOOTIE (KRISTIE) WAGNER

PROVIDING PERMANENT COSMETICS, SALON & SPA SERVICES

Tootie (Kristie) Wagner received her certificate in permanent cosmetics from Black Hills Beauty College (BHBC) in 2016. Prior to receiving this certification, Tootie also obtained her degree in cosmetology from BHBC (1996), and her certification in massage from Pam’s School of Massage, Mitchell, SD (2007).

With her cosmetology, massage and permanent makeup degrees, Tootie has incorporated these specialties into her established spa business. She is very passionate about her work, and feels it is a privilege and honor to serve each and every client. She desires to help each client by giving them confidence, and has a gift for filling their hearts with joy and laughter after each visit.

FAQ’s

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What to expect during and after tattoo removal2019-03-29T15:58:25+00:00

During treatment, the client should expect some minor bleeding, and post-treatment the skin may be tender and there may be some bruising. Within a few weeks, the treated area heals completely. Fading happens throughout the next few months.

What is Saline Tattoo Removal, and how does it work?2018-07-16T16:37:21+00:00

Saline tattoo removal treatment is similar to the process of tattooing. The technician uses a tattoo machine or a rotary pen to tattoo the salt/saline solution into the treatment area. This punctures the top layer of the skin, opening the area. The client should expect 3-4 procedures before they see desired results with this method of tattoo removal. Clients can expect the tattoo to become lighter, but a full removal should not be expected. The skin can be re-tattooed after the treatment area heals. Wait time between treatments is 4 weeks. Consultation prior to treatment is required.

Why Saline Treatment for Tattoo Removal?2018-07-16T16:37:21+00:00

A saline (salt) solution is a common, effective approach to lightening tattoos. This method is safer than other types of treatment, and works really well for clients with darker skin tones, sensitive skin, or allergic reactions to tattoo pigment. Also, it’s safer to use for lightening tattoos on any area, including near the eyes. It does take longer than other treatments, but despite that, it is most highly-recommended.

What can I expect after a permanent makeup procedure?2018-07-16T16:36:19+00:00
  • Immediately after the procedure, the pigment will look darker for several days. As the skin heals, it will lighten and soften. The healing process varies from person to person, but generally is between 4-7 days.
  • After the initial procedure, touch-up services will be scheduled for maintenance as the pigment naturally fades over time. Long-term, permanent cosmetics last on average 4-6 years.
What does a procedure involve?2018-07-16T16:36:59+00:00
  • After booking an appointment, you will have a consultation visit to discuss your interests and needs. Tootie will explain the process, and how to best prepare for your upcoming visit. Together you will determine your specific procedure plans, which will most complement your face shape, skin undertones, and facial features. Photographs may be taken to document your before and after process.
  • On the day of your procedure, safety protocol will be followed as Tootie works hard to provide a safe and profession experience. Topical anesthetics will be applied, and disposable, sterile needles will be used for the procedure. After-care instructions will be given to reduce swelling. Each person’s skin responds differently, which impacts the healing time for each individual.
How long does permanent makeup last?2019-03-07T20:56:08+00:00
  • Permanent cosmetics will fade gradually over time. Each person’s skin may retain pigment differently. Touch-up services are a normal maintenance procedure that allows for color change (within reason) if desired.
  • It is considered permanent in that it cannot be washed off. This is due to the implantation technique, which deposits permanent cosmetics pigment in the upper reticular layer of skin. Unlike traditional tattoos, permanent cosmetics professionals do not use dye. Because of the more delicate pigment, these procedures will fade over time.
  • Women with lighter hair color will need more frequent touch-ups, with mid-tone brown shades lasting longer, and dark brown and black shades requiring even less touch-up.
  • Microbladed eyebrows last an average of 1-3 years.
Who is a good candidate for permanent makeup?2018-07-16T16:36:59+00:00
  • Anyone who has little time for applying makeup everyday can benefit from permanent cosmetics. In fact, compared to the annual cost of makeup products, permanent cosmetics saves money as well as time.
  • Women with allergies to conventional makeup; women with hair loss due to alopecia or fine, thinning hair; elderly women and those who have difficulty applying makeup; women with vision problems; and women who desire a natural, low-maintenance enhancement of their existing features.
  • Clients who are pregnant or nursing are not recommended for permanent cosmetics procedures. Certain health conditions, skin disorders and medications are risk factors, and should be discussed at the consultation visit.
What is permanent makeup?2018-07-16T16:37:00+00:00
  • Permanent makeup application is the process of applying hypoallergenic cosmetic pigments into the dermal layer of skin. As opposed to traditional tatoo ink, these pigments are more delicate, and designed to complement skin tones as well as imitate natural hair. Tootie is committed to enhancing the natural beauty of her clients, and her skill as a permanent cosmetics professional provides for a beautiful, long-lasting investment.

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