Permanent makeup is like a form of tattooing, but uses color instead of shapes and pictures.  The majority of woman than undergo this procedure tattoo on lip liner, eye liner and eye brow color.  According to the FDA, the adverse reactions have been traced back to Premiere Pigments, manufactured by American Institute of Intradermal Cosmetics. 

Adverse Reactions from Permanent Makeup

There have been approximately 50 incidents of adverse reactions to this cosmetic.   While these seem minor, some of these reactions have resulted in disfigurement and difficulties in breathing and talking.  Other symptoms include:

  • Scarring
  • Swelling and blistering
  • Cracking of the skin

Current Status of Permanent Makeup

The manufacturers have pulled several pigments out of the market, but the FDA reports that several pigments associated with adverse reactions are still on the market.  If you have been injured by using one of these permanent makeup products, you should consider contacting an experienced products liability lawyer.  A products liability attorney can help you preserve your legal rights and your ability to recover for your injuries.