Lip Neutralization is a form of Lip tattooing where we neutralize the cool tones and lift the darkness in the lips with the help of warm pigment. Once the lips are neutralized and healed, lip blush is performed to your target colour.

if you are looking to achieve a lighter lip tone then lip neutralizing is a procedure by where we tattoo the lip with a certain colour pigment to lift the darker tones and lighten them to the desired look.

Most dark lips can take multiple sessions depending on how dark the lips are, you will be advised on how many sessions needed during the initial consultation on the first session.

Afterpay and Steppay available when you pay in-store.

Preparing For Your Lip Neutralization Procedure

Here’s how to get ready for your Lip Neutralization procedure

If you’ve had any history of cold sores / blisters / herpes or if you’re unsure, you must ask for your doctors advise before undergoing Lip Blush procedure there is a high possibility that you will get an outbreak because of the stimulation of the needle.

*Exfoliate & moisturise your lips with lip scrub. Gently scrub your lips 7 days before the procedure. Apply your favourite Lip moisturiser morning and evening for 7days until the day of the appointment. Any dry skin could make it difficult for us to implant the pigment onto the lips resulting to a poor result.

  • No fish oils, Vitamin E, blood thinners such as aspirin, niacin. Pain killers such as Ibuprofen. unless medically necessary 48-72 hours prior to the procedure.
  • No alcohol, tea, coffee, energy drink 24 hours before the procedure
  • If you have previous lip fillers, you must wait for a minimum of 4 weeks in order to get a Lip blush or Lip neutralization.
  • Make sure that you are well Hydrated on the day of the 3 days before until the day of your procedure.

Lip Neutralization Aftercare

To achieve the best results, it is vital that you follow the aftercare advice. Please review the following guidelines and refer to them as necessary. If during the healing process, you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to contact us.

You may experience the following for the first 4 days. These are normal part of the healing process.

  • Swelling & redness
  • Tenderness
  • Flaking and mild itching as the lips heal
  • Dry lips may remain for up to 3 weeks

First 2 days

  • Cold compress to reduce the swelling (wrapped in a thin cloth and cling wrap)
  • Lightly pat the lips with sterile water only to clean twice a day with a damp cotton pad
  • Drink out of a straw
  • Avoid spicy & salty foods

Daily care for up to 10 days or once flaking is finished:

  • Wash hands before applying with a finger or Q-tip to avoid cross-contamination of the product by not replacing the used bud into the aftercare ointment provided
  • Apply the aftercare balm lightly when necessary using a clean dry cotton bud
  • Do not take long hot showers as this will make the lips too wet and the scabs will be too soggy making it fall prematurely.
  • No make up on the lips should be applied for 5 days whilst healing
  • No kissing for 5 days to prevent infection
  • No facials 5days after your enhancement.
  • Do not pick, peel, or rub your lips as you will lose pigment and be left with uneven colour. Allow skin to flake away naturally.

Avoid for 2 weeks:

  • Do not expose your enhancement to direct sun, tanning treatments, Jacuzzi, saunas, salt water, chlorinated pools and direct shower spray
  • Do not receive bleaching, waxing, electrolysis or laser removal treatments close to your enhancement.
  • Do not use lip plumping products
  • Do not receive lip filler

Our Work


Do not touch your tattoo with dirty fingers, remember it is an open and healing wound. An infection could possibly ruin the tattoo.

Don’t get your tattoo wet for too long. It will make the scabs soggy and easier to fall off prematurely. Remember, you want to keep the scabs on for as long as you can, let them fall off off naturally.

Moisturise with the recommended or provided aftercare. ( moisturise as often as you can.)

Do not sleep on your face to avoid lifting your scabs prematurely and make sure you’re sleeping on a clean pillowcase to avoid infection.

Avoid harsh cleansers, cream, make up, or any other products on the treated area until all the scabs have naturally fallen off. these things can jeopardise the healing of the tattoo.

Don’t pick, scratch or bite off the scabs. let the scabs fall off naturally. Picking can cause scarring, loss of pigment, or an infection.

Do not expose your tattoo to UV rays or tanning beds for 4 weeks after the procedure. These things can alter the appearance for your tattoo dramatically.

Do not swear on the tattoo until all the scabs have come off naturally. Sweat will take the pigment from your tattoo. If you do sweat on them, dab it off immediately.

Do not get any facials, botox, chemical treatments and microdermabrasion fro 4 weeks.

Once Fully healed:

It is strongly recommended that you do avoid the following so that your tattoo won’t fade faster: Benzoyl peroxide, Hydrogen peroxide, Glycolic acid, Apple cider vinegar, Vitamin E and C, and Retinol. These products can lighten or fade for tattoo faster. We also recommend wearing sunscreen as UV rays will make it fade and lighten faster as well. Salt water and chlorine can also make it fades faster.

If you are having any laser or facial beauty treatments please inform your technician before the procedure that you have a cosmetic tattoo.

Lip tattoo does fade after 2 to 5 years depending on your skin and lifestyle. Touch-ups are necessary to maintain the longevity and overall beauty of your cosmetic tattoo. If you have an oily skin, an iron deficiency, your pigment will not last as long and will not heal as crisp as others.

To give you the best possible outcome with your treatment we need to prepare the lips by exfoliating them 7 days before the appointment and nourishing them daily with a lip moisturiser to ensure that they are free from any hard/dry skin.

The softer the lips are for treatment the easier the pigment will implant which means less treatment time and less trauma resulting in faster healing and better retention.

You will be advised to apply your own numbing cream or You can buy it in any pharmacy and I can assist you in applying it. I will make sure that you will feel comfortable throughout your treatment.

I have had a client previously fall asleep during the treatment, some clients can take the procedure really well.

This will depend on the client and a few factors. Some Lips swell a lot, some don’t. Clients with filler can swell more than clients without. Either way, all swelling will reduce within a day or 2.

Applying a cold compress will help reduce the swelling faster.

  • Anyone with heart condition or on a medication for a heart condition. If you are taking aspiring as a daily medication or any blood thinner.
  • Anyone that suffers from keloid scarring.
  • Pregnant or Breastfeeding
  • Epilepsy
  • Allergy to alcohol
  • If you have any medical condition, please ask for a doctors approval