The Cosmetic Tattooing and PMU industry is advancing at a rapid pace. In terms of equipment technology there are now some amazing new developments that provide the artist the ability to achieve incredible detailed work at amazing speed that can deliver these results with ease. On the other hand, when it comes to pigments new studies are identifying hazardous chemicals and carcinogenic pigments that are currently being reviewed within Australia for regulatory purposes. Meanwhile, Europe is one step ahead of us with the EU releasing their regulatory guidelines under the REACH Regulation from January 2022. . The restriction covers, for example: chemicals that cause cancer or genetic mutations and chemicals that are toxic to reproduction as well as skin sensitisers and irritants. Australia is currently finalising our own Departmental Standards that will outline our own regulatory requirements. As a responsible PMU artists and Cosmetic Tattoo practitioner are your pigment safe?
In this lecture you will learn:
- New equipment technology what to look for and what benefits do they offer
- How to determine the safety of your pigments and why this is important
- Updates on new techniques and the importance of maintaining your currency of knowledge
- Current and future trends in PMU