How will PMU help me boost my revenue? - AMA

How will PMU help me boost my revenue?

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PMU or permanent makeups are cosmetic techniques that use permanent pigments to produce designs similar to that of makeup. It can enhance the color and look of eyelashes, eyebrows, lips and the skin on the face. It can also be used to shape the eyebrows and make them look fuller. While people normally use it to boost their looks, it can also be used by people who have lost their eyebrows due to accidents or medical conditions. It can be used to cover up scars on the lips also. Fading of lip color over the years can also be restored.

Over the past decade, PMU has grown to become the most popular and demanded techniques in the beauty industry. Time is a precious commodity and people want to save it. PMU provides them with the ability to wake up looking fabulous and stunning without having to spend time every day applying the same makeup over and over. Thus many people are looking towards permanent makeup and the demand for personnel trained in PMU is only increasing. If you take advantage of this trend, you will be able to boost your revenue in a short span of time. 

 

Why do customers want PMU?

Permanent makeup provides many advantages that appeal to a lot of people. The advantages are

  • It can be permanent or semi-permanent, thus it will last many years.
  • It is attractive for sports personnel or anyone who regularly takes part in intense physical exercise, as the makeup does not get affected.
  • Most of the techniques are painless
  • It can be applied to all skin types.
  • It is smudge and smear-proof
  • It is useful for people who wear contact lenses and have sensitive eyes.
  • Can save them the time they spend daily on applying makeup
  • It helps boost their self-confidence by making them look beautiful.
  • The techniques use hypoallergenic pigments, thus it is suitable for people who are allergic to conventional makeup.
  • Can give them whatever look or color they desire
  • Saves them money spent on makeup consumables

 

Why should you learn PMU?

PMU offers many advantages to the clients, but even the beauticians trained in it.

  • It can expand your salon’s treatment portfolio
  • Gives you the option to become a freelancer and break free from the corporate ladder
  • Can let you be location independent
  • Generate extra revue

PMU has increased the revenue of a few salons to nearly 10 folds their earlier revenue. Freelance individuals pursuing a career in PMU could earn between £30-67,000 a year depending on your rate and frequency of treatments.

 

Where can I get PMU training?

Many institutions are being set up around the globe to provide training in PMU. Not everyplace is accredited, thus it is crucial that you take your training in a certified training institute. PMU training on average can cost between $4.5 K to $7.5 K. Individual procedure training can cost between $250 and $1000 or up. While this may seem exuberant, you can get back your investment in less than 15 procedures. The best investment you can do is investing in yourself.

 

What does basic PMU training include?

Basic PMU training can last between four days and a week. While this course will lay down a solid foundation, advanced courses will help you improve your specialty and increase your demand and revenue. The common features of basic PMU training include

  • Theory classes on health and safety: PMU techniques could transmit diseases if the equipment is not properly sterilized. Thus these classes are mandatory
  • Knowing how to achieve the perfect eyebrow arch, what color suits which skin tone and how to delicately handle eyelashes.
  • Equipment handling: PMU uses various machines, thus it is crucial to know how to operate them and how to maintain them.
  • Microblading technique: This is one of the first PMU techniques developed. It is done using a thin blade that helps eyebrows look more fuller and give them a better shape
  • Micropigmentation technique: This is one of the recent developments in the field of PMU. In this technique, an ultra-thin needle is used to inject pigments into the dermal layer of the skin. While this might seem similar to tattooing, PMU uses different pigments and does not penetrate the skin as deep as tattooing. Unlike microblading which uses a blade to draw lines, micro-pigmentation places a series of dots to provide the effect.
  • Powder-Ombre brows: This is another recent technique that helps produce more natural-looking eyebrows.
  • Knowing how to handle different skin types and conditions.
  • Knowing which health conditions prevent the usage of PMU.
  • Knowing how to combine various techniques: Each technique in PMU has its own purpose, but a few customers might need a combination of techniques to produce the desired results. Thus it is crucial to know how to combine them.

The beauty industry is always evolving with new techniques and trends coming up every now and then. It is crucial to stay on top of these trends to ensure you can stay strong in this career. PMU is the latest trend. Its ability to save time and not be affected by physical activities is making it very popular among the masses. People are willing to spend a lot of money to get PMU. It is crucial that you learn the technique to make the most out of this trend. More and more places are opening up to train candidates in PMU. Thus you will be able to find a suitable training institute in your locality and get yourself certified in the techniques in PMU. Even if there are no such institutes in your locality, many top training companies run a basic online course and send you pieces of equipment over mail. Thus you will be able to train in your house and make the best out of PMU and improve your revenue.