When improperly applied, makeup can have a harsh and unsettling effect on its onlookers, much like Richard Nixon's portrayal of Hamlet. Go easy on the eyes with today's Groupon: for $99, you get one permanent makeup procedure for the lip line or top or bottom eyeliner from Shellie Schmidt at Traci’s Salon in Midland (up to a $200 value). The eyebrows or full lips can be treated for an additional $50 charge on top of the Groupon.
During her permanent-makeup treatments, Traci’s Salon’s Shellie Schmidt shapes and redefines features with lasting, high-quality pigments. In the course of the 30- to 60-minute procedure, Schmidt applies permanent color to traditional makeup hot spots, carefully tracing eyes’ top or bottom fringes or outlining cherubically pouting mouths. Topical anesthetic keeps discomfort on the outside looking in, and cooling ointment soothes surfaces posttreatment. Nonallergenic and enduring, makeup holds fast to faces during hot summer days and night shifts as a dunk-tank target. For an additional $50, Shellie can also imbue any Groupon customer’s full lips with a rich crimson hue or adorn their face with set of permanent, arching eyebrows, which they can raise in silent admiration of the airy salon’s earth-toned interior and numerous potted plants.