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Areola Reconstruction

Procedure Time: 2-4 hours

Nipple and areola tattoos are real, permanent tattoos, applied by a skilled tattoo artist with needles that insert pigment into the skin. If you had a nipple reconstruction procedure (a procedure to rebuild and raise your nipple), you’ll have a raised nipple and the tattoo will give color to the reconstruction. If you don’t have a nipple reconstruction procedure, the nipple will be flat, like a normal tattoo, but will be tattooed in 3D to look like a natural nipple.


A 3D nipple tattoo is a “picture” of a nipple and areola on the breast that is flat to the touch but looks three-dimensional and quite real. A nipple tattoo is less invasive than nipple reconstruction, and some people feel that the cosmetic results are better. A tattoo can have fine details, shading, and coloring that make it look more realistic than what can be done with surgery. For example, a tattoo can create the illusion of Montgomery glands (little bumps that naturally appear on the areola).


Ideally, nipple tattooing should be the last stage of the breast reconstruction process. It should occur at least 4 months after your last breast reconstruction procedure or at least 4 months after nipple reconstruction surgery.


As with nipple reconstruction surgery, you may not be a candidate for nipple tattoos if:


  • You had radiation treatments that damaged your breast skin.

  • Your breast skin became overly thinned when tissue was removed during the mastectomy.

  • You have lymphedema that involves the chest.

  • You have a history of infections in the breast area.


Permanent Makeup for Transgender Clients

Permanent makeup is a great option for transgender clients looking to feminize or masculinize their facial features before (or after!) considering surgical options. With areola reconstruction techniques, we can repigment areolas that lost pigmentation for transmasc and non-binary clients who have undergone masculine chest contouring, a bilateral mastectomy, or a double incision top surgery. This procedure can also be used in clients looking to change the shape of their areola into something fun, like a heart.

Restore your confidence with our areola reconstruction technique. We use a specialized process to recreate the areola and nipple area, giving you a natural-looking and symmetrical result. Whether you have undergone a mastectomy, breast reduction, or other chest surgery, our personalized approach ensures you get the perfect result for your unique needs.


Schedule your FREE consultation today and discover the transformative power of areola reconstruction.


Looking for models for areola reconstruction: 


Become a model for our shop and get areola reconstruction treatments for $350 (normally priced at $500)!

We are seeking individuals who have had breast surgery or trauma who are interested in areola reconstruction. We use specialized techniques to create a three-dimensional areola and nipple, restoring the appearance of the breast so you feel like yourself again. 

This is a great opportunity for those looking to feel more confident and comfortable in their bodies. PLUS, with our safe numbing techniques, chances are you won’t feel a thing!

Interested? Please email us 3 clear photos of the treatment area you're looking to reconstruct and we will confirm shortly after.

***Limited Availability to only the first 5 claimed. Free touch-up is included in price.***

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