New topical anaesthetics have been developed especially for permanent make-up. These are applied to the desire area before and during the procedure to assure you of the most comfortable experience possible. Some people describe the sensation as a’ tingling’ feeling or similar feeling to having their eyebrows plucked or legs waxed. Most people experience some discomfort, especially for lip colour procedure. It is common to hear that there was not as much pain as was expected.