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CoolSculpting®

What is CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is a FDA-approved, non-invasive treatment that freezes away excess fat cells permanently. CoolSculpting uses this technology to contour a leaner and more defined body.

What areas can CoolSculpting be used on?

We can use CoolSculpting almost anywhere on your body from your chin to your knees. The most popular areas that we target at IOIO Studio are the stomach, arms, inner and outer thighs, and flanks “love handles.”

How long does it take to see results from CoolSculpting?

It takes our clients an average of 6-8 weeks to see results from CoolSculpting.

How long do the results from CoolSculpting last?

The results from CoolSculpting are permanent! The fat cells are destroyed through the freezing process, which is why CoolSculpting is such a popular treatment amongst our clients.

How many appointments do I need to book for CoolSculpting?

The average person needs 2 treatments to see their desired results. During your consultation, you’ll learn more about what to expect from your treatments and how long it will take to achieve your goals.

How long does each CoolSculpting session take?

Each treatment is about 35 minutes, making CoolSculpting quite easy to fit into your schedule.

Laser Hair Removal

What is laser hair removal?

A laser hair removal is a treatment performed by a physician that permanently removes hair from areas of the body. Though some patients need touch-up appointments, laser hair removal is considered a permanent form of hair removal.

What areas can you do laser hair removal on?

ANYWHERE! The beauty of laser hair removal is that you can target any areas of unwanted hair across the body. The most popular areas people schedule laser hair removal appointments for are arms, armpits, face, stomach, back, and legs.

How many appointments do I need to book for laser hair removal?

An average IOIO Studio client needs 6 treatments. This can vary from person to person depending on the area they are having the treatment on. However, we have special packages for specific areas of the body that are associated with a certain number of appointments.

Is there a recovery process to this procedure?

Nope! You will not need to take any time off work following your laser hair removal appointment. While you’ll receive more specific instructions, the most important point is that you should stay out of the sun as much as possible.

Is laser hair removal permanent?

Yes! While some people will schedule follow up appointments to target any remaining hairs, laser hair removal is a permanent option to get rid of unwanted body hair.

Does laser hair removal hurt?

There is some discomfort, but we have numbing agents to help take any discomfort away. Our laser also has a special chilling tip that also helps to reduce discomfort throughout your session.

Is laser hair removal safe for ethnic skin?

Clinical studies show that the LightSheer™ diode laser system achieved excellent results on ethnic skin after four to five treatments. Hair reduction ranged from 70 to 80 percent on the face and neck. Almost 95 percent of women who had laser hair removal on their legs, arms or bikini area also saw significant hair reduction.

Microblading

Does microblading hurt?

No, we make sure you are comfortable throughout the entire procedure. Before beginning, your brows will be covered by a numbing cream that takes the discomfort away.

Will the color match my hair/skin?

Absolutely! We completely customize and match color so that you’ll leave feeling great about your brows. We also customize the thickness and shape of the brows to look best on you.

How long does it take to heal from microblading?

Healing from getting your brows microbladed is relatively fast. Most people heal between 7-10 days.

How long does each appointment take?

Your first appointment takes about 2 hours, which includes the consultation and the microblading itself. Any follow up appointments take about an hour.

How many appointments do I need for microblading?

Following the initial appointment, we require a follow up appointment at 6 weeks for a touch up. After that, most people do a yearly touch up appointment to keep the brows looking their best.

How long do microbladed eyebrows last?

Microbladed brows are semi-permanent, so longevity varies depending on things like the amount of sun exposure and product used on skin. Skin type and age also can be a factor

Do I get to pick the size and shape of my brows?

During the first hour of the appointment, the microblader and client will draw/shape out the appropriate brow to shape and size that fit each person’s unique features.

Permanent Makeup

What is permanent makeup?

Permanent makeup is also known as cosmetic tattooing or PMU. The majority of our clients come to IOIO Studio seeking the highest-quality tattooed eyeliner, tattooed brows, tattooed lip liner, or lip blushing, or tattooed areola.

What areas do you do permanent makeup on?

At IOIO Studio, our skilled tattoo artists work closely with each client to make sure that they get exactly what they want. This includes beautiful tattooed eyeliner, brows, lip liner, lip blush, or areola.

Does permanent makeup last forever?

Yes, it’s permanent. Some people get touch up appointments to keep the color vivid, but every permanent makeup tattoo is there to last!

How long does each appointment take?

Appointment length and frequency can vary depending on the person and the area they are having tattooed.

How do we pick the shape and color of my permanent makeup tattoo?

The client and tattoo artist will come up with the appropriate shape and color for each cosmetic tattoo.

Piercings

Do piercings hurt?

Piercing is a very quick process and the majority of our clients report only mild discomfort. That is because we use a needle for all piercings, which is less painful and safer than piercing guns. To make sure everyone leaves with a piercing they love, our piercer is very experienced and gentle.

How high is the risk for infection?

Before you leave, our piercer will give you all the information and instructions you need to care for your piercing at home. By following our aftercare instructions, there should be very little risk for infection.

How long will my piercing take to heal?

It varies. Depending on the type of piercing you get and its location, healing times can range from 2 months to a year! Don’t worry, though. Our piercing will discuss what you can expect from your piercing, the aftercare, and the healing period during your appointment.

Is there an age limit to piercing?

No. However, anyone under the age of 18 must have a guardian present and to sign for them. If you have any questions about a specific age and our piercing requirements, just call us at (216) 633-7569!

Can I get pierced while I’m pregnant?

No. For the safety of mother and baby, women are not able to get any of our treatments if they are pregnant or breastfeeding. We will be happy to give you your dream piercing when you’re eligible! If you want more specific information, just call us at (216) 633-7569.

Skin Revitalization

What is skin revitalization?

Skin revitalization is a laser treatment performed by a physician that removes age spots/sun spots, tightens the skin, removes fine lines and wrinkles. Our IOIO Studio physicians can perform this treatment anywhere on skin. The most popular areas for skin revitalization are the face, neck, chest, and hands.

How long does it take to see results?

Skin revitalization works to remove age spots, skin laxity, remove fine lines, and wrinkles. It takes between 2-3 weeks to see results.

What can skin revitalization do for me?

Laser skin revitalization helps with:

  • Frown lines
  • Lines around the eyes and lips
  • Smoker’s lines
  • Deep wrinkles
  • Wrinkles around the mouth
  • Lipstick lines
  • Crow’s feet
  • Acne scarring

How many appointments do I need for the full effect?

Depending on your skin’s condition, your IOIO Studio physician will recommend a course of treatment to achieve your results. On average, most of our clients need between 2-3 treatments.

How long do results last?

Results can vary depending on the client. Factors such as how much time you spend in the sun, the products you use on your skin, and your health and age.

Tattoos (Cosmetic Tattoos)

How long do cosmetic tattoos last?

Cosmetic tattoos are permanent. Permanent makeup, also known as cosmetic tattooing or PMU, includes tattooed eyeliner, tattooed brows, tattooed lip liner or lip blushing, tattooed areola. While some people get touch up appointments to keep the color vivid, these cosmetic tattoos are there to last!

How are these tattoos performed?

Tattoos at IOIOf are performed by a tattoo artist using sterile and safe equipment. Though IOIO is a specialized tattoo studio, you’ll go through the normal process from planning your tattoo, placement, and the actual tattoo.

What type of makeup do you tattoo?

We offer a wide variety of cosmetic tattoos to suit the needs of all our clients. Our most popular cosmetic tattoos include eyebrow, eyeliner, freckles, areola, and scar camouflaging.

How long does this procedure take?

The length of your tattoo appointment will vary depending on the size, color, detail, and placement of your unique tattoo.

Is cosmetic makeup safe?

Yes, cosmetic makeup is very safe! We also offer to spot test with our ink to make sure you don’t have any negative reactions to the ink. Our ink is high quality, sterile and vegan.

How long does cosmetic makeup take to heal?

In general, cosmetic tattoos take between 7-10 days to heal depending on the area.

Can I exercise, go swimming, or wear makeup after my new cosmetic tattoo?

The answer to this question varies depending on the location of your tattoo. During your appointment, your tattoo artist will advise you on what you can and can’t do, and how long you may need to wait before exercising, swimming, or applying makeup.

What are touchups?

After each initial treatment, most cosmetic tattoos require a 6-week touch up appointment to help with any spots that need more ink from the healing process or just adding more to the area. While permanent makeup is designed to last, some of our clients choose to book touch up appointments to keep their tattoo looking vibrant.

Tattoo Removal

What lasers do you use to remove tattoos?

We only use the most advanced lasers to remove tattoos. Ink On Ink Off uses both Picosure and Revlite lasers. Depending on the colors in your tattoo, your skin tone, and several other factors, we will make a determination about which laser is best for you.

Is laser tattoo removal safe?

Laser tattoo removal is very safe. Picosure was designed to be the safest laser to remove tattoos. Every treatment is performed by a physician and each treatment is customized (with unique laser settings) to give our clients best possible treatment

Is laser tattoo removal painful?

While there is some discomfort with any laser treatment, we use numbing agents to help keep you comfortable. Most people say that laser tattoo removal feels similar to getting a tattoo, but much faster so it’s easy to get through.

Will the laser completely remove my tattoo?

Yes, the goal of laser tattoo removal is to essentially erase the tattoo and pigments from your skin. We have removed thousands of tattoos to the point where the skin looks just like it did pre-tattoo.

Does the laser work on different skin tones?

Yes, we have complete control with the laser to adjust the settings to work on all skin tones. We also offer free test spots to make sure your tattoo reacts appropriately to the laser treatment before continuing with a full removal plan.

Does the laser work on all ink colors?

Yes, while black and blue inks are easiest to remove, we have the right combination of settings and lasers to remove all colors – even the difficult ones like reds and yellows.

How many appointments does it take to remove a tattoo?

The number of appointments you need to remove a tattoo varies. On average, it takes 8-10 treatments to remove the average tattoo. Each treatment is scheduled every 6-8 weeks, so many of our clients go through a year-long process to achieve excellent results.

How long does it take to heal?

We schedule a laser tattoo removal session every 6-8 weeks, however, there is no downtime with tattoo removal. That means you’re able to work out or continue normal activities immediately. We recommend keeping the tattoo out of the sun as much as possible during this process.