Basma Hameed is covered in tattoos and tattoos people all day. But you’d never guess. Why? She’s a camouflage make-up tattooist. This Toronto-based lady’s speciality is restoring skin tone after mishaps and accidents. What was her inspiration? Well, as a young girl, she was very badly burned by a hot oil kitchen accident that left he disfigured. She didn’t wallow, though. She learned the technique she still practises, fixed herself and now helps others! This is a fantastic story!
Did you know?
There are lots of terms for this kind of work: Permanent cosmetics, dermapigmentation, micropigmentation, and cosmetic tattooing, to name but a few!