My name is Betty Goodman and I am looking forward to introducing you to the exciting world of permanent makeup and medical/cosmetic tattooing. Before discussing permanent makeup, I would like to tell you a little bit about myself and why I have chosen to pursue this exciting and rewarding profession.
I am a Registered Nurse. I began my nursing studies at the University of North Dakota in 1994. Where I earned a degree in Nursing and became a licensed nurse.
Throughout my 20 plus year career, I worked in a variety of specialty fields ranging from Behavioral Health, Dialysis to Geriatrics where I truly enjoyed helping people. In 2005, my family moved to Arizona where I worked as a nurse in Corrections. In January 2016 with the help my husband Barry and my oldest son Dean and we started a tattoo shop. Being an owner of a tattoo has allowed me to be introduced to the art of permanent makeup and cosmetic tattooing and how important my medical background is to it.
I began researching the procedures and discovered that permanent makeup has multiple purposes. First, cosmetic tattooing can be used for a number of medical aesthetic purposes. Like, camouflaging a scar on an eyebrow or by creating a nipple/areola on a cancer survivor. The second use is for general beautification including the application of permanent lipstick, eyeliner and eyebrows/micro blading. With my interest piqued, I began my research to find the perfect Cosmetic school to accommodate my schedule as a nurse. After experiencing the reactions of many interested clients, and friends I began to transition from traditional nursing into permanent makeup and medical tattooing.
In order to perfect the delicate techniques required for cosmetic tattooing, I spent countless hours practicing on skins before transitioning to human skin.
I am a State Board Certified RN. I strictly adhere to OSHA standards and have up-to-date certification in blood borne pathogens, First Aid and CPR. Further, I only use cosmetic pigments from manufacturers endorsed by The Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals and ALWAYS use new and individually packaged sterile needles.
In all, I joined the medical profession because I am compassionate and caring and really enjoy helping others. I decided to pursue cosmetic tattooing to explore my artistic side and found that I am able to help people through my art. Whether I am feathering in eyebrows lost from chemotherapy treatment, tattooing eyeliner on someone with poor eyesight or artistically creating the illusion of a 3D nipple/areola on a cancer survivor who has undergone a mastectomy.
No matter what you’re looking for, I am available to sit with you and discuss your needs. I look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly.