Permanent Cosmetic Makeup in Cape Girardeau | Melanie Balsman

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Welcome to Artisan Permanent Makeup of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. We are located off I-55 between St. Louis, MO and Memphis,TN.  We offer permanent cosmetic/corrective makeup and PicoSure® tattoo removal procedures to select clientele throughout Southeast Missouri SEMO, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas and all fifty states nationwide.

Melanie K. Balsman is a leader in the industry and referred by local plastic surgeons in Cape Girardeau to offer the most advanced and up to date permanent makeup procedures available!

  • Microblading
  • Permanent Eyebrows
  • Permanent Eyeliner
  • Permanent Lip Color
  • Permanent Blush
  • Beauty Marks
  • Scar Camouflage
  • Areola Pigmentation
  • Permanent Eyebrow Correction
  • Color Correction
  • PicoSure® Laser Tattoo Removal

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Specializing in natural looking permanent makeup with many years experience with microblading eyebrows, powder look eyebrows, microstroke eyebrows, permanent eyebrows, permanent eyeliner, permanent lip color as well as eyebrow correction, areola pigmentation for after breast reconstruction, birthmark and scar coverage and color formulating for each individual.  Also offering tattoo removal  as well as laser tattoo removal with PicoSure® Laser Systems by Cynosure.

FREE consultations are offered by appointment.  During your confidential consultation we will discuss the procedure, aftercare, medical history, and answer any questions you might have regarding your permanent makeup procedure. Give us a call to set up a consultation or appointment.

We Travel to You!
We Travel to You!


What They Say

5 Star Rating Permanent Makeup

“I am so happy I have had the permanent makeup. You did a wonderful job and I have told lots of my friends about it. I have always been so pale and hated to be seen without makeup. I looked like a ghost!

We have a pool and now I can swim and still have a face. I love how fast I can get ready now! I have seen other work and there is no comparison. I was a little scare because I wanted it to look natural and I had seen some that did not. Thank you so much”

Linda Norman – Jackson, Missouri

Client with Permanent Cosmetic Makeup | Cape Girardeau

About The Owner

Melanie K. Balsman

Melanie Balsman | Permanent Makep and Tattoo Removal Specialist

Melanie K Balsman’s career in the medical, beauty and aesthetics industry has given her years of experience as a Professional Permanent Cosmetic Makeup Specialist.  Trained and licensed in cosmetology and tattooing, she also has experience as a Certified Nurse Assistant, Surgical Assistant and Certified PicoSure® Laser Technician. 

In 2002, Melanie received her Permanent Cosmetic Makeup certificate of achievement in St. Louis, Missouri and has been specializing in Permanent Cosmetic Makeup and tattoo removal for over 20 years. 

Melanie is established and has worked with top plastic surgeons in Cape Girardeau, MO.   Their specialties include all areas of medical tattooing and micro pigmentation such as permanent makeup, permanent cosmetics, permanent eyebrows ,microblade, microblading eyebrows, microstroke, microstroking eyebrows, powder look eyebrow, permanent eyeliner, permanent lip color, permanent eyebrow correction, tattoo correction, tattoo removal camouflage, scar coverage, and areola nipple restoration for cancer patients after breast reconstruction surgery.

Melanie uses her talent and expertise as an artist combined with years of cosmetology training in color formulating to blend and match the right color pigment for each individual skin tone.

To get the exclusive “Artisan Look” Melanie applies her signature “Freestyle Technique” and customizes the permanent makeup to the client’s preferred desired result ranging all the way from a subtle natural looking effect to a more dramatic natural looking effect which brings an amazing result!


For a free consultation, contact melanie

Located In:
The Broadway Federal
339 Broadway, #211
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Providing permanent cosmetics, microblading and PicoSure® Tattoo Removal to clients in Cape Girardeau, Benton, Sikeston, Perryville, Dexter, Ellington,St Louis, Ste Genevieve, Poplar Bluff and Branson, Missouri.

We also serve Nashville and Memphis, TN - Paducah, KY - Carbondale, IL, - Jonesboro, AR