HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM A CANDIDATE?
Who is Microblading for?
Any person who would like to save more time getting ready in the mornings. Microblading will give you that perfect everyday natural look you need.
Do I have to shave my natural eyebrows?
Definitely NOT! Please do not tweeze, thread, wax or modify your eyebrows in any way two weeks before the appointment
DOES IT HURT?
Most clients feel little to no pain at all. It might be a bit uncomfortable at first but as soon as the numbing agent is applied you will barely feel it. Most clients even fall asleep!
HOW LONG IS THE HEALING PROCESS?
Every person heals differently, but the average healing period is one to two weeks. However, full results will be seen three to four weeks after the procedure.
WILL I NEED A TOUCH UP?
A Touch-Up visit approximately 6 weeks after your initial appointment may be necessary in order to achieve that richness of color and density in the shape that you desire
HOW LONG DOES MICROBLADING LAST?
Microblading is semi permanent cosmetics. The pigment will fade over time and we recommend to get a touch up every year to keep them looking their best. There is no guarantee in how long it lasts as each individuals skin will respond differently
WHO IS NOT A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR MICROBLADING OR SEMI PERMANENT MAKEUP
Any person who is highly allergic to several products should have a patch test done before the procedure to ensure there won’t be any complications.
If your are using Retinol/Retin-A products or Chemical Peels, you should stop using for at least two weeks before.
If you have history of keloids you should avoid Microblading
If you suffer from auto-immune deficiencies that might affect the healing you should avoid the procedure.
Pregnant or lactating women should wait until they are back to normal.
Chemotherapy patients will need to check with their physician and provide a doctor’s note
People with conditions that cause them to bleed very easily (this impacts results)
HOW WILL I LOOK AFTER THE PROCEDURE?
It is completely normal for your brows to appear really dark for the first few days, don’t worry this is only temporarily. Around day 5-7 they will start pealing off. By they 8-10 they might look really light, this is also normal. You will see the fuul results in around 4 weeks.
WHAT ARE THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE AND AFTER?
- Do not drink coffee, alcohol or energizing drinks on the day of treatment.
- Do not take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E or Ibuprofen 24 hours before treatment. Do not take omega3
(fish oil) 1 week before treatment.
- Do not tan or have intense sun exposure 3 days before treatment.
- No waxing 2-3 days before treatment.
- No chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser or any other intense treatments 2 weeks before treatment. If you have received botox treatments, wait two months before the appointment
Shower and fix your hair as you need to take extra care not to get your brows wet for few days
Day One: Avoid touching your brows a lot, and don’t allow anybody to touch them (some people get curious) Once you get home after the procedure (or about an hour after) you’ll rinse with warm water to remove the lymph from the skin and then reapply the ointment that your artist had applied. Repeat this two to three times during the first day. You can apply the ointment with a cotton swab and only use a very very thin layer. If you apply too much you will not the area breath.
Day Two-Ten: With clean hands, gently wash the area, the apply the ointment to your eyebrows twice as directed by your artist.
Avoid the following for the next 10 days after procedure:
Hot sauna or steam room
Any laser or chemical peelings, and/or any creams containing glycolic acid or Retinol near the forehead
Touching, picking, peeling, or scratching the area
High dust areas (garage or basement cleaning)
Drinking alcohol in excess may lead to slower healing of wounds