Microblading is cosmetic tattooing for the eyebrows, also referred to as semi-permanent makeup or micropigmentation. A hand held micro-needle tool is used to apply pigment directly into the skin, creating natural yet gorgeous looking eyebrows one hair stroke at a time.Strokes look like individual hairs and Microblading creates the most realistic brows of any method. Results can last up to two years. The initial service also includes a touch up session 4-8 weeks after the initial service.
HERE’S A FEW OF THE MOST ASKED QUESTIONS:
What is Microblading?
Microblading is cosmetic tattooing for the eyebrows, also referred to as semi-permanent makeup or micropigmentation. It is the process of implanting color pigment beneath the surface of the skin by means of tiny, sterile, disposable needles to produce the appearance of hair strokes. Strokes look like individual hairs and Microblading creates the most realistic brows of any method.
What is the difference between this and standard body tattooing?
Cosmetic tattooing is softer and more subtle. It is meant to be a natural-looking enhancement. Body tattoos use ink while cosmetic tattoo procedures involve pigments. These pigments are designed to gently fade over time. Fading is desired as it allows the artist to make changes to color and shape over the years as natural coloration and facial changes occur.
Does it hurt?
A highly effective, topical anesthetic cream and gel are used for numbing before and during your procedure. Pain threshold levels vary from person to person and every effort is made to ensure you remain comfortable for the entirety of the procedure.
Is there anything that will make me more sensitive during this service?
Having this service during your menstrual cycle may increase discomfort
If you are a frequent smoker, the topical anesthetics used during the treatment will not last as long
If you have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, be aware that this may affect your sensitivity tolerance to the procedure
How old do I have to be to get this service?
You must be 18 years or older to have this service performed
Can I have this service if I am pregnant or nursing?
As a precaution, we do not perform this service on pregnant or nursing women
How long does Microblading brows last?
Cosmetic tattoo treatments are considered semi-permanent and will not wash off, however, they will fade over time and may need to be refreshed every 1-2 years. See pricing listed below for details.
How many treatments do I need?
For most Clients, a minimum of two treatments are usually needed, at least 8 weeks apart.
What should I do/not do before my service?
· Avoid blood thinning medication 72 hours before your appointment
· Do not drink alcohol the night before and the day of your appointment
· If you have been on prescription Accutane in the past, you must wait at least one year before considering this procedure
· It is highly recommended that you avoid sun and tanning bed exposure for 30 days before and after your procedure
What can I expect immediately after my service?
Your semi-permanent makeup will appear darker and more intense than expected for the first few days. This will gradually lighten during the complete healing process. Redness and swelling is minimal.
How much does it cost?
Microblading Pre-care Instructions
24 hours prior to your appointment it is very important to refrain from the following:
Aspirin, or any aspirin products
Do not go tanning
Do not pick/tweeze/wax/perform electrolysis
Do not work out on the day of your procedure
Not having caffeine in your system will, help you to relax, as well as, to help relax the facial muscles where we will be working.
7 days prior to your application, please refrain using from using the following:
Retin A topical
Do not have Botox or Fillers
Do not have any type of facial/peel prior to treatment
Electrolysis should not be done
Do not tint your eyebrows
Take Home Aftercare Instructions
Wash hands with antibacterial soap before you wash or touch your eyebrows.
Wash your eyebrows EVERY HOUR very well with a gentle cleanser and lukewarm
Pat dry with a tissue then apply a very thin layer of the aftercare ointment.
Keep eyebrows lightly glossed with the aftercare ointment reapplying three to four times a day for the next 7 days.
Use a very small amount of the aftercare ointment, otherwise it will suffocate your brows. It should last you for 7 days, so apply a very thin layer.
Do not use any Retin A, Glycolic Acids, Peroxide, Neosporin during healing period
Do not scrub or pick your eyebrows.
Do not expose the area to the sun or tanning beds. You must use a hat If you are in the sun.
Avoid any facials, face or body massage, eyelash extensions, brow waxing, swimming, whirlpools or sauna for 7 days.
Do not exercise the first 3-5 days. No heavy sweating for 7 days. No Hot Yoga for 10 days
Do not apply make-up on the eyebrows.
Do not tint eyebrows for 10 days.