What is

Microblading?

Eyebrows are such a prominent feature it’s no wonder people spend so much time, money and effort perfecting them with pencils, gels, powders and stencils. Well, now you can bid your routine farewell thanks to eyebrow microblading, a semi-permanent solution to thin or sparse brows. Sometimes referred to as eyebrow embroidery, eyebrow feathering, 3D brows or micropigmentation, microblading is a type of tattoo artistry that involves implanting pigment under the skin using a special handheld tool that features a fine blade with a series of micro-needles.

Each individual stroke is made one at a time for results that are incredibly natural looking. Because microblading is done with a manual tool and not a tattoo gun and the pigment has an iron oxide base and isn’t deposited as deep into the skin, we’re able to mimic the look of real hairs. While permanent makeup often fades into unnatural colors and can make brows appear as if they were drawn on with a marker, these semi-permanent brows have dimension and fade softly over time.

Benefits

of Eyebrow Microblading

A semi-permanent solution for sparse eyebrows that looks completely natural

Can be customized to define, fully recreate or fill in eyebrows or to add a bit of an arch

No downtime or daily upkeep required and you’ll see results immediately

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Treatment

Considerations

Our experienced microblading technician will evaluate your eyebrows and chat with you about your aesthetic goals including your preferred shape and color. The customized procedure takes about two hours total since it requires meticulous attention to detail. We start by drawing the shape using a pencil to ensure your eyebrows will complement your face. To make you as comfortable as possible, we then apply a topical numbing cream to dull any sensation. While everyone is different, most patients don’t experience discomfort and say it feels as if they’re being scratched lightly. Once the anesthetic works its magic, we kick off the actual microblading. We dip the microblade into the pigment and make fine strokes one by one to deposit the pigment under the skin for natural, gorgeous eyebrows. You’ll see the results immediately. We usually recommend a follow-up treatment about one year after your initial procedure to keep the color and strokes looking crisp.

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Pre- + Post-

Procedure Care

Please refrain from taking blood thinning medication including Asprin and Vitamins such as Fish Oil for at least 3-5 days before procedure. No procedure is recommended for someone who is prone to keloiding, Diabetic or pregnant. Must not have taken anything with Acutane for 6 months, Taxanac, or Retin-A for at least 2-3 weeks. Avoid taking antibiotics for at least a week before procedure.

Also, please refrain from Botox or fillers in the brow and forehead area 2-3 weeks before procedure. Please advise me if you have had any LASIK or Glaucoma procedures. Avoid alcohol for 24-48 hours prior to your appointment.

Please arrive with a clean face.

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Aftercare Instructions

After the procedure, the area treated will be darker and more intense, this is normal. This will last a few days until the skin heals and peels and naturally exfoliates and the true color emerges.

During the healing process, you may develop dry, or flaky and itchy skin around the treated area. This is completely normal. It is important not to rub, pick or scratch this area.

It is also important to note that even with proper aftercare, your brows can result in patches or fading spots. This is also completely normal as your body is trying to recover and reject this foreign object from your face. This is what your 4-8 week complimentary touch up is intended for. To replace any hair stokes lost during your initial healing process.

There are a few factors that determine how your body heals such as age, skin type, and lifestyle. However, the typical healing time ranges between 4-6 weeks.

Here are some aftercare instructions on how to take care of your fresh new brows so that you may reap the maximum results.

  • No touching. You do not want to get any potential bacteria that may be on your hands or fingers to get into your healing brows. This could cause potential infection.
  • Do not wet for 7 days, please wash your face carefully around the eyebrow without getting water on the treated area. If you feel dust or discomfort on the treated area, wipe it gently with alcohol wipe.
  • No rubbing or picking the treated area. As your new brows heal, you may notice some flaking of your skin. This is completely normal. Picking at your newly treated brows may result is unwanted gaps that may have otherwise not happened.
  • For the first 7 days, keep and thin layer of ointment on your brows to keep them moist. Use a clean Q-Tip to apply as fingers may have bacteria that could cause infection. Once or twice a day should suffice.
  • Avoid prolonged direct sunlight, tanning beds, excessive sweating, and makeup in the brow area for at least 10 days. If you have to be in the sun, please wear a cap to protect your new brows.

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