AMicroblading is a form of permanent makeup.. A handheld instrument is used to make tiny hair like scratches on the surface of the skin. A pigment that matches your natural brow color is implanted into the skin for a beautiful natural looking brow.
What is microblading?
AThose with super oily skin, because the strokes will blur and appear almost like a powder brow. – Those on blood thinners or Retin-A. – Pregnant women or breastfeeding women. – If you have had Botox recently. Brows will be uneven after Botox wears off. It’s important to wait till your Botox is gone before getting permanent makeup. -Those who tend to keloid.
Who isn’t a candidate?
AYou will need to wait around 4-6 weeks before seeing final results. Immediately after your brows are done they will look great! You shouldn’t be swollen or even that irritated looking. The morning after your brows may have a reddish look due to inflammation under the pigment. They will look about 40% darker. Don’t worry this will go away. Around day 5-7 you will start to peel. It will look very flaky in the brow area and chunks of pigment can come off at a time making brows look patchy. Under the areas where the scabs have came off it will look light! Almost like the scab took the pigment with it. DON’T worry! The pigment will return. By day 30 everything should look pretty good. They will be lighter than initially and some of the strokes may have not stuck which is why we include a touch up in the price. You must come back in 1-3 months for a touch up session. At that time we will address any pigment that didn’t stick or thing that doesn’t look right.
What’s the healing time?
AAlthough microblading is considered a form of permanent makeup. The pigment molecules will fade in around a year to 15 months. The pigment molecules will always live in the skin but will not always be visible which is why we have to use the term permanent makeup.
How long does it last?
AThe skin is numbed using a mixture of lidocaine, tetracaine and benzocaine Everyone’s pain tolerance is different. Some say they barely feel it, where others say it has its moments of being uncomfortable. If you have a hard time numbing for dental procedures, you may with microblading as well.
Is the procedure painful?