We advise all clients to read and fully understand all FAQS and Disclaimer prior to making an appointment.
HOW LONG DOES IT LAST?
Microblading is a semi-permanent procedure. It will fade slowly over time and can last up to 18 months depending on your skin type, sun exposure, and lifestyle. After the first session, a complimentary session is required to see if more pigments are needed. Multiple sessions are normal and additional pricing will be charged accordingly.
HOW LONG IS THE PROCEDURE?
First session may take up to 3 hours. The procedure consists of:
DOES IT HURT?
Pain threshold will vary from person to person. Before the microblading begins, a topical numbing cream is applied to the area to minimize the discomfort and followed by liquid anesthetic during the procedure. Some clients may feel a slight discomfort. Schedule your procedure around your menstrual cycle as you may be more sensitive.
PRE-PROCEDURE INSTRUCTIONS - STAY AWAY FROM THE FOLLOWING:
- Caffeine/decaf and alcohol - 48 hours
- Brows waxing/threading - 72 hours
- Blood thinners (Fish oil, Vitamin E, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Niacin) - 2 weeks
- Aspirin and Ibuprofen (Tylenol is fine to take) - 72 hours
- Botox - 4 weeks before or after
- Tan or extensive sun exposure - 72 hours before
- NO waxing or tint - 72 hours
- Chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser or any other intense treatments - 4 weeks before or after
AFTERCARE - HOW TO TAKE CARE OF THE EYEBROW IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE PROCEDURE?
- Avoid touching the eyebrow or getting them wet for 24 hours.
- After 24 hours, gently clean the eyebrows 2 times a day with filtered/distilled water and cotton pads by dabbing and NOT swiping the eyebrows.
- Apply a very thin layer of the aftercare cream provided only for 7 days. DO NOT apply excessive cream or use it pass 7 days as it will increase the risk of losing pigments.
- Avoid fitness and any activities that require effort and sweating for the next 7 days.
- Avoid applying lotion, foundation, powder, and eyeshadow in the eyebrow area for 2 weeks.
- After 2 weeks, remember to take a Q-tip and clean your eyebrows once you put on your makeup. Makeup on the eyebrows will make your eyebrows appear lighter and can look a different color!
- Avoid exposing eyebrow area to sunlight or any other form of UV rays for 1 month.
- Avoid going into a pool or hot tub for 1 week as the chlorine can cause irritation to the eyebrows.
- Avoid any laser or chemical treatments or peelings, and/or any creams containing AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids, e.g. glycolic and lactic acids), BHA (beta hydroxy/salicylic acid), Retin-A or anything that tone corrects/fading on the face or neck.
- Avoid sleeping on your side for 5 days.
- DO NOT pick, peel or scratch the microbladed area. Doing so may scar the area and remove the pigment putting it at a higher risk of infection.
- Do not drink alcohol in excess as it may slow down the healing process.
- Itching and flaking may appear during the first seven days after the microblading procedure; however, experience has shown by following these aftercare instructions these symptoms may quickly disappear.
- Once completely healed (4 weeks), always apply a layer of sunscreen SPF 30 on your eyebrows when exposed to the sun. Sun exposure might cause the color pigment to fade away more quickly.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHILE HEALING?
Before the procedure, you should be aware that the thickness of the eyebrows immediately after the procedure will normally be 15% higher than before they heal and will be dark during the healing process. The color of the pigment will soften gradually by 30% to 40%. Once the healing takes place, the skin may start to look like dandruff or dry skin (important to remember not to pick, peel, or scratch it). The final result after the first procedure can be seen just after 3 weeks.
YOU SHOULD NOT GET A COSMETIC TATTOO IF YOU:
- Are pregnant or nursing.
- Are undergoing chemotherapy.
- Currently on Accutane or other strong retinoid (wait 1 year after and 6 months before starting procedure).
- Have circulatory disorders (doctor's note required).
- Any bleeding disorders (doctor's note required).
- Diabetes (doctor's note required).
- Have irritated facial skin due to tanning, sunburn, etc.
Microblading is a semi-permanent make-up, a form of cosmetic tattooing where pigment is placed into the dermis. Retention of the pigment is out of our control, as it is determined by the client's skin type, how well they follow the pre-procedure and aftercare procedures instructions, and client's medical history. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE POST-PROCEDURE INSTRUCTIONS ABOVE MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OR DISCOLORATION OF PIGMENT RESULTING IN A NEED FOR MORE FREQUENT TOUCHUPS.
Everyone's skin is different so the results will vary from person to person. This means that the pigment may fade more or completely disappear. YOU MUST UNDERSTAND THIS IS A RISK YOU ARE TAKING; therefore, NO specific results can be 100% GUARANTEED.