1. What is Microblading?
A deposit of permanent pigmentation using a small (blade) hand tool to scratch just beneath the surface of the skin creating tiny hairline strokes simulating those of natural eyebrow hair giving a more natural full look to brows. We can still achieve fullness simply by creating a heavier coverage of hairlines in areas lacking hair growth.
2. How long does the Procedure take?
The total Procedure time is approximately 3 hours. This allows time for eyebrow mapping, pre-numbing agent and eyebrow shaping & pigment color choice. Actual Microblading time per procedure is usually around 1 hour.
3. Does it Hurt?
There is some discomfort and has been compared to tiny scratches on the skin. A pre-numbing anesthetic is applied to skin prior to procedure. Immediately after first pass of brow outline, topical procedure anesthetic is applied and is quickly absorbed for a added comfort.
4. How long does it take to heal?
The skin is not considered to be completely HEALED until after 30 days of a full cycle of cellular regeneration, but your procedure areas will appear and feel healed within 5-10 days.
5. What cant I do?
You cannot expose your healing skin to hot tubs, chlorinated pool, saunas, direct shower spray, tanning and long periods of time in the sun for two weeks. As well as no makeup or face cleansers on treated area.
6. Will I need a touch up?
Touch-ups vary with each person and how they retain the ink within their individual skin type. Also, after care makes a huge impact on the life of your 3D brows. You cannot have a touch up until after 30 days of your initial procedure when the skin is considered to be healed. Touch ups serve the purpose of filling areas that did not retain the ink as others, to obtain a darker color or to prolong the life of the microbladed area.
7. Are there any side effects?
Everyone is at risk of having an allergic reaction or rash due to interaction of Ink, Anesthetics, etc. But you also risk scarring and Infection if not treated correctly and after care is not followed correctly.
8. How long do the semi-permanent microbladed brows last?
Depending on the care and your body chemistry, brows can last up to 3 years. Touch ups after a few years are recommended.
9. How long to see results?
The results are immediate. Although it does take 5-7 days for the initial healing process, followed by 30 days for the pigment to fully incorporate.
10. Will my brows fade?
There will be slight fading, after 3-6 weeks of healing, the color you see is most likely the color it will remain. Touch ups or color boosts are recommended over time. Individuals with oily skin will most likely need touchups more frequently.