Microblading FAQ

 

What is Microblading?

A semi-permanent eyebrow created by using manually drawn hair strokes for a more natural and fuller looking eyebrow to compliment your face.

 

How long will the eyebrows last?

Approximately 8-18 months before fading, and requiring a touch up. The length of time is dependent on a person’s skin and lifestyle.

 

Does it hurt?

It has been described as similar to brow tweezing since microblading is done in the superficial layer of the skin. It may feel more uncomfortable if you are menstruating. You will be numbed unless you are allergic to lidocaine and/or epinephrine, in which case, you may opt to have the procedure done without numbing.

 

How long does it take?

Approximately 1-1 ½ hours. You will be numbed, fill out forms; brows will be measured so you can decide if the shape is to your liking; colour options will be presented for you to decide, and then your brows will be microbladed.

 

How long to heal?

Typically, between 7-14 days. You should feel comfortable enough to be seen in public directly after the procedure; however, your healing brows will go through changes in colour (from darker to lighter) during healing time. After 4 weeks, your brows should be completely healed, and you will come in for your touch-up.

 

Contraindications:

Any condition which may require your doctor’s approval before treatment including:

 

  • Diabetes

  • Medications or disorders affecting the immune system

  • Medications or disorders affecting blood thickness and coagulation

  • Hormone Imbalance

  • Organ transplants

  • Glaucoma (if having eyelash enhancement)

  • Please postpone treatment if:

  • Pregnant or nursing

  • Skin diseases, symptoms, or flare-ups around treatment area (wait until healed)

  • After Botox (wait 2 months)

  • Using Accutane Retin A, or other strong retinoids (wait 6 months)

  • Sunburnt

  • After waxing same day

  • After chemical peel

Before treatment:

  • Do not drink coffee, alcohol or any type of energizing drinks

  • Do not tint your eyebrows

  • No tanning or sun bathing 2-3 days before treatment

  • No waxing before treatment 2-3 days before treatment

  • No chemical peels, dermabrasion, mesotherapy, or any other treatments

  • No Botox, do microblading first and Botox after 4 weeks if possible

  • Getting a procedure during your menstrual cycle can make you hyper-sensitive at the procedure site

 After treatment:

  • Follow directions given to you after procedure.

  • Avoid sleeping on your face for 7 days after the microblading procedure.

  • No sun, sweating, or tanning after the procedure for 7 days.

  • Avoid direct shower water on the treated area after the procedure.

  • No swimming until the area is completely healed, salt water/chlorine can cause the pigments to fade or change in color.

  • Only touch the treated areas with clean hands. Do not rub, scratch or pick treated area. Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate off. Picking can cause scarring and loss of hair strokes.

  • Over the next couple of days, your tattoo will look good and any redness should go away. Then you will notice that it will start to look duller and can even form a little white haze to it. You may see some scabbing form as well, or mild flaking. This is all normal.

Appointment/Cancellations:

You will be required to pay a $100 deposit to schedule an appointment for this treatment, which will be applied to the overall fee. You may cancel/reschedule your appointment up to 24 hours prior to the appointment. If you don’t cancel 24 hours prior to your appointment or if you fail to show up for your appointment, you will forfeit your deposit.