1. What is Microblading?
Microblading is a semi-permanent eyebrow procedure that is created with crisp hair strokes using a hand tool with very fine needles called microblade. This procedure is gently etched into the skin which gives an outcome that resemble natural eyebrow hairs. Microblading differs from conventional semi-permanent tattoo done by a machine. Because microblading is a manual procedure with a hand held tool, the color is deposited closer to the surface leaving very fine, crisp hair strokes with no spilling under the skin.
2. How long will it last?
Microblading typically lasts one (1) to three (3) years depending on skin type and skin care routine. For those who have dry skin, it lasts for two (2) to three (3) years while for those who have oily and sensitive skin, it lasts for six (6) months to a year and might need to have touch up sessions.
3. How long does the procedure takes?
For the first session, the procedure takes two (2) to three (3) hours. During this session, the brow technician will measure, shape and style the eyebrows. And then will be followed with the microblading procedure.
4. How long does it take to heal?
After the procedure, the eyebrows will go through several phases during the healing cycle, it will take approximately seven (7) to fourteen (14) days for the brow to heal and about a month for the color to fully set in.
5. Is a touch up necessary for Microblading?
Yes, however it varies on skin types and client needs. Touch up session is when the brow technician refines the brows to ensure its perfect style and color retains for a longer period of time.
6. How soon can I get a touch up?
Touch up sessions can be done six (6) to eight (8) weeks after the initial procedure. This is to prevent scar tissues as the skin requires time to completely heal.
7. Is the procedure painful? Are there anesthetics used?
The pain level for the procedure is considered based on the client’s pain tolerance, some experiences mild pain while some feels nothing at all. The brow technician also applies anesthetics to numb the area. Typical anesthetics used may contain lidocaine, prilocaine, benzocaine, tetracaine and epinephrine.
8. What are the pre and post care procedures?
To achieve the best results, it is important to follow the pre and post care conditions given by the brow technician.
Prior to getting the procedure, clients are advised of the following:
9. Who is not suitable for Microblading?
Persons with the following conditions cannot or should not undergo the procedure:
10. What if the outcome is not what was expected?
Our brow technician methodically measures the shape of the brows according to the shape of the client’s face and the distance between the eyes and nose, this ensures that the brows will perfectly match the client’s face. Rest assured that our brow technician always does her best to shape and style the eyebrows to the clients’ satisfaction.