What is Microblading?

Microblading is a semi-permanent cosmetic tattooing technique used to enhance the appearance of eyebrows. A manual handheld tool with fine needles is used to create hair-like strokes in the skin, depositing pigment into the epidermis. This creates the illusion of fuller, more defined eyebrows with a natural-looking appearance.

Who is a Good Candidate for Microblading?

Individuals who are good candidates for Microblading are:

  • Individuals with sparse or thin eyebrows who desire a fuller and more defined eyebrow shape.
  • Those who have over-plucked their eyebrows and want to restore their natural shape and fullness.
  • People with asymmetrical eyebrows who want to achieve better symmetry and balance.
  • Individuals with alopecia or hair loss conditions affecting the eyebrows who want to enhance their appearance.
  • Those with scars or gaps in their eyebrows from injury or medical conditions who want to fill in the areas with natural-looking hair strokes.
  • People with busy lifestyles who want to reduce the time spent on daily eyebrow makeup application.
  • Individuals who are allergic to traditional makeup products or have sensitive skin, as microblading uses hypoallergenic pigments.
  • Those who want to achieve a long-lasting solution for their eyebrow enhancement, as microblading results can last up to 1-3 years with proper care and maintenance.

How Does Microblading Work?

Microblading works by using a handheld tool with fine needles to deposit pigment into the skin's upper layers, creating hair-like strokes that mimic the appearance of natural eyebrows. The technician carefully designs and fills in the eyebrows according to the client's desired shape and density, resulting in a semi-permanent enhancement.

The Microblading Procedure

During a microblading procedure, the technician designs and shapes the eyebrows, numbs the area, creates hair-like strokes with a handheld tool, and applies pigment to enhance the eyebrows' appearance.

Post-Care Treatment

After microblading, it's crucial to follow these post-care instructions to ensure proper healing and long-lasting results:

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Common Questions

Microblading typically lasts 1 to 3 years, depending on individual factors such as skin type, lifestyle, and aftercare.

Discomfort during microblading is usually minimal, with some clients reporting mild discomfort or a scratching sensation. Topical numbing creams are applied before the procedure to minimize any discomfort.

The procedure usually takes about 2 to 3 hours, including consultation, numbing, and the microblading process itself.

There may be slight redness and swelling immediately after the procedure, but it typically subsides within a few hours. Clients can resume normal activities with minimal downtime.

It's recommended to avoid wearing makeup on the treated area for the first week to allow the skin to heal properly.

While rare, risks include infection, allergic reactions to the pigment, or dissatisfaction with the results. Choosing a qualified and experienced technician minimizes these risks.

Microblading Recap

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Treatment Length

2-3 hours

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How Long Does Microblading Last?

1-3 years

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Each individual’s treatment, results and/or discomfort level may vary based upon the circumstances, the patients’ specific situation, as well as the service provider’s judgment and only after further discussion of the patient’s specific situation, goals, risks and benefits and other relevant information. Results cannot be guaranteed.