Frequently Asked Questions

What is Microblading?
How do I prepare for the treatment?
What should I do after the treatment?
  • Microblading is a way of cosmetic tattooing, intended to be semi-permanent lasting average 6 months to 2 years. On a rare occasion, the pigment may migrate under the skin. The procedure of microblading may be uncomfortable. Although extremely rare, there might be an immediate or delayed allergic reaction to pigment. A negative patch test result does not guarantee that you will not develop an allergic reaction after the full procedure. Allergic reactions to anesthetic can occur. Permanent cosmetics CANNOT be performed if you are pregnant or nursing, or anyone under the age of 18. Infections can occur if aftercare instructions are not followed correctly. There may be swelling and redness following the procedure. You may experience minor bleeding. If you have an MRI scan within 3 months after microblading procedure, you should notify/discuss with your doctor. Possible scarring may occur.

  • Microblading procedure normally requires multiple treatment sessions. For best results, clients will be required to return for at least one re-touch appointment. This will take place 6 weeks after the initial procedure. Those with oily skin may require an additional touch up.

  • Initially, the color will appear more vibrant or darker compared to the end result. Usually, within 5-7 days the color will fade 40-50%, soften and look more natural. The pigment is semi-permanent and will fade over time and will likely need to be fully touched up within 6 months to 2 years.

  • Although the numbing cream is used during the procedure, sensitivity or discomfort may still be felt. The skin may be red and/or swollen after the procedure.

  • Although 3D Eyebrow Microblading is effective in most cases, no guarantee can be made that a specific client will benefit from the procedure.

  • This is the process of inserting pigment into the basal layer of the epidermis. It is a form of tattooing, though semi-permanent.

  • All instruments that enter the skin or come in contact with body fluids are sealed and sterilized before use and disposed of after use. Cross contamination guidelines are stickily adhered to.

  • Generally, the results are excellent. However, a perfect result is not a realistic expectation. It is usual and advised to expect a Touch-Up after healing is completed.

  • Do not drink alcohol 24 hours prior to the treatment.

  • Do not consume coffee before your procedure

  • Do not take an aspirin or ibuprofen for pain relief (this thins the blood)

  • Do not work out the day of the procedure.

  • Do not pick/tweeze/wax/perform electrolysis or laser treatments 2 weeks prior to the procedure.

  • Do not have any type of facial, chemical peel or exfoliating treatments 2 weeks prior to the procedure. 

  • Do not have Botox or use AHA products 3 weeks prior to the procedure.

  • Do not tan 2 weeks prior to the procedure or have the sunburned face.

  • Do not take Fish Oil or Vitamin E one week prior to the procedure. (natural blood thinners)

  • Patients prone to cold sores/fever blisters should take an anti-viral prior to treatment.

  • Discontinue Vitamin A/Retinol products at least 4 weeks prior to the procedure. 

  • Discontinue Accutane/Retin-A at least 6 months prior to the procedure. 

  • Discontinue Latisse at least 3-6 months prior to the procedure. 

  • Hormone therapies can affect pigmentation and/or cause sensitivity.

  • If possible, try to avoid the following herbs and spices prior to your appointment: Black pepper, Cardamom, any member of the Zingiberaceae (Ginger) family, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Garlic, Horseradish, Mustard.

How do I prepare for the treatment?
  • Do not drink alcohol 24 hours prior to the treatment.

  • Do not consume coffee before your procedure

  • Do not take an aspirin or ibuprofen for pain relief (this thins the blood)

  • Do not work out the day of the procedure.

  • Do not pick/tweeze/wax/perform electrolysis or laser treatments 2 weeks prior to the procedure.

  • Do not have any type of facial, chemical peel or exfoliating treatments 2 weeks prior to the procedure. 

  • Do not have Botox or use AHA products 3 weeks prior to the procedure.

  • Do not tan 2 weeks prior to the procedure or have the sunburned face.

  • Do not take Fish Oil or Vitamin E one week prior to the procedure. (natural blood thinners)

  • Patients prone to cold sores/fever blisters should take an anti-viral prior to treatment.

  • Discontinue Vitamin A/Retinol products at least 4 weeks prior to the procedure. 

  • Discontinue Accutane/Retin-A at least 6 months prior to the procedure. 

  • Discontinue Latisse at least 3-6 months prior to the procedure. 

  • Hormone therapies can affect pigmentation and/or cause sensitivity.

  • If possible, try to avoid the following herbs and spices prior to your appointment: Black pepper, Cardamom, any member of the Zingiberaceae (Ginger) family, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Garlic, Horseradish, Mustard.

  • Please follow these instructions for 10-14 days after the procedure to improve and prolong the results of Everlasting Brows. If you don’t follow these instructions, it can greatly affect your microblading results!

  • Avoid getting anything on the brows, including water, except for cleaning as directed. You may blot for the first few hours with sterile gauze to remove any excess fluids, if necessary.

  • Day 1-7 Cleansing:

    • Gently wash your eyebrows each morning and night with water and an antibacterial soap like Dial Soap, Cetaphil or Neutrogena.  With a very light touch, use your fingertips to gently cleanse the eyebrows. Rub the area in a smooth motion for 10 seconds and rinse with water ensuring that all soap is rinsed away. To dry, gently pat with a clean tissue. DO NOT use any cleaning products containing acids (glycolic, lactic, or AHA), or any exfoliants. When washing, it should be very gentle and with hardly any water. Do not attempt to remove the barrier film if it was applied. Allow it to come off naturally it is own time. 

  • Days 1-7 Moisturize:

    • Apply a rice grain amount of aftercare ointment with a cotton swab and spread it across the treated area. Be sure not to over-apply as this will suffocate your skin and delay healing. The ointment should be barely noticeable on the skin. Never put the ointment on a wet or damp tattoo.

  • Important Reminders

    • ​Use a fresh pillow case and avoid sleeping on your face for the first 10 days

    • Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate away. Picking can cause scarring or loss of color. Allow it to flake off by itself. If it is removed before it is ready the pigment underneath it can be pulled out.

    • Do not soak the treated area in the bath, pool or hot tub. For 30 days, refrain from swimming in salt water or chlorinated pools, saunas, hot yoga, steam rooms or sun beds.

    • No facials, botox, chemical treatments or microdermabrasion for at least 4 weeks after treatment. If you are planning a chemical peel, or any other medical procedure, please inform therapist of the procedure you have had. The procedure should only be done once the healing process is complete.

    • No exercise for 14 days. After 14 days – when exercising, wear a sweatband to avoid sweat on brow area.

    • Do not expose the treated area to direct sunlight. After healed (30 days), use a sunscreen to avoid fading from the sun.

    • No makeup should be applied directly on the brows during the healing process.

    • Do not touch, rub, pick or scratch your brows following treatment or during the healing process.

    • You may find that your eyebrows will scab or become slightly dry following the treatment. If they itch, DO NO SCRATCH them. You may tap them to alleviate the itch.

    •  If your eyebrows get wet during the healing process, pat them dry with a towel, DO NOT RUB.

    • Avoid using daily skin care products directly on the eyebrows.

    • If you are due to give blood after the procedure, please inform your nurse about the microblading treatment you have had as this might alter the results.

  • Important note about showering:

    • Limit your showers to 5 minutes so you do not create too much steam. Keep your face out of the water while you wash your body, then, at the end of your shower, wash your hair. Your face should only be getting wet at the very last end of the shower.  Avoid excessive rinsing and hot water on the treated area.

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