Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Microblading?

Microblading is a cosmetic brow tattoo. A manual tool is used to deposit pigment into the skin in tiny hair strokes, to mimic the look of real hairs. Designed to last 1-3 years. A cosmetic tattoo is softer, more subtle and is meant to be a natural looking enhancement. The pigment used in a cosmetic tattoo is designed to fade overtime.

 

 

How long does it last?

Microblading is a semi permanent procedure that requires a touch up every 1-2 years to keep from fading out. Lifestyles, sun exposure, facial products/procedures (Retin-A, Glycolic Acid, Microdermabrasion, chemical peels) can cause pigment to lighten.

 

How many treatments are needed?

For most clients, 2 sessions are needed, 6-8 weeks apart, for your first time. After that it will be 1 apt to touch it up over time. 

 

 

Does it hurt?

Before the procedure begins, a topical numbing cream is applied to the area to minimize discomfort, followed by a liquid anesthetic before the second pass. Please note: preforming services during your menstrual cycle may increase discomfort during procedure.

 

How old do I have to be to get tattooed?

 

You must be 18 years of age, No exceptions

 

 

What factors will affect my cosmetic tattoo?

SUN: The sun can soften the look of your tattoo. Sunblock is recommended (once healed) to prolong your enhancement

CHOICE OF COLOR: Some colors fade quicker than others Ex. Blonde will fade faster than dark brown

REGENERATION OF SKIN CELLS: The longer the regeneration takes, the longer the pigment holds.

AREA OF TREATMENT: Enhancements to the face, for example, fade quickly due to constant exposure.

BLEEDING DURING THE PROCEDURE: Any bleeding during the tattooing procedure will reduce the amount of pigment absorption. Alcohol & certain medications act as blood-thinners & should not be taken prior to & following your appointment.

 

 

What is Normal?

The following are normal reactions but do not happen to everyone.

Swelling: Mild swelling, itching, light scabbing, light bruising and dry tightness can be normal.

Appearance: To Dark or uneven coloring. The color will fade 30-40% within the heeling process. Uneven color will go away when swelling dissipates.

Touch-Up: Touch up appointment is heavily advised 30-60 days after first procedure. 


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