“The eyes are the window to the soul and the eyebrow is the expression of that soul.”
What Is Microblading – 3D Embroidery Eyebrows – Anyway?
Microblading, also known as “feathering” is one of the most popular new trends in beautiful eyebrow enhancement. Pigment is manually implanted directly under the epidermis (the skin) by using a uniquely designed and very tiny blade that leaves natural looking hair strokes. There is no machine used during this process. This tattoo method can not only help give the brow a natural looking lift in order to give a more youthful appearance…but it will also add more fullness and definition to give the brows (and face) that beauty boost the patient desires the most!
How long do they last?
Microbladed brows will vary from client to client, but will typically last anywhere from 1-2 years. With the addition of color refresh touch-ups, the brows will look very crisp and precise from 12-18 months after the initial procedure. Because Microblading is a form of tattooing, it is considered a PERMANENT treatment. Microblading will not last to its true color as traditional tattoos do because a much smaller amount of pigment is inserted (tattooed) into the skin as compared to fully or solidly filled eyebrow tattoos.
The Microblading Process Simplified…
The Microblading procedure usually lasts around 2 hours, most of this time involves the prep work that needs to be done first. Before the tattooing even begins, we’ll work one-on-one with the patient to ensure that we match the right eyebrow shape that best suites their needs and expectations. Also, the actual color of the brow will be selected in order to properly match the skin tone and desired finished look the patient is looking for.
Once everything is ready to go, a topical anesthetic will be applied to the area to minimize any discomfort. Once the procedure is complete, minor redness and swelling is expected to occur. This will calm down in a day or so, depending on the client. Healing takes about 7 days and the skin will heal over the tattoo pigment during this time.
Initially the color of the new brow will look very dark, but this will soften as it heals over. The most important thing is to keep this area clean and hydrated as it heals. This means no picking at the brow area and also being sure to apply proper aftercare ointment to ensure proper healing.
A complementary follow up will be scheduled 4-6 weeks following the procedure. During this visit, minor touch-ups may be needed to perfect the shape of the new brows.
For more information or to schedule your Microblading consultation with Sam, contact the office at 985-893-6073 and after hours 985-400-9049.