Microblading FAQ’s

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Microblading FAQ’s

It is the process of implanting pigment into the skin to simulate the appearance of natural hair. It is considered a tattoo, and permanent makeup. Although it is considered permanent makeup, it fades over time. Touchups are suggested once a year in order to keep the color fresh and shape precise.

Microblading is meant to be a subtle natural enhancement, and to create fuller more beautiful brows. It looks most natural on clients who already have semi full brow hair, and are wanting to perfect their shape. The more hair you have, the more natural it will appear.

Microblading heals best on young, healthy, and dry/normal skin.

Oily skin and aging/thin skin is not recommended for microblading. Results will not heal as well, or look as natural. If you are in this category, you would be a better candidate for the combination or ombre brow.

This is the process of inserting pigment into the skin to simulate the appearance of filled in brows. This is perfect for clients who are perfectionists and want a powdery/more filled in look! Combination brow is done with hair strokes at the head of the brow, and then the arch and tail are filled in. This is a beautiful look for ALL skin types, and heals very soft and beautiful.

  • Pregnant and/or breast feeding
  • History of Keloids or Hypertrophic scarring
  • Diabetes (This will require doctor’s clearance)
  • Chemotherapy (This will require doctor’s clearance) Must be off Chemo or Radiation for 6 months
  • If you have Rosacea
  • Are on blood thinning medications or antibiotics
  • Are currently using Accutane or have used Accutane within the past year
  • Viral infections and/or diseases (HIV, Herpes)
  • Skin irritations near the treated area (psoriasis, rashes, sunburn, acne, etc.)
  • Any treatment, medication, or illness that compromises the clients immunity.

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  • DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL or CAFFEINE 24 hours prior to your appointment.
  • DO NOT TAKE ADVIL or other blood thinners 72 hours prior to your appointment,  i.e Ibuprofen, Niacin, Fish Oil, Aspirin or Vitamin E.
  • Botox should not be done 2-3 weeks before or after the procedure.
  • Do not wax or tint your eyebrows 3 days prior to the procedure.
  • Do not tan your face one week prior to the service, the most important thing is to not have sunburned skin.
  • You can arrive to your appointment with or without makeup, it’s up to you!

The procedure is split into two appointments to allow for the healing process to complete, typically four to six weeks apart .  The initial procedure will take anywhere from 2 to 2.5 hours followed by your second appointment which takes between 60 to 90 minutes.  A third session may be required for those who have oily skin or have no natural eyebrow hair. With most applications, the color looks dramatically lighter after the first week.

Like any cosmetics procedure, DO NOT expect immediate results and please be patient.  It will take two appointments and 4-6 weeks before you can fully appreciate your new brows. Patience is the key when creating beautiful brows! MICROBLADING is an semi-permanent makeup procedure that requires technique and expertise from your artist as well as making sure to follow all post-procedure guidelines for best results.

Topical lidocaine is used to make sure you are  comfortable, it is applied at the beginning and throughout the entire process. It is still a tattoo so you will feel some pressure and light scratching. 

Cosmetic tattooing is designed to fade over time. Factors such as skin type, lifestyle, age, metabolism, medications, and pigment color affect the longevity of the tattoo. The sun and some kinds of lighting (tanning beds) can affect the rate at which these pigments are broken down. To take care of your brows follow the aftercare instructions and touch-up your brows every 12-18 months (as needed). Touch-ups are normal and expected for Permanent Cosmetics.

*Please note that final results vary and CANNOT be guaranteed due to the nature of skin as it heals. A follow-up appointment is recommended at 6-8 weeks where we can assess your pigment retention and make any changes necessary. 

You must be at least 18 years old to have Microblading performed on your brows.

Generally the cost of microblading is $350, with a $50 touchup fee 4-6 weeks after the initial appointment. We do run specials on occasion, so check back to our website frequently.

There is $50.00 NON-REFUNDABLE charge for cancelling an appointment less than two days before it is scheduled. Please understand the cancellation policy BEFORE booking to ensure you are aware of the fee. We understand life happens and things come up, for this reason we allow you to reschedule your appointment right from the email/text confirmation 2 DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. If you do not reschedule or cancel within this time frame, you will be charged $50 to the card on file.

If you have any questions about our cancellation policy please email us at info@precisionmicroblading.com or call 520-433-9203.

In the hours following your procedure your brows will appear much darker and bolder than it will heal due to oxidation in the surface layer of your skin. Your brows could also appear warmer in color. You may experience some redness or swelling around the treated area, this typically disappears within 48 hours.

Around day 3 you may notice some flaking or light scabbing on the treated area, DO NOT PICK AT IT, doing so can result in loss of pigment in those areas. Brows may appear spotty or patchy until the entire brow has finished healing. You may notice that some areas may appear very light or even to have lost pigment entirely after they have peeled, the epidermis will be thicker causing muting, hiding or diffusing of pigment underneath. The epidermis will normalize over the next 4-6 weeks and softened pigment should appear more clearly on surface of the skin.

At 6-8 weeks your brows will be fully healed. Whatever pigment that does not return will be addressed at your touch up appointment or if you’d prefer darker, bolder brows we can always add more color or dimension during that appointment!