Microblading

Everything you need to know

What is microblading?

Microblading is cosmetic tattoo-ing but is semipermanent. Pigment is implanted beneath the skin with tiny needles clustered together to mimic a blade. Through this, we’re able to replicate hair strokes by making tiny cuts into the skin.

How long does the procedure take?

The length of time varies on a client to client basis. Not everyone’s eyebrows are exactly the same. Some are very thick, very thin or non-existent. Appointments can take anywhere from one and a half hours to up to three hours. This depends how much needs to be done or discussed prior to the procedure starting.

How long is the healing process?

Healing can take up to two weeks and during this time your brows will go through many phases. Directly after your procedure, your brows will start to darken over a few days. At 10-12 days, your eyebrows might appear on the light side, which is normal. Once you get to week four, you’ll notice the pigment darken again and the eyebrow appear fuller and more natural in shade. After 5-10 weeks we will do any final touches.

How long does it last?

The full effects of microblading last anywhere between 1- 3 years, depending on your skin type and preferred look. Microblading on oily skin will typically fade faster than it will on dry skin. Once pigment from the procedure begins to noticeably fade, you'll come back for a touch-up appointment.

How do I prepare?

Stop tweezing, waxing, tinting, threading at least 4-6 weeks before your appointment! Doing this will give you the best possible results. If you use retinols or take Omegas, prenatals or aspirin (unless prescribed), please stop at least 3 days prior to your appointment. If you are a caffeine aficionado, please don't indulge the day of your appointment.

Is it safe for all skin types?

Absolutely! The only contradiction that would keep you from being a candidate is if you had a compromised eyebrow area from sunburn, dermatitis, Accutane or chemotherapy. As a precaution, if you are pregnant, nursing, or diabetic you cannot be microbladed. Anyone with liver disease is at a higher risk for infection.

 

Lamination

Everything you need to know

What is brow lamination?

If you have unruly, flat or downward growing hairs, eyebrow lamination can chemically change the direction of growth to create a more uniform look with a higher arch and a more desirable brow shape. Brow lamination is the latest brow treatment to blow up on Instagram and the results really do look amazing. The treatment reworks and tints your natural brow hairs to create a fuller shape. The entire lamination process typically takes 45 minutes to 1 hour.

How long does it last?

Brow lamination generally lasts 6 to 10 weeks depending on your hair type. Your stylist will provide aftercare instructions, to help you maintain your results as long as possible. Many brow experts recommend castor oil, as it helps to strengthen and boost hair growth. Simply apply a coat using a Q-tip before you go to sleep.

What is the aftercare?

Once the treatment is complete, brows will look very sleek and shiny looking. This look lasts for 48 hours until properly washed. If you want to keep that glossy look, you can easily achieve it by applying a brow gel or serum. Post service, avoid hot showers and don’t exercise for in order to keep them as dry as possible. After 48 hours you can wet and cleanse the face with any of your favorite products, which won't disrupt the shape of the brow.

Why lamination?

It can give people the brows they have always wanted in less than an hour. It hides small gaps and gives the illusion of major hair growth. This is a commonly recommended service for people who have lost brow hair, either through the natural aging process, illness, or just over waxing/tweezing. This is the best noninvasive, temporary, and affordable way to enhance your brows.