Microblading Prepare & Aftercare

It’s always the small details make a big difference, in order for your new brows to heal properly follow all these Prepare & After Care Instructions found below. 

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Microblading Prepare Care

Prepare Care instructions are designed to limit bleeding and skin sensitivities during the procedure. Excessing bleeding during the procedure cannot permit to adhere the pigment color and you will have unwanted results. 

  • The skin must be free of all irritations including ingrown hairs, blemishes, eczema, and psoriasis.
  • Do not use anti-acne or anti-aging products on the skin for 30-days prior to application.
  • Do not drink alcohol or caffeine 24-hours before application.
  • Do not work out 24 hours before procedure.
  • No intentional tanning 4-weeks prior to application.
  • If you get a sunburn on your face, you must allow at least 4-weeks for it to heal.
  • Do not take Aspirin, Advil, Aleve, Niacin, or Ibuprofen 48 hours before procedure.
  • Avoid Fish Oil, Vitamin E, Prenatal Vitamins, Nutritional Shakes "Hair, Skin, Nail" supplements 48 hours prior to procedure. (Most products have natural blood thinners).
  • No brow waxing, tinting, threading, or electrolysis one week prior perform (let natural hair growth).
  • No Accutane for 1-year prior to application.
  • No Antibiotic use for 30 days prior to appointment (and avoid after procedure).
  • Discontinue Retin-A or laser at least 4 weeks prior (and avoid on eyebrow area after procedure).
  • Botox and filler on the forehead, temple, and eye area should be avoided 3 months prior to procedure for those who do not regularly receive injectables.  
  • Avoid Chemical Peels, Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) products. Microdermabrasion or facials for 4-weeks prior procedure. (Avoid on eyebrow area after procedure).
  • Please Note: You will be more sensitive during your menstrual cycle.

Microblading Post-Care

  • Keep the brow area clean by using a natural fragrance-free gel cleanser (such as Cetaphil or baby shampoo) and water.  Hands must be freshly clean.  Avoid use of abrasive washcloths or sponges. Allow eyebrows to completely air dry before applying ointment.
  • Apply thin layer of natural oil (only) like coconut, argan, almond etc. with freshly washed hands. Do not use Vaseline or mineral oils.
  • DO NOT rub, pick or scratch the treated area. Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate off. Picking can cause scarring and pigment loss! 
  • COMPLETELY avoid direct sun exposure and tanning beds for a minimum of 4 weeks after your procedure.  Direct sunlight can cause the pigment to change color while it is healing and can also cause hyper pigmentation and scarring.  (Use cap and sunglasses when you are outdoor).
  • Avoid pool, sauna, steam rooms, hot showers and/or hot baths for 3 weeks.
  • Avoid sweating for a full 10 days. Any physical effort, gym, hot weather, any other activity that may cause sweating through or on the brows will expel pigment from the dermis producing poor results.
  • Avoid sleeping on your face/brows for the first 10 days.
  • Keep your bangs and hair pulled back from your face for the first 10 days. 
  • NO makeup or skincare products to be used on the treated area for two weeks.
  • NO facials, chemical treatments and microdermabrasion for 4 weeks. 
  • NO botox for 4 weeks. We recommend that it's best to wait until after your touch up heals to get Botox.
  • After 10 days, once the area has healed completely, consider using sunblock when going out in the sun to stop the color from fading.
  • Eyebrow tinting should not be undertaken for 4 weeks after your last touch up procedure.
  • Always avoid laser treatments over the treated area (fraxel laser, IPL), because they can destroy the pigment and cause burns.
  • Use of antibiotics and hormonal therapy can lead to a faster pigment fading. 

Please note: Eyebrows will appear darker and bolder due to natural scabbing and healing for the first two weeks. This is very common for all permanent cosmetic procedures.

Permanent makeup is NOT recommended for any clients who are or have:

  • Pregnant or Nursing
  • Diabetic
  • Viral infections and/or diseases
  • Heart Conditions/Pace Maker/Defibrillator (No exceptions)
  • Epilepsy
  • A Pacemaker or major heart problems
  • Had an Organ transplant
  • Tendency towards keloids
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Hemophiliac or problems of the blood to clot causing the sufferer to bleed severely from even a slight injury.
  • Skin irritations or Psoriasis near the treated area (rashes, sunburn, acne, etc.)
  • Sick (cold, flu, etc.)
  • Had Botox in the past 2 months
  • Have upcoming vacations or special occasions planned. 
  • Allergic to anesthetic (Lidocaine)
  • Extremely Oily or Problematic Skin
  • Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure, Poor general health.
  • If you are any of these medications, you will bleed and the pigment WILL NOT retain)

IF YOU ARE ON THESE MEDICATIONS:

Triflusal (Disgren)

Accutane in the past year

Clopidogrel (Plavix)

Prasugrel (Effient)

Ticagrelor (Brilinta)

Ticlopidine (Ticlid)

Cilostazol (Pletal)

Vorapaxar (Zontivity)

Dipyridamole (Persantine)

Coumadin

Pradaxia (dibigatran)

Xarelto (rivaraxaban)

Eliquis (apixaban)

Savaysa (edoxaban)