FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Microblading?


Microblading is the artistic technique of tattooing individual hair strokes with a handheld tool called a microblade. Unlike traditional tattooing, which uses a machine, microblading artists hand draw 

each hair to match the color and coarseness of your eyebrows. The result? Gorgeous, natural looking eyebrows.


How long does it last?


Microbladed eyebrows last 1 to 2 years for most people, before it usually needs a touch up.


Does it hurt?


Most clients report little or no pain! We use a topical anesthetic before the procedure to numb the affected area.


How should I prepare for my appointment?


Before your appointment, we highly encourage our clients to check out Instagram and "shop" for eyebrows on our feed. Eyebrows comes in many shapes and styles, from feathered to bold, arched to straight. Our microblading specialist will work with you to customize your best brows. In the week before your appointment, we recommend avoiding blood thinners, aspirin, alcohol or using retinol creams.


How long does it take to heal?


You'll be able to wear your new brows back to brunch! In the first 7 days, you'll need to avoid getting them wet, working out or wearing brow makeup. Read more on aftercare It takes about 30 days to completely heal, in which time you may experience mild scabbing.


What is the aftercare?


Microblading post-care is very important to the appearance and longevity of your new eyebrows. Do not let any water, lotion, soap, or makeup touch your eyebrow area during the first 7 days after your procedure.After 5-7 days, make sure your hands are completely clean and gently apply the post-care ointment with clean hands.  This can be done once at night time, but be sure to use the ointment sparingly as your skin needs to heal itself.  Please continue to apply the ointment for 7 days.The following must be avoided during all 14 days post-microblading procedure:

  • Increased sweating
  • Practicing sports
  • Swimming
  • Hot sauna, hot bath, or Jacuzzi
  • Sun tanning or salon tanning
  • UV/UVA Rays or chemicals as they have been known to cause a shift in color and premature fading
  • Any laser or chemical treatments or peelings, and/or any creams containing Retin-A or Glycolic acid on the face or neck
  • Picking, peeling, or scratching of the micro pigmented area in order to avoid scarring of the area or removal of the pigment
  • Performing tasks related to heavy household cleaning such as garage or basement cleaning where there is a lot of airborne debris
  • Drinking alcohol in excess, as it may lead to slow healing of wounds
  • Driving in open air vehicles such as convertibles, boats, bicycles, or motorcycles
  • Touching of the eyebrow area except for when rinsing and applying the post-care cream with a cotton swab

Can I get microblading while pregnant?


No, we do not recommend microblading while pregnant or breastfeeding.


Who is ineligible for microblading?


Microblading is not recommended for those with oily skin or large pores. If that's you, you may want a shading or combination shading and microblading technique. We also do not provide microblading for people: under 18 years old, pregnant or nursing, if you have diabetes, glaucoma, skin diseases such as Shingles, psoriasis or eczema on the area of treatment, allergies to makeup, Keloid disorder, HIV/Hepatitis, skin cancer, hemophilia, or if you're taking skin medications like ro-accutaine and steroids. Please read our complete Terms and Conditions


Can I get permanent makeup if I have Juvederm injections/fillers?


We recommend getting permanent makeup first, or ask your Juvederm specialist for clearance.


Can microblading hide/cover my scars?


It's great for that! But we recommend sending us a photo of your eyebrows without makeup so we can review and let you know whether you’re a candidate for microblading.


Will both brows be exactly the same?


No! Although we do measure and even out the brows the hair strokes on each brow will be positioned differently. The placement of stroke depends on hair loss.