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After Care

After Care for Microblading Procedure

Microblading post-care is very important to the appearance and longevity of your new eyebrows.

1 hour after the treatment,  gently wash the eyebrows with warm water and neutral soap (children's soap or Cetaphil) using cotton pads or use baby wipes. Remove all the lymph and excess pigment until the cotton pad/ wipe shows no signs of color.  After the wash, apply a very thin layer of healing/post-treatment ointment (Aquaphor).  Our Scalp has a lot of oil and debris so do not wash your hair in the shower. You can get your hair washed or if you could wash your hair in the sink without getting your brows wet but be very careful. 

Do Not use Neosporin, Vaseline or any other cream besides the healing ointment on the brows within this healing period.  If the treatment was done late in the afternoon, put plastic wrap over the eyebrows you previously applied healing ointment on so that you protect the eyebrows from drying and wiping overnight.

Do not let any water, lotion, soap, or makeup touch your eyebrow area during the first 7 days after your procedure(no washing hair or apply any products besides the healing ointment on your forehead to your brows).  Continue to apply a very thin layer of healing ointment with clean Q-Tip for the first 7 days for about 3 times per day as needed but be sure to use the ointment sparingly as your skin needs to heal itself.  

The following must be AVOIDED during all 14 days post-microblading procedure:

  • Increased sweating (NO EXERCISING of any kind for at least 7 days)

  • 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

Please wash your face carefully around the eyebrow without getting water on the treated area.  During the shower, keep your face away from the showerhead or take a bath.

Itching and flaking may appear during the first seven days post-microblading procedure.  

However, experience has shown that by following these after-care instructions, these symptoms may quickly disappear.

If you have any unexpected problems with the healing of the skin, please contact us immediately, to discuss further instructions.

Contact a physician if any signs or symptoms develop such as the following: fever, redness at the site, swelling, tenderness of the procedure site, elevated body temperature, red streaks going from the procedure site towards the heart, and/or any green/yellow discharge that is foul in odor.

What to Expect During and After Your Microblading Session

Entire healing process will take from 4-6 weeks depending on your body regeneration and age. Your new eyebrows will go through several phases during the healing cycle.

The pigment will appear very natural looking immediately after the procedure. The color of the pigment will appear much darker in the next 5 days. 

Note that because of natural skin regeneration, after recovery period (peeling), brows might appear lighter than original. This might give you the impression that color is fading too quickly. Often even with proper care, clients may lose original hairstrokes which make brows look uneven. It is absolutely normal. That’s is the reason why most customers need a touchup after 6 weeks.

Once the healing of the skin starts taking place, it will look like dandruff flakes or dry skin. However, this is just superficial color and dry skin being naturally removed from your eyebrows.  The final look of your eyebrows will be apparent approximately 30 days after your procedure.

Never rub the treated area as it will disturb the skin from natural healing.

Once completely healed, always apply a layer of sunscreen SPF 30 up to SPF 50 on your eyebrows when exposed to the sun.  Sun exposure might cause the color pigment to fade away more quickly. When using foundation, be aware when applying to avoid your healed eyebrows. If foundation covers healed brows, your eyebrows will appear lighter.

You can now enjoy your beautiful new eyebrows.  You will simply love your new gorgeous fresh look!

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