You are not a good candidate for Microblading, Powder, or Combo Brows if you meet any of the following categories:
Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Uncontrolled Diabetes and/or High Blood Pressure, prone to Keloid scarring, Chemo/ radiation and Accutane within the last 12 months, skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis, etc. on or by the brow area, an autoimmune disease that affects the healing of wounds, compromised immune system, or poor general health. In certain instances, there may be special considerations made and will require a Physician release note.
Please note that you will FORFEIT your deposit if you show up to your appointment without following these instructions. You will have to reschedule which requires another $50 deposit.
*** Remember to plan your appointment accordingly! Always schedule appointments 2 weeks before an upcoming event (vacations on the beach).
*** Plan to take 1 whole week off from the gym. The smallest amount of sweat can cause fading!
*** Yes! You should wear your eyebrows to your first appointment the way you normally wear them. This will help give me a vision of what you do or do not want.
2 weeks before your appointment do not receive any of the following treatments from your neck up: electrolysis, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, botox, fillers (at least 14 days), excessive tanning/sun, waxing, threading, or tweezing. I will clean your eyebrows up for you.
1 week before your appointment discontinue the use of any skincare containing vitamin A, retinols, retinals, exfoliants, harsh face masks (charcoal mask), acids, benzoyl peroxide, etc. from the eyes up. Switch to a gentle skincare line during this time period and throughout the healing process.
24 hours prior to your appointment do not consume any type of blood thinners (Tylenol, Advil, niacin, ibuprofen, etc.), vitamin E, fish oil, alcoholic beverages, and any type of caffeine. These things increase blood flow and will either push pigment out or make the pigment darker in color.
You Must Follow Your Aftercare!!! Failure to follow aftercare will result in unsatisfactory results or skin damage.
Day by Day breakdown of what to expect while your brows are healing:
Day Of: Tender, red, slightly swollen
Day After: Tender, pinkish, possibly more swollen – brows could appear uneven, shape looks bold, sharp, and dark
Day 3-4: Redness, swelling, and tenderness start to subside, brows start to feel rough and tight
Day 5-10: Itching & peeling may start, resembles dry skin. Dark scabs combined with healed spots may cause the brows to look patchy
Day 14: Scabbing and peeling should be finished, brows may look too light. Normal routine can be resumed at 10 days.
Day 30: Surface is healed, color is true
Do not sweat from exercise, saunas, hot showers, etc. Blotting the area dry is not an option. Sweat is saline, saline is a form of tattoo removal. Brows will disappear if you fail to follow this rule.
Keep brows as dry as possible for the first 24 hours – you can still shower and wash your face but be careful. Then, wash brows 1x/day at night when showering or washing your makeup off. Pat dry then air dry for 10 minutes, then apply a very thin layer of Aquaphor. Continue this regimen for 3-4 days, then leave them alone and let them scab and peel on their own. DO NOT PICK THE PEELING SKIN OFF! Picking scabs can remove pigment and cause scarring.
Spots and/or strokes may come off and the remaining spots/strokes will fade lighter. This is normal. Brows take at least 2 appointments to complete, don’t get discouraged if they heal too subtle.
Keep brows as dry as possible during showers and hair washing.
Do not use makeup on your brows until they’re healed. Liner and mascara are okay, be careful with foundation.
Try not to sleep with your face in the pillow.
Once healed, SPF must be applied to brows at all times. Sun exposure will fade them very quickly!
Avoid the following products/ingredients on or near the brows at all times, even once you have healed: all Vitamin A: retinols, retinals, Tretinoin, Differin, lactic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, mandelic acid, and anything similar.
***Signs of infection include increasing or extreme pain in the brow area, blistering, enlarged scabs due to excess discharge, fever, redness at the site, major swelling, red streaks going from the site towards the heart, and/or any green/yellow discharge that is foul in odor. Contact a physician if any of these symptoms develop.