How Microblading Is Done: The Complete Guide

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( — April 14, 2022) — Tired of filling in your eyebrows every day?

Microblading is the latest trend in semi-permanent makeup. It’s a great way to add definition and color to your eyebrows without worrying about them wearing off over time.

You’ll love the results – fuller, more defined eyebrows that will make you look younger and more polished.

They’ll be perfect for everyday wear, special occasions, or just when you want to feel more confident.

With microblading, you can finally have the perfect eyebrows for years. No more penciling in your eyebrows every day or using harsh makeup products that can damage your skin.

Schedule your appointment today and see what all the fuss is about!

What Is Microblading?

Microblading is a form of semi-permanent eyebrow tattooing. It provides an appearance that looks like real hair and fills in gaps where eyebrows have been lost. Microblade strokes go beyond the natural brow line to restore eyebrows to fullness, directionality, and identity.

The technique passes your skin’s color test for thickness, color, and shape. Microblading is performed with a very fine blade to deposit ink into the skin. The strokes are very small and close together so that the pigment appears like natural hair.

Microblading pigments are organic and come in various colors to ensure that eyebrows always look natural. The technician can also lighten or darken the pigment to match your natural hair color. The technician will also choose an appropriate shape for your face and brow bone structure.

There are many factors that the technician must be knowledgeable about to do this procedure correctly, such as understanding depth, angles, and curves. Proper technique can lead to longevity in technique, thereby creating long-lasting results for the client.

How Is Microblading Done?

Step one: Analyze your natural brows.

Before you even think about microblading, it’s important to look at your natural eyebrows. This helps to determine the ideal shape and density for your new brows. Your technician will take into account the width of your brow, the length of your brow, and the thickness of your brow. They will also consider the color of your brows and the direction of your hair growth. Once they have analyzed your natural brows, they will be able to create a customized plan for your microblading procedure. Step 1 is important in ensuring that you are happy with your results.

Step two: Measure up your new brows

The next step in the microblading process is to measure up your new brows. This is done by using a fine-tipped pen to mark out the desired shape of your brows. Your facial features and personal preferences will determine your new brows’ length, width, and arch. Once you have marked out the shape of your new brows, the technician will use a small blade to create fine incisions along the outline. This will help to create a natural-looking brow that blends in seamlessly with your existing hair.

Step three: Tattoo them on

After topical numbing cream has been applied and allowed to work its magic, your microblading technician will get to work. First, they will use a surgical pen to draw on the shape of your eyebrows. This step is crucial as it allows you to approve the overall look before any ink is applied. Once you’re happy with the shape, your technician will dip their needles into pigment and start tattooing the ink into your skin. The needles are extremely thin, so the sensation is similar to an eyebrow pencil being drawn across your skin. Most people report feeling only minor discomfort during the procedure. Depending on the level of detail involved, the entire process usually takes two hours.

Step four: The healing process

The final step in microblading is the healing process. This can take up to 30 days, during which time the area will need to be kept clean and moist. The skin will form a scab over the area, eventually falling off, revealing the new eyebrow shape. It is important not to pick at the scab, as this can damage the delicate skin and cause scarring. It is also important to avoid sun exposure during the healing process, as this can cause the pigment to fade. Once the healing process is complete, you will be left with beautiful, natural-looking eyebrows that will last for years to come.

Aftercare of Microblading

The most important thing is to apply liberal amounts of petroleum jelly around the brows daily and wash with a gentle cleanser and cool water avoiding any rubbing. The area should also be kept away from the sun as much as possible.

There are a few other things to keep in mind when it comes to microblading:

  • Avoid swimming, saunas, and working out intensely for the first week after the procedure.
  • Refrain from using skincare products that contain Retin-A, glycolic acid, or other exfoliating ingredients.
  • Avoid using self-tanning lotions for the first two weeks.

The best way to ensure your new eyebrows last as long as possible is to follow the aftercare instructions closely. By taking care of them in the first few days and weeks after the procedure, you can enjoy your new look for years to come!

Side effects

While microblading is a relatively new cosmetic procedure, it has quickly gained popularity due to its ability to create natural-looking eyebrows. However, as with any cosmetic procedure, there are potential side effects that should be considered before undergoing the treatment. The most common side effect is temporary bruising and swelling at the injection site. Other potential side effects include infection, skin irritation, and allergic reactions. While these side effects are typically mild and resolve on their own, more serious complications such as blindness have been reported in rare cases. Therefore, it is important to consult with a qualified physician before undergoing microblading to ensure that the procedure is safe for you.

When should you get a microblading touch-up?

Although microblading is considered a semi-permanent solution for sparse brows, the results are not permanent and will eventually fade over time. Touch-ups are typically needed every 12 to 18 months to maintain the desired results. However, the exact timing will vary depending on individual factors such as skin type, age, and lifestyle. For example, people with oily skin may find their microbladed brows fade more quickly than those with dry skin. In general, it is good to schedule a microblading touch-up when you start to see any significant pigment fading. This will help to ensure that your brows always look their best.

Consult a specialist

When it comes to body modification, there are many things to consider before taking the plunge. With something as permanent as tattooing, it’s important to be sure about the design, placement, and artist you’ve chosen. The same is true for microblading, a semi-permanent form of eyebrow tattooing. But because it’s still a form of tattooing, we at Microblading Place recommend consulting a specialist before getting microblading done. A good specialist will be able to assess your individual needs and create a bespoke treatment plan that fits your preferences and skin type. They’ll also be able to answer any questions you have about the procedure and aftercare.