Microblading After Care

Microblading post-care is very important to the appearance and longevity of your new eyebrows. 
 
The 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 colour of the pigment will appear much darker the day after your microblading session but will fade 30-60% in the first 10 days. Because of natural skin regeneration, after recovery period (peeling), brows might appear lighter than original. This might give you the impression that colour is fading too quickly. Often even with proper care, clients may lose original hairstrokes which make brows look uneven. It is absolutely normal. That is why we include your a touchup appointment.

Day by Day After Care

Washing your Face and Showering 
Do not let any water, lotion, soap, or makeup touch your eyebrow area during the first 3 days after your procedure.

Wash your face carefully around the eyebrow without getting water on the treated area. During the shower, keep your face away from the showerhead.
After 3 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. Be sure to use the ointment sparingly as your skin needs to heal itself. Continue to apply the ointment for 10 days.
Itching and Flaking 
Itchiness and flakiness 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.  Once the healing of the skin starts taking place, it will look like dandruff flakes or dry skin. However, this is just superficial colour and dry skin being naturally removed from your eyebrows. The final look of your eyebrows will be apparent approximately 30 days after your procedure. 
Healed Brows

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.

If you have any unexpected problems with the healing of the skin, please contact me asap
 

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

  • Do not rub the treated area as it will disturb the skin from natural healing
  • 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