Frequently Asked Questions
What is permanent makeup?
It is the micro-implantation of color pigments into the skin for aesthetic purposes to enhance, contour, and outline facial features.
How is the procedure performed?
The microblading procedure is done using a hand tool with a prepackaged, sterile, single use “blade” made up of a grouping of needles that are 3x smaller than the needles that would be used in a traditional tattoo machine. The ombre, powder, combination, nano, lip blushing, and lip neutralization procedures are done with a pen like machine made specifically for permanent makeup with the use of a prepackaged, sterile, single use needle with varying configurations. With the appropriate amount of pressure, the skin is penetrated and the pigment is deposited into the epidermis.
Does it hurt?
Everyone will have a different experience with the level of discomfort associated with the procedure. When numbing is applied, some say it is relaxing and they only feel the pressure being applied. Others say it feels about as uncomfortable as tweezing. Still there are some who will feel that it is more uncomfortable. Numbing is available at your scheduled appointment.
Can I still get my brows done if I barely have any?
Definitely yes! This is an amazing option for those who suffer from alopecia, trichotillomania, or have previously gone through chemotherapy. Microblading, ombre brows, and combination brows can camouflage past wax catastrophes, over tweezing, or the normal hair thinning that occurs post menopause.
How long does the procedure take?
Your first appointment will take around 90 minutes - 2 hours, as plenty of time will be taken to assure that we have created the shape you desire before the actual procedure is performed.
Your second follow up appointment at 4 weeks will be around 60 minutes.
How long does it last after it's done?
The colored pigment used for this procedure is semi-permanent, therefore the procedure typically lasts up to 12 months or longer. Because of the unique qualities of each individual’s skin and lifestyles, there is no guarantee how long your results will last. Most will likely need a touchup within 6-24 months.