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BEFORE AND AFTER YOUR TREATMENT

Before your treatment

Prior to your permanent cosmetic enhancement think about the look that you wish to achieve. As experts in the field of color analysis and makeovers, we ensure that the correct colors and styles are chosen for you, however you are part of the decision-making process.

  • Permanent cosmetic enhancements sometimes require multiple application sessions. To achieve the best results, you will be required to return for at least one control procedure four to six weeks after the initial application.
  • Be prepared for the color intensity to be significantly sharper and darker immediately after the procedure. This will subside and become softer as the skin heals. This process can take up to 7 days.
  • Since delicate skin or sensitive areas may be swollen or red, you are advised not to make social plans on the day of your enhancement.
  • Please wear your normal make-up to your enhancement appointment.
  • A sensitivity test will be performed unless waived upon request.
  • Do not use Retin-A skincare products close to the enhancement area 2 weeks prior to and after your procedure.
  • No chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser or any other intense treatments 2 weeks before treatment.
  • Do not take omega3 or fish oil supplements 1 week before treatment.
  • No waxing 2-3 days before treatment.
  • Do not take aspirin, Ibuprofen or any other blood thinning medications 2 days prior to and after your enhancement.
  • Do not consume alcohol 24 hours before your procedure. Do not drink coffee, energizing or any other caffeinated drinks the day of treatment.

For Eyebrow Enhancements

  • Waxing treatments should be performed no less than 3 days prior to your enhancement.
  • IPL laser hair removal should be performed no less than 2 weeks prior to your enhancement.
  • Electrolysis treatments should be performed no less than 5 days prior to your enhancement.
  • Eyebrow tinting should not be undertaken for 2 weeks after your enhancement.

For Lip Enhancements

  • If you prone to cold soars or sun induced blisters, it is advised to use your prescription medication a week prior and two weeks after treatment.
  • If you have a cold soars or fever blisters outbreak prior your lips enhancement appointment, please contact our office immediately and reschedule the treatment. 

After your treatment

  • The area treated may show redness and swelling and that the color looks dark and intense—this is quite normal. After 2-7 days redness and inflammation will subside, and color with appear more subtle and a few shades lighter. 
  • Additional treatments cannot be undertaken until the area has completely healed. A 4-6 weeks healing period is required before any more work can be undertaken.
  • In order to let your brows heal well, avoid water on the brow area, make up to the brow area, the gym, sauna or pool for 7 days.
  • Once the area has healed completely, approximately one week, consider using a waterproof total sunblock when going out in the sun to stop the color fading.
  • Strong chemicals or glycolic acid/peels of any kind may cause the pigment to lighten. Always call and check with your our office  when you have any doubts.
  • Do not pick or pull at the treated area, as this will result in pigment loss.
  • You will go through three healing phases: 1-healing, 2-peeling, and 3-fading.
  • You may notice whiteness or blanching around the area, this is quite normal and will subside within 12 hours. If you find any lymphatic fluid or blood weeping you can gently clean the area with saline, cool boiled water and gauze, blotting gently dry to remove any moisture.
  • With clean hands and cotton swab, apply a fine layer of aftercare balm to the treated area. Repeat this procedure up to 3 times a day if the area feels tight.
  • After the fine scabbing has healed, you will see a different hue to the color implanted.
  • Giving Blood – Before donating blood or plasma, notify the donation center of the date of your Microblading or any other Permanent Makeup procedure.  Each state has different regulations concerning permanent make-up, tattoos and body piercings.
  • MRI Scans- The Microblading and other PMU procedure may show up as an artifact on MRI scan. Some clients may experience a tingling sensation. Please notify your radiologist prior to the MRI scan.
  • Injectable – Dermal fillers and Botox can be done alter the shape of the eyebrows. The client should be advised that injectables should be carried out after a Microblading procedure and not prior.
  • Laser/Pulsed Light- Laser or pulsed light hair removal or skin rejuvenation treatments can cause color change. It is important to advise the therapist that you have had a Microblading procedure, as this cannot be rectified with another Microblading procedure.
  • Color Refreshing- To keep your new brows looking at their best, it is recommended that you have a color refresh procedure every 12-18 months.