Is Microblading Right for You? Here’s Your Guide!

Are you thinking of microblading your eyebrows? If so, here is everything you need to know before going to your session!

Recently, one of the most popular trend in the beauty world is Microblading. This treatment is meant to give people with sparse brows the look of fuller natural eyebrows.  If you are interested in learning about this, keep on reading and find out if microblading is right for you.

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What You Need to Know

  • According to MedicalNewsToday, it is a cosmetic tattooing procedure to fill thin eyebrows
  • The process is done by an esthetician using a microblade tool and needles
  • The initial procedure can take up to a couple of hours
  • The effects will fade over time and need retouching, after 4-8 weeks
  • These procedures can vary in price ranging from $400-$1,400
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What to Keep in Mind

  • According to Healthline, there are several risks taken when undergoing this procedure
  • Make sure the person conducting the procedure is a licensed and trained professional
  • Follow the steps and precautions advised by your professional in order to avoid complications
  • The heeling process can take from 7-14 days and can cause swelling, darkening of the area and scabs to form.

Care After Procedure

  • After the procedure, it is important not to get the area wet for up to 10 days
  • Apply the medicated balm as directed by professional
  • Do not wear makeup for a week
  • Avoid sweating, going to saunas, or swimming
  • Keep the area free of contact with hair

Risks

Like with any cosmetic procedure, there are some possible risks.

  • Allergic reactions: It is important to discuss with your esthetician your allergies and the products they will be using
  • Microblading splits the skin which increases the chances of transmission of infectious diseases
  • To avoid contracting disease, make sure the products used are sterile

 

If Microblading is not for you, there are other similar procedures that may interest you. Microshading and Microfeathering are two other techniques used to fill in eyebrows.

According to Microbladers, Microshading gives the look of powdered brows and is perfect for people who have over plucked eyebrows. On the other hand, Microfeathering gives a natural look and is meant for people will fuller brows that have some bald spots.

All these procedure vary but are meant to fill in areas of the brows, it all depends on what your problem area is.

If you decide on getting one of these procedures done, it is important to take all of these variables into account. With the proper professional skill , this procedure can create beautiful results.

 

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