Permanent Makeup procedures normally requires multiple treatment sessions. For best results, clients will be required to return for at least Perfecting Appointment. This will take place 8-10 weeks after the initial procedure. Those with oily skin may require an additional touch up. Please be aware that color intensity will be significantly darker and sharper immediately and a few days after the initial procedure, but the color will reduce by 30-50%
•• Although numbing gel is used during the procedure, sensitivity or discomfort may still be felt. Skin may be red and/or swollen after the procedure
•• Please do not drink alcohol 24 hours prior to the treatment
•• Unless medically necessary, please avoid taking things that thin the blood like fish oils, herbals, Vitamin E, aspirins
•• Where possible, try to avoid the following herbs and spices prior to your appointment: Black pepper, Cardamom, any member of the Zingiberaceae (Ginger) family, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Garlic, Horseradish, Mustard
•• A patch test can be performed, unless waived by client. It is the client’s responsibility to schedule this at least 2 weeks prior to the procedure.
•• No electrolysis for at least 5 days before the procedure
•• Botox, AHA products and Retinoids should be avoided for 2 weeks prior to the procedure
•• Exfoliating treatments such as microdermabrasion should not be performed within 2 weeks prior to procedure
**Avoid direct exposure to the sun including tanning bed 2 weeks before and after treatment.
•• Chemical and laser peels should be avoided no less than 6 weeks prior to procedure
•• Patients prone to cold sores/fever blisters should take an anti-viral prior to treatment
•• Hormone therapies can affect pigmentation and/or cause sensitivity
•• Discontinue use of any brow-growth serums like Latisse, as it can cause sensitivity / affect pigment
Topical Anesthetic Advice
•• Allergic reaction can occur from any anesthetics used during the procedure. If you do suffer from an allergic reaction, you should contact your doctor immediately. Allergic reaction response may show through redness, swelling, rash, blistering, dryness or any other symptoms associated with an allergic reaction.
•• Numbness – We cannot accept responsibility if the area to be treated does not respond to the numbing gel. Each individual is different according to skin type. Some clients report the area to be completely numb, while others may experience some discomfort.
•• Procedure – For Shading/Eyeliner/Lip procedure, a numbing gel is used. The products are formulated to be perfectly safe and can be purchased over the counter from any pharmacy or online. As a result of the treatment, combined with the use of the anesthetic, you can expect to experience some redness/swelling that can last 1-4 days. You should always follow your post procedure advice and after care for the best results.
Contraindications for Microblading
•• Liver disease – high risk of infection •• Pregnancy/Nursing
•• Compromised skin near brow area •• Chemotherapy/Radiation
•• Skin conditions like psoriasis, dermatitis, etc near the brow area
•• The following medical conditions require a note from your doctor giving consent
Diabetes Type 1 and 2, high blood pressure, auto-immune disease, thyroid / Graves’ disease
Any other medical condition that causes slow healing or a high risk of infection