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Microblading FAQ

What can I expect from my microblading appointment at Siren & Proper?

First we have you schedule your initial microblading appointment, this appointment takes up to 2.5 hours and requires a 50% deposit to be made at the time of booking. During your visit our brow artist uses measuring tools to perfectly align your brows to your desired look and style. Before performing any actual microblading, our brow artist ensures that you are satisfied with what they have designed for your eyebrows. The microblading follow up appointment must be scheduled 6+ weeks after your initial microblading appointment. The follow up appointment takes up to 1.5 hours. During the microblading follow up visit, any areas that have faded or decreased in size will be enhanced. 

What is microblading?

Microblading is a semi-permanent eyebrow tattoo that can fill in or create a whole new brow shape with hair like strokes that will last 12-18 months.   

Who is microblading for?

Microblading is for anyone who feels it’s necessary to use makeup to get the ideal brow shape.

is microblading only booked for a one time visit?

No.  Microblading is broken up into two separate visits.  Your initial visit is where your actual microblading appointment will take place, while your second visit is a follow up.  Microblading follow up appointments must be booked 6+ weeks after your initial microblading visit, this follow up appointment is included in the total pricing. 

does microblading hurt?

Although numbing cream is used during the procedure, slight sensitivity/discomfort may be felt by some sensitive clients. 

what things should i do to prepare for my microblading appointment?

  • Accutane and any other prescribed acne medications must be finished one year prior to receiving microblading. 

  • Do not take Aspirin, fish oil, niacin, vitamin E and/or Ibuprofen or blood thinners, unless medically necessary, 72 hours prior to your microblading procedure. 

  • Any brow tinting and/or waxing should be done 3 week prior to your microblading procedure. 

  • Avoid direct sunlight and tanning beds for 2 weeks before or after your microblading appointment.  

  • Do not receive any chemical peels, microdermabrasion, mesotherapy, or intense skin treatments which will cause faster skin cell rejuvenation and cause skin irritation 3-4 weeks before the procedure. 

  • Wash your hair the morning of the microblading procedure. 

  • Avoid consuming large amounts of alcohol 24 hours before your microblading procedure. 

  • Do not receive any Botox treatments 4 weeks prior to your microblading procedure. 

  • Growth enhancement products such as Latisse, RevitaBrow, and GrandeLash should not be used 1 month before or after the procedure has fully healed due to possibility of the color shifting. 

how long does microblading normally last?

Microblading normally last 12-18 months, color boost appointments will be needed annually to maintain its fresh natural appearance. Fading will happen naturally after each procedure. Color boost appointments require a 50% deposit at the time of booking in order to reserve your appointment time. 

What is the recovery time for microblading?

Although it does take about 14 days for the strokes to completely heal, you will be able to return to your normal daily activities right after the appointment.

What is the aftercare for microblading?

 

  • For the first hour, pat the area gently with a clean tissue repeatedly to absorb any excess fluids.

  • Days 1-3, apply a thin layer of the gel you received on your visit with a cotton swab 3 times a day. Refrain from using an excess amount. This is to prevent infection.

  • Days 1-7, using your fingertips, gently wash the area with a mild soap & water morning & night. Do not use a washcloth or anything abrasive on your eyebrows.

  • Do not pick or scratch your new brows.

  • Avoid physical activities that may cause sweating for the first 10 days.

  • Avoid direct contact of water on your brows for the first 10 days.

  • Avoid hot tubs, steam rooms, public pools and the ocean during the healing process.

  • Do not use any other ointments, gels, creams or oils on your eyebrows other than the designated gel that was given to you at your appointment.

  • Avoid direct sunlight and tanning beds for 2 weeks before and after your microblading appointment.

  • No retinols, AHA’s, exfoliating treatments, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, Botox and any other strong treatments 6-8 weeks after your microblading procedure.

  • Smoking will cause premature fading and the anesthetics will not last as long.

  • Growth enhancement products such as Latisee, RevitaBrow, and GrandeLash should not be used 1 month before or after the procedure has fully healed because it may shift the color.

How long do I have to wait to fill in my brows with makeup after my microblading appointment?

We recommend waiting 2 weeks after your microblading appointment to apply any makeup to your brow area. A brow powder, gel or pomade is recommend to fill in your brows. The useage of brow pencils are discouraged during the healing process. 

Do I need an appointment?

Yes! We book by appointment only.

Is a consultation required before my initial microblading appointment?

Consultations are not require for microblading appointments. We typically reserve consultations for clients who may have an already existing eyebrow tattoo or possible scaring under their brows.

If I am pregnant or breast feeding am I able to get microblading done?

Unfortunately no, due to risk of infection. 

Will I ever have to fill in my brows again after my microblading procedure?

Once your brows are fully healed, you may still need to use powder or a pencil on your brows, this is an enhancement and is not permanent. Your genetics, physiological makeup, and lifestyle will affect the treatment in various ways.