Microblading is quickly becoming the new trend in beauty. With so many people looking for ways to enhance their eyes, there is no doubt that this method is going to become even more popular in the future. If you are interested in this procedure, then you should contact the #1 microblading artist in Indianapolis, IN.
What is microblading?
Microblading is a semi-permanent tattooing technique used for the eyebrows. Microblading can be used on someone with little to no eyebrows by creating an illusion of a more defined and fuller brow. Many of us spend a lot of time and money plucking, waxing, threading, and filling in our eyebrows. Which is why many consider something more permanent like microblading. Eyebrow trends do change, which is why we love the semi-permanent appeal of microblading.
How does it work?
With using a manual tattoo technique, tiny hair-like strokes are made while pigment is deposited into the epidermal layer of the skin. Due to the pigment fading over time, it is recommended to have a touch up done every 1-2 years to maintain results.
What to expect during your treatment
Microblading can take up to 2 hours. Eyebrow mapping is done before the procedure where the artist will measure and draw the outline of the desired eyebrow shape. Then numbing cream is applied to the area. Next the artist will begin making tiny hair-like strokes to ultimately create a natural looking brow. Although numbing cream is used, it can be a little uncomfortable but tolerable.
After microblading is complete your newly created eyebrows cannot get wet for 10 days. Which makes showering, washing your hair, and working out difficult. I recommend patients to purchase microblading face shields that they can use in the shower. These work wonderful for those who wash their hair frequently. You can expect for the first couple of days, the color of your new brows being bolder, and darker.
Flaking and scabbing can start after 4-5 days. It is very important not to pick at these flakes or scabs. Picking can pull out the pigment leading to loss of color in those spots. The healing process can take a month as it takes the skin about 30 days to regenerate. Therefore, the 30-day mark is when the true color will show itself. A touch-up appointment is needed 6 weeks after the initial appointment to make any adjustments.
Frequently asked questions
Microblading is a semi-permanent tattooing technique used for the eyebrows.
To determine the cost of your microblading treatment, our microblading specialist will discuss your individual needs and desires during your initial consultation.