What is Eyebrow Microblading?

What is Eyebrow Microblading?

Microblading is the lately popular, manual method of drawing permanent eyebrows and it creates an extremely fine natural look. Perfectly natural looking, thick, full eyebrows. This semi permanent eyebrow enhancing method was created by a serbian artist by the name of Branko Babic. His method is the most used method in Europe and the UK, it’s called PhiBrows. Microblading is the process of using a small scalpel with multiple blades on top, which are then dipped into color pigments before making the individual, tiny cuts inside the eyebrows. The pigments aren’t applied deep into the skin as with a conventional permanent tattoo, so this method is deemed semi-permanent. It lasts around 2-3 years, depending on skin type and how microblading was applied. No matter how the microblading was applied, your treatment should include a follow-up appointment in the following weeks. You should consider arranging the second session to correct and intensify your brows, about 4 weeks after the first session.

Depending on your skin type and care, the pigments will fade slowly over 18-24 months. It’s a duration that’s long enough for you to forget about your eyebrows, yet short enough to make changes according to your age and style. The microblading service can be a little uncomfortable for those who have sensitive skin. However, there is an option to apply anesthetic before the operation to keep this to a minimum to where it is completely tolerable. The artist will choose needles and the blade type according to desired brow model and the skin type. The pigments are bladed just below the epidermis into the thinnest part of the dermis for extremely natural looking hair strokes. If you need free consultation on microblading your eyebrows get in touch with Bristol microblading.


Is there anything I need to do to prepare for Microblading?

  • Do not drink coffee, alcohol or energizing drinks on the day of treatment.
  • Do not take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E or Ibuprofen 24 hours before treatment.
  • Do not take omega3 (fish oil) 1 week before treatment.
  • Do not tan or have intense sun exposure 3 days before treatment.
  • No waxing 2-3 days before treatment.
  • No chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser or any other intense treatments 2 weeks before treatment.
  • Shower and fix your hair as you need to take extra care not to get your brows wet for several days.

Is there any after-care procedure for Microblading?

  • Avoid increased sweating, practicing sports, swimming, hot sauna, hot bath or jacuzzi, sun tanning or salon tanning.
  • Any laser or chemical treatments or peelings, and/or any creams containing Retin-A or Glycol Acid on the face or neck.
  • Picking, peeling or scratching of the micro pigmented area in order to avoid scarring of the area or removal of the pigment.
  • Performing tasks related to heavy household cleaning such as garage or basement cleaning where there is a lot of airborne debris.
  • Drinking alcohol in excess as it may lead to slow healing of wounds.
  • Driving in open air vehicles such as convertibles, boats, bicycles or motorcycles.
  • Touching to the eyebrow area except for when rinsing and applying the post-care cream with a cotton swab.
  • Before showering apply a layer of post-care cream to protect your eyebrows from moisture. During the shower keep your face away from the shower head. Itching and flaking may appear during the first seven days post microblading procedure, However, experience has shown that by following these aftercare instructions these symptoms may quickly disappear.
  • Once completely healed, always apply a layer of sunscreen SPF 30 on your eyebrows when exposed to the sun. Sun exposure might cause the color pigment to fade away more quickly.

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