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Posted on January 24, 2022

All About Microblading

People with thin eyebrows who want a semi-permanent solution to filling them out might consider microblading as an option. Here’s everything to know about this trend. What is Microblading? Microblading is a semi-permanent cosmetic makeup procedure using a disposable handheld tool containing ultra-fine needles that look like a blade. Our experts use this tool to […]

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The Ins and Outs of Microblading

If you’re on social media, chances are you’ve seen friends, colleagues, and maybe family members come out and flaunt new rich, full, fabulous brows. Maybe you’ve followed along with their microblading journey or maybe they’ve only shared the end result and you’re now wondering what the process entails, how long it lasts, how much it […]

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Nervous about Getting Microblading? Don’t Be!

If you are desiring fuller, thicker, or darker eyebrows but are feeling nervous about getting microblading, you are not alone. Lots of people come to us feeling the same way. We are here to answer your questions, reassure you and help you overcome your fears! We’ve put together a little list of facts that may […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Get Microblading Training

People enter the beauty industry for many different reasons. For many of us, it is because we realize the value we can bring to others by making them feel beautiful and confident in their skin. I know for me, nothing feels better than helping someone feel better about themselves and more confident with the way […]

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What is the Perfect Eyebrow?

Gone are the days of the ultra-thin eyebrow that is basically non-existent. Today, we are in the age of the fuller, thicker, darker brow. But how do we achieve this look when our eyebrows are thin, sparce or just not as dark as want them to be? Well…you have a couple options. Of course, you […]

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Microblading Classes in Encinitas

If you are considering adding microblading to your list of skills, you are making the right decision! Microblading is a leading beauty trend and is not going anywhere anytime soon. More and more people are searching for the perfect brow that they no longer have to pencil in. So, you are right on time to […]

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How to Start a Career in Microblading

If you are in the beauty industry and are thinking of expanding your skillset to include microblading services or if you are just starting out and want to begin a career in microblading, there are some steps you should take to set yourself up for success. It is important to note that microblading is a […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

What you need to know before microblading.

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Microblading is a semi-permanent tattoo, used for the purpose of reconstructing sparse eyebrows or simply to enhance already full brows. The proper ink is chosen and mixed to fit your exact skin tone to look the most natural and realistic. We then create small, hair-like strokes to perfectly mimic natural and gorgeous eyebrows.

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Healed microblading results last anywhere from 1-2 years, depending on your skin type. If you have oily skin, results usually fade a little faster than those with dryer skin types. Touch-ups are required to maintain the microbladed look. First touch-up is included.

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Please read the faqs page completely to ensure that you are an eligible candidate for microblading. Prior to your procedure: -Do not take Advil or other blood thinners such as Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Niacin or Vitamin E ,drink alcohol or take caffeine within 24 hours of your procedure, go tanning within 24 hours of the procedure, make sure to not have had facial fillers done at least 2 weeks prior to the procedure. Do not do facial fillers at least 2 weeks after the procedure.

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-Anybody can get microblading done as long as the following does not apply. Those who are: Undergoing Chemotherapy (consult your doctor),Viral infections and/or diseases,Epilepsy, A Pacemaker or major heart problems, Had an Organ transplant, Skin irritations or Psoriasis near the treated area (rashes, sunburn, acne, etc.), Sick (cold, flu, etc.), Pregnant or Nursing. Please contact us if you have had any facial fillers in the past two months*. Please contact us if you have used any prescription acne medication in the past year*.

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Microbladed brows typically take 6 weeks to fully heal. Within the first week the pigment will appear much darker, and your eyebrows will look very bold. Do not worry! This is part of the healing process and it means that you are healing properly. After the first week the eyebrows will begin to get lighter, as by now the scabbing should be taking place. This is also normal! Around week 2, most of the scabbing should be done, and you will begin to see your full and natural eyebrow shape come through. Let it heal naturally, and only begin to wash your eyebrows with a mild foamy anti-bacterial soap after 14 days.

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There should be absolutely NO picking at your eyebrows for the first 10 days. The first 10 days are the most crucial for having healthy healed eyebrows. Let the epithelial crust and natural scabbing occur on its own. After the first two weeks, you are allowed to begin washing them again. Try to keep the area as dry as possible in the first 10 days. Do not swim in fresh, salt, or chlorinated pool water for at least 2-4 weeks following your procedure. Limit sun exposure for 14 days following the procedure. For the first two weeks, avoid:Water, cleansers, creams, makeup, heavy sweating in the brow area, tanning and heavy sun exposure, Facials, facial fillers, chemical treatments and microdermabrasion.

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Discomfort is minimal, although a numbing cream is applied to alleviate any discomfort.