Posted on February 10, 2021

Microblading Services in National City — Is It Safe?

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One of the most important features on our face is the eyebrow — our eyebrows can make a statement even without applying makeup. Women everywhere pluck, wax, and pencil daily to create the perfect brow. But, let’s be honest, penciling in our eyebrows can be time consuming and can look unnatural. That’s where microblading comes in. Microblading is a new, proven way to help you achieve the most beautiful brow for your face!

What is Microblading and How Do I Know It’s Safe?

Microblading is the latest beauty trend that eliminates the daily stress surrounding drawing in eyebrows. It is a technique in which a technician uses tiny blades to make small, hair-like incisions in the brow, while depositing pigment to give the client a natural-looking thicker, more defined brow.

You may have heard horror stories about microblading mishaps, and you may be wondering whether it is safe for you. Microblading is safe as long as you choose a licensed and trained technician who has experience with microblading and other skin care procedures. At A. Samara Beauty, we pride ourselves in our cleanliness, skill and expertise and are proud to deliver exceptional microblading services to people throughout National City and surrounding areas. 

What are the Risks of Microblading?

Of course there are risks, as with any procedure — the greatest risk is infection. Before making the decision to undergo microblading, it is important to research the technician to make sure he or she is skilled and trained and operates using clean and healthy practices. 

It is also important that he or she explains how to properly care for your new brows following the procedure. 

Here are some basic tips for caring for your brows:

• First 24 hours — gently blot your brows with sterile gauze, using distilled water to get rid of any excess fluid

• After the first 24 hours: use a Q-tip to gently pat the area to clean

• After day 4: after day 4 you can start applying a thin layer of Aquaphor to help with the healing

During the first two weeks, it’s normal to experience redness, irritation and scabbing. The skin may feel itchy, but it’s important not to rub or itch the area as this could cause further irritation and could slow down the healing process. Other things to avoid for two weeks include: sauna, pools, hot tubs, exercising, using foundation near the area or using an eyebrow pencil.

Safety Tips for Clients in National City and Beyond

There are certain things you should avoid during the days leading up to your procedure to help reduce excessive bruising and swelling. These include: fish oil, ibuprofen, caffeine, alcohol, tanning, waxing and Botox. 

At A. Samara Beauty, we will walk you through all the proper safety precautions and let you know exactly what to expect after the procedure. You can expect to heal within two weeks, but the actual pigment may not set in until 30 days after.

We are here to answer all your questions and will make sure you feel fully prepared and confident in your decision to work with us. 

If you are in National City or a nearby area and are looking for top microblading services, contact A. Samara Beauty today. We look forward to answering your questions and helping you feel your best!

Frequently Asked Questions

What you need to know before microblading.


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.


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.


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.


-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*.


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.


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.


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