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Microblading Pre + Post Care Instructions
The following Pre + Post Care instructions are important steps to follow to ensure you receive the best results possible. Please read the information carefully and follow the instructions. Failure to comply with the necessary PRE CARE instructions may result in your treatment being prematurely stopped and rescheduled for another day, at an additional cost.
Do not drink alcohol or caffeinated drinks including coffee 24 hours prior to the treatment.
Stop using Aspirin products and blood thinners 7 days prior to treatment (check with your doctor before stopping any medication)
Stop using products containing Vitamin A derivatives including fish oils 7 days prior to treatment
Stop using AHA products and retinoids 2 weeks prior to the procedure.
Avoid exfoliating treatments such as microdermabrasion 2 weeks prior to the procedure.
Avoid chemical and laser peels 6 weeks prior to the procedure.
Avoid Electrolysis treatments 7 days before the procedure.
Please wait 2-3 weeks if you have had Botox injections before the procedure.
Please remove contact lenses on the day of your appointment.
Contraindications for Microblading
Liver disease – high risk of infection
Compromised skin near brow area
Cold sores/fever blisters – please take an anti-viral a minimum of 1 week prior to treatment if you are prone to cold sores
Hormone therapies – can affect pigmentation and/or cause sensitivity
Psoriasis, Keloid scarring
Pregnancy or Nursing
The following medical conditions require a note from your doctor giving consent
Diabetes Type 1 and 2
High blood pressure
Thyroid / Graves’ disease
Any other medical condition that causes slow healing or high risk of infection
The Microblading procedure normally requires multiple treatment sessions. An obligatory 4-6 week touch up is required to finish your treatment. Those with oily skin may require an additional touch up (at an additional cost). Please be aware that colour intensity will be significantly darker and sharper immediately after the initial procedure, and will reduce by 30-50%. Please follow the aftercare instructions carefully to ensure the best possible results.
Colour retention and proper healing will depend on your home care regimen, so it is crucial that you follow the provided instructions for best results.
Aftercare lotion will be supplied for you to take home and will be applied immediately following your procedure, showing you how to continue your home care.
IMMEDIATELY AFTER TREATMENT:
within 30 minutes of your procedure, you must wash your eyebrows with neutral soap - we recommend baby shampoo
with neutral soap, gently wash your brows to remove any remaining aftercare lotion, blood and lymph
do not rub or scrub your brows
gently pat them to dry with a clean soft towel or tissue
reapply your aftercare cream provided as instructed
FOR THE NEXT 2 WEEKS:
apply and continue to use your aftercare cream 3 times a day
Use a clean Q-tip and apply a light coat over the area - do not double dip your Q-tip
Aftercare lotion will be required for the next 2 weeks
This step is very important – keeping the pigmented skin moist with an aftercare balm will control the amount of drying and crusting, this will offer aid to colour retention
No other products should be used on the eyebrows besides the aftercare lotion provided. This includes makeup, toner, cream, lotion, sunblock, etc.
FOR THE FIRST 2 WEEKS AVOID:
Any type of skin peels/facials or products containing Retin A, Glycolic Acid and makeup over the pigmented area
Hot steamy showers or long baths, hot tubs, swimming, saunas, sun tanning, and hot yoga
Keep your face away from the shower head
Do not expose the treated area to direct sunlight. After healed (30 days), use a sunscreen to avoid fading from the sun
Avoid makeup applied directly on the brows
PLEASE DO NOT:
Pick, peel, or scratch as this could cause scarring or removal of colour
Do not touch the area except for applying Tattoo Aftercare Balm provided with a clean Q-tip.
If your brows become slightly dry or itchy following the treatment, tap them to alleviate the itch.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US!