People all over the world have taken to style and keep proper care of them for long. They spent a considerable amount of time to groom and take proper care, unlike our forefathers. Why? Not only it makes you look good, but proper looks and decorum are much needed in today’s world. Plus, the perks of healthy and good well-being. Be it, the growing teenagers or mature adults, a lot of newer techniques about personal grooming are best advertised to them by companies through celebrities.
If Britney Spears or Madonna can pull it off, why can’t I? And some techniques take over the world by storm, much like Micro-blading. But what is this process that everyone is talking about these days?
Micro-blading is also referred to as eyebrow styling or eyebrow embroidery. And as like the name suggests, it is a process that is a part of beauty makeup where needles are used to shape and give more ‘life’ to your eyebrows to give it a natural wholesome look. This technique is more of a permanent makeup rather than the traditional cosmetic makeup, which is though invasive for the skin and even worse, is just semi-permanent.
Micro-blading once done usually stays for just one to three years depending on the routine taken and the type of skin it is done on. It is basically either done to give more volume to your eyebrow making it look aesthetic and fine or to reconstruct the lost eyebrows. Several pigments of different types have used that match the color of the brow, though the skin tone is also taken into consideration.
So how long does the whole process take?
In your first Micro-blading session, the whole process would take a total of about two to three hours. Quite rightfully, because it is the first time you are doing it. Because in this session, the pigments are decided concerning your eyebrow color and skin tone.
The shape and the volume are also discussed with the client and their approval is taken. Once done and chosen, the initial process starts. Many a time, some clients have to come in for consecutive Micro-blading session for minor fillips o necessary touch-ups. This following session happens generally after a good four to six weeks. This takes a much lesser time of about one to two hours. Before you schedule your appointment for the Micro-blading process, you will be advised to avoid any kind of alcohol or vitamins that might tend to thin out your blood for over a day. Tanning is also advised against so that the artists can ascertain the actual color of your skin tone.
How long for the process to heal and become normal?
It is quite obvious that since there are needles at play, it would hurt a little if not much. And this makes the skin take a slight turn to a red color after the process ends. The pain level can be ranged from mild to nil. If you opt for anesthetics, you may choose the tropical ones like benzocaine, lidocaine, tetracaine, prilocaine or the epinephrine.
Well, nothing to worry about, since this is normal and safe and is a part of the heal up process. The red coloration of the skin will fade as it heals. If at all needed, you can opt for Tylenol but remember to abstain from ibuprofen and aspirin. The eyebrows will also lighten up in the process. Generally, it takes around six to twelve days for the eyebrows to regain its luster and elegance and complete month’s tie to set in completely. Don’t worry if you see that the color of the skin gets an opaque milky color after the initial Micro-blading procedure. This is called milk skin and is a very common thing if you have been acquainted with tattoos before.
Are the touch-up sessions necessary?
You have paid for the whole process. So why bailout in the last minute? A touch-up session after a month is important to check how the Micro-blading process is doing. This is because different people heal differently and in different ways. There might be a change in the expected outcomes. There might be tiny patches that have been left to be refilled or more hairs can be added to give it a more realistic look. People with oily skin require a deeper shade of the color pigment in the touch-up session as oil tends to fade the color of the eyebrow by a few shades. Most importantly the touch-up session gets vital because it serves as the final check about the work done so that the color stays on for one complete year, to say the least.
Is it worth it?
People do follow celebrity trends blindly without much thinking. And needless to say, this is an expensive procedure. So, is all the pain and money worth it? Does it last long enough for one to be satisfied with the prolonged process?
Micro-blading, as mentioned before generally lasts for one to three years at most. But all these depend on the skin routine followed along with the skin type and the age of the client. Clients who are into tanning products generally choose products having Glycolic Acid or AHA among other ingredients. Needless to say, every eyebrow color retention with the skin of an individual will vary.
Though this Micro-blading Eyebrow treatment in Chester, MD, US procedure is completely safe and harmless, complete care is taken at the Micro-blading eyebrow treatment centers in Chester, US by using sterilized needles and other pieces of equipment in a completely sanitized ambiance. Allergic precautions are also taken into account and safe to say, are rare for almost all individuals.
But to be very honest, Micro-blading is not suited for all kinds of skins and is not for everyone. People suffering from skin and diabetic diseases and pregnant women should refrain from using Micro-blading procedures. If you are also suffering from any serious health implications or heavy medications, it is advised to stay away from Micro-blading. Because to say the least, prevention is any time better than cure.