You would love to improve your sparse or incomplete brows but have a number of questions. I’ve listed below what to expect and when you need to consult with your doctor before proceeding. To ensure Microblading or Nanoblading is right for you, I have a personal consultation with all my clients before scheduling any Microblading or Nanoblading treatment.
If you have any history or currently have any of the following, a doctor’s note maybe required.
Artificial Heart Valve
Fainting Spells or Dizziness
High Blood Pressure
Low Blood Pressure
Things to Avoid Two Week’s Prior to Microblading or Nanoblading:
Alpha Hydroxy Acids
Things to Avoid the Day before and Day of Microblading or Nanoblading procedure
Grape Seed Extract
Each of the above items act as a blood thinner that can affect how well the microblading or nanoblading service takes.
What to Expect the First Week:
During this period your brows will be very dark, bold and slightly swollen. The darkness is to ensure color absorption but will lighten in the following week.
What to Expect the Second Week:
Now your brows will start to lighten significantly, typically between 30-50%! Your brows will also start to peel, along with some of the color – don’t worry this is normal. Since the brows are healing they may feel a little itchy but please don’t scratch.
What to Avoid Two Weeks After Microblading or Nanoblading:
To take the best care of your brows you will need to avoid any cleansing products that contain exfoliates and or acids. Please avoid touching and picking the microbladed/nanobladed area. No makeup, moisturizer, lotion, or sunscreen can be used on the brow area. No retinol or glycolic acid to any part of the face or neck. No sweating, long hot showers, Jacuzzis, swimming, nor sun tanning. Lastly, no chemical or laser peels.
What to Avoid Four Weeks After Microblading or Nanoblading:
Now your brows have gone through the hardest part of the healing process, you can relax, and rest assured that they will continue to look better as each day passes leading up to your touch-up appointment. Please continue to avoid chemical peels and any other forms of exfoliation including creams.
Other Important Things to Know:
Plan for 2 full hours on the day of your Microblading/Nanoblading appointment. As you start to relax while lying down for the procedure, you may find the room a little cold. A sweater or jacket is suggested as we cannot supply any blankets for sanitary reasons.
The sound of the microblading or naoblading device, while not loud, can be bothersome, so headphones to listen to your music are recommended.
Lastly, waxing cannot be provided at the time of service. Waxing is suggested no later than two days prior to service or two weeks after service.