For the first few hours, blot your brows carefully with sterile gauze, lightly dampened, to prevent fluid buildup and scabbing.
Day One until Healed:
Wash brows gently (patting motion, not rubbing) morning and night with a gentle soap and apply aftercare product sparingly. Just a super light layer is needed. This can be done the night of your procedure and continue daily until healed. Once healed you may resume your usual skincare. DO NOT ALLOW BROWS TO GET WET, other than washing twice a day.
Aftercare can be Aquaphor, Grapeseed Oil, or Coconut Oil. Aftercare should be applied a few times a day with clean fingertips or q-tips until completely healed to help with dryness.
No makeup should be applied directly on the brows while healing.
If brows begin to itch, do not scratch, just tap them lightly.
Do not pick or rub the brows. The flakes must fall off on their own, or you risk removing the color and possibly scarring.
Do not soak the treated area in the bath, pool, or hot tub. Refrain from swimming in salt water or a chlorinated pool until healed (30 days).
No saunas or hot yoga for 30 days.
When excercising wear a sweat band to avoid sweat on brow area. No exercise for 14 days.
Do not expose treated area to direct sunlight.
After healed (30 days), use a sunblock to avoid sun fading.
Avoid touching your brows and be mindful of sleeping on your back until your brows have healed. Wrapping brow area with saran wrap is advised to avoid any rubbing that may occur during sleep.
You can’t give blood for 1 year following your procedure, per American Red Cross.
If due to have an MRI scan, please inform your doctor that you have had microblading.
Chemical peels and other medical procedures should only be done once the healing process is complete.
If you are due to give blood after the procedure: inform nurse about microblading treatment as this might alter results.
Failure to follow after care procedures may cause loss of pigment, discoloration, or infection. Remember colors and hair strokes appear darker and sharper right after your microblading treatment. As your brows heal, the color will soften and some hair strokes may disappear and reappear.
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Initially after treatment, and for a day or so afterwards, there may be occasional weeping. Dab/pat area to remove excess moisture from skin.
You may experience some swelling, especially around the eyes. Swelling should subside in 1 to 3 days.
Application of an ice pack to treated area can soothe skin, reduce swelling, and speed up recovery. Anti-inflammatory and/or anti-histamine medication may also help reduce swelling or burning sensation.
Plasma crusts will flake off after a few days, but in some cases can take over a week. DO NOT pick at the crusts.
Wash treated area gently (patting/dabbing motion, not rubbing) morning and night and softly pat dry. Use an anti-bacterial soap, but if none is available use a mild soap that has no exfoliants, brightening/anti-aging properties, or fragrance. Do not allow treated area to get wet, other than washing twice a day.
First 7 days following treatment:
No Sun Exposure
No Botox, collagen injections, or dermal fillers
Do Not use anti-aging creams
Do Not use AHA’s, Glycolic Acid, or Retinol
Do Not use exfoliating products
DO NOT cover or place dressings over treated area.
Keep treated area CLEAN and DRY.
MOISTURIZE regularly to prevent the skin from becoming dry and peeling.
A MINIMUM of spf 15 must be applied if outside, but sun exposure should be avoided.