If you are considering microblading in Houston, you need to know there are often more questions than answers when it comes to the in-salon procedure. Here are the answers to the questions you should be asking.
What Is Microblading?
Eyebrow microblading offers a semi-permanent procedure that replaces the morning drudgery of the old eyebrow pencil. In a process like a tattoo, a specially formulated ink that is far less concentrated than regular tattoo ink is used to produce natural-looking eyebrows.
How Long Does Microblading Last?
While not permanent, eyebrows created with microblading last a lot longer than waterproof eyebrow gel! Depending on your lifestyle, sun exposure, and skin type a typical procedure lasts between one and three years. If you have oily skin, you will probably need a touch-up done about once a year.
What Can I Expect During a Microblading Appointment?
Your beauty technician will sanitize and numb the area fist and consult with you as to what eyebrow shape will be applied. Other things you will be consulted about is the pigment of ink you desire, and the naturalness look your desire.
Depending on the eyebrow area to cover, your first visit will take somewhere between 30 and 40 minutes. An aftercare ointment that aids healing is applied and then a follow-up appointment will be scheduled to about a month later.
What’s Kind of After-Care is Required When Microblading Your Eyebrows?
To prevent fading or blurring, it is suggested you keep the eyebrow area free of water and seat for a week or longer. This is to prevent wiping the area. Just after your treatment, your browns will be slightly red and darker, but that will fade as your eyebrows heal. Piret Aava, the “Eyebrow Doctor” remind her clients:
“Infection is always possible if you don’t take care of them and don’t follow proper aftercare. All the instruments are disposable in our office, so chances of infection happening is slim to none. Just choose your artist wisely.”
Who Can Perform Microblading?
Because there is little regulation, it is important to do your homework. Research reviews, salons, and photos of various artist’s work. It’s a good idea to visit a perspective salon first and check out the facilities sanitation.
How Much Does Microblading Cost?
Depending on where you live, the artist’s skill level, and how much eyebrow microblading need to be done, the final cost of your procedure can range from $250 to $1,500.
Make sure you get these questions answered when considering microblading in the Houston area.