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3 Tips For A Successful First Time Microblading

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Full, healthy-looking eyebrows can dramatically improve your appearance. If your eyebrows are on the sparse side, then brow microblading may be the best solution for you. Brow microblading is a semi-permanent cosmetic solution that gives you the appearance of full, gorgeous brows for as long as two years at a time. No more filling your brows in with makeup every morning. Here's everything you need to know before your first brow microblading experience:

Be Sure to Get a Consultation

You probably feel very excited about microblading after looking at "before and after" images online. Your consultation appointment is very important, however, so be sure to not skip it. Bring photos of eyebrows you love on other people to show your aesthetician.

Your aesthetician will evaluate your face shape, take measurements, evaluate what's working and what isn't about your current brows. This will help them to come up with a brow microblading shape that will be especially flattering for you.

You can also discuss different shades of pigment and decide which shade and color will look best with your unique coloring. Some aestheticians will even take your photo and then show you a mockup of what you will look like with your newly microbladed brows.

Be Prepared for the Healing Process

After your brow microblading procedure, the brow area will be tender and need to be looked after for a few days as it heals. You will want to wash your face and brows very carefully using a light, gentle touch.

Your aesthetician will send you home with skincare products to use during the healing process. Be sure to use these exactly as directed. Avoid using other skincare products as they may be too harsh for your healing skin and could even affect the pigmentation of your brows.

Know What to Expect Afterward

When your brows are first microbladed, they may look darker than you expected them to, but the color will settle and lighten up a bit while your brows are healing. Another thing to keep in mind is that most people find that they need their microblading touched up after the year mark. Touch-up appointments are a bit shorter and less expensive than the initial brow microblading session.

Getting your brows microbladed can really streamline your makeup routine and also give you a boost of confidence. By following these tips, you can approach your first brow microblading experience without any worries. Contact a microblading service near you to learn more.