The color usually lasts about a year. All tattoos fade over time — it just happens faster with microblading. The procedure is generally considered safe and most people don’t have problems.
What are the risks of microblading?
Since microblading breaks the skin, there is a serious risk for transmission of infectious diseases, including HIV and bacterial skin infections. Unsterile tools and other equipment are among the leading risks for transmitting infection.
Why microblading is a bad idea?
The primary (and scariest) problem with microblading is that the procedure cuts the skin in order to deposit the pigment. Any time your skin is cut there is a serious risk of infection and scar tissue.
Who should not do microblading?
If you have any kind of skin condition on or near your eyebrows. This includes eczema, shingles, rashes, or anything else near eyebrows. Taking Blood Thinners such as: Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Coumadin etc.
Does microblading ruin your natural eyebrows?
In short, no. Although there are some considerations which we’ll get into more below, it doesn’t seem that semi-permanent brow procedures have any kind of lasting effect on the way your natural hair grows, even when it seems your entire brow needs to be reshaped.
How many times can you get microblading done?
The effects of microblading last anywhere between 18 and 30 months. Once pigment from the procedure begins to noticeably fade, you’ll need to go back to your practitioner for a touch-up application. Touch-ups can be necessary every six months or every year, depending on your skin type and preferred look.
Do they shave your eyebrows before microblading?
Do I have to shave my eyebrows off? Not at all. We map out the shape based on facial structure, current brows, and symmetry of the client’s face. Any unwanted hairs that are not desired in the new brow look will be removed.
When should you not do microblading?
MICROBLADING IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR ANYONE WHO IS OR HAS THE FOLLOWING:
- Sick with cold, flu, or sinus/respiratory infection (please reschedule your appointment and stay home to recover)
- Skin irritations including: sunburn, rash, eczema, shingles, acne, or psoriasis near the treated area.
- Pregnant or nursing.
- Under age 18.
Can you get an infection from microblading?
Infections of the skin due to irritation or allergic reaction from the pigment is a possible complication of microblading. It’s normal to have some pain and discomfort during the procedure, and you might feel a slight residual stinging afterward.