Microblading Aftercare

AFTER CARE PROCEDURES

AFTERCARE CRITICAL STEPS:

Below are additional considerations I have outlined so you feel comfortable and informed making this important decision. 

1. Clean Hands

Wash hands thoroughly with antibacterial soap before touching the treated area.

2. Wash Your Brows

Wash the treated area with a sanitized, damp cloth using only distilled or filtered water, every 1 hour for 24 hours (except when sleeping) as soon as you leave my office. Each hour you wash your eyebrows with distilled or filer water you will apply ointment with a q-tips.
Before bedtime, apply the ointment and seal it by covering eyebrows with serran wrap. In the morning, remove saran wrap, wash eyebrows, apply ointment again for the remainder of the 24 hours this will prevent  prevent scabbing.

3. Let Them Breathe

After 24 hours wash the treated area with a sanitized, damp cloth using only distilled or filtered water only twice a day and apply a very thin layer of ointment after each wash. The eyebrow needs to breath. Repeat this process for 13 days. Again this will help with scabbing.

4. Protect Them In The Shower

Avoid direct shower water on the treated area after procedure. Be mindful of water at all costs – more on that in point #8.

5. Hands OFF

Absolutely nothing on the brows. No makeup, lotions, pencil…etc for 14 days. If you experience any scabbing, crushing or flaking after 14 days please DO NOT PICK, let it exfoliate naturally. DO not scrub them. This will prevent any unnecessary infections. This all applies to all touchups appts as well.

6. Tenderness Is Totally Normal

Expect some tenderness puffiness (even bruising), redness, and itching is quite normal for permanent makeup healing process. DO NOT PICK, PEEL, OR SCRATCH the treating area as his could result in your color healing uneven, as well as the risk of scarring and infection.

7. Avoid Sweat, Dirt, & Dust

Absolutely NO pet grooming, gardening, dusting, or anything that causes dust, dirt and dander for a minimum of 72 hours. Waiting 5 full days is the best. NO EXERCISING FOR 10 DAYS…No EXCEPTIONS. DO NOT DO ANY ACTIVITY THAT CAUSES SWEAT IN THE AREA OF THE PROCEDURE OR YOUR FACE TO HEAT UP AND TURN RED. ABSOLUTELY NO LAKE ACTIVITIES OR CAMPING.

8. No Water, No Problems

ABSOLUTELY DON’T GET YOUR EYEBROWS WET FOR 14 DAYS. If you do not wait the required 14 days you will ruin the results and any other future procedures on the area.

9. Tanning = Bad

Do not tan for 30 days.

10. Sleeping Tips

Try not to sleep on your face and change your pillow regularly.

11. Other Facial Beauty Services

No chemical peels, glycolic acid products, any bleaching products, Retinol/Retinol (anti-aging cream) must be avoided on the entire forehead for one month after the procedure.

12. Stay Away From Creams

Absolutely NO topical makeup on the healing procedure(s) for a minimum of 12-14 days. NO FACIAL FOR TWO FULL WEEKS.

13. Contact Me Anytime If You Are Unsure!

If you experience any problems or issues with the procedure please contact me immediately at (708) 268-4642.

14. You’re In Good Hands

Lastly…relax. Don’t worry about a thing. It’s just permanent makeup that will lighten, soften and heal in a matter of days. Follow these instructions and this will insure you heal properly.


Below are additional considerations I have outlined so you feel comfortable and informed making this important decision. 

  • Smoking will affect your results and may cause the pigment to fade prematurely.
  • After your eyebrow procedure, you will be swollen.
    • Some clients will swell minimally and some will swell more. Everyone heals differently.
    • This can cause the area(s) to appear uneven, red, itchy and irritated when healing. The area(s) will also appear much darker and thicker than the final result. You can expect eyebrows to fade/shrink anywhere from 10-50%.
    • This typically happens within 3-30 days of the first procedure. Shedding, peeling or scabbing is common after the treatment as the area heals. DO NOT pick the scabs.
  • Some areas of the eyebrows will fade more than others and as the pigment oxidizes it will start to darken up again over a 2-3 week period. After the touch up, the pigment will hold better as the body is now more used to the pigment in the skin.
  • ALL permanent makeup procedures will require 2 or more procedures and maintenance touch ups. This is normal and expected. Your individual skin type & lifestyle will play a major role in the final result.
  • If you currently have or previously had any of the following, please know that the area(s) may require more work and touchups or there’s a chance this pigment WILL NOT take at all:
    • permanent makeup
    • laser tattoo removal
    • Alopecia
    • Trichotillomania,
    • A skin condition,
    • Scar(s) in the brow area
  • Darker skin types, olive skin, african american, indian, philippine, people with severe oily skin, sun damage or similar, please note that the hair strokes WILL blend more and may look more powdered. They may not appear as defined as on lighter skin types. Redheads, blondes & fair skin types, will experience more fading & swelling.

I am here for you with any questions – contact me directly anytime!

About

Natural Look By Eva is a brow microblading, ombri brow salon in Bolingbrook, Illinois and services the surrounding areas of Naperville, Aurora, Plainfield, Lisle, Downers Grove, Oak Brook, and the greater Chicago area.  Eva is a professional licensed esthetician who trained originally in a top school in Europe and has years of experience perfecting her unique microblading techniques to help enhance natural beauty.

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