MICROBLADING eYEBROW TATTOO

How long does the procedure take?

From beginning to end you can expect the appointment  to be about 2 hours.  The procedure is split between two appointments that are 6-8  weeks apart to allow for healing and ink to fully settle. The initial procedure can take between 60-90 minutes and the second appointment  can take between 30-60 minutes.

Does the application hurt?

We take every precaution necessary and available to ensure the micro-pigmentation is as comfortable as possible. A wide range of medical grade anesthetics is used for your comfort. Some clients find it a little uncomfortable whereas other clients report no discomfort at all. A combination of 2 anesthetics are used, first a topical numbing cream and then a local anesthetic is introduced once  the microblading procedure has started. This is reapplied during the treatment for your comfort.

How do you choose the shape?

We choose the shape and style together.  At the beginning of the microblading procedure we will take measurements and discuss your preferences.  We will then draw in a shape and outline for your new brows that I recommend and we work together to perfect this to suit your preference and measurements. As well as to check symmetry and position. I will not begin the treatment until you are completely satisfied with the shape and color of your brows.

How do you choose the color?

We choose a color together by applying small amounts of  different colored pigments to the skin near your brows and selecting the best match.  This is a custom blend to best match your skin tone, features and personal preference.

How long does the Microblading Result Last?

This varies from person to person and a color refresh is recommended on average from 12-18 months after your initial microblading procedure. Again, this is an art, not a science.

What will they look like immediately after the procedure?

Your brows may be a little swollen, red and sometimes a bit blanched.  This is all very normal.  They may  look darker for the first week or so before they begin to fade out to a softer color.

Will my brows fade?

Your body’s skin changes over time and so will any semi-permanent makeup coloration implanted into the skin’s layers.  However, this natural fading process takes years and touch ups are easily done and recommended as your color fades over time.

How long is the recovery or healing time?

Many clients can walk right out the door ready to show off their new brows. Initially stronger in color, your new brows will soften to a natural looking and beautiful hue in 2-3 weeks. On average they fade about 50% to its lasting color.

Does it hurt afterwards?

The area can be a little tender for the first few hours after the numbing wears off and tender to the touch for a couple of days. Many clients refer to the level of discomfort to that of a minor sunburn or scratch.

Are there any side effects during or after the procedure?

During the procedure there may be some minor bleeding.  This will depend on the client. If a person is taking blood thinners on a daily basis then some slight bleeding may occur. Bruising is rare but if a person is on blood thinners then bruising may occur. There is usually some tenderness for a few days and the color is darker than most expect for the first 7-10 days. We recommend you stop any Advil, Ibuprofen, fish oils for 1 week prior to your appointment. Avoid alcohol consumption for 48 hours before appointment. Before stopping any medications please ask your PCP.

Will my Microbladed Eyebrows look fake?

Absolutely not! When we implant semi-permanent makeup pigment into the skin it appears more natural looking than even topically applied  eyebrow pencils, gels waxes or shading.

When will I see the final results?

A noticeable difference will be readily apparent immediately following the procedure.  You will see our final results after the healing process is fully completed within 3 weeks.

 What type of pigments do you use?

We only use the best pigments available. We spend an enormous amount of time sourcing our products. Currently we use the Li Pigment line. This product line and brand has proven to be the best quality and natural looking line available.
  • Fade Resistant
  • Aqua - Water Base Double-Concentrate
  • Velvet - Glycerin Base Triple-Concentrate
  • Batch Consistency
  • MRI Safe
  • FDA Approved Ingredient

 What if I don’t like it?

Although the procedure is considered semi-permanent these types of procedures do have flexibility in changing color and shape to some extent. Colors will appear much darker immediately following the procedure but will soften and lighten during the healing process. The healing time is different for each individual.

 Can I have my brows microbladed if I am pregnant or nursing?

No you cannot have this treatment if you are nursing or pregnant.




EYELASH EXTENSIONS


What are Eyelash Extensions?

Eyelash Extensions are a popular service that add instant length and volume to your own natural eyelashes. Lash Extensions are single strands of synthetic eyelashes that are curved to duplicate a natural eyelash.
They are applied to each individual natural eyelash one by one for a natural, gorgeous, lavish look. Eyelash Extensions are perfect for that special occasion or for day to day wear depending on the clients needs.

What are the Eyelash Extensions made of?

The extensions are crafted from Synthetic Polyester,  Faux Mink hair,  and a Silk blend. While all our products are the best quality, synthetic lashes respond better to wear and tear than other materials. Also the synthetics have the least possible chance of allergic reactions with human skin.

What are the benefits of wearing Lash Extensions?

Most woman choose Eyelash Extensions to lengthen their natural lashes while others want their lashes to appear fuller. A number of woman with naturally light colored lashes choose Eyelash Extensions to darken their existing lashes. another great addition to wearing Lash Extensions is not having to wear mascara. Your new lashes will appear thicker and add instant volume.

How do I know if I am a good candidate for Eyelash Extensions?

If you experience sensitivity around the eye area or have allergies to any latex, band aids, acrylics or adhesives you may not  be able to wear the Eyelash Extensions. Also, if you have had any type of eye surgery within 6 months or have a medical/physical condition which restricts you from laying down flat for the duration of the appointment, then I would strongly recommend NOT having the Eyelash Extension service done!

What do Eyelash Extensions look like when applied?

With the proper application, meaning one synthetic lash at a time. The synthetic lash  is applied to one of your natural lashes. Once the eyelashes are applied they will look and feel very natural as if they were your own lashes.

How long does it take to apply Eyelash Extensions?

For a first time appointment for a full set of Eyelash Extensions, it generally takes up to 3 hours to apply the Lash Extensions to both eyes. For touch up appointments the time may vary according to the condition your eyelashes are in.

How long do Eyelash Extensions last?

Lash Extensions are semi- permanent and last up to 4-6 weeks. They fall out gradually with the cycle of your eyelash growth. You are continuously growing new lashes as the old ones fall out.

How much do they cost?

The price of the Lash Extensions can vary depending on the type of lashes you use and volume you are looking to achieve. Pricing for Mink/Silk lashes can run between $150-$400.  Lash fills are usually between $60-$150. Please refer to my pricing page on the website.

What  should I do before my Eyelash appointment?

Remove all traces of eye makeup including mascara and clean your lashes with a mild oil-free cleanser. Do not use a oil based make up remover to clean your lashes prior to your appointment. If you are a contact lens wearer, please remove your lenses and wear glasses to your appointment, or bring a contact lens case and remove the lenses prior to your appointment. Plan to set aside 3 hours for your first appointment.

How often should I get touch-ups?

We recommend getting a touch up every 2-3 weeks. If you wait too long your lash extensions will fall out and you will require a full set. Your natural eyelashes fall off every 45-60 days due to the natural growth pattern and are naturally replaced with the growth of a new eyelash. A touch up is needed to fill in any lashes that have fallen out. Touch ups average about 45 minutes to an hour.

I have no lashes at all, can I wear Eyelash Extensions?

Because lash extensions are applied to existing natural lashes you must have some natural lashes to receive the procedure.

Do the Eyelash Extensions damage my natural eyelashes?

No. Each Lash Extension is adhered to one single natural lash, which will grow out naturally as your own lash matures. The eyelash adhesive is formulated to create a solid bond, specifically for human lashes. 
Our glue is also Formaldehyde free.  The adhesive dries  very soft on the lashes allowing the lashes to stay flexible and bouncy just like your own lashes. 

Is there anything I need to avoid once I have them on?

Please avoid any products that contain oil and steam while wearing the extensions as it will cause the adhesive to loosen, and the Eyelash Extension will fall out faster.

Can the Lash Extensions get wet?

The bonding agent we use is waterproof and allows you to shower, swim, exercise etc. Special care is required but overall maintenance is low. We do recommend that you do NOT wash the eye area for 24 hours after the lash application.

Can I apply mascara to the Lash Extensions?

Yes, even though mascara is not really required since the extensions actually give the illusion of wearing mascara, it can be worn. Do NOT use water-proof or oil-based mascara, as this will dissolve the bonding agent and shorten the life of your Lash Extensions.

Can I use Eyelash curlers with the Lash Extensions?

We do not recommend using mechanical eyelash curlers on your Lash Extensions, as these curlers could damage the extensions and possibly your own lashes. The extensions do have a natural curl but if a curl is required we recommend using a heated eyelash curler.

What happens if a Lash should loosen or become dislodged?

Do not pull on the lash. Please contact us to make an appointment to have them removed or replaced in order to avoid damage to the natural lash.

How do I take care of my new Lash Extensions?

Please refer to the eyelash extensions aftercare page on my website to see the steps for at home maintenance. 

                            





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