Does it hurt?
Most clients describe the sensation as painless or minimal to slight discomfort. Two rounds of topical anesthetic is applied prior and during the procedure The cream is absorbed quickly so the area is numb during the procedure for the client’s comfort.
How long does the procedure take?
The procedure length depends on the client’s needs and brow scenario. From either end of the spectrum, you can estimate anywhere from 1-5 to 2 hours
How long does the healing process take?
The skin is not considered to be completely healed until after 30 days of a full cycle of skin regeneration, but your procedure areas will appear and feel normal within 15-20 days.
When will I see results?
The results are immediate but you will not see "full or healed" results until 20-30 days after your first appointment. Your strokes with fade and shrink and can heal unevenly which is why the 2nd Perfecting Touch Up Appointment is required and included in the cost of your Initial Microblading Treatment.
What is the difference between Microblading and a Tattoo?
A tattoo, is a dark permanent ink deposited into the dermis, which is the second layer of the skin. This means the tattoo is permanent. Tattoo artist use a machine to perform this procedure; Microblading, on the other hand is a manual technique thank deposits a semi-permanant color into the top layer of the skin, the Epidermis. This semi-permanent procedure only lasts 1-2 years. The durations depends on your skin type and how it holds the pigment.
Are there different color options?
Of course! Each client receives a custom experience… from brow shape, hair growth pattern, to coloring. The color is based on your natural (or preferred hair color) and can easily be altered to an appropriate shade. Prior to maui browi opening it's doors we completed several months of research on the highest quality pigments, no expense spared.
What is the best eyebrow shape for my face?
A person can actually pull off many different shapes of eyebrows– it all depends on their preference! What impression do you want to deliver with your new eyebrows? Do you want to look younger/older? Fierce and sexy or sweet and innocent? The options are endless. In other news: Many wonder how to get that perfect brow shape but what most people don't know is that the "Golden Ratio" method is a guiding principle behind most brow artists shaping technique. Observed in patterns that occur in nature, art, music, and the human body, the Golden Ratio offers the key to finding balance, symmetry, and beauty.
How can I prep my skin for it?
Keep your skin exfoliated and moisturized! It’s also best not to drink or take blood-thinning medications/supplements prior to microblading as this will cause an increased level of bleeding throughout the procedure. Coming in with makeup is optional but not recommended as you will be restricted from getting water on the procedural area for the first 24hrs.
What if my skin is oily. Is Microblading for all skin types?
People with oily skin are still great microblading candidates, however, the lines may blur out and become a little thicker as well as fade out a little faster than average. Of course, it will still look better than nothing!
Why do some brows fade to Red or even Grey?
Simply put, “brown” is not a “real color” on the color wheel. Brown is made of Red, Black, and Yellow. Yellow fades first, leaving Red and Black. Some factors that affect this result are dominance of either Red or Black in the pigment, the client’s skin tone, and the ingredients of the pigments. Maintaining color refreshes are necessary in Microblading just as in permanent makeup.