When we talk about eyebrow tattooing, the image that forms in many people’s minds is that of actresses and models from the 2000s with eyebrows tattooed as an arched line.
We want to eliminate this preconceived and wrong idea about eyebrow tattooing. The reality is that techniques have improved dramatically over the years, and we can now achieve beautiful and natural results.
In salons, you will often find two semi-permanent eyebrow tattooing treatments.
Microblading is a method that works with incisions to imitate the effect of hair. Eyebrow microblading is a semi-permanent eyebrow tattooing treatment in which professionals can implant pigments in the epidermis thanks to a fine tool.
A technician will make very fine incisions that create an optical effect of hair that will give you perfect brows.
Eyebrow microblading is a painless treatment that creates a hair-by-hair effect on your eyebrows. It is perfect for those who want to fill in some gaps or redo an eyebrow with many bald spots.
You will only have to apply a post-treatment ointment and avoid water and sun the first week after undergoing the treatment at a clinic. Your therapist will give you a step-by-step guide to post-treatment care.
You can get eyebrow microblading for an initial price of around £450
with the possibility of retouching a month later for around £100.
In Which Cases Is Microblading Recommended?
Microblading is a treatment designed for all types of people and all skin types. However, certain conditions make this treatment more recommended or even more necessary. For example, if you have thick eyebrows, you will not need this treatment to the same extent as someone with sparse eyebrows.
Some of the most recommended cases are the following:
- If you are looking to fill gaps or shape your eyebrows.
- If you have dry, normal or mixed skin.
- If your pores are small.
- If you are between 18 and 45 years old.
- In case of having very mature skin but specially cared for (good hydration, facial treatments, healthy lifestyle).
Micropigmentation is the shading of eyebrows to imitate the effect of makeup, achieving full and shaped eyebrows.
Since microblading and micropigmentation or eyebrow shading are two eyebrow filler techniques, many people believe they are the same thing, but they are not. You can combine these two techniques to achieve more visible results.
It is said that micropigmentation was used before microblading, but although this micropigmentation began to be widely used in the 90s, microblading has its origin centuries ago in Japan.
However, micropigmentation indeed reached the West long before eyebrow microblading. In the 90s, we could already see our favourite celebrities with thin but made-up eyebrows. This was micropigmentation.
The two techniques combined achieve excellent results
How Long Does S Microblading Session Take?
The initial session takes approximately two to three hours, most of which is spent selecting the right colour and then shaping and drawing your eyebrows. Hence, they are as symmetrical as possible. The second session will take less time. A touch-up should take about one and a half hours.