What even is Microblading!?
Microblading is a tattooing technique in which a small handheld tool made of several tiny needles is used to add semi-permanent organic pigment to the first layers of the skin. Microblading differs from standard eyebrow tattooing because each hairstroke is created by hand using a blade which creates fine marks into the skin, whereas eyebrow tattoos are done with a machine and single needle bundle. Microblading is typically used on eyebrows to create, enhance or reshape their appearance in terms of both shape and color to give the illusion of fuller brows. Microblading artists are not necessarily tattoo artists, and vice versa, because the techniques require different training.
Since this procedure deposits pigment into the upper region of the dermis, it fades more rapid than traditional tattooing techniques. Careful client consideration is paramount to a successful result for this technique. In general, microblading strokes will blur in oily skin types so other techniques are recommended for optimal results.
What to expect at your appointment....
Your initial appointment will be booked for 2 hours to allow time to achieve your dream brows. We start by taking a lot of pictures because pictures show much more than our naked eye.
Then on to filling out the intake forms while we take a picture of your ID for your file. Yes, unfortunately it is Missouri State Law, because our employees are certified.
Next we use brow mapping to achieve a symmetric brow This is done by finding the 6 points of the brows, keeping in mind that brows are sisters not twins. Once your artist determines the perimeter of the brow and you approve the shape, then and only then do we proceed to apply a lidocaine numbing solution for 20 minutes. No Pain Here!
Then the skin is broken to apply an epinephrine numbing to make you as comfortable as possible.
Once you are comfortable then we proceed to create the brows of your dreams by microblading hair strokes in the direction of your natural hair growth.