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microblading before and after care

What You Should Do Before and After Microblading for the Best Results

Aesthetics / October 16, 2020

Both men and women turn to microblading to fill and reshape their brows for a more permanent, contoured look. While the treatment can achieve amazing results (as long as you visit a trained professional), there are steps you should take to ensure you get the outcome you desire. 

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Our team at Envision Aesthetics wants you to love your new look. For that reason, we’ve created this short guide to help! Keep reading for instructions on microblading before and after care.

What you should do before your microblading procedure

There are a few steps you should take starting a month before your microblading procedure to prep your eyebrows. Unlike popular belief, we will not ask you to shave off your brows. In fact, your current hair helps guide the natural fill in pattern.

Within a month before your procedure

✔️Do not tint your eyebrows

✔️Discontinue using Latisse or any other brow booster

Within 5 days before your procedure

✔️Do not use electrolysis

✔️Do not tweeze or wax your brows

✔️Get off antibiotics (make sure you have physician approval)

✔️Do not have an active infection

Within 2 days before your procedure

✔️Do not consume excessive alcohol or caffeine

✔️ Do not take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E, Fish Oil, or Ibuprofen

Within 24 hours before your procedure

✔️Do not tan

✔️Avoid the sun (we cannot perform microblading over a sunburn!)

2 weeks after your procedure

✔️You may resume any method of hair removal desired

What you should do after your microblading procedure

Just as it’s important to take care of your brows and follow guidelines before your microblading  treatment, you should also take the necessary steps after your treatment. 

Our most helpful tips include:

  • Do not wear makeup for three days 
  • Don’t scratch or touch the area except to apply cream or clean the area
  • Avoid swimming or excessive sweating during workouts or other activities for five days afterwards
  • If you feel itchy, you can apply cream with a clean finger or q-tip

We will go over all of this and more during your initial consultation and answer any other questions you have to ensure you know how to properly go through the microblading before and after care process. 

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Learn more about microblading before and after care at Envision Aesthetics

Envision Aesthetics has been the go-to medical spa in Rochester since 2015. We pride ourselves on treating each patient with care, giving them customized treatment options that provide real results. It’s not just our state-of-the-art procedures that puts us above the rest; it’s our dedication to making our patients feel at home. 

We never leave our patients out of the loop, which is why we focus on education with all of our procedures. Our goal is to make sure our patients are comfortable and at ease with their decision, knowing that we are always here to address their concerns. Plus, safety is our number one concern, so we only offer the most effective and proven treatments to help you reach your goals.

For cutting-edge care by a team driven by heart and compassion, get started by scheduling your appointment or completing our quick virtual consultation process. 

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