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MICROBLADING, MICROSHADING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microblading is a cutting edge method of permanent makeup designed to enhance the eyebrows. It is one of the most popular beauty treatments today thanks to the range of benefits it provides to the clients. It is a hyperrealistic technique of drawing eyebrows manually using micro blade.

Our eyebrows are also a powerful weapon in nonverbal communication. With their color, shape, and position on the face, our eyebrows give a positive and strong character to the person who wears them. In addition to character, properly drawn eyebrows make a person undoubtedly more attractive. 

 

Besides saving you time for drawing eyebrows every day, Microblading treatment has a strong impact on self-esteem in various situations when the make-up can be erased. In the rain, at the seaside, during exercising: clients who use Microblading technique never have to fear that their makeup will melt off. With only one treatment, clients get eyebrows that last between one and two years.

If you have sparse brows or no longer want to pencil your brows in every day then this treatment is perfect for you. Microblading is the most natural form of semi permanent make up for the brows. Hair strokes are created using a micro blade creating the perfect brow for you.

The brows are measured to your face using a compass based on the golden ratio.

We use Phi pigments that are colour matched to your brow hair so after healed the bladed strokes will blend in with your natural hair.


(Please note! Patch test required prior the treatment)

WHAT TO EXPECT?

STEP 1

CONSULTATION

Welcome at SB STUDIO! We will meet you in person to get to know you and your brow style. We`ll examine your eyebrow shape and ask few questions about your daily eyebrow/make up routine. We`ll also discuss the shape preferences and brow pigment colour and perform a skin test. 

STEP 2

BROW MAPPING

Using our measuring tools and golden ratio we`ll custom design a brow outline that`s best proportioned to your facial features. At this point we may ask you to smile, frown, talk and laugh so we can see how your mimic muscles move. We`ll both review the design and make any adjustments necessary. Once the borws are approved, we`ll clean up the shape and begin!

STEP 3

MICROBLADING

Your brows are ready to begin their transformation. This is where we draw each individual hair by inserting pigment in the uppermost layer of the skin using a tiny handheld tool with a blade made of microneedles. We only use sterile and disposable tools and are compliant with all regulations. Each brow design is unique in the sense that no two natural eyebrows are the exatly same. Our shapes will be as symmetrical as they can be for your face, but to achieve the most natural look, the hair strokes may vary slightly per brow. 

STEP 4

AFTERCARE

All done and ready to show off your brows. We will review aftercare instructions with you and provide you with an aftercare kit that includes everything you`ll need for the initial healing period of 7-10 days. It is vital that you adhere to the aftercare instructions to achieve the best results and retention for your brows. We woudn`t want to waste all that time and TLC we just invested into them!

PREP & CARE

 

PRE - CARE

To achieve the most beautifully natural brows for your face, you will get the absolute best results by prepping for the appointment and following the aftercare. The eyebrow area must be healthy, strong, non-sensitive and non-irritated.

HOW TO GET READY FOR THE PROCEDURE:

1 month before

-NO Anti wrinkle injections or any fillers 4 weeks prior

-NO facials for 2 weeks prior

1 weeks before

-NO Tinting, Waxing or Electrolysis

-NO Retinol products

-NO Tanning or intense Sun Exposure

MOST IMPORTANTLY: TO PREVENT BLEEDING AND POOR COLOR DEPOSIT

24 hours before

-NO Caffeine (yes that means coffee)

-NO Vitamine E or Fish oil Supplements

-NO Excessive Sweating or Working out.

 

 

AFTER CARE

Post treatment care makes 50% of the total treatment success. Conscientiously adhere to the given advice because if not, you can risk loosing up to 80% of the drawn strokes. At the end of your session, we will provide you with an aftercare kit that has everything you need for the 7-10 days healing process. This may vary per skin type, but 10 days recommended for the best results.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS FOR THE FIRST 7-10 DAYS:

  • 30 minutes after the treatment gently wipe the area with the solution given. Do this every 2 hours until you go to sleep. Make sure it`s done 3-5 times for the day. 

  • Day 2&3: gently wipe the area with the solution given morning and evening. Be extra careful not to rub the brows hard. After apply a thin layer of the skin candy ointment. 

  • Day 4-14: you may clean morning and evening with the solution. After cleaning you may apply an extreamly thin layer of the skin candy.  ointment. If you have oily skin don`t use the ointment. 

  • Avoid getting the treated area wet for 7-10 days. Do not put your face directly under water in the shower, and do not splash water directly onto the face when cleansing.

  • Do not scrub, rub or pick your eyebrows. Let the skin flake off naturally. 

  • No sweating or excercise for 7 days.

  • Avoid topical makeup on the brow area for 7 days

  • Avoid any treatments involving touching the brows (facial, lash extensions..ect.) for 10 days

  • Avoid sauna, steam room and swimming pool for 10 days.

  • Only use the supplied ointment. Other products may negatively affect the colour retention. 

  • No facial, anti wrinkle injections, chemical peels or microdermabrasions for 4 weeks.

  • No major sun exposure or tanning for 2 weeks. After healing apply sunscreen to the brows to protect from sun fading.

 

STAGES OF THE HEALING PROCESS

 

 

WHAT IS MICROSHADING?

Microshading is a gentler version of microblading, the semi-permanent makeup

technique for sparse, light-colored or over-plucked brows. Unlike microblading,

microshading fills in thin brows with small dots rather than natural hair strokes,

which is safer for sensitive or oily skin.

If you’ve always dreamed of picture-perfect brows but have ruled out

microblading for its incompatibility for sensitive or oily skin, then you might

want to give microshading the technique’s softer, gentler sibling a go. 

Microshading uses a stippling method as opposed to hair stroke pigmentation in microblading. It creates a denser, thicker brow, using dots of pigment instead of strokes, and the results resemble perfectly-applied eyebrow powder.

Skin type isn’t the only factor when considering permanent brow technique: there is the aesthetic aspect. Microshading is recommended for people who just want a little extra oomph, as opposed to a total brow makeover.

The small, pin-point dots in microshading are subtler and not suited for making big adjustments to shape. Because of its signature gradient appearance, microshading is often referred to as “ombré brows” or “powder fill brows.”

These techniques are best for individuals who want a natural-looking but well-defined eyebrow which they don’t have to recreate each morning with makeup.

Preparation, Aftercare and contraindications are the same as for microblading above.  

 

PRICES

Microblading New Set    £295    (1.5 hours)

The treatment includes a bespoke eyebrow design, the initial treatment, aftercare products and a top up within 6-8 weeks after the first treatment.

Microshading New Set   £295     (2 hours)

- Ombré Brows

- Powder Brows

- Combination Brows (hair strokes by mibroblading and powder look by microshading) 

The treatment also includes a bespoke eyebrow design, the initial treatment, aftercare products and a top up within 6-8 weeks after the first treatment. 

Top Up Following First Appointment    FREE (included in the new set price)

Top Up upto 3 months   £50    (1hour 15min)

Top Up upto 6-8 months £110    (1hour 30min)

Top Up upto 9-11 months £136   (1hour 45min)

Top Up 12 months+   £153   (1hour 45min)

Top Up 18 months+   £170   (2hours)

Top Up 24 months+   £195   (2hours 15min)

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  • How long does it last?
    It generally lasts from 12 to 24 months for most people, before needs a touch up. This can vary depending on skin type, lifestyle and how you take care of them.
  • How long is the procedure?
    The entire session takes a total of 1.5 - 2 hours.
  • Does it hurt?
    Most people report little to no pain and would compare it to a tweezing session. Topical anaesthetic can be applied during the procedure if needed.
  • When should I get a touch up?
    We offer a complementary touch up between 6-8 weeks of your appointment. After that we charge a fee. The maximum number or touch ups allowed is 3 times a year if needed.
  • Contradictions for Microblading
    Under 18 years old Pregnant or nursing - treatment can be done 6 months after baby was born unless nursing (2 month after stopped brestfeeding) If you have a skin disease such as shingles, psoriasis or eczema on the are of treatment Prone to kleoid scarring If you have HIV, Hepatitis, skin cancer, hemophilia, lupus If you are taking skin medications like accutane and steroids - accutane must be stopped for 6 months before procedure Stop using of RetinA, Retinols, anti aging creams or creams that contain glycolic or salicylic acid or brow growth serums this will make your skin thinner and more sensitive. Diabetes (increased risk of infection &slower to heal) consult your doctor Going through chemo therapy - consult your doctor If you are taking blood thinners - blood thinners must be stopped several days before procedure. Consult your doctor. Oily Skin - the procedure can be done but healed results will not be optimal and results will not last long Thyroid issues - if you are taking any kind of thyroid medication, the microblading can be done but the retention of the pigment may not be optimal. You may require an extra follow up appointment and more often follow up visits. Antibiotics - you must finish the medication and wait 2 weeks before getting your microblading treatments done.
  • How do you match the colour of the hair?
    Our pigments are of the highest quality and are pre-mixed to match every type of hair colour. We can mix in additional pigment colour to match each individual client. We take into concideration your natural skin colour, hair colour and eye colour. A soft, natural colour is always preferred.
  • Is it permanent?
    The treatment deposits color pigment into the uppmost layer of the skin and is concidered permanent because it cannot be washed off. Unlike traditional tattoos performed on the body, we do not use traditional tattoo ink. These pigments are mosre delicate and designed to work with skins undertones. Every persons skin is different regarding pigment retention. The pigment will fade but unlikely to disappier completely.
  • For who is it suitable?
    Almost everyone. Men and women who want to look great, for those who need corrections, for people with allergies to regular make up, for people who are active in sports.
  • Can I still apply regular make up?
    Yes, absolutely. Additional make up can be applied when needed.
  • Can I walk in to have permanent make up done?
    The treatment can not be done as a walk in session. There is alway a consultation beforehand. On the consultation we can discuss your needs and how we can achieve that, or advice given what is possible to achieve. Also we perform a skin test to make sure there is no reaction to the materials used during the treatment.
  • Is the end result immediately visible?
    No. On the first week the pigment is significantly darker than the final result. During the healing period the pigment becomes about 40% lighter. Due to the natural cell renewal, the end result of pigmentation will be visible after approximetly 4-6 weeks.
  • Is permanent make up safe?
    Yes. We work under strict rules of the Health Authorities. We use high quality products, sterile, disposable needles and blades for each treatment that we purchase from professional retailers.
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