WHAT IS MICROBLADING?
Microblading, also known by a variety of names such as eyebrow embroidery, micro stroking, feather touch and hair like strokes is a form of permanent makeup that provides a means to partially or fully camouﬂage missing eyebrow hair with the appearance of simulated hair using ﬁne deposits of cosmetic tattoo pigments. The technique of implanting pigment after the creation of ﬁne incisions in the skin may date back thousands of years however the trend towards using the technique for eyebrows may have emerged in recent years.
Microblading is performed by manually depositing pigment superﬁcially in the upper region of the dermis with the use of a hand tool with attached needles fused together in a linear grouping, it does not involve the use of a machine. Similar to permanent makeup brow treatments using a machine, the microblading technique involves drawing individual, crisp hair strokes that can be very natural looking but nonetheless microblading like permanent make up is still a form of cosmetic tattooing. The microblading needle groupings tend to contain needles that are extremely ﬁne in diameter. Technicians usually use a numbing solution to limit discomfort and consequently like all forms of cosmetic tattooing if performed correctly the procedure causes minimal discomfort.
Please Note: Not everyone is a good candidate for microblading. It is not suitable for oily skin type. Talk to your technician and choose technique and look what suits you best.