Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions
- How long does the procedure take? If you can pre-numb using Emla- it is only takes 90 mins ( including discussion about the shapes, colour.., mirror check)
- What is the after care procedure? You will be provided with an After Care instruction for all the information needed.
- Will it hurt? It is a semi - permanent treatment ,so yes you might feel it but there are numbing creams and numbing gels to help.
- How long does the result last? With two treatments( the first one and a top up after 4-8 weeks depending on what treatment) the result will last for at least 12 months ( for microblading ) and 2 years ( lips, eye liners)
- What is the age limit for the treatment? You will have to be at least 18 to have the treatments and up to the age when you still want to look pretty.
- I have a microblading/ permanent cosmetic treatment before, can I still do it? Yes, but you will need to have a assessment on how your former treatment healed, was it resulted in any scar tissue, how the pigment appears now and what your expectations are for this one.
- I am diabetic- can I still have my eyebrows microbladed? There are several types of diabetes, it is always a good practice to consult with your GP before going forward. In some instances, diabetic customers may not heal well or have problem with excessive bleeding or have a sudden drop in blood sugar level. Ombre brows treatment is considered to be better for those with diabetics as it less invasive.
- I am pregnant, or nursing, can I still do it? Women who is in her second or third trimester of pregnancy may be unable to lie on her back comfortably ; in fact it has potential of negatively affecting the fetus in some cases.
- I have had cold sores, can I have my lips done? It is best to ask your GP to prescribe an antiviral medication to be taken prior to the procedure and a short period of time after the procedure. Proper use of an antiviral medication will assist in the prevention of the development of herpes viral eruptions on the lip tissue. Customer should be aware that permanent cosmetic lip procedure will require more than one session and that it would be appropriate to have adequate quantities of antiviral medication for at least two procedures: the initinal and 1 or 2 touch up.
- I have had some alcohol within the last 24 hours before the treatment, is that okay? Alcohol, especially wine, tend to cause more bleeding. Bleeding is normally minimal and controllable issue for an eyebrow or eyeliner procedure; however; if it is a lip procedure , rebook is recommended.
- I am allergic to Latex -is it an issue? For that reason we always use Nitrite gloves in our practice.
- What if I have had Botox injections? Botox injections can temporarily alter the eyebrows positioning. It is best to consult with the medical provider who conducted the Botox service as to appropriate timing for permanent cosmetic procedure.
- What if I am allergic to hair dyes? People who allergic to hair dyes may also be sensitive or allergic to ingredients in permanent cosmetic pigments. A skin test will be required before the procedure.
- What if I use Tanning beds regularly? The pigment applied to clients who intentionally tan will face much sooner than that of a person who avoids UV rays. It is best to use less of this service for a better result.
- I just had a laser or chemical peel within six months, does that affect the procedure? These treatments thin the layers of the skin therefore customer might have a very sensitive skin. The laser and peel treatments do not normally directly affect the actual tissue that have the microbalding treatment on however to perform the permanent treatment, technician ,must stretch the skin surrounding eyes, brows, lips and do not want to cause any further skin irritation, therefore it is advisable to wait for at least 3 months after laser or peels to have other permanent treatments.