Extending your natural beauty by enhancement through Microblading, lash extensions, threading and more.
WHAT IS MICROBLADING?
Microblading is a technique where fine lines are scratched into the surface of the skin, and pigment embedded. The strokes accurately replicate hair (as in a brow or hairline). Results can last from six to 18 months, depending on a variety of factors such as color of pigment, skin type, and lifestyle.
WHAT IS PERMANENT MAKEUP?
Permanent makeup are treatments that replicate perfectly applied conventional makeup, most frequently on the brows, lash line, lips, and hairline. This is done by inserting cosmetic pigments into the dermis layer of the skin. Also known as Microblading, Micro-Pigmentation, Brow Embroidery, and Cosmetic Tattooing.
HOW LONG DOES THE RESULT LAST?
For brows, up to 18 months. For lips, one to two years. For eyeliner, three to five years. Hair color, skin type, after-care, and lifestyle also affect longevity of the results. Occasional touch-ups are a way to refresh the results. Done correctly, the treatments do not change color and fade naturally away with time. For areas such as brows, this allows future flexibility with shape, as standards of beauty change. Please note that even if not visible to the naked eye, there will always be vestigial pigment permanently embedded in the skin.
IS IT PAINFUL?
We use effective numbing creams that are FDA approved. On a scale of 1 to 10 with “1” being no discomfort, clients often experience between a 2 and 4 with the Brow treatment. Other factors such as menstrual cycles also affect level of sensitivity.
IS IT SAFE?
All our pigments are cosmetic grade, meaning that they are sterilized and purified for cosmetic use. The ingredients used have been approved by the FDA for cosmetic use. Patch tests for pigment are welcome between 24 to 48 hours with a minimal fee. In addition, all our tools are single-use and discarded after the treatment. The specialist is a trained and experienced professional.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING A BROW CONSULTATION?
During consultation eyebrow hair grade, skin condition, and color is analyzed. Your ideal brow shape is drawn in according to your facial structure customized with your desired shape. This creates a symmetrical, natural-looking brow that is complimentary to your bone structure. Once you are satisfied with the shape and style, the specialist consults with you on color— we mix and match hue to ensure the shade that is closest to your natural hair color. We will also discuss the procedure, the after-care, how long it takes the skin to heal, and how to ensure the best results. Consultations at Extended Beauty do not obligate you to proceed with the treatment. However, deposit will not be refunded.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING A BROW TREATMENT?
The technician will create your brow by hand, using a sterilized tool. The treatment takes about two or three hours, with enough time to assess each step of the way.
WHAT IS THE RECOVERY TIME?
There is no downtime, however the brow will take about two weeks to fully heal. The brow will soften in color by up to 40-50%. During this period, after-care procedures should be carefully followed.
WHAT IS THE PERFECTING SESSION?
The perfecting session, done within two months of the initial treatment, is extremely important to ensure perfect results. The technician uses this session to set the shape, color and make any small adjustments if needed.
WHAT IF I CANNOT RETURN WITHIN TWO MONTHS FOR THE PERFECTING SESSION, HOW WILL THIS AFFECT RESULTS?
It is essential for clients to return within two months for the complimentary perfecting session. Desired outcome may be affected for some if this step is not completed. Once past the two months, it will no longer be considered a perfecting session and a touch up fee will be required. Please call to consult so we can assess on a case-by-case basis for flexibility.
Other FAQs for Brow Microblading:
SHOULD I DO BOTOX BEFORE OR AFTER MICROBLADING?
Botox should be done after Microblading. Your doctor will be able to determine where to place Botox injections without altering the brow position. Should you decide to cease Botox treatments, brows will settle at original balanced position.
CAN I HAVE A CHEMICAL PEEL OR LASER TREATMENT BEFORE MICROBLADING?
Please avoid chemical peels or laser treatments at least four weeks before Microblading. These treatments can make your skin thinner and more sensitive, resulting in more bleeding which can affect color retention. Wait four weeks after Microblading before doing chemical peels and laser treatments to allow the brow to fully heal. Always let your technician know you have done Microblading treatment to your brows for their best recommendation.
SHOULD I TINT MY EYEBROWS BEFORE MICROBLADING?
This is not necessary. Your brow will also be darker than usual immediately after the treatment.
SHOULD I COLOR MY HAIR BEFORE MICROBLADING?
Yes, so we can match your brow to your hair color. However, it is important that you let your Specialist know your original/ true hair color, as this information and your skin tone will help them create the brow color that is the best match.
SHOULD I SHAPE MY BROWS BEFORE MICROBLADING?
Brow shaping is part of our treatment. When you go for brow shaping maintenance after Microblading, request that your esthetician follow your existing brow shape.
CAN I HAVE A FACIAL BEFORE MICROBLADING?
Please avoid facials at least two weeks before Microblading. Some intensive facial treatments can make your skin thinner and more sensitive, resulting in more bleeding which can affect color retention. Wait two weeks after Microblading before doing facials, to allow the brow to fully heal.
CAN I GO TANNING BEFORE MICROBLADING?
Yes, but please let your Specialist know your original/ true skin color (e.g. show them a picture, or patch of skin that is not tanned), as we will need this information to create the color that is the best match, and ensure results look natural after your tan fades.
Additional FAQs for Eyeliner Perfection:
CAN I HAVE LASH EXTENSIONS DURING EYELINER TREATMENT?
No, we ask you to please remove any lash extensions before treatment. Lash extensions do not allow us to properly apply pigment to the lash line, resulting in uneven eyeliner. Please also wait for two weeks until eyeliner is completely healed before applying lash extensions again.
CAN I DO A LASH PERM BEFORE THE EYELINER TREATMENT?
Wait until after the treatment before doing a lash perm. The eyeliner treatment may affect the direction of your lash curl as we need to get close to the lash line.
CAN I DO A LASH TINT BEFORE THE EYELINER TREATMENT?
Please do any lash tinting at least two weeks before or two weeks after the treatment!
WHAT IF I HAVE EYE SURGERY?
Please wait at least three months after eye surgery before doing the Eyeliner treatment, to ensure you eye is completely healed. We also suggest waiting three months after Eyeliner treatment if your surgery is for a later date.
Additional FAQs for Lip Color:
SHOULD I DO LIP INJECTIONS/ AUGMENTATION BEFORE OR AFTER LIP COLOR TREATMENT?
Lip injections should be done after Lip Color treatment. Your doctor will be able to determine where to place the injections without altering the overall lip shape that we created. Should you decide to cease injection treatments, lips will settle at original balanced positions. (Please note however that in a few cases lip injections result in blisters that might affect lip color, necessitating a touch-up).
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