Permanent makeup is a real find for women who lead an active lifestyle and do not want to waste precious time. Most often, ladies resort to tattooing eyebrows, interspan space and lips. Modern cosmetology offers high-quality pigments, equipment for a permanent, and now also a new technique - micropigmentation of eyebrows, eyelids and lips, which has received its sincere admirers. Let us consider this procedure in more detail: how does it differ from the usual tattoo, to whom is it shown and are there any contraindications?
What is micropigmentation?
Eyebrow micropigmentation (or microblading) can rightly be called a reconstruction. As confirmed by enthusiastic clients who have undergone this procedure, each hair is carefully drawn and looks incredibly natural. The main difference from the usual tattoo is that the eyebrow is not completely painted in one color. The equipment for this technique is also different, the tattoo is done manually with the help of a special tool resembling a scapula with several disposable microscopic needles.
Another positive difference from the classic tattoo, according to experts, is the depth at which the pigment is introduced. In microblading, paint is introduced into the uppermost layer of the dermis. As a result, more comfortable feelings and a shorter period of the rehabilitation period.
How long does the effect last
The effect of the procedure will be noticeable for two years. True, a lot depends on the individual characteristics of the organism, metabolism and how often the client spends time in the sun. Numerous reviews warn that under the influence of sunlight the pigment tends to fade.
After the first procedure, eyebrow micropigmentation correction is required, since the pigment can be rejected, and the master needs to draw the missing hairs again.
Unlike conventional tattoo, microblading does not last so long. This is due to the fact that today beauticians use natural organic pigments. They are absolutely harmless to health, do not cause allergic reactions, but over time they are eliminated by the body.
Who is shown the procedure
Eyebrow micropigmentation is required for clients who for some reason have thin, rare eyebrows. If the hairs are not enough to make a beautiful regular shape, you have to draw the hairs daily with pencils and eyebrow shadows.
Also, the tattoo will help mask the scars and scars on the eyebrows, filling the missing hairs with strokes of a properly selected color.
In addition, in their reviews, clients with allergic reactions to cosmetics or eyebrow paints report that they were able to resort to microblading without harming their health.
After the procedure, according to clients, eyebrows will be darker and clearer, and their shape will be ideal in relation to the features and facial contours.
How to prepare for the procedure?
What not to do when going for micro-pigmentation of eyebrows?
- Take antibiotics.
- Drink alcohol, strong coffee and tea, energy drinks.
- Take blood thinners such as aspirin.
- Take a sun bath both in the solarium and on the beach.
Before you go on the procedure, read the reviews about the master, beauty salon or clinic, where he takes. It is advisable to see photos from the beautician's portfolio. Also on the sites of serious cosmetology clinics and salons you can see copies of certificates of completion of the master of training. Do not go to the first cosmetician, especially if the cost of the procedure is suspiciously low. Quality pigments and equipment can not be cheap, as the procedure itself. Do not save on your beauty and health.
The client has the right to request certificates for pigments and to verify the integrity of the packaging of disposable needles.
How is the tattoo?
The manual method of eyebrow micropigmentation always begins with a pencil drawing of their shape, as well as the choice of pigment color. The shape and color are selected individually, relative to the proportions of the face and the color type of the client. Having finished drawing, the master will necessarily show the client the result, and if that suits him, he starts the tattoo. If the client is dissatisfied with the shape or thickness of the eyebrows, then the master must make an adjustment and only after that start work.
During the procedure, the client lies on the couch on his back, the beautician must remove his hair with a disposable cap. The master himself must also be in a hat, mask and disposable gloves. He must open the package with needles at the client, and also disinfect his skin.
No later than 45 days, the client should come for a correction, only after that the procedure can be considered complete and evaluate the final result.
Is local anesthesia needed for microblading? The procedure of tattooing is painful, even though it is performed by manual technique. Very much depends on the individual sensitivity of the client, but almost always the masters apply anesthetic cream to save the client from unpleasant sensations. The technique of eyebrow micropigmentation does not exclude the absence of anesthesia, but everything is very individual. The client can voluntarily refuse to “freeze”, but only if it does not interfere with the process.
After disinfection, the cosmetologist applies a cream, for example, Emla, to the eyebrow area, covers them with a film and leaves for twenty to thirty minutes. When the skin will lose sensitivity, you can proceed to the procedure.
There are two ways to draw eyebrow hairs:
- European technology. It is simpler and runs faster than the other. The hairs that the master draws are of the same length and thickness, as the beautician does not change the tool nozzle during the work.
- East. In this case, the hairs look absolutely natural, as the length, thickness, and, if necessary, shade, completely repeat the natural eyebrow. This procedure takes longer and, accordingly, costs more.
How much does eyebrow micropigmentation cost? The average price for a European vehicle is about 7,000 rubles, and about 10,000 rubles for the east one. The correction is usually half the cost of the procedure.
Care after the procedure
After eyebrow micropigmentation, the client must follow simple rules:
- Do not wet eyebrows within 24 hours after tattooing.
- Do not engage in physical activity, so as not to provoke sweating.
- Do not touch your eyebrows with your hands.
- Do not use makeup.
- Do not sunbathe.
- Do not go to the beach, swimming pool, sauna.
- Do not scratch your eyebrows.
- Lubricate eyebrows healing ointment, which advises the beautician.
- When in place of the tattoo appear crusts, in any case, do not tear them.
According to customer reviews, if you properly care for your skin after microblading, then in two weeks the crusts will completely disappear, and in their place will be healthy skin with new perfectly drawn eyebrows.
As with any cosmetic procedure, microblading has contraindications:
- Inflammatory processes.
- Infectious diseases.
- Blood disorders.
- Oncological diseases.
Experts advise you to consult with your doctor about the presence of contraindications to the procedure.
The result and positive feedback from clients, of course, depend on the professionalism of the master. And if you are not reading this article for the purpose of enrolling in a procedure, then you would like to do microblading yourself. How is the training? Eyebrow micropigmentation is a kind of tattoo, so if you have experience in this field, then it will not be difficult to learn this technique. But even if you have not previously worked in the field of cosmetology and permanent makeup, it is never too late to learn.
In almost every city there is a school that helps to master permanent makeup. Microblading training takes about three days. First, students are introduced to all sanitary standards, because they will deal with the puncture of the skin. Next, it is important to learn to understand the architecture of the eyebrows. The students will need to understand how to build the eyebrow correctly, based on the proportions of the face of each particular client. Coloring will also be affected, the ability to correctly choose the pigment that matches the natural color of the eyebrows and hair of the client.
The next stage is the most important - practice. On the dummy, the arm position, the puncture depth, the size and thickness of the strokes are tested. After the teacher accepts work on a mannequin, the practice can be worked out on a real client. The work takes place under the strict control of the teacher.