Microblading is an advanced brow technique which involves placing pigment under the skin with a configuration of needles affixed to a hand-held tool. Microblading is designed to form thin, feather-like strokes that give a completely natural hair-line effect. Unlike a tattoo, Microblading is semi-permanent because the strokes aren’t placed as deep, and the pigment fades with time. Microblading is for anyone who wants fuller and shapelier brows. It is also ideal to correct uneven, over-plucked, or missing brows. There is very little we cannot achieve in brow architecture at Bespoke; whether starting from a "no-brow" situation, correcting a poorly executed previous brow procedure (this is common), or just enhancing your natural brows.
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About the Procedure.
While Microblading is extremely effective in most cases, no guarantee can be made that a specific guest will experience the desired results from the initial procedure. It is typical and advised to expect a touch-up reservation at a minimum of 4 weeks and a maximum of 8 weeks after the healing is completed, at which time it is almost certain that any deficiency can and will be corrected. Accordingly, it is also imperative that after-care and post pigmentation instructions are adhered to. This will allow a proper healing process and provide for the most effective touch-up session, resulting in long-lasting and beautiful brows.
Also, it is important to remember that everyone has a unique biological and dermal composition. Consequently, you will be asked a series of personal questions that also involve briefly discussing medical history. The purpose is to provide you the very best Microblading experience possible, and to yield only the most superior pigmentation results.
Commonly asked questions.
How does it work?
Semi-permanent brow architecture, or Microblading, is the process of inserting pigment into the basal layer of the epidermis. Although only semi-permanent, the process is still considered a tattoo. No instruments that enter the skin or encounter bodily fluids are reusable in any way, and all are disposed of after use. All instruments used during your pigmentation process are sterile and shall be produced in their sterile packaging at the time of use. Cross contamination guidelines are strictly adhered to at all times.
How long does the process take?
Microblading usually takes 1-2 ½ hours from consultation to finish.
How long does the healing take?
Approximately 7-10 days.
Does the procedure hurt?
The sensation is much like tweezing or threading. There is minimal pain involved, a topical anesthetic is provided and suggested, but optional. Microblading does break the surface of the skin, but doesn’t typically offer more irritation than a waxing.
How long will it last?
1-2 years. Because all dermal compositions are unique, along with unpredictable factors such as sun exposure and skin treatment, the rate of fading is different for everyone. It is suggested that Microblading be performed approximately every eighteen (18) months. However, this process may need to be reapplied sooner or later depending on the rate of fading and your cosmetic desire.
Will they fade?
Yes! Following our preliminary session, the pigment will appear more vibrant or darker than the eventual result. Typically, the color can be expected to fade 40-50%, soften, and appear more natural within 5-7 days. This is the initial healing process. Because everyone has different skin composition, a touch-up session at a minimum of 4 weeks and a maximum of 8 weeks is highly recommended to perfect the procedure. I cannot stress enough the importance of adherence to after-care instructions.
Will it be noticeable immediately?
Absolutely! Your final results are after the initial 7-10 days of the healing process. There are many factors that we will discuss at consultation that determine final results.
How do we determine shape and color?
I will measure and shape according to your bone structure, face shape, and other factors relating to perfect symmetry. I then draw on the skin using a wax pencil so the desired look can be observed. I match the pigment to the natural shades of your hair and complementary contrast of your skin.
How much is my investment?
The initial microblading service is priced at $450. If your touch-up reservation is made within the suggested time frame (post-healing) the fee is included. If an additional session is suggested or prefered within the 4-8 week frame it will only be an additional $75. Any touch-up reservation made 8 weeks or more after the initial session will be considered a new brow service and priced accordingly.
How do I schedule a reservation?
A deposit of 50% of the scheduled service is required PRIOR to reserving a session.
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Bespoke Hair Company makes every effort to confirm reservations when they near, as a measure of fidelity to all parties. Missed appointments mark a loss of time, investment, and opportunity for other guests. Accordingly, any Microblading reservation cancelled less than 72 hours in advance will incur an additional cost at the time of rescheduling, equal to 50% of the scheduled service. Failure to keep the appointment without notification will all also incur additional cost at the time of rescheduling, equal to 100% of the scheduled service. These deposits, when applicable, will be forfeited if the rescheduled service is thereafter unkept. Acknowledgment of this policy is implied at the time reservations are initiated. Refusal to pay costs incurred due to unkept reservations may result in declination of Microblade service and/or continued services from Bespoke Hair Company.
Caring for your brows.
In the days leading up to your brow application, the following practices will allow the best results…
Refrain from excessive sun and/or UV exposure.
Breaking, damaged and healing skin is not just harmful for you, but doesn’t produce great results. (This includes both sunbathing and tanning. If your skin is burnt, we will not be able to perform the procedure, which could result in re-scheduling.)
Avoid using aspirin, niacin, vitamin E or ibuprofen 24 hours before the procedure. These thin the blood and could lead to excessive bleeding at the procedure site, making detailed work difficult.
No tinting or waxing brows 48 hours prior.
We will be designing, shaping, and bringing life to your brows. This process of cosmetic architecture means there is no reason to do any brow hygiene prior! Anything that needs done will take place during your reserved procedure.
It is crucial that you adhere to the following recommendations carefully. After-care instructions are designed to preserve your health, well-being, confidence, and the quality of the procedure. It is my priority to ensure your satisfaction and proper healing, but that requires a personal investment as well. Failure to adhere to after-care instructions can have unsatisfactory results and I will not be liable for such.
I look forward to seeing you for your follow-up at around 4-8 weeks. At that time we will discuss the touch-up procedure and address any and all concerns you may have. Remember, this cosmetic tattoo procedure will heal, peel, and fade. This process may take up to 10 days.
Don’t pick at or scratch the area.
Allow the natural healing process to take place. Scabs will form and detach on their own. Premature removal of scabs can cause scarring.
No cleansers, creams, exfoliants, treatments, makeup, or other products on the area for 10 days.
Fragrance free lotions are okay.
No swimming, hot tubs, Jacuzzi for 10 days.
No direct sunlight and/or UV exposure for one month. (NO TANNING)
No BOTOX® treatments, chemical treatments, or microdermabrasion for one month.
Try to avoid excessive sweating and sleeping on your face for the first 10 days
Keep your brows moistened and clean throughout the healing process! Do not let them become dry.