Everything You Need to Know About Microblading

Permanent beauty solutions are intimidating, especially when it comes to tattooing your face. Microblading is a cosmetic tattooing technique. It has gained a strong following for its natural look and low maintenance upkeep. The semi-permanent tattoo gives the illusion of a fuller brow, practically eliminating the need to use your trusty filler.

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What you should know about microblading: 

Allergic reactions 

Before you go for this procedure, you may want to consult with your aesthetician about allergic reactions associated with pigments used in the microblading process. There are some organic pigments used in the procedure that might cause allergic reactions. 


There is some breaking of the skin associated with microblading. So, there are chances of getting an infection. There are risks of transmitting infections. These include skin-bacterial issues due to lack of hygiene. In this regard, it is necessary that all tools used in the process be sterilized before the procedure to avoid any risks of infection. 

Side effects 

If you are considering the procedure, you need to be aware of the probable side effects. If not done correctly, microblading might have several side effects; eyebrow feeling sharper due to scabbing and healing. 


It is important to note that not everyone can do microblading. If you are pregnant, a nursing woman or undergoing chemotherapy, you should not go for microblading as you are at a higher risk of infection. It is necessary to consult a physician if you are under medication on whether or not microblading is good for you. 

Skin type can affect microblading outcomes.

You need to know your skin and understand that different skin types have different results. Some skin types are more likely to benefit positively from the microblading process. However, this is not the case for all skin types. Those with drier skin types tend to have the best results because they can retain the colour pigment, whereas those with oilier skins also work but tend to heal a little softer and lighter. 

It does not affect hair growth.

Most people have the notion that microblading affects natural hair growth in the brows. Truth is, it does not. At least, when done correctly, it does not alter natural hair growth. In some instances, it stimulates hair growth, bringing about fuller brows. 

Avoid the sunlight 

While following the treatment, there are a few lifestyle adjustments you have to follow for proper healing. It is advisable to keep your brows out of direct sunlight.