Microblading Treatment Care Instructions

Pre Treatment Instructions for Microblading (Eye Brow Enhancement)

  • No blood thinners, aspirin, or fish oil for 30 days prior.
  • No Retin-A (tretinoin), chemical peels, or AHA for 2 weeks prior.
  • No chemotherapy for 1 year prior.
  • No Botox injections for 2 weeks prior.

The Day of Your Treatment

  • An hour after treatment, you may gently blot any weeping fluid from the eyebrows with a moistened cotton pad.
  • Do not touch, rub, pick or scratch the eyebrows.
  • Wipe with moist cotton pad, then apply a thin layer of Aquaphor with a cotton swab every hour until bedtime.
  • At bedtime, wash the eyebrows with warm water and mild soap like Cetaphil.  Apply a thin layer of Aquaphor after cleaning.

Post Treatment Instructions for Microblading

For Days 2 through 10 Following Treatment

  • Do not touch, rub, pick or scratch the eyebrows.
  • Before showering, apply Aquaphor to the eyebrows and keep your face away from direct contact from the showerhead.
  • Apply a thin layer of Aquaphor with a cotton swab 2 times a day.
  • At bedtime, wash the eyebrows with warm water and mild soap like Cetaphil.  Apply a thin layer of Aquaphor after cleaning.
  • Avoid sweating and strenuous exercise.
  • No swimming.
  • No hot sauna, bath or Jacuzzi.
  • No sun tanning or tanning bed.
  • No laser treatment or chemical peels.
  • No Retin-A (tretinoin) or AHA near the treated area for 30 days after.
  • No driving in open air vehicles like convertibles, motorcycles, boats, bicycles, etc.
  • No smoking.
  • Apply ice if needed for swelling.

Additional Information

  • You can expect some itching and flaking for the first week or so after the treatment.
  • Once completely healed, apply sunscreen SPF 30 to 50 on the eyebrows when outside (sun exposure can cause fading).
  • Your second treatment will be done in 4 to 6 weeks.
  • Pigment will darker right after the procedure.  It will fade and soften as the skin heals.
  • After completely healed at 2 weeks, apply SPF 30 sunscreen when in the sun.

 

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