***FAILURE TO FOLLOW AFTER-CARE INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN scarring, INFECTIONS, PIGMENT LOSS OR DISCOLORATION.
After the Microblading Procedure:
To help minimize scabbing, use a clean cotton-ball to lightly dab the microbladed area with distilled water a few times per hour for the remainder of the day.
Wash the microbladed area twice per day followed by applying the microblading aftercare ointment.
- At the start and end of each day, use your clean fingertips and a mild antibacterial soap, like Cetaphil, to gently cleanse your eyebrows for 10-15 seconds.
- Avoid using any cleansing products that contain exfoliants or acids (glycolic, lactic, or AHA).
- Keep in mind the cleansing shouldn't be a thorough scrub-down, it just needs to be done by rubbing the microbladed area in a soft, smooth manner.
- When rinsing, be sure to rinse every trace of soap from the microbladed area.
- Dry the entire eyebrow area completely by blotting it with a clean tissue.
- Use a clean finger to apply a small amount of the microblading aftercare ointment to the microbladed area. Do not apply the ointment unless the area is dry.
- Less is more when considering how much ointment to apply; the amount applied to each eyebrow should be comparable in size to half of a grain of rice.
- Microblading aftercare ointment should only be applied twice per day following the washes to avoid suffocating the skin and interfering with the skin’s natural healing process.
The aftercare ointment no longer needs to be applied, but continue to gently wash the microbladed area each morning and night.
Things to Avoid:
***It's critical to avoid the following for 14 days after your microblading procedure.
- Touching the microbladed area except when washing or applying aftercare ointment.
- Scratching, picking or peeling the microbladed area, as it can cause scarring and/or color loss.
- Applying any makeup, moisturizer, lotion, or sunscreen to your eyebrows.
- Sun exposure - sun tanning - salon tanning
- Laser or chemical peels, and any other form of exfoliation.
- Exercise - participating in sports and activities that induce perspiration
- Long, hot baths or showers - jacuzzis - saunas - swimming
- Applying any creams to your face or neck containing retinol or glycolic acid.
- Engaging in tasks like heavy household cleaning where airborne debris can become prevalent.
- Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol, as it can cause wounds to heal slower.
- Transportation in open-air-vehicles where strong wind is likely, for example; driving in cars with windows down, convertibles, motorcycles, bicycles, and boats.
After Day 14:
Resume your normal activities except, continue to avoid laser or chemical peels and forms of exfoliation, and any creams containing retinal or glycolic acid until after the completion of your microblading touch up appointment, and its healing process as well.