Eyebrow Microblading Aftercare

follow carefully

Following the microblading aftercare instructions is imperative to in order to give your fully healed eyebrows the naturally beautiful look you want. FAILURE TO FOLLOW AFTER-CARE INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN INFECTIONS, PIGMENT LOSS OR DISCOLORATION.

***After the microblading procedure, It is extremely important to prevent Soap, water, lotion, and makeup from coming in contact with your eyebrows for 14 days (Refer to Day 1 aftercare instructions for the only exception).

While showering keep your face completely away from the shower head, or take a bath to avoid any water from contacting your microbladed eyebrows.

aftercare instructions

day 1

  • Each hour for the remainder of the day following the microblading procedure, use a cotton swab to lightly wipe the microbladed area with distilled water.

***Rinsing the skin with distilled water helps to reduce scabbing by minimizing the accumulation of lymph, which is what the skin excretes to form a scab.

  • Use a clean, washed finger to lightly apply the specialized aftercare cream to the microbladed area. Remember, this process needs to be done once an hour for the rest of the day.

days 2-7 

  • Apply the specialized aftercare cream only one or two times per day.
  • Itching is likely to occur throughout the early stages of the microblading healing process so most clients typically only use the cream when they are experiencing itching.
  • Be mindful to limit the application of the aftercare cream to only twice per day to avoid suffocating the skin and interfering with the skin’s natural healing process.

all 14 days

***It is critical to avoid the following during all 14 days after your microblading procedure.

  • Touching the eyebrow area except only when following the aftercare instructions for Day 1 and also Days 2 - 7.
  • Scratching, picking or peeling the eyebrow area where the microblading occurred to prevent scarring and the pigment from being removed.
  • 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.
  • Transportation in vehicles where strong wind is present, for example; driving in cars with the windows down, convertibles, motorcycles, bicycles, and boats.
  • Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol, as it can cause wounds to heal slower.

After Day 14

  • It’s now okay to resume all your normal activities except, continue to avoid any creams containing retinal or glycolic acid until after the completion of your microblading touch up appointment, and its healing process as well.

Learn more about what to expect while going through the Microblading Healing Process.