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Planning Ahead for Microblading

We know you just can’t wait to get your brows done! Trust us, we are just as excited to give you amazing brows!

But let’s not forget, your brows aren’t going to be as perfect as you want them to be straight out of the chair. Allowing your brows time to heal is also a part of the process. Remember, right after your appointment your brows will be much darker than planned. This is a normal part of the procedure and they will lighten up as they heal.

So when should you get them done?

What’s on the schedule?

Perfecting your brows before your wedding? Congrats! You probably want to get them touched up once before the big day. Your first touch up is included with your original microblading treatment and is recommended 4 – 8 weeks after your original treatment. You’ll want to allow a couple weeks for that to heal too, so plan for at least 3 months before the big day!

Not getting married but invited to the wedding? Plan on giving your new brows at least 2 weeks to heal and let the color fade. You want to show off your new brows with the correct color, right? Your brows will look great after at least 21 days of healing!

Planning a trip to catch some sun? We don’t recommend exposing your brows to direct sunlight for 4 weeks post-treatment. If you miss this step, you may lose or discolor your pigment.

You’ll want to keep these in mind as well:

Dark, old or misplaced permanent cosmetics in microblading area
Pregnant or nursing
Bleeding disorders
Chemotherapy (consult your doctor)
Viral infections and/or diseases
Pacemaker or major heart problems
Organ transplant
Skin irritations or Psoriasis near the treated area (rashes, sunburn, acne, etc.)
Sick or ill (cold, flu, etc.)

Requirements before Microblading


  • Do not tan near or on the day of the appointment
  • Do not have a sunburn on the day of the appointment
  • Stop all Retin-a retinol products
  • Limit alcohol use the night before the procedure
  • Limit Aspirin, Tylenol, Motrin and Fish Oils the night before the procedure

Make sure you plan your appointment accordingly!

We’d love to meet with you and talk about how we can help uncover your natural beauty