Eyebrow Microblading in Swansea, IL

What is Microblading?

The art of semi-permanent makeup through a process of using a fine blade and pigment deposited in the top layers of skin to mimic hair strokes. This is a very natural look.

Recommended for someone looking for a natural-looking brow to fill in volume from years of over-plucking, the aging process, or lightly /sparse brows.

Microblading Before And After Photos

female patient’s eyebrows before and after microblading treatment
female patient’s eyebrows before and after microblading, eyebrows much fuller afterwards

meet your Microblading Technician

Aspen – Esthetician

Aspen is a licensed esthetician with four years of experience in the industry. A Clinton County native, she went to school and became licensed in Washington before returning to the area. Becoming a Certified Microblading Artist has been the perfect way for Aspen to use her artistic talent and esthetic license. The reaction that she receives from patients when they first see their brow transformation is what she loves the most about Microblading.

What do i need to know before my microblading treatment?

  • You may notice too dark or slightly uneven appearance after your initial application, this will be addressed during your “perfection” appointment.
  • Up to 50% pigment loss during your first round of pigment healing.
  • Needing a touch-up 6-18 months after your initial and “perfection” appointments
  • Microblading is designed to be very natural. If a fuller more solid brow is what you desire, then you may need to add makeup to your brow when applying full-face makeup.

Post Care Instructions

  • You will be provided with products to help your brows heal at the time of your initial appointment.
  • Avoid showering for the first 24 hours following the application.
  • Apply the provided Epidermal Repair to your brows up to 2x a day for the first week (PLEASE use it sparingly, it’s better to use too little than too much).
  • ALWAYS wash your hands prior to touching your brows.
  • After 24 hours, you may use a small amount of Vaseline on your brows prior to showering. This will help to provide a barrier and minimize the chance of them getting wet.
  • Do not wash your brows for 2 weeks or until all of the flakes are gone and healing is complete.
  • Resist the urge to pick, rub, or scrub after the flakes have formed.
  • Avoid using any makeup on or near your brows for 5-7 days.
  • Try to avoid sleeping directly on your brows and change your pillowcase to minimize the chance of an infection during the healing process.
  • Avoid excessive sweating, exercise, or hot steamy showers for 3-4 days.
  • Do not use any other aftercare products besides what is provided to you.
  • Do not prematurely wash them (prior to 2 weeks) with soap in an effort to lighten the color, they will do this on their own.

After My Initial Microblading Appointment When Do I Follow Up And How Often?

After your initial application, you will follow up in approximately 45 days for a “perfection” appointment. At that time, we will make necessary adjustments to your brows to ensure they are exactly what you want for the next year.  Your skin type, sun exposure, medications, skincare habits, etc. will play a huge factor in how long your brows will actually last. This procedure is meant to be temporary and the longevity of your brows depends on each individual.

What if I don't like the results?

The first and most crucial step of Microblading is the planning and drawing process. At this time, it is essential, to be honest about what your expectations are. Bring photos of what you do or do not want your brows to look like. My goal as your technician is to give you the brow that you want. Of course, I will always recommend making them anatomically correct but we will go through the planning process together to make sure you are satisfied with your final product. AND remember, this is a multi-step process. Your final product will not be achieved until after your perfection appointment.

does microblading hurt?

My goal is to make it as painless as possible for you. I use a pharmaceutical-grade topical numbing prior to starting the procedure and a lidocaine gel throughout the process. If at any time during your application process you are not reaching a level of comfort, we also have Pro-Nox available.

how often will my brows need a touch-up?

After your initial application and perfection appointment, your brows will fade within 18 months. Your lifestyle, sun exposure, skin type, and skincare habits will directly affect the longevity of your brows. If you are someone who prefers an extremely bold brow you may desire to have them retouched more frequently.

What if my brows are too dark after microblading?

No. The day after your initial application your brows will definitely be too dark for your liking. As you go through the healing process, they will lighten up to your desired color. Someone who sees you on a consistent basis will be your biggest critic! Remember to tell them too that this is a multi-step process and your brows will lighten over time.

Do I Need To Have My Old Permanent Makeup Removed Prior To Microblading?

Possibly not. In this situation, we may be able to microblade over the old pigment. In this situation, I would highly recommend a consultation so we can discuss color correction prior to your application appointment.

What Our Patients Have to Say

"I’m always excited to see the friendly faces as soon as you are greeted at Musick’s. Aspen does a great job micro blading my eyebrows. She represents herself very professionally and has a great talent for style. I consider it a treat to have an appointment with any of their professionals. It’s always been a pleasant experience whether my appointment is medical or cosmetic."

- Karen Meyer

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To learn more about Microblading and how it can help you, contact us today or schedule your appointment by phone at 618-628-2588 !

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