Microblading Session Part 2: Numbing/Anesthetic

The most asked question I get when I speak to someone about microblading is, does it hurt? Now, the answer to this is not always a simple and quick one, but I want to shed some light on the second part of the microblading process.

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Tools of the Trade

When I decided to become a microblading artist and open Altered Aesthetics, I knew that I wanted to offer my clients the best of everything. This included an amazing studio, high quality tools and the best aftercare. Through all of my research on microblading I found Everlasting Brows, Harmony Microblades, Zensa Numbing Cream and Brows Eyes Lips Aftercare.

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My Microblading Experience

When I decided to take the leap, and get certified in microblading, I knew it was something I would love doing and it was definitely something that I had to get done myself. I mean, how could I perform this amazing service on others without knowing what it was like to have it done on myself? It’s the same concept as when you visit a traditional tattoo artist, you want them to have tattoos and understand the experience you are about to embark on. I mean would you really want to go to someone who had no tattoos? Nope, so I felt the same thing about microblading.

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Microblading vs. Permanent Makeup - What's the Difference?

So what exactly is the difference between microblading and permanent makeup? For anyone interested in microblading it’s an understandable and expected question to be asked. Even though cosmetic tattooing and permanent makeup have been around for years (the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals celebrated 25 years in 2015), microblading is a relatively new form of semi-permanent makeup that has only started to take off in the last 3-4 years.

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What is Microblading and Why is Everyone Talking About It?

Microblading is the latest addition to permanent makeup and has become one of the Hottest Beauty Trends of 2017! If you have over-plucked your brows, have light/faint brows, lost your eyebrows to alopecia or just need a little help filling them in or creating that “perfect arch” - then microblading is for you!

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Microblading Basics - Is Microblading Right for Me?

Who is a good candidate for microblading?

The simple answer is, anyone that wants to have full, beautiful brows all day, every day! That would include busy parents or business people who don’t have much time to apply brow make up, active people who don’t want to worry about sweating off makeup while working out or swimming, or any person who struggles with getting that perfect shape that the celebrities and YouTube makeup artists always seem to have.

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