If you’re a woman, the odds are high that you spend a good deal of time in front of the mirror, wishing for the perfect brows. With a microshading procedure, getting those perfect brows is just a few minutes in a medical aesthetician’s chair away. Unlike microblading, which poses several risks to your skin, microshading is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that offers you a milder option to get full brows with artificial pigment. Instead of spending precious minutes trying to draw the best brows, you can now achieve lush and more natural-looking brows with permanent makeup. And in the world of permanent makeup, microshading is the shiny new Tesla everyone wants to drive.
Let’s take a closer look at the procedure for microshading, what to expect during your appointment, possible results, and the costs.
In essence, microshading, also referred to as ombre brows, is a milder application of permanent makeup procedure that is used to fill in sparse and light brows using a fine pen to allot tiny dark dots in a gradient-like appearance. This eyebrow filling technique requires smaller incisions that are unlikely to irritate the skin. The semi-permanent dots created during the procedure will give your brows a fluffy and fuller look. Usually, microshading deposits pigment between the brow hairs using a stippling movement. This permanent makeup treatment provides a more natural result by making the brows look like they’re almost powdered in. It may also be known as “shading” because it involves creating a shadow pattern instead of fine hair.
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In Miami, a full treatment of microshading, including aftercare, may cost anywhere between $350-$1000. The cost of your treatment will be determined by the location of the clinic, the design of your eyebrows, and the individual spa.
In smaller and remote cities, you can expect to pay anywhere between $300-$500 for microshading but up to $1000 in the more urban cities. Although it can be difficult to determine an exact price for a microshading treatment; one thing we can say with authority is that the results of microshading make it well worth the cost.
|Range of Cost
|Free – $250
|Assess your eyebrows to determine the shape and color. Provide preparation and aftercare instruction.
|$350 – $1000
|Lasts up to 2 hours. New eyebrows are created.
|$100 – $950
|Additional top-up 6 to 8 weeks after your first treatment to add more pigment, if necessary.
To begin with, the microshading technique is suitable for everyone including those with sensitive skin. Here is a list of some other significant benefits of microshading:
Unlike microblading, which requires an anesthetic for you to stay comfortable, microshading is virtually painless. Most people who undergo the procedure have described the pain level with a range of 1 to 3 on a scale of 1-10. You may find that many medical spas in Miami still prefer to numb the brows with a topical anesthetic before the treatment to prevent and reduce the feeling of any potential pain even though the device makes micro-cuts. This way, your session is more enjoyable and effective where some of our clients have even fallen asleep during the process.
The procedure for microshading is relatively short compared to the time it lasts. The results can last for up to three years and you won’t have to worry about your brows going from black to green after a while. While many tattoos change colors along with time, the pigment used for micro shading is different. As a result of this, it hardly changes color and will fade and lose saturation with time rather than discolor.
Many women prefer this treatment for the reason of symmetry and shape, especially those with bushy and scattered brows. With a treatment of microshading, your eyebrows will be finely seated on your face to compliment your eyes well. Individuals suffering from alopecia, skin disease, and hair loss can also fix their brows with a microshading treatment. Cancer patients who may have lost their hair due to chemotherapy can. also benefit from this procedure as the practical results of this method will help them to salvage their brow’s symmetry.
The procedure for microshading allows you to maintain and adjust your look effortlessly. This means you can visit the spa at any time for a quick touch-up to the brows. Despite the ease of adjustments, you can participate in vigorous activities without it smearing off. For instance, your brows won’t appear out of place after swimming. Plus, you don’t have to bother about adding makeup to conceal the details of it.
If you spend most of your morning and work breaks fixing your brows, then microshading is for you. With a microshading treatment, you can avoid the frustrating morning ritual of drawing and filling your eyebrow.
Since it’s a permanent procedure, you’ll be saving yourself from the hassle for a while.
You don’t have to spend a whole day or even weeks to complete your microshading treatment. The procedure lasts for about 2 hours which is followed by a touch-up some weeks later. Not all technicians require final adjustments where you can achieve your desired results in just one session.
You’ll be saving yourself countless minutes every day with a simple 2-hour treatment.
The microshading procedure starts with an initial consultation with one of our medical aestheticians where we will discuss the preparation required for the procedure and assess the needs of your eyebrows.
Before your microshading treatment, here is a list of things you should do:
We also recommend that you steer clear of acids, retinol, and any facial ointments. Doing this will reduce the chances of skin irritation during and after the microshading procedure.
Before the procedure for microshading begins, you will have a consultation with our technician to assess your treatment needs and desired results. We will take your brow measurements to ascertain an asymmetrical grid on how it’ll be drawn and use a pencil to map out the new brow outline.
After this, your microshading professional will give you a mirror to assess whether the shape meets your beauty standards so the technician may carefully forge your brows by hand to get the exact shape. Keep in mind that your facial contour and existing brow shape will be considered for the best results. Once your brow is nicely formed we will mix the permanent makeup material and possibly apply a topical numbing cream to the treatment area.
During the procedure, the aesthetician will use a unique medical pen to insert tiny pigments into the upper layer of your skin and fill out the outline. Doing this will darken your arches within about 2 hours with follow-up treatments to retouch, if necessary.
If you want to undergo the procedure for microshading, there are several things you should consider. No doubt, this technique is safe and effective for everyone; however, there are a few unique scenarios where it may not be the best option for you.
Below are some reasons why microshading may irritate your skin:
Following your microshading procedure, the chances of experiencing side effects are quite low. If you suffer from any of the conditions listed above, you may be more likely to have some reactions, although the side effects of microshading are mild compared to other permanent brow techniques. Here are some of them to name:
Some patients may be allergic to paraphenylenediamine (PPD) which could lead to discoloration of the brow hair. We recommend that our patients carry out a patch test before the treatment to avoid any side effects following the microshading procedure.
To ensure that you get the best microshading results, you will need to follow our aftercare instructions to take care of the treatment area. We advise that you may continually tweeze the unruly hairs to keep them in shape but should avoid waxing as this will make them lose color faster. Since you won’t be cleansing your skin frequently, here’s how to care for it:
During the post-treatment period and final session, you may experience fading of the brow and some skin peeling. This will be very noticeable but perfectly normal. After a while, your skin will regenerate and will appear natural again. We recommend that you attend your
touch-up session which is usually scheduled between four to six weeks after the first treatment. To achieve the best results, you should follow the process accordingly.
The procedure for microshading can be performed by permanent makeup artists and trained medical aestheticians. It’s a safer, milder, and more effective method of achieving permanent natural-like brows for all skin types including delicate, normal, and combination skin. The treatment is similar to that of a tattoo and should be treated as one.
For the best results of microshading, talk to one of our medical aestheticians today who can help you to fall back in love with your brows!
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