Ombre Powder Brows is like having your brows filled in with makeup pencil except it stays on 24/7. With ombre, you get the dark to light effect creating dimension in your brows.
Initial $600 Correction +$50
1-6 months $125
7-12 months $175
1-2 year $250
2-3 year $350
After 3 years Current Brow price
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Ombre Powder Brows is semi permanent makeup. It gives the look of having your brows filled in with makeup pencil or powder. With ombre, you get the dark to light effect creating dimension in your brows.
The expected longevity is 2-3years depending on your skin type, lifestyle, and how you care for it. Increased exposure to sunlight especially without sunscreen is one example that will speed fading. Over time, the color will fade and become light.
A topical anesthetic will be used before and throughout the procedure. The pain level is tolerable and comparable to plucking. However, it does vary person to person and every effort will be made to ensure you remain comfortable. If you are on your menstrual cycle, you will be more sensitive.
Ombre powder brows is good for all skin types such as dry, normal, oily, or sensitive. You may not be a good candidate for Ombre Powder Brows if you have certain health conditions or take certain medications.
Semi permanent makeup is NOT recommended for clients who are or have:
Under the age of 18
Pregnant or breastfeeding
Skin conditions such as keloids, skin irritations or rashes near the site
Viral infections or diseases, cold or flu
Botox within the last 1 month
Used accutane in the past year
Please inform your artist if you have any allergies, medical conditions, or take any medications.
The healing process should take 10-14 days.
At day 2, your brows will appear darker but do not be alarmed this is expected. The color will lighten 20-30% when healed and will continue to fade over time.
At day 3-5, you can expect your brows to start flaking. During the flaking period, your brows will appear light and patchy but give it 2-4 weeks the color will even out and resurface.
Once your brows are done flaking or after 14 days, you may resume normal activities such as applying makeup, working out, etc. (EXCEPT certain activities listed in the aftercare) To prolong the longevity of your brows, avoid aggressive washing and exfoliating of the brow and wear sunscreen when exposed to sunlight.
Once you have read through the FAQ and signed consent, we will first draw your brows with an eyebrow pencil according to how you like it. I will ONLY start the semi permanent tattoo process once you have approved the shape and color of choice that is fit for you. Once you have finalized your decision, we will begin the semi permanent tattoo process. You will be numbed before and during the procedure with topical anesthetic to make sure you are comfortable the whole time. Expect a booking time of 3 hours.
If you have an ideal shape and color in mind, bring or send few reference photos. You may fill in your eyebrows as you normally would so I can take into consideration the shape you desire. You may pluck any unwanted stray hair if you would like but I will be doing that for you during brow mapping. You do not have to shave your brows prior to procedure. You will not experience any permanent hair loss from the semi permanent tattoo process.
Exfoliate your brows a few days before and moisturize your brows. The softer it is the easier it is to work with.
Avoid any blood thinning medication day of treatment. This includes Vitamin E, Aspirin, Niacin, and Ibuprofen.
Do not consume ANY alcohol and caffeine for at least 24 hours prior your appointment.
If you have anemia or low iron, please take an iron supplement prior to procedure.
Touchup appointment can be scheduled in 6-8 weeks. This is optional. Touchup session is considered a perfection session to go over any spots that did not pick up the pigment well or if you would like to go darker/bigger etc. If you are happy with the results, no need to schedule a touchup appointment. They should last you 2-3 years and you may return as soon as bi-annually for a color reboost. Touchups are not done every year to maintain skin integrity.
Yes if it is faded by 50-70%. If they are too dark, you will not be able to get the ombre effect and it may come out darker or block-y. It is best to get tattoo removal first. Photos must be sent and approved before booking.
RIGHT AFTER PROCEDURE:
Expect some redness and swelling right after the procedure. You may also experience a white halo surrounding the area and this is related to the topical anesthetic used. These symptoms will disappear in the next hour or so.
1. Avoid getting your eyebrows soaked in water until your brows are fully healed (when it is done flaking). Healing time varies from 10-14 days. You may wash with water and gently pat dry as needed.
2. Apply a grain size of A&D/Vaseline/Aquaphor ointment using a Q-tip on each brow. Apply the ointment twice a day, morning and night. If you have oily skin, apply once at night.
It is crucial that during the healing period that you maintain facial hygiene and AVOID:
- Touching or picking the eyebrows (apply ointment with Q-tip). Picking can lead to color loss, scarring and infection (especially if hands are not clean).
- Getting the brows soaked with water. Accidental splash of water is okay as long as you pat dry with a napkin. It is best to wash your face by the sink prior to showering or you can avoid the eyebrow area when showering.
- Any makeup on the eyebrow area
- Workouts that involve a lot of sweating; sauna, facial massage and steaming
- Sun tanning or salon tanning; swimming; excessive sun exposure (wear a hat when outside for a longer period)
- Drinking alcohol in excess (may lead to slow healing)
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE HEALING PERIOD
Your brows will start to darken over the next couple of days and this is normal. Keep in mind that your brows will lighten by 20-30% and continue to fade overtime.
At day 3-5, you can expect your brows to itch and flake. Your brows will look like dandruff flakes or dry skin. When the flakes fall off, some areas of the brow may appear too light but with time, the color will resurface. It is crucial that you do not pick/touch your brows to avoid color loss and/or possible scarring.
Total brow healing time is 10-14 days. You may resume normal activities brow activities such as washing your brows or applying makeup after you are done flaking or after 14 days.
At 2 weeks, the brows may be light and patchy since the skin is flaking off in different areas. Final result and color will be at 4 weeks.
IN THE NEXT 30 DAYS:
Avoid sunbathing, solarbrium, light therapies, chemical peelings, fruit acids, microdermabrasion, creams that contain regeneration factors. Use of antibiotics and hormonal therapy can speed pigment fading.
After 14 days, apply sunscreen to the brows when exposed to sunlight to promote longevity. Other ways to extend the color of your brows: being gentle around the brow area when washing your face or when exfoliating avoid the brow area.
Always avoid laser treatments over the treated area (fraxel, laser, IPL) because it can destroy the pigments.
TOUCH UP APPOINTMENT
A touchup session is considered a perfection session to fill in any spots that did not take pigment well. Touchup is recommended as everyone heals differently. It can be scheduled anytime after 6 weeks from initial procedure. New procedures are a two-step process and final results are sometimes not guaranteed until a follow visit is completed.