Brow Shading in Red Bank
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The eyebrows are one of the most important features of the face, influencing how other facial features would look. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with beautiful brows. That’s why many people use different cosmetic products, such as brow pencils, colored gels, and brow powder, to enhance their eyebrows. But if you want to skip the trouble of buying eyebrow makeup products and applying them every day before leaving to work, then brow shading may be perfect for you.
What Is Brow Shading?
Brow shading is a semi-permanent cosmetic tattoo that provides an airbrushed look to the brows by depositing pigment into the skin using a manual or electric pen, creating an ombre or gradient-like effect. Compared to microblading, this procedure leaves small dots on your brows instead of tiny, natural-looking hair strokes, hence, the powder effect.
Brow Shading Procedure
We strive to provide the most painless and comfortable eyebrow shading session, whether you’ve had a tattoo before or it’s your first time. Here’s what you should expect when you visit us for this procedure:
We assess your goals.
We interview you first, so we can understand your goals and preferences and know what look you’d be happy with.
We draw your brows.
We will draw the brow we think is right for you and see if you like it. If everything is settled, we will proceed to the actual procedure.
We numb the treatment areas.
We will numb your eyebrows before we begin so that you can be comfortable throughout the procedure.
We start the procedure.
We will draw your new pair of eyebrows. You shouldn’t feel any discomfort during the entire procedure.
We reveal your new brows.
We will show you the results immediately after the procedure so you can have a look at your new brows.
Brow Shading vs. Microblading
Brow shading is often confused with microblading because of its similarities. Both are semi-permanent procedures that improve the appearance of your eyebrows and use a pen-like tool to deposit pigment into the skin. The main difference between the two is that brow shading uses small dots while microblading uses tiny hair strokes.
When it comes to skin type compatibility, eyebrow shading is a better option for those with oily and sensitive skin, while microblading is better for people with dry skin. The effects of shading also last longer than microblading.
Am I a Good Candidate for Brow Shading?
Most adults are excellent candidates for brow shading as long as they are already in the right age. However, certain conditions can influence the suitability of the procedure for you.
You should not get this procedure if:
- You are prone to keloids, rosacea, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and super thick skin
- You are undergoing chemotherapy
- You have active auto-immune diseases
- You have a skin condition near the brow area (rashes, shingles, eczema, etc.)
- You are pregnant or nursing
If you have any concerns not mentioned above, kindly schedule an appointment with us, so we can personally assess your skin condition to determine if you are a good candidate for this procedure.
Brow Shading Before and After
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Brow Shading FAQs
To help with questions that you might have in mind, we’ve prepared this FAQ section. Please feel free to contact us directly if you still have questions or clarifications about this procedure.
Including the drawing and measurement of the brows, the actual procedure itself, and the final touch-ups, most sessions usually last for two hours. We will discuss all the details during your assessment to make sure that we are on the same page.
The pigment will fade over time, so touch-ups are required at least every one to two years. Some factors, such as sun exposure, skin type, pigment color used, and anti-aging products used on the skin, can accelerate the fading of the pigment, so it still varies from person to person.
We make sure to keep you as comfortable as possible during the procedure by applying a topical numbing cream on the treatment areas. However, we recommend you schedule your session on days before or after your monthly period because the pain might be unbearable if you have the procedure during your menstrual cycle. The pain can also get worse if you are a heavy smoker.
We advise you to avoid doing intense activities within seven days after your procedure. You can perform a light workout, but you must clean your eyebrow area with lukewarm water as soon as possible. The salt content in human sweat can fade the pigment much faster, leaving you with poor results.
Not at all! We’ll need to work with all the existing hair as much as possible. After we draw the perfect eyebrows for you, we will have to remove any hair outside of the drawn shape with your permission.