There may be some ignoramuses in the room and Eyebrow Microblading is a beauty technique that is becoming very trendy even though it has actually been with us for quite some time. In this text, we will learn in detail what microblading is, what dangers this harmless cosmetic procedure is fraught with, and who should never do it.
It is likely, especially among young girls, that they have heard of microblading, and although a priori it seems to be a non-invasive, painless, and harmless technique, there may be a fine print that is almost never talked about and should be well-known. inform people who are going to do it.
That is why here we want to talk in-depth and detail about microblading, from defining this cosmetic procedure to counting its many dangers and without forgetting to point out which profiles of boys and girls cannot or should not have microblading.
What is Eyebrow Microblading?
This is a semi-permanent treatment that is done on the eyebrows. Nobody is born with perfect eyebrows, there are those who color and color them daily, there are those who use oils to grow hair in those areas, and then there are those who take more risks and decide to undergo an aesthetic treatment that consists of eyebrow coloring, eyebrows almost forever, but it does have an expiration date, it’s not like a tattoo.
Microblading is the latest development in eyebrow makeup that can be used by both men and women, regardless of age, skin color, race, ethnicity, etc. Of course, in the case of minors, this is prohibited, or at least if it is a company with principles, they should not allow minors.
This technique will allow us to show thick eyebrows the way we want or best fit our face, with more color, more, etc. In other words, this is a kind of eyebrow reconstruction that uses local anesthesia with creams, because Several incisions are made in the epidermis to inject pigment into the “tattooed” small hairs.
This is a quick process that lasts one hour and has a useful life of 6 to 24 months, depending on the treatment, skin type, care we provide, type of material used, technique used, etc. Sometimes a second session is required, which is usually a month or two after the first session and usually also lasts an hour.
In addition, there is an important fact that we recommend doing before paying for the procedure, and that is checking our skin. Firstly, to find out if we are allergic to materials, or anesthetic cream, and also to see if our skin is healthy or if there are any lesions or infections that are incompatible with this cosmetic procedure.
Why is it dangerous?
Let’s start with what is dangerous if we choose a Center not authorized by the Ministry of Health, with metallic pigments instead of vegetable ones. It is that tomorrow if we have to undergo a medical examination such as an MRI, the eyebrow area will swell and we will feel intense burning and pain, interfering with the magnetic field of the resonant device.
In addition, anesthesia is used in many centers and should only be done by a doctor and not by staff without the necessary qualifications and experience. Many centers use anesthetic creams, and even then the cuts are felt and become inflamed within a few hours, as are the following days. The problem occurs when there is pus and infection.
It is also dangerous if we have skin problems such as dermatitis or seborrheic dermatitis. Although we do not have it directly in the eyebrows, it is something that affects our skin and if we have it in part of the beard or scalp, it can spread and also appear in the eyebrows.
When incised in the first layer of the skin, they can become infected and cause wounds, pain, abscesses, irritant dermatitis, etc. Therefore, we make sure that there is sanitary control in this medical center, and that all materials are perfectly sterilized and disinfected.
If we have sparse eyebrows, we recommend microblading, but we must make sure everything is in order beforehand. We say this because there is a lot of labor involved and many barbers perform these procedures. After all, cheap means expensive, and our health is at stake.
Who Shouldn’t Get Microblading?
There are a number of contraindications for microblading that serve as a filter to know if we are suitable or not for this cosmetic procedure. We recommend getting to know each clinic or center where this technique is performed, consulting about everything from materials, duration, care, price, etc. And before choosing one of them, visit a dermatologist, talk to him about all the pros and cons, and ask him to examine your skin.
If we fall into the following list, we are very sorry, but we do not recommend continuing the microblading procedure. Moreover, if we bring this information to the center, and they still want to treat us, we will not leave for a long time, as we can lose all the hair on our eyebrows.
- Autoimmune diseases such as HIV.
- Pregnancy at any point in this process. Not during lactation.
- Scars, keloids, or broken capillaries.
- If we take coagulants.
- Seborrheic dermatitis.
- Soft skin.
So make sure that our skin is healthy, that we are not allergic to the materials, that the center is certified by Health, that it is a vegetable dye, and that we are in a trusted center with experienced medical staff that explain the whole process well (pros and cons), that the professional himself decides whether to carry out the treatment or it is better to choose micro pigmentation, that the materials are sterilized and that they carry out tests before starting the treatment.