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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take?

For the first microblading session, the entire procedure should take minimum 1 and 15 mins and up too 3 hrs, depending on style, tolerance etc. During this session, the brow technician will predraw, shape and style the client’s brows for client approval. This is the ONLY opportunity a client has to change the predraw style, size, color etc, not AFTER the procedure is completed so please, address all corrections and desired size and shape, PRIOR too beginning the tattoo, as this is a tattoo. We can always add more at 6 week touchup but we can not take away from what is tattooed, without additional time and fees, too perform a tattoo removal on a client, at the cost of the client. I Recommend all persons bring in a photo so that if communications vary, the photo shows what you’re looking for.  We then follow with pigment color selection. Once the client is satisfied with the choices, we begin the procedure. If necessary, the client will have a follow up visit as a minor touch up. (*1-6 week touchup offered at no cost, for FIRST time clients ONLY, on brows only, Full priced only,  and not offered on promotional or discounted procedures. Any addtl touchups on initial have a fee*. (Please see all pricing on policy and pricing page).The second microblading session takes place after 6 weeks, if purchased, from the initial session.This session will take approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete. May be areas only or complete the procedure again,  in its entirety, depending on your healing from initial session. ***Ezina may recommend changing procedure styles at this point (6 week touchup appt)  if the results are poor from session 1, at clients cost, as Ezina has no control over a clients skin, aftercare or heal.

How long does it take to heal?

The eyebrow area will be slightly red after the procedure and color will appear very dark. This is normal for the procedure and part of the healing process. The color will fade by up to 70% as it heals. In the following days, the eyebrows will continue to be dark and you will notice slight scabbing. Do not pick at the scabs as this may damage the skin and the outcome of the microbladed area. The eyebrows will lighten up in color as it heals. No down time is required after microblading procedure. It takes approximately 7 – 14 days for the brows to heal over, and about 1 month for the color to fully set in. You’ll notice the color is very light right after the first two weeks of healing; the skin will have an opaque milky looking quality to it. This is known as the “milky skin”, which is common in tattooing and is due to the tissue still healing from the inside out even though the surface of the skin is healed. The true color will reveal itself once healed. All persons, tattoo or none,  heal with milky skin. For example, if you cut yourself and bleed,  after your dark black blood scab falls “naturally”, what’s under the scab is ALWAYS going to have a “milky skin” because your skin tones do not return until the skin is fully healed at 4 too 6 weeks* so it’s best not too gauge your first session results until 6 weeks, as we all heal differently based on our unique traits, DNA, ethnicity, age and so on.

***ALL clients should use SPF 30 or greater, on all permanent makeup areas, once that skin is “healed”. ALL clients, if using moisturizers, should use ” Oil-free” products above and on your areas as well. This procedure uses vegetable based products, “Permablend”, too allow for fading and “natural” healed results, and we do not use tattoo ink, which has tolerance too oil and sun, due to the high metal content in it.

Is the touch up session necessary?

👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇A touch up session after 6 weeks is not “necessary” but “IS recommended”  for all clients who are having any Permanent makeup for the first time, as everyone heals differently and outcomes will vary, but the 6 week touch up is recommended too boost colors from initial session, creating layers.(Annual touchups are traditionally 1 session but always depends on how far they have faded from original procedure), so by layering color in all permanent makeup, on skin without previous color, this affords greater retention and longevity at 6 weeks. Certain areas may not pick up during first session, accidental scratching, esp while at sleep, water exposure, dominant sleeping side, etc.  These are all “human error” factors that a 6 week touchup helps to resolve.  Pigment color may need to be adjusted, brow thickness and more strokes can be added. Individuals with oily skin or lighter pigments, often require a deeper shade during the touch up or Ezina may recommend addtl sessions or changing styles at this touchup, as the oils tend to lighten the pigment. ***Platinums and oily skin****, unfortunately, 🥺 do not do well with microblade and Ezina ALWAYS recommends a powder or combo style for both, as platinums brow hair is absent of color, therefore, all pigment options are greater than zero and one should consider a hybrid, where colors are inserted under the skin vs over and etched into top layer with microblading. Most importantly, your touch up session is when we refine your brows to ensure it looks perfect and retains the color for the whole year*!

Can I get my touch up session sooner than 4 weeks?

Touch up sessions should not be done earlier than 6 weeks after the initial microblading session as pigment color has not fully settled into the skin. Most importantly, this is to prevent scar damage as the tissue requires time to completely heal.

Is it painful?

The pain level for the procedure is considered mild to none. Everyone responds differently depending on the client, the feeling of the procedure has been described as light cat scratches to not feeling anything. Topical anesthetics “may” be used and may contain lidocaine, prilocaine, benzocaine, tetracaine and epinephrine, however, the lighter the pigment, the less it is recommended as solutions dilute your pigment, especially on blondes, taupes and lighter pigmented clients. After the procedure, redness and slight swelling in the area is normal. Clients describe the area feeling similar to a light sunburn. Clients can take Tylenol but not aspirin or ibuprofen.

How long does it last?

Since “microblading” pigments are not implanted into the skin as deep as traditional tattoos, the area will naturally fade overtime. Ezina offers 4 styles, 2 are over the skin, 2 are under. (Microblade over, combo under*) Microblading typically lasts 6 mths to 2 years, again, always a variable dependant on clients lifestyle and skin type (normal, oily, dry), age (youthful/mature), products, healing aftercare, picking, getting wet, age of skin, density of skin, elasticity, they are all factors that determine “your” personal outcome. Skincare routine will also affect the lasting effect of the pigment: patients who tan, use products with AHA or Glycolic Acid will fade faster as your skin will resurface faster. Each individual’s color retention within the skin will vary. To maintain the brows looking fresh, a touch up is suggested every 6-12 months. Clients can let the microbladed area fade over time, but please note a slight shadow may remain.

Who is not suitable for the procedure?

Eyebrow microblading is not recommended for everyone. Anyone who has a serious medical condition, such as the following will require a physician’s note:

  • Cancer or currently undergoing chemotherapy
  • Heart conditions, pacemaker or using heart medications (i.e. blood thinning medications)
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Auto immune disorder (i.e. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Cystic Fibrosis)
  • Viral infections and or diseases
  • Prone to keloid scarring
  • Transmittable blood disease, HIV or Hepatitis
  • Had an organ transplant

We do not recommend microblading your eyebrows if you’ve recently had any of the following:

  • Sick with cold, flu, or sinus/respiratory infection (please reschedule your appointment and stay home to recover)
  • Skin irritations including: sunburn, rash, eczema, shingles, acne, or psoriasis near the treated area
  • Had Botox within 3 weeks from scheduled appointment
  • Have gotten a deep tan or chemical peels in the last 2 weeks
  • Pregnant or nursing (Microblading is considered a tattoo and we suggest discussing it with your doctor first.)
  • Used Accutane in the past year

If you have any reactions to the following, you will not be given pre-numb or procedure creams. (These creams are used to reduce the discomfort of the procedure.):

  • lidocaine
  • prilocaine
  • benzocaine
  • tetracaine
  • epinephrine

* Ezina Beauty, LLC reserves the right to refuse service to anyone who we deem not suitable for this procedure or for any other reason. Ezina Beauty, LLC makes the decision to microblade an individual based on their own discretion.

Risks and complications?
We take all proper precautions for a safe session by using sterilized equipment, new needles and in a sanitized environment. Should clients follow our pre and post care instructions, there should be minimal risks or complications. Although allergic reactions to the pigments are rare, it could be possible for certain individuals. We suggest a pigment patch test for individuals who have high skin sensitivities or are sensitive to:

  • Topical makeup products
  • Gold, silver and nickel
  • Hair dyes

Patch tests should be performed 5 – 7 days prior or on nape of neck at appt, prior to beginning all procedures, where a client may have ingredient sensitivities.

What if I do not like it?

As with all cosmetic procedures, individuals should not make their choices lightly. We always recommend clients do their research, understand the procedure and compare different artists’ work and portfolio when making their decisions. Our brow technicians will do their utmost to shape and style the eyebrows to the clients satisfaction prior to the procedure. (Bring in photos)  Every effort will be made to achieve an even appearance, but please realize our faces are never perfectly symmetrical. Uneven appearance can be fixed during the touch up session. Pigment discoloration and color correction can also be fixed during the touch up session. Microbladed brows will eventually fade away if no additional touch ups are done.

What are your cancellation or missed appointment policies?
Clients are able to cancel or reschedule appointments at anytime with a minimum of ONE week notice prior to the appointment time, otherwise ( See cancellation/rebook policies) , paid in advance to rebook/reschedule, will apply, no exceptions. All appointments require a $50 deposit at the time of your booking OR a card on file, and this will go towards your remaining balance* if notifications are given per our 7 day policy.To cancel or reschedule, please email or text us. Confirmation of cancellation will be done by email or phone.

 Pre-Procedure Instructions

  • No Botox treatments should be done 3 weeks prior or 4 weeks after procedure
  • No chemical peels 60 days before or after procedure (brows will peel quicker due to chemicals traveling under the skin)
  • No Retinols/Retin-A or other anti-aging/acne creams, or serums containing acids as these will fade brows prematurely
  • Do not work out or sweat heavily the day of the procedure (Or 2 weeks after)
  • Do not tan or have a sunburned face the day of the procedure
  • Do not take aspirin, niacin, vitamin E, or ibuprofen 48 hours before procedure
  • No waxing or tinting 3 days before procedure
  • No alcohol or caffeine 24 hrs before procedure.
  •  ⛔ ✋ ☕ 🍷 🍺 🥤🧋 💊 day of all permanent makeup procedures.
  • No blood thinners 1 week prior

After Care Instructions

  • Avoid contact with water or any other liquids for 7 days or until scabs are COMPLETELY gone after treatment (even a small drop which seems unimportant will expand a wound and scab will appear)
  • Ezina Beauty recommends Aquaphor & sealant for best results & pigment retention.
  • Clients NOT buying from a 3rd party, affords Ezina too use a higher than standard, product line and scab free* aftercare application at appt. Those using 3rd party, will recieve high quality, industry standard products, but do not get the hybrid line due too cost, if using a 3rd party.
  • After 7 days* (or when scabs are completely shedded) you can use gentle neutral soap or “non-greasy/oily” cleanser to keep eyebrows clean.
  • Do not use any other ointments, creams with vitamins or antibiotics on eyebrows.
  • No workouts for at least 5 days after treatment.
  • No sauna, swimming, lakes or other risky areas for at least 2 weeks after treatment.
  • No sunbathing, solarium or tanning for 4 weeks.
  • No cosmetic on affected area for 2 weeks.
  • Do not scratch, touch and sleep on your eyebrows

Healing Process

If eyebrows will be kept clean and dry only a thin film (not scab) will appear after 4 – 7 days* Must follow pre and post care instructions too the fullest. It will peel off itself (do not touch or scratch it). After the film peels off, dryness and flakiness can appear. In this case a small amount of aftercare product, may be used after disinfection. Pay attention on cleansing eyebrows during all healing period (28 – 45 days).
In case of water, sebum or sweat contact, the wound will expand and depending on wetness type a soft or hard scab will appear. Do not scratch the scab as this will cause a white spot to appear and will remove pigment.

Credits Below: Tina Davies

Microblading healing, day by day.

For anyone considering a procedure, below is the real experience of the healing process for the first month – the good, the bad, and the scabbing. A customer’s journey, in her own words:

“The procedure itself is only about 10% of the true microblading experience, and the next 30 -60 days after are the real deal.

My natural eyebrows – pre-microblading:

DAY 1: my results immediately after the procedure

On Day 1, you’re excited. You get to go into your artist’s studio with patchy uneven brows, or no brows at all and voila, you come out with legitimate hair strokes that you want to show off to the world, literal #browgoals. They look textured, dense albeit a little bit red, but it’s a world of a difference, you feel like a changed person.Your brows are bold in colour. If you aren’t used to filling them in a lot, they will look slightly more dramatic in appearance than normal, tender, slightly swollen, and you may even experience some slight bleeding. The day you get them done you may be in awe of your fresh set of brows.

If you’re used to filling them in and are used to bolder brows, you may be in love. If not, do not panic. The permanent makeup has been applied to compensate for fading of 20-40%, so if they look darker than you normally wear your brows, stay calm, the colour will fade over the next week.


DAY 2: A little Tender

You will try really hard not to sneeze, because of the multiple tiny papercut-like wounds on your face, but I had mine done during allergy season, and there’s no avoiding it. Your brows will be reddish, still quite tender, and maybe even a little bit thicker in texture than the day before. You may really notice the difference in your brows and feel like people are looking at them, but chances are you’re more self-conscious about it rather than people noticing them being darker than normal.

At this point, I really loved the way that they looked and was super happy with them. I could still see every hair stroke that was made and the redness for me had subsided a lot. They had not started to form hard thick scabs yet. Day 2 was pretty easy.


DAY 3-4: Loving your new morning routine

By Day 3, you shouldn’t notice a huge difference from the previous two days, if anything, the pain and tenderness will start to subside, and the brows will get slightly dark or thicker, but nothing major. At this point, you’ll probably be loving the convenience of getting up and having instant brows without the hassle of having to create them yourself. You’ll likely find yourself daydreaming about beach days with completely waterproof brows, but don’t act on this at LEAST until day 10!


DAY 5: The itch that can’t be scratched

Day 5 is when things start to change. This can be the turning point in the healing process, where your brows are getting itchy and it is advised to NOT scratch them, as the wound may still be open. A thick layer of scabbing may form, and the fine hair-strokes that were created may be hidden. You may feel like you want to start panicking. RESIST the urge to blow up your artist’s phone firing off questions and accusations alike. You have a wound on your face, therefore your body is trying to repair itself, hence the scabbing. It’s all apart of the healing process, and if you’ve had any other kind of tattoos in the past, it heals very similarly.

Just know that this is totally normal and even if it doesn’t look pretty, you shouldn’t worry, they’re going to be #browgoals again in no time.


DAY 6-7: Do not give in to the temptation!

This is the scary time period when the serious scabbing will start, and begin to peel away from the skin. If you’re anything like me – you will be extremely tempted to pick or peel the scabs. Don’t give in to this temptation, it could affect your healing very negatively. If you pick it, you could lose pigment that was deposited into the skin and could end up with a holy, patchy eyebrow. By gently rinsing the area regularly the scabs will slowly start to fall off – when they’re ready.

This phase is definitely the hardest of the process. As a client looking on social media, I haven’t seen anyone talk about or show this side of the microblading healing process. All we see is perfectly fresh strokes, but scabbing? Who knew your entire eyebrow would shed and go through this transformation? It’s so important for clients to know and truly understand the whole process, and really be assured by their artist that what they experience is perfectly normal, and necessary for their eyebrows to heal properly.


DAY 7-10: Unusual lightness

Your scabs will probably be all flaked off or flaking off on their own by this point and you’ll start to see the light at the end of the healing tunnel.  But because the skin has not completely mended itself back together, there may still be some cause for concern. The color during these days may seem way too light or even gray and missing in spots. You might feel like your skin didn’t take the pigment, but that’s not the case.

They’ll almost look like you’ve filled them in with a powder, so again just remain as calm as possible and begin to start enjoying the fact that your eyebrows are done for you every morning. It’s important to note that at this stage, the wounds should be closed so if you’re feeling self-conscious about the light look of them, you are able to apply some makeup to fill in for the time being.


DAY 14-21: Getting There

Healing is almost complete! Yay! You’re almost there. The color and definition of the hair-strokes will return at this point. The color is beginning to even out and look more natural and brow-like.

People you tell about the procedure won’t even believe that it’s a tattoo. It’s truly amazing. You’ll be settling into your new shortened makeup routine – oh and those waterproof brow beach days? Amazing.


DAY 30: All healed!

Guess what? Your healing process is complete! Your skin is completely healed and all color is looking great. They should look soft and natural. This is the point where you’ll be able to tell if there is anything you want to add or change, there could be a couple spots from loss of pigment, which is all dependent on how well your skin took the pigment, but this is OKAY because your follow-up appointment should be just around the corner!


All in all, my experience with microblading was amazing! Through the ups and downs of the healing process, I was always assured that everything happening was normal, and was guided on how to take proper care to ensure the best results!

Touch Up

One touch up is “recommended” after 6 – 8 weeks, if needed, and if this is your first time and it is included in the initial price. There will be only ONE touch up given to any client if they have purchased that option. If you need more than one, each addtional touch up will cost from $100-150 depending on the procedure you purchased *** please read terms on cancellations/rebooks in pricing area. Conditions apply.


Due to injury, accidents, adult/childhood, plucking, picking, waxing, skin conditions and…ACNE, CHICKENPOX, they are the greatest of these amongst many other unknowns.  Brows are there TOO serve as a net to catch oils, debris and dirt from getting into our eyes and so it manifests, especially during childhood CHICKEN POX,  puberty and adolescents and teenage ACNE years. We have these types of scars all over are bodies. They do not pick up sun either.  They resist pigment of any sort without some type of intervention. Please read below from a source that has some helpful information PMU HUB

Credits: PMUHub
Microblading Over Scars – Is It Safe & Should You Try It?
microblading over scars
⏱️ 4 min read

Microblading is one of the most popular eyebrow enhancement treatments today that mimics the look of real brow hair by creating thin, hair-like strokes. Sparseness, patchiness, and even total lack of brows can all be corrected with this technique, but is it useful for camouflaging scars?

Read this article to find out all about microblading over scars, is it safe, should you try it, and which alternative treatments exist that can reduce the visibility of eyebrow scarring.

Can You Get Microblading Over Scars?

To put it shortly, yes, you can get microblading over scar tissue. However, there are certain things to consider before deciding to go forward with the procedure.

While in some cases scar tissue is completely numb, in others scarred skin can be very sensitive and no amount of numbing cream will be able to make this experience bearable.

According to many experienced microblading artists, retention is not all that great but with patience and time, it can be achieved over the course of multiple sessions.

However, allowing adequate healing time in between microblading sessions is a must. If you want to try microblading over a scar, it is advisable to get a couple of dry tattooing treatments beforehand to flatten out the scar tissue and allow for better retention.

Is Microblading Over a Scar Safe?

Microblading is safe to do only on scars that are at least a year old and white in color.

If your scars are pink in color, raised or textured, microblading is not the safest option for getting the brow results you want.

Most microblading artists agree that you cannot do this procedure over keloid scars, as this can cause further trauma to the skin and result in even more keloid scarring.

Even if your scars are eligible for a microblading procedure, you should bear in mind that it can be quite tricky even for experienced microblading artists to create clean, crisp hair strokes over scar tissue.

Most of the time, the implemented pigment will spread out and blur, which is not the case when getting microblading done on regular skin.

That’s why most artists recommend booking a machine brow treatment instead since better quality results can be achieved through shading.

The Benefits of Microblading Over Scars

The biggest benefit of microblading over scars is that it can help camouflage scarring across, above, or below the eyebrows and create a natural-looking effect.

It can help fill in the gaps caused by the scar, creating a thicker and more even eyebrow look. This can be truly beneficial for people who have scars from accidents or various medical conditions.

Scars can be a source of insecurity for some people, and microblading can help them bring their confidence back.

Having more defined eyebrows without having to fill them in with makeup every day can help save time and money, plus you can enjoy swimming, exercising, and other activities without worrying about them wiping off.

What About the Risks?

While microblading over scar tissue may work out and be a great solution for some, there are several risks to consider before deciding to book your procedure.

One of the main drawbacks of microblading over scars is that it can affect the healing process and the general outcome of the procedure. Scars can cause the pigment to be absorbed differently, resulting in uneven, blurry, or patchy results.

In addition, microblading over scars can be more painful than getting it done on normal skin. This is because scar tissue is denser and less pliable than normal skin, making it more difficult to create the small, precise strokes required for microblading.

Alternative Eyebrow Tattoo Scar Camouflage Treatments

Before any microblading procedure begins, it is important to get a scar assessment from your artist. If you’re not a suitable candidate for microblading don’t worry – there are still some alternative treatments that you may want to consider.

Let’s take a look at the available options:

Permanent Brow Shading (Powder & Combo Brows)

Permanent brow shading is a form of brow tattooing done with an electric PMU device, unlike microblading which is performed with a manual microblading tool.

Brow shading implies implementing tiny dots of pigment into the scar tissue to create the look of wearing brow powder or brow pomade. This technique can blend scars into the arches of the bow very efficiently and make it almost impossible to see.

And even if there’s some blurring, that’s not a problem, as the effects are a powdery shade anyway.

This technique gives better pigment retention than regular microblading, and can be done in combination with it i.e. combo brows, where microblading is applied over healthy skin and shading is done over the scarred area.

Dry Tattooing

Dry tattooing or MCA dry needling is a scar-remodeling technique that stimulates collagen production by creating micro punctures in the scar tissue. It is very similar to regular tattooing, but no pigment is used during the procedure.

This technique is used before any PMU procedure to flatten raised scars and make loose or sunken scars more filled up and firmer. It can also be used on its own for regenerating the scarred area and stimulating hair regrowth.

Brow Lamination

Brow lamination is a process that involves lifting and setting the eyebrow hairs in place to create a fuller and more defined look. This treatment can also be used to hide gaps and scars in eyebrows.

Combined with a brow tint, it can add color to the skin underneath the eyebrows and make the scar tissue much less noticeable.

So, Should You Get Microblading Over Scars?

Whether you should get microblading over scars depends on the nature of the scar itself and your desired outcome.

While it may be recommended for some people, microblading isn’t the best option available for camouflaging your eyebrow scars due to some potential risks like poor pigment rentention and even more scarring. This can be avoided by opting for machine brow treatments instead.



Fact Sheet

Microblading is a semi-permanent makeup that provides a means to partially or fully camouflage missing eyebrow hair. It gives the appearance of simulated hair using fine deposits of cosmetic tattoo pigments resulting in a 3D effect* . You can read all about microblading in the fact sheet at the link below:

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Microblading Fact Sheet

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