Also known as permanent eyebrows
The idea of permanent eyebrow makeup, such as eyebrow tattoos may
frighten you - and it should. Cosmetic eyebrow tattooing, also
known as intradermal micropigmentation, is an elective procedure
for people who have little or no eyebrow hair. But it’s not
for the squeamish, and it requires diligence to locate a qualified
and reputable technician. There are countless stories of people who've
paid the price - financially and aesthetically for eyebrow tattoos.
up side is that sparse eyebrows can be improved by tattooing, it
lasts but like any tattoo the procedure is expensive,
they fade, and need touch ups.
The down side is: What if you are unhappy with the result?
Many permanent makeup "artists" are mere technicians who
do not understand the finesse required for "natural" eyebrow
enhancement. Commonly, they fail to feather the eyebrow, or use a
color that's unbecoming. Be sure you understand the risks of the
eyebrow tattoo procedure and beware that it is possible that you
may have to hide your eyebrow tattoos for weeks until they fade to
a proper shade.
procedure involves the technician placing pigment into the top layer
of the dermis (the layer of skin just under the epidermis) with a
vibrating needle. As the needle enters the skin, a pigment droplet
is released into the hole made by the needle. Some people report
a stinging sensation or even pain. Expect redness and swelling. And
be patient, because it will take approximately three weeks for the
initial dark color to fade to a permanent shade.
your brows should be an option only if you are certain you can live
with the outcome. Be sure to discuss the thickness, length, placement
and shape ahead of time.
NU-BROW® is the perfect cover up - during and after