MICROBLADING + MICROPIGMENTATION FAQs
what is it? a cosmetic/medical solution!
Microblading and Micropigmentation are cosmetic procedures which use specialized tools allowing the artist full control to create perfect, long-lasting, and natural results to enhance your unique facial features.
Daily cosmetic applications require time, patience, and leave you sparse in the morning and smudged in the evening. And don't even get us started on the frustrations with working out or swimming!
If you're like millions of other women, you've plucked, waxed or threaded your brows away, only to find yourself penciling or powdering them back every, single, day. Tired of wasting time drawing on your eyeliner daily? Then we can help!
who's it for?
Simple – anyone! Our procedures are not only for those who've been a little over-zealous with the tweezers; microblading and micropigmentation is the ideal solution for hair loss from chemotherapy, thyroid illness, age-related skin changes or hair loss, trichotillomania, lip hypopigmentation, and many other medical conditions. Just give us a shout and we can talk options.
yup! we can help
Our micropigmentation and cosmetic tattoo artist is professionally trained to ensure your new brows, eyeliner, or full lip colour match both your face and complexion for the best, and most natural looking results.
what can I expect?
Full-healing takes 5 to 10 days
One FREE 6-week touch-up is required on all procedures
how long is the whole appointment?
Depends on the service:
eyebrows - 2.5 hours
lash Line - 1 hour
These timelines give us enough time for paperwork, before/after photos, talk about your goals, draw on a removable shape (to decide if you are comfortable moving on to the procedure),15 minutes of topical numbing, procedure, and finally a review of aftercare.
does the consultation and procedure happen at the same appointment?
Yes! If you are happy with the consultation we can proceed to the procedure at the same time. There are some skin types that are not suitable for these procedures. This will be addressed during the consultation and we reserve the right to refuse services based on our professional opinion.
what if I change my mind?
If you have a consultation and do not want to proceed, you can leave without any financial obligation. We do not pressure anyone into having services done without full and prior consent.
what will my brows or eyes, look like?
We ONLY do natural, subtle, beautiful procedures. Request for unusual colours or shapes will be refused.
does micropigmentation hurt?
If you consent to topical anesthesia the procedure is comfortable. Everyone has different pain tolerances. We provide 15 minutes of topical numbing prior to the procedure to help make you more comfortable.
how long does micropigmentation last?
Many factors affect how long your new look will last. We recommend on-going colour touch-ups to keep your look fresh. When you choose to return is your choice. Good skin care and sun protection help these procedures last longer.
are you health inspected?
Yes! Flirt Cosmetics Studio has a full Alberta Health Services inspection. We use ONLY one-time use, sterile, disposable tools. Everything is opened and disposed of in front of you.
how many sessions does it take to achieve a great result?
Each procedure includes a required touch-up appointment at 8 weeks. Some clients may require further touch-ups within 16 weeks. These additional touch-ups will be handled on an individual basis.
can I have microblading with Botox or dermal fillers?
Yes! We request that a MINIMUM of 4 weeks has passed since your last facial injections.
what is the healing process?
There is a 10 day healing period that requires you to care for your procedure with recovery balm and cleaning instructions. There can be itchiness, light scabbing, and flaky skin as you heal. Sweating, swimming and cosmetics can not come in contact with the brows.
do I need to take time off work to heal?
No. Any redness/mild swelling is gone within 24 hours. Some areas may remain tender for a few days. Caring for your procedure as instructed will make the healing time quick and easy.
what tools do you use?
We only use sterile, single use fully disposable blades and tools.
what pigments do you use?
We use USA Made Pemablend Pigments. We DO NOT use any pigments made in China. All of our pigments are stringently tested in Europe, and provide long lasting results that fade naturally.
how should I choose where I should get my eyebrows, or eyeliner done?
Do some research. Ask what tools are used, ask what pigments are used, ask about health inspection, sterilization, and ask to see a photo portfolio of their work. If anyone is unwilling to answer any of your questions, or will not show you proof of the above listed questions, you should probably keep looking!
If you have any other questions, we are more than happy to answer anything during our complimentary consultation appointment!