powder brows

If you’re looking for a way to achieve a soft, natural-looking eyebrow enhancement, then powder brows might be the perfect solution for you. This innovative technique is a popular choice for people who want a more subtle and gentle eyebrow look than microblading, while still achieving a long-lasting result.

So, what exactly are powder brows, and how do they differ from microblading? In this article, we’ll explore the ins and outs of this amazing procedure, so you can decide if it’s right for you.

What are Powder Brows?

Powder brows are a semi-permanent eyebrow enhancement technique that involves depositing tiny dots of pigment into the skin beneath the eyebrows. The technique is similar to microshading, but creates a more defined, powdery finish, giving the brows a soft, natural-looking effect that lasts for several years.

How are Powder Brows Done?

During a powder brow session, a trained technician will use a handheld tool to deposit tiny dots of pigment into the skin beneath the eyebrows. The dots are placed in such a way that they blend seamlessly with the natural hair in the area, creating a soft, natural-looking effect.

Before the procedure, the technician will consult with the client to determine the desired shape and color for the eyebrows. Numbing cream is then applied to minimize any discomfort during the procedure.

The entire process typically takes about 2-3 hours, depending on the client’s individual needs. After the procedure, the eyebrows may appear slightly darker than expected, but this will fade over time as the pigment settles into the skin.

3 HOURS

PRICE $500 

THINGS TO KNOW
BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT

POWDER BROWS PRE-CARE:

  • Do not work out 24 hours before procedure.
  • NO alcohol or caffeine 48 hours before procedure (Yes, there is caffeine in decaf coffee and tea!).
  • Avoid sun and tanning one week prior to procedure.
  • Do not take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E or Advil/Ibuprofen 48 hours before procedure.
  • Avoid Fish Oil, Prenatal Vitamins, Nutritional Shakes (Shakeology, etc), “Hair, Skin, Nail” supplements 48 hours prior to procedure.
  • Discontinue Retin-A at least 4 weeks prior (and avoid on eyebrow area after procedure).
  • Refrain from use of any Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) products close to the eyebrow area 2 weeks prior (and avoid on eyebrow area after procedure).
  • Botox and filler on the forehead, temple, and eye area should be avoided 1 month prior to procedure for those who do not regularly receive injectables.
  • No brow waxing, tinting, or threading one week prior (the more natural hair growth you have, the better!)
  • Avoid Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion or facials for 4-weeks prior procedure.

PERMANENT MAKEUP NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CLIENTS WITH:

 

  • Pregnant or Nursing
  • Diabetic
  • Viral infections and/or diseases
  • Epilepsy
  • A Pacemaker or major heart problems
  • Had an Organ transplant
  • Tendency towards keloids
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Skin irritations or Psoriasis near the treated area (rashes, sunburn, acne, etc.)
  • Sick (cold, flu, etc.)
  • Had Botox in the last 30 days
  • Have upcoming vacations or special occasions planned.
  • Used Accutane in the past year 
  • Allergic to anesthetic (Lidocaine)
  • Extremely Oily or Problematic Skin

Powder Brows vs. Microblading: What's the Difference?

While powder brows and microblading are similar procedures, there are some key differences to be aware of. Here are some of the main ways that powder brows differ from microblading:

  • Technique: Powder brows use a different technique than microblading. Instead of creating individual hair-like strokes, powder brows create a more defined, powdery effect using tiny dots of pigment.

  • Appearance: Powder brows create a softer, more natural-looking effect than microblading. While microblading can look very realistic, it often appears more “drawn on” than powder brows.

  • Maintenance: Powder brows require less maintenance than microblading. While microblading typically requires touch-ups every 6-12 months, powder brows can last up to 2-3 years.

  • Skin type: Powder brows are often a better option for people with oily skin or large pores, as the powdery effect of powder brows can help to mask these imperfections.