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Immediately following your procedure, your technician will apply a layer of balm in order to protect your freshly opened layer of skin from debris and bacteria while you leave the office. Within a few hours, your skin will begin to regenerate itself, keep the area clean.


  1. First 48 hours; Gently wash, using CLEAN finger tips with soap and water every few hours. Any gentle unscented soap is fine. (Do not use anti bacterial soap, No washcloth, gentle fingers only)                                                                     -Rinse; Pat dry with a clean tissue. The goal is to remove any lymph that may build up on the eyebrow area (clear liquid) Apply thin layer of balm after every washing. Total 14 days washing


  • For Dry to Normal skin, apply a grain sized amount of ointment with a clean cotton swab as needed. (when feeling dry)

  • For Oily skin, No ointment necessary. (when feeling dry)


     2)  Day 3+ Wash Morning and Night total of 14 Days washing.

*No cleansers, moisturizers, serum or night serum. 


     3)  No itching, no rubbing. To avoid infection and/or bald spots the brow, it is important not to pick or rub at the pigment that may start to peel or flake. Let this occur naturally.


     4)  Many brows will need up to 1 month to fully heal. Touch-ups will be scheduled 5/6 weeks out to retouch any bald spots and to ensure brows are perfectly even.


     5)  Brows will go through many stages: appearing very dark at first, very dull after dryness/flaking has subsided and new skin has formed, in the days following this dullness, pigment will reemerge and new skin settles in and you will be left with your completely healed brows.


The following must be AVOIDED during first 14 days of healing:

  • Increased sweating or Practicing sports 

  • Swimming, Hot sauna, hot bath, or Jacuzzi ; Sun tanning or salon tanning 

  • Picking, peeling, or scratching of the micro pigmented area in order to avoid scarring of the area or removal of the pigment

  • Performing tasks related to heavy household cleaning such as garage or basement cleaning where there is a lot of airborne debris 

  • Smoking, Drinking alcohol in excess, as it may lead to slow healing of wounds 

  • Driving in open air vehicles such as convertibles, boats, bicycles, or motorcycles

  • Touching or using anything other than mild soap and water on the eyebrow area except for when rinsing and applying the post care cream with a clean cotton swab after day 10.

  • Creams or serum containing Vitamin C, RetinA, RETINOL or Glycolic Acid on the face or neck and/or any laser, chemical treatments or peels. NO acne medications. Should not be used at all since these will fade brows prematurely.

Please click here for a full list of restrictions Microblading Restrictions

Albany County Health Department        (518)447-4620

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