Brow treatment is a three–part process usually completed within two appointments. The price you are quoted will include all three stages.
The first part of the process is a consultation. This is normally done as part of your initial treatment, but can be done separately if you prefer. My team and I will talk with you in great detail about the look you are trying to achieve and what we would recommend to you. This is very much a two-way conversation. We listen, we respond, we advise. Once we have an idea of the look you are aiming for, we draw the brows on with a makeup pencil. These can be drawn on and adjusted 20 times if necessary! We will never begin the tattoo process until you are completely happy with what they are going to look like and also with the colour you have chosen.
Using a specialist facial tattooing machine, which works at a much lower frequency than a standard tattoo machine, we gently apply pigment to the skin using very fine needles. The sensation is that of an electric toothbrush being held against your skin – you feel the vibrations but you should not feel any discomfort. We will always work with you at this stage, giving you breaks if you need them. The process normally takes about one hour, but it varies from person to person depending on your individual requirements. Immediately after a brow treatment you should expect the area to look 40-50% darker than the colour you have chosen in consultation. This will start to fade after 3-4 days.
A second appointment will be made for 4-12 weeks after your first treatment. This will usually be a 30-60 minute appointment to add more pigment to the brow area. This is because as the area is healing, some parts may not ‘hold’ as well as others and you may have a few patches that need more colour. This is completely normal and everyone heals differently. Whatever the case, we advise you always come back to the clinic for your retouch.