The Real Experience: Microblading Healing Day by Day

Microblading is changing people’s lives - creating convenience, building confidence, and letting people sleep in longer in the morning - seriously. Having the opportunity to have a microblading procedure took 20 minutes off of my makeup routine every morning. But with social media showcasing people’s airbrushed lives, artists and clients tend to showcase perfect, immediately after work, often leaving out the raw experience and the ups and downs that go along with the healing of permanent makeup. Showing the results just immediately after a procedure is not the same as showing the entire process, and can leave client’s who get the procedure with A TON of questions about their healing process. The procedure itself is only about 10% of the true microblading experience, and...

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Infection...What To Do?

Eyebrow complication one week after permanent makeup   One of the greatest parts of being active on many microblading forums and groups is that I get a lot of questions from uncertain or newer artists. This gives me the opportunity to really contribute my experience and help them.  An artist recently posted her case to seek help with the situation and pictures described in this post.  Along with me presenting my advice, I’m sharing this case so our entire community can benefit…especially clients. Before I get started I want to remind everyone that I’m not a medical professional, but I have over 16 years of practical experience with healing situations in PMU.  Unfortunately, proper aftercare protocol is varied and is often...

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Recap: The New York Tattoo Show

In case you missed it... #Flight1017 Day Two Recap! #NYC #LongIsland #TattooShow #TattooExpo #TattooArtists A post shared by United Ink Productions (@united_ink) on Oct 25, 2017 at 6:34pm PDT     Top Insights, Takeaways, and Favorite Moments from the New York Tattoo Show! Last weekend I had the honor and privilege to be able to attend and present at United Ink’s New York Tattoo Show. Trophies Permanent makeup and body tattooing came together under one roof to celebrate the art of transforming people’s bodies with indelible ink that leaves mementos  and has various deep personal meanings for all who wear the art- being it a full sleeve, areola tattoo, or a set of eyebrows.   Pro Team Artist @ad_pancho in...

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