Am I a good candidate for Microblading and Permanent Makeup? 

Before booking an appointment, it’s important to know whether you are a good candidate for microblading and permanent makeup. We want to make sure you get great results, which also requires that you follow appropriate pre-care and after-care instructions. 

Contraindications 

You are not a good candidate if any of the following apply to you 

  • Nursing / Pregnant
  • Diabetes – Type 1
  • Lupus • Hepatitis B/C
  • AIDS
  • Active Vitiligo
  • Rosacea
  • Blood Disorders: Sickle Cell, Hemophilia
  • Keloid Formation
  • Mental Disorders
  • Accutane (must be off for 6 months)
  • Steroids (must be off for 6 months)
  • History of MRSA or staph infections 

Please consult your physician if any of the following apply to you 

  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Steroids (must be off for 6 months)
  • Accutane (must be off for 6 months)
  • Autoimmune affliction
  • Right after surgery/having scar from surgery around the procedure area 1
  • Active Skin Disorders: cold sores, shingles, impetigo, psoriasis, pink eye, sun burn, severe acne 

Client Pre-Care Instructions 

  • It is recommended to eat something before your appointment to make sure your blood sugar level stays stable during the procedure.
  • No excessive alcohol or caffeine consumption 24 hours before your procedure.
  • Alcohol and caffeine can thin the blood, which causes the skin to be hypersensitive and bleed/bruise more easily.
  • Avoid sun tanning one week prior to the procedure.
  • Avoid blood – thinning medications for 24 hours before the procedure. This includes Aspirin, Niacin(Vitamin B3), Vitamin E or Advil/Ibuprofen and fish oil tables. Please consult your physician if this is an issue.
  • No Botox around the procedure area 2 weeks prior.