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Permanent makeup is NOT recommended

for any clients who have the following below:
> Pregnant or nursing
> Diabetic
> Chemotherapy (consult your doctor)
> Viral infections and/or diseases
> Epilepsy
> Pacemaker or major heart problems
> Organ transplant
> Skin irritations or Psoriasis near the treated area (rashes, sunburn, acne, etc.)
> Sick (cold, flu, etc.)
> Botox in the past 2 weeks

~ BEFORE CARE ~

MICROBLADING CARE INSTRUCTIONS & IMPORTANT INFO:

*Clients must arrive on-time. Clients arriving 10min+ late will be subject to cancellation

* Bring a jacket (Procedure room gets cold)
*All Clients booking with Spa Shal'vah must read and sign client consent form prior to service
*Please refrain from bringing guest or children to appointment - no guest/kids permitted in treatment room
*Do not plan outside activities (in the sun/water) within 2 weeks after procedure 
*Microblading takes apprx 6 weeks to fully heal
*Aftercare instructions (form) should be consistently followed for optimal outcome 
*Do not work out the day of the procedure.
*Do not tan or have sunburned face.
*Do not take Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E, Fish Oil or IBUprofen 24 hours before procedure.
*No alcohol or caffeine 2 days before the procedure.
*No waxing or tinting 3 days before the procedure.
*Please note that you will be more sensitive during your menstrual cycle.
*No tweezing/ waxing at least 48 hours before procedure; electrolysis no less than five days before. 
*Do not resume any method of hair removal for at least two weeks.
*Eyelash or eyebrow tinting or eyelash curling should be done no sooner than 48 hours before, or two weeks after the procedure.
*Do not wear contact lenses during or immediately following the eyeliner procedure. *Remember to bring your glasses. You may resume wearing your contact lenses as soon as your eyes return to their pre-tattooed condition.



~ AFTER CARE~

MICROBLADING CARE INSTRUCTIONS & IMPORTANT INFO:

NO water, cleansers, creams, makeup or any other products on treated area for 10 days.
4-5 hours after your procedure clean your brows only once with distilled or boiled water at room temperature with cotton balls, pads or gauze. Squeeze out the excess water from cotton ball, pad or gauze so that they are not saturated before wiping off any ointment or lymph fluids.
DO NOT rub, pick or scratch the treated area. Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate off. Picking can cause scarring.
Avoid direct sun exposure or tanning for 3-4 weeks after procedure.
Avoid heavy sweating for the first 10 days.
NO facials, botox, chemical treatments and microdermabrasion for 4 weeks.
Avoid sleeping on your face for the first 10 days.

~ LONG TERM CARE ~
Use a good sunscreen, sun exposure will fade your permanent cosmetics
If you are planning a chemical peel, laser procedure or an MRI scan, please inform the technician of your permanent cosmetics

The use of RetinA/Tretinoin or any other rapid skin exfoliation products used regularly on the forehead area will cause the permanent makeup to the eyebrow area to fade prematurely.

The use of chemical peels and acid peels regularly on the forehead region can also cause eyebrow tattoos to fade prematurely.  


~ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ~

         Antacids, thyroid and anxiety medications have been reported as interfering with permanent makeup either by affecting retention or shifting the pigment to an undesirable tone. Remember, everything we eat and drink have their own chemical structure and the electron ends that are unattached or free, may get attached to others compounds inside the body forming a new molecule that may show a different color spectrum. With that info, an educated client may have better expectation and know that she / he may need more frequent adjustments that others. The better condition your skin is in, the better the final result will be. Mature clients may need an additional one to two weeks healing for the final results to appear. The better you take care of your skin and protect it from UV rays, the better the outcome and lifespan of the permanent cosmetic procedures.

Approximate Daily Healing Schedule for Permanent Eyebrows
 * DAY 1-2:
 Your brows are approximately 20-40% darker, bolder and more solid than your healed result. Under the pigment, the skin is red and pigment has been deposited into the layer of skin containing dead skin cells; combined giving the appearance of darker color. There may be minimal swelling but because typically the eyebrow area does not retain much fluid, swelling will be limited. The top layers of skin will begin to shed on about day 3-5, and you will see a loss of color. This is normal. Do not scratch/ pick!

* DAY 3:  Your eyebrows may begin to itch and the pigment may appear somewhat raised. Do not scratch/ pick!

 * DAY 4-6:  The skin is now rapidly exfoliating and will shed evenly if left alone. The color under the exfoliating skin will continue to appear light until the epidermis takes on its more transparent characteristics.

* DAY 30 - 40:  Now is the time to critique your brows, the tattoo has now become apart of the dermis, seen under the epidermis

MICROBLADING CARE INSTRUCTIONS & INFORMATION​

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