Microblading in Columbus, Ohio is a semi-permanent tattoo procedure used to replace lost brows or make eyebrows appear fuller. Our trained skin care specialists uses a combination of hair-like strokes and shading to create a natural looking brow. Although this technique is a tattoo, the pigment is placed closer to the surface of the skin allowing for the tattoo to naturally fade over a two year time period. This gives us the opportunity to customize and change brow shape and color as you age. Our Director of Skin Care, Dina Maynard, has extensive experience in brow shaping and Microblading.
Number of Microblading Treatments:
1 initial treatment and 1 touch up about 4-6 weeks later. Yearly touchups are recommended.
Microblading Treatment Areas:
Microblading Treatment Time:
2.5 hours initial treatment, 1.5 hour touch up
Microblading Recovery Time:
Most patients experience slight inflammation immediately following the procedure. The area may slightly and lightly scab. Your eyebrows may appear darker immediately following the treatment however will fade over a 2 week period to reach your desired result.
How much does Microblading cost in?
Dina Maynard performs this semi-permanent procedure by using fine deposits of cosmetic tattoo pigment matched to your specific color to artistically place hair-like strokes to form a natural looking eyebrow. This procedure is used to partially replace missing or thinning eyebrow hair. Our team of providers have been fully trained so that only the most discerning eye will know it is not your real hair.
As we are building brows, this is a series of appointments. Your first appointment is about 2 1/2 hours. The first 45 minutes is all about designing and customizing your brows. The next 1 and 45 minutes are spent performing the procedure, placing precise hair strokes. Four to six weeks later, we will see you for your perfection appointment. This is where we build on the inital strokes to add depth and dimension. Healing and recovery are unique to every patient.
Different skin types retain pignment in different ways and for different length of time. Some patients may require a touch up after 6 months. Others may not need a touch up for 2 years.
Things that affect your tattoo:
Heavy sweating or exercise
If you are tired of penciling in your eyebrows Microblading may be a great choice for you.
Am I a candidate for Microblading?
During an initial consultation our skin care specialist will listen to your concerns and discuss the risks and benefits of Microblading. You cannot be pregnant or breastfeeding at appointment times.
Is Microblading painful?
This procedure can be slightly uncomfortable. We will discuss numbing options with you. The sound of the tattooing process is typically what bothers patients so we suggest bringing some headphones.
What are the side effects of Microblading?
Most patients experience slight inflammation immediately following the procedure. The area may slightly and lightly scab. Your eyebrows may appear darker immediately following the treatment however will fade over a 2 week period to reach your desired result. Patients are encouraged to visit the office after one month for a touch up treatment. Tattooed brows will last 6 months to 2 years depending on the skin type and care.
How much does Microblading cost?
The cost for a Microblading session is $650. This fee includes the first treatment appointment and the perfection session 4-6 weeks later.
$650 includes the initial consult, first treatment, and 4-6 week touch-up.
6 month touch up costs $250
Need a few more strokes? We can do this. The cost is based on the amount of strokes needed.
Is there anything I should stop using prior to treatment?
Please avoid Aspirin, ibuprofen, Retin A, and Renova. Drinking alcohol the day of or the day before your session can increase bleeding and affect the color retention.
How long is each appointment?
Consult: 30 minutes
1st treatment: 2 1/2 hours
2nd treatment: 1 1/2 hours
The life of your brows:
Many things can affect the color and life of your tattooed brows. Your skin type is number one. Oliy skin breaks up and fades the tattoo faster than dry skin. Topical treatments like tretinoin can also increase fading of your new brows. Continue using tretinoin after your brows have healed, but avoid rubbing the cream directly over your brows.
How can skin care products help me?
Medical-grade skin care products, whether used as an adjunct to other procedures or as an initial step in improving skin health, help to improve your skin’s appearance and to rejuvenate healthy skin cells. Gels, creams, serums and exfoliators available for purchase have different purposes. It is important to use the regimen that is right for your skin type and lifestyle. We will help you define that regimen as part of your skin care consultation and treatment plan. Our Skin Care Director, Dina Maynard, frequently attends educational conferences all over the country. She is constantly studying and researching new product lines to be able to provide our patients in Columbus, Ohio with the best clinical skin care products available.
The Columbus Facial Plastics Difference:
We focus on the science of skin care. As a team, we value education and are constantly learning because we are passionate about what we do. Dr. Stephen Nogan actively participates in all treatment plans for new patients and with so many options available today, it is important to trust your face to a board certified facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Stephen Nogan, Director of Skin Care Dina Maynard ,and team work together to develop individual treatment plans that will address your concerns and meet your expectations. We use VISIA Skin Analysis to measure treatment results because skin care should not be subjective. We will help you feel confident that you are receiving the correct treatment and products to achieve your healthiest skin and the appearance that you want.
Schedule Your Consultation
Interested in learning more about your options for a renewed complexion? Contact us today at Columbus Facial Plastics to schedule your consultation to learn more about Prescriptive Facials and Skin Resurfacing. Skin Care Director Dina Maynard, Dr. Stephen Nogan, and his professional staff proudly serve you from Columbus, Ohio. We offer a range of procedures to help you achieve your best skin.
For your Consideration:
Waxing your eyebrows will help form your shape.