The Most Important Things to Know Before Taking A Microblading Procedure 

Do you have light eyebrows and want to add a filling effect? Well, microblading has got your back then. The increasing trend of microblading in Las Vegas is making people crazy because of its extreme changes results. To help you know more about microblading, this article shares everything you should know. Without delaying any further let’s get started!

What is microblading?

It is an eyebrow filling technique that involves the use of a semi-permanent filling for giving light eyebrows a prominent look. This technique is somewhat different from traditional tattooing because it lasts for almost 3 years whereas traditional tattoos are completely permanent. There are two main reasons behind this difference: using pigment in smaller quantities and using different tools.

How to prepare for microblading?

The preparation process of microblading is changed for different salons, but there are a few basic and common instructions that you always have to follow. 

  • Do not consume alcohol or other caffeine beverages on the day of taking microblading procedure. 
  • Do not tint your eyebrows when going for microblading.
  • Sunbathing or tanning is not allowed for 3 days prior to the procedure.
  • Do not wax or pluck your eyebrows within two days earlier than the procedure.
  • Avoid taking any sort of intense facial treatments or using strong chemical peels at least 3 weeks earlier from your procedure day.
  • Do not apply water to your brows for seven days before your microblading session. 
  • It is not recommended to work out on your appointment day.

Some other instructions:

Above were mentioned the general instructions regarding the preparation of microblading treatment. Here we have some specific food or drug interactions that you must consider when planning for microblading treatment. These include:

  • Do not take Botox treatments or vitamin A (also called retinol) for at least a month prior to the treatment day.
  • Intake of any type of blood thinners (like vitamin A) or fish oil is not allowed for at least seven days before the process. 
  • Make sure to avoid the use of ibuprofen or aspirin as they also act as blood thinners. 

What to consider when going for your first microblading session?

Not everyone is familiar with how microblading is done. Here we will mention some important points to consider when going for your first microblading session:

  • A handheld microblade tool is used for this eyebrows filling process, which also involves needle attachments. 
  • In microblading, micro-needles are slightly penetrated into the skin. As a result, there are high chances of infection if you are taking sessions from an unhygienic salon.
  • The success rate of this procedure is dependent on some major factors like, the quality of microblading solution used, the skills of the person doing it, the proper time duration required, and obviously the efficiency of the microblading tool.
  • Last but not least keep yourself prepared to sit for at least two hours for efficient completion of your microblading session. 


This was some basic information regarding microblading. Make sure to strictly follow the preparation recommendations for having a smooth and efficient microblading experience. For any further queries, leave your questions in the comment section below.