B E F O R E C A R E
P L A S M A F I B R O B L A S T
S K I N T I G H T E N I N G & R E S U R F A C I N G
A F T E R Y O U R P L A S M A F I B R O B L A S T P R O C E D U R E
What to Expect Immediately Following Treatment:
4. Do NOT cleanse the treated area
until the following day.
5. Do NOT exercise 48 hours after treatment
or expose yourself to any heat,
steam or sweat because this can intensify
the inflammation that’s already
6. Your technician will provide you with
after care products and instructions.
You must follow the provided aftercare
protocol to expedite the healing process
and avoid complications.
7. The area that has been treated must
NOT be covered with occlusive dressing
or any type of sunblock, make-up, mascara,
creams or any other products until
the area has fully healed.
Many ingredients in skin care products
and cosmetics can irritate skin and
cause allergic reactions. Ultimately this
will slow you’re your healing process
and possibly impede desired results.
8. It is highly unlikely you will ever get an
infection from a Plasma Pen treatment,
as the wound we cause is not open.
However, the first 12 hours post-treatment
is vital in protecting you from any
potential infection, so please avoid any
activities where you could expose yourself
to contaminants. Keeping hands off
of anything that comes in contact with
the treatment area.
9. You may return to work the following
day. However, you will not look your
absolute best during the initial healing
process (approximately 7 days).
10. Expect redness, swelling and inflammation
for the first 1 to 5 days
post-treatment. This is normal but will
usually be of a very minor nature.
You may experience a mild burning sensation in treated area immediately following any Plasma Fibroblast Treatment procedure. This feeling is similar to sunburn and should resolve within a few hours. However, this depends upon your sensitivity & tolerance and if discomfort lasts longer, or if you feel particularly uncomfortable, you can take over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications such as Advil or an Anti-Histamines such as Benadryl. It is up to the individual to decide on the preferred self-medication.
As a natural healing response, the treated area may be swollen, especially more sensitive areas (ex: around eyes). You may apply ice packs covered with a clean cloth to sooth area being careful NOT to apply ice directly onto the skin, as this can cause damage to the tissue. In extreme cases (specifically if clients do not follow aftercare guidelines) the swelling can last several days longer and may interfere with vision if the treatment was performed in the eye area. This is why it imperative to follow strict after care.
Recovery can vary depending on your natural rate of recovery. Most people find any mild discomfort to last only a few days.
In extreme cases (specifically if clients do not follow aftercare guidelines) the swelling can last several days longer and may interfere with vision if the treatment was performed in the eye area. This is why it imperative to follow strict after care.
Initially after treatment and up to 3 days later, there may be occasional weeping of the skin in the treatment site. This is the natural healing response to the Fibroblast Lift procedure.
Immediately after your treatment you may experience:
DO NOT SCRATCH OR PICK!!!
If you are receiving a Plasma Pentreatment anywhere on your face orneck, we recommend you sleep on yourback with your head elevated to reduceswelling.
24-48 HOURS AFTER PROCEDURE
Do NOT get the area wet
Do not cleanse the treated area until the following day.
FOR 2 WEEKS AFTER PROCEDURE
Th first 7 days of healing is the time when brows are most vulnerable because skin is still open and pigment has not been sealed in under the new skin that will form as brows heal. After 7 days the new skin is forming and skin is no longer open but fresh new skin is extremely delicate so we ask you to follow these steps faithfully for a full two weeks after your procedure. Failure do so will greatly decrease success.
Use AFTER CARE OINTMENT as instructed: QUESTION: "How many times should I apply ointment" ANSWER: "As often as necessary to keep them moist. That doesn't mean globs of ointment, your skin needs air to breathe and heal, but we want to make sure they don't dry out while healing. Apply ointment gently using a NEW clean cotton swab (because it's cleaner than your finger) for each application.
PRESS / BLOT brows 3 times each day to remove excess lymphatic fluid. (We'll explain this method at your appointment).
DO NOT SCRATCH or PICK your skin: Some itching is normal; it’s a sign that your skin is starting to heal itself. Do not pick at or scratch the treated area as this could cause scarring, infection and a poor colour result. Your eyebrow tattoo may flake a little; this is also perfectly normal and should be left to heal naturally.
NO MAKEUP or PRODUCTS ON BROWS - Avoid makeup and products in or on the brow area. You should not apply anything (other than approved after care ointment) as any other products such as moisturizers, makeup, oils or lotions could cause infection or a reaction in your skin, being detrimental to your end result. Furthermore, open skin that is healing can become contaminated with the pigment or colors in your makeup altering the final color of your healed brows.
BE CAREFUL AROUND WATER - Keep showers quick and no swimming! You will be able to gently cleanse your brows after two days but remember water on the treated area can cause problems with a cosmetic tattoo so when bathing or showering take care not to let water run onto brows and never submerge face under water during the healing process. If you do get your brows wet, pat dry gently with a clean tissue or cotton towel.
NO STEAM / SAUNAS / HOT TUBS - again quick showers! Steam can open pores and soften freshly healing skin and we want new skin to form and heal over the pigment to seal it in.
NO SWEAT: Sweat can dissolve pigment! You sweat consists primarily of water and electrolytes (including sodium and chloride). When you sweat, the salt hangs out on your skin after the water evaporates. ... That's why your sweat tastes salty. So sweating onto healing brows where the pigment has not been sealed in by new skin yet will dramatically fade results. We love our athletes and fitness enthusiasts and we know you don't want to wait two weeks to workout, we get it, so we say IF YOU MUST then put an extra layer of after care ointment on your brows and wear a headband like they did in the 80s to catch any sweat from getting onto your healing brows.
NO SUN: Large sunglasses or a brimmed hat can offer great protection for your eyebrow tattoos from the sun. Don’t go on sunbeds or take part in any activity that could cause excessive sweating such as sports or saunas.
Taking care of your tattoo at this early stage can mean the difference between a beautiful, long lasting cosmetic tattoo or a disappointing result.
SLEEP ON YOUR BACK - sleeping with your brow area pressed into a pillow can affect the healing process (and cause wrinkles!). We know it's difficult when you're a tummy or side sleeper, but try your best! Giant U shaped body pillows are great to snuggle into or you can even use regular pillows by putting one on each side (and even one under your knees) while you sleep on your back to prevent you from rolling over onto your face.
KEEP HAIR AWAY FROM BROWS: If you often have hair in your face then pin back that fringe at least for the first week. Hair getting into your fresh brows can cause infection which will disturb the way the colour sets.
REMEMBER brows heal in stages and during the healing process your brows can get darker before they heal to their final color. Don't freak out! Remember, your color will inevitably be darker now than the end result, so don’t assume that the color is wrong; give it time and it will soften to the perfect shade you wanted and we can make any adjustments at your complimentary touch-up appointment. (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON HEALING STAGES)
LONG TERM AFTER CARE
Helping your cosmetic tattoo stay sharp and nicely coloured means you’ll need to take care of the area long term too.
It's super easy to do! We recommend:
Always use sunscreen, as sunlight WILL fade semi permanent cosmetic tattoos
Avoid rapid exfoliation or anti-aging creams in the area, as they can also cause fading
Avoid certain skin treatments in the area, such as chemical peels, facial scrubs, laser rejuvenation, microdermabrasion and others
If you plan a skin treatment, tell your skincare professional about your cosmetic tattoo
If you need an MRI scan or other medical procedure, inform your doctor as well as the technician performing the treatment about your cosmetic tattoo
Although after care instructions may seem a little overwhelming at first, most of it is simple common sense and usually our clients are eager to follow our recommendations faithfully because they have invested precious time and dollars and want to get the most out of their investment. We're always here for support, whether it’s been a month or a year since you had your treatment. While there’s no guarantee as to how long semi permanent cosmetic tattoo procedures will last, with care you’ll ensure you achieve a great result for as long as possible.
For more information on aftercare or any of our treatments get in touch with us at Microblading Studio City for help and advice.
THINGS TO CONSIDER: poor diet, stress, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, general health, sleep/fatigue can all affect long term results. The more fatigued you are the lower your immune system is and infection is more likely to occur. Please get plenty of rest and stay nourished and hydrated while you heal!
*** Failure to follow the above instructions voids our service agreement and may result in the loss of your complimentary touch-up appointment as well as the possibility of refusal of future bookings. There are no implied or written guarantees, and if you do not follow instructions we will not be able to start over at your touch-up appointment! We will always work with you to ensure success but we have a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for those who fail to comply with our Pre and Post Care Instructions. We offer complimentary touch-up appointments to perfect existing work and make slight adjustments so if you come to your complimentary touch-up appointments with no trace of our work from 4-8 weeks previous then you are not eligible for a touch-up and will need to book a new appointment for a brand new procedure at full price and try again.
No more filling in your brows!
This technique is done with a machine
to achieves a natural soft powder look. By brushing the skin with a single nano needle, we build the pigment layer by layer producing a gradient of color from dark to light.
Get the best of both worlds by combining techniques! The combo brow combines feather hair strokes of microblading with the shading of Ombrè brows.
Using both manual techniques AND a machine this achieves an elegant natural look with a 3D effect.
What is the difference between different brow procedures and which is right for me?
Manual Feather Stroke
technique used to create
the appearance of
gorgeous natural brow hairs.
A realistic and natural
result that can give
the brows a
No more filling in your brows!
This technique is done
with a machine
to achieves a natural
soft powder look.
By brushing the skin
with a single nano needle,
we build the pigment
layer by layer
producing a gradient
of color from dark to light.
Get the best of both worlds
by combining techniques!
The combo brow combines feather hair strokes
with the shading of
this achieves an elegant
natural look with a 3D effect.