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what are nano Ombre Powder brows?

A semi-permanent cosmetic tattoo that uses a digital tattoo machine to implant pigment into the skin. Due to the small size of the needle (nano needle), there is minimal pain and trauma to the treated area, resulting in timely healed results. The nano needle allows us to achieve soft shading on the brows. This shading mimics the look of powdered makeup on the brows. Shading is customizable from soft to bold depending on your preference.

how long do they last?

Ombre Powder brows can last up to 3 years, if properly cared for. Touch ups are recommended every 1-2 years to maintain the shape and colour.

A 6-8 week touch up is recommended to perfect the shape and colour, as the brows will fade approx. 20- 30% lighter following the first procedure.

Does it hurt?

Pain is quite manageable as numbing cream is applied throughout the procedure. 

what is the pre-care?

NO caffeine on the day of your appointment (caffeine heightens sensitivity, causes excess bleeding).
 
NO blood thinners (Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Niacin) at least 24 hours before your appointment (causes excess bleeding).
 
NO drugs or alcohol at least 24 hours before your appointment.
 
Botox and other facial treatments (chemical peels, laser treatments) must be done 4 weeks before or after your appointment.

how long is the healing process?

10-14 days. During this time you must avoid tanning, saunas, swimming, working out and anything else that will cause the brows to get wet. Sun exposure on the treated area must also be avoided for at least 2 weeks.

Do i need a touchup?

Most client's require a touchup following the initial procedure. A touch up can be done 6-8 weeks after the initial procedure. This is when we will make any adjustment’s to the colour and shape. The first appointment is to build shape and symmetry, and the touch up is to perfect the brows! However, there may be instances where a touchup is not needed, assuming the brows heal perfectly and the client is happy with the shape and colour. How well the client follows the aftercare will also determine how much colour the brows retain after the initial procedure.

how long is the tattoo procedure?

3 hours:

  • 15 min: consult

  • 1 hour: brow mapping (time depends on facial asymmetry)

  • 15 min: numbing (topical anaesthetic applied)

  • 1-1.5 hours: tattooing

what is the aftercare?

  • Day 1-3: Gently dab your brows with the provided sterile water wipes 1-2X per day, pat dry and apply a THIN layer of the provided aftercare ointment

  • Day 4-until healed: Apply the aftercare ointment 2X per day (morning and night). Only apply more if your brows are dry and itchy.

  • Keep your brows dry from water, cleansers, soaps, and creams for 10-14 days. Shower shields are provided to help protect your brows from water while showering.

  • Once healed, apply a broad spectrum SPF to your brows to protect them from fading in the sun.

where is doll. Ink studio?

Downtown Edmonton, Alberta

who is not eligible for a cosmetic tattoo?

Anyone who is:

  • pregnant or nursing

  • on Accutane

  • has cancer or undergoing chemotherapy

  • has a bacterial or viral infection

  • has severely aged/thin or wrinkled skin

  • has Hepatitis

  • has an open wound present

  • has been taking steroid medication or Prednisone

  • has severely high blood pressure

  • has uncontrolled Diabetes

  • has dermatitis

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