No sweating the day of your appointment.
Avoid alcohol and caffeine for 24 hours prior to your appointment.
Avoid ALEVE, ASPIRIN, FISH OIL pills and any blood thinners for at least 72 hours prior to appointment.
Do not wax, thread or pluck for at least two weeks before appointment
Wear normal makeup or no makeup (your preference) to appointment
Bring photos of how you normally draw in your brows (even if you do not like the way you draw them) if you do not wear makeup to appointment
Avoid brow enhancement serums and retinoids for at least one month prior to appointment
Avoid sun exposure and facial tanning for at least four weeks prior to appointment
WHAT TO EXPECT
It is possible to experience redness and swelling up to 48 hours after the procedure
The treated area will appear much darker and bold due to the oxidation process during the healing period
As the area heals it will become dry and itchy
As the pigment film starts to flake off DO NOT pick, scratch, itch or pull off any of the areas which are peeling
Choosing to pick at flakes and peeling areas will pull out pigment, and result in spots left without any pigment or in some cases scarring
As the area continues to heal, a softer more natural result will be revealed underneath
Please note that within the first 4 weeks the amount of pigment that you see can seem very faint. It may seem like the pigment has been lost; please be advised that as the skin regenerates the new skin can in some cases hide the hair strokes completely. You must allow the full healing time of 4 - 6 weeks to see the true color and result. Not everyone is a perfect fit for PMU. It is the clients responsibility to read the webpage thoroughly and understand your options to pick the best procedure for you, your skin and lifestyle.
Avoid getting your daily products on your brows for the first two weeks. Use a washcloth or makeup wipe to wash your face and do not let the water splash your face in the shower.
Gently cleanse the area with a mild scentless soap (such as cetaphil) using only the pads of your fingertips.
ALLOW THE AREA TO DRY COMPLETELY. never apply aftercare creams or ointments to wet or damp tattoo area while healing.
Apply a layer of healing cream with a clean cotton swab only twice a day--once in the morning and once before bed.
When showering, apply a thin layer of ointment to the eyebrows to protect them from moisture. Keep your face away from the shower head, do not let water stream directly onto your face.
No workouts for at least 10 days post procedure
No saunas, steam rooms, swimming pools etc. for at least 2 weeks
Avoid smoke, dust, dirt and debris for the first week
No sunbathing or tanning for at least 4-6 weeks
No tinting, chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser or Botox for at least 3-4 weeks
Avoid makeup, lotions, and any products (including sunscreen) on and around the treated area for at least one week
Use a clean pillowcase and avoid sleeping on your face for the first week