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Eyebrow Aftercare

How to Take Care of Your New Eyebrows

For the first 7-10 days after your appointment:
• NO water, soap, lotion, or makeup on your eyebrows. Be careful when you take showers to not get your eyebrows wet. If you do get water on them by accident, tap your eyebrows immediately with a dry cloth
• You may gently clean the eyebrows with baby wipes the day of the procedure if you notice any lymph fluid. Reapply the ointment after.
• Apply sparingly the aftercare ointment given once a day with a Q-tip in the morning or at night

Please avoid the following during the first 14 days after your appointment:
• Scrubbing or picking at the treated area
• Sweating, exercising, swimming, hot sauna, hot bath, jacuzzi, excess alcohol
• Touching the eyebrows except when cleaning the area and applying ointment
• Dirty places or heavy cleaning where there is lots of airborne debris.

Please avoid the following during the first 30 days after your appointment:
• Sun tanning or salon tanning

Please avoid the following AT ALL TIMES after your appointment around your eyebrows:
Chemical peels, laser treatments, facials, acne or anti-aging skincare containing Retin-A, glycolic acid, or other acids and chemicals on the eyebrows. These things will fade your color faster and may discolor your eyebrows.

HEALING PROCESS

Day 1 – the eyebrows are approximately 30% bolder and darker in width than they will be when healed. Expect light to moderate swelling and redness. The skins redness causes the color of the pigment to appear darker. There is some swelling, although difficult to actually see due to the thickness of the skin in the eyebrows area. This will subside. Exfoliation, which begins in a few days, will cause the excess pigment surrounding the eyebrows to flake away and a more narrow appearance will result. New skin will heal over the pigmented area and result in a softer appearance of your eyebrows. Don’t be concerned that your eyebrows initially appear darker and heavier in size than you desire. This is all part of the process.
Day 2 – conditions remain the same.
Day 3 – eyebrows start to itch and will appear a bit thicker in texture. Exfoliation begins.
Day 4 – the skin begins to flake, peeling from the outside edges first.
Day 5 – color finishes flaking off and appears softer and grayer for a few days until color clarifies. Some clients heal slower and start peeling only later. This is just an average time.
Day 6 – the color has lightened from its initial overly-dark appearance. For the next few days, the color may now be lighter than what the final color will be.
Day 10 – the final color begins to stabilize and show through. The color will continue to soften as the healing process completes. Depending on your age and body regeneration, the complete healing process may take 4 to 6 weeks. The exact color and shape can only be seen after 4 to 6 weeks.

If you experience any unexpected issues during the healing process please contact us for more instructions. Contact your physician
immediately if you experience any of the following: fever, redness, swelling, tenderness, elevated body temperature, and/or any green/yellow discharge that is foul in odor.

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