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Is Microblading Right For Me?

Is Microblading Right For Me?

One of the most significant aesthetic changes in beauty over the past 10 years has been the emphasis on thick, prominent brows. With the help of microblading, we now have a process to have the eyebrows we’ve always wanted by having them discreetly and naturally tattooed.

You must have developed an interest in microblading, and now you’re probably asking, “Is microblading right for me?”

Choosing the ideal artist is only the beginning of the process. Establishing if your skin is suitable for tattooing is equally crucial. The safety and success of the microblading procedure depend greatly on your skin, including your skin type, skin sensitivity, any existing skin or health conditions, and the quality of your skin.

How To Determine If Microblading Is Right for You

The efficacy of microblading may, unfortunately, be severely hampered by pre-existing skin issues and cosmetic procedures, which puts both you and the cosmetic tattooing artist in a difficult position. To determine whether microblading is right for you, check the information below before scheduling your session.

Skin Type

Your skin is extremely likely to be hypersensitive if you have Fitzpatrick Skin Type 1, which means you have thin, transparent skin. As a result, your skin won’t be able to take microblading effectively. The same is true if your skin is simply very thin in general; it will bleed readily and lose colour.

Furthermore, very oily skin with enlarged pores can make tattooed hair strokes blend together and have an unflattering strong appearance rather than a naturally feathery one.

Skin Complications

  • Eczema, Psoriasis, Keratosis Pilaris, Dermatitis

If your skin suffers from or is prone to eczema, psoriasis, keratosis pilaris, or dermatitis physical skin problems, or if your skin is continually blistering, itching or inflamed are not a good candidate for tattooing since the pigment won’t adhere to your skin effectively and will aggravate your skin more.

Chronic Skin Conditions

  • Rosacea & Acne

The same is true for problems like rosacea and persistent acne. This type of skin naturally bleeds easily, which therefore indicates that your skin won’t keep the colour and desired look of microblading very well.

Medical Conditions


More importantly, because of the poor skin health, these autoimmune diseases have produced, those who have lupus or frontal fibrosing alopecia are not ideal candidates for microblading. This is due to the possibility of challenges arising during the healing phase as a result of the microblading.

Additional Situations

  • Pregnant or Nursing

If you are breastfeeding or expecting a kid, you shouldn’t get microblading done. Due to the risk of infection, microblading is not advised for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • Haemophilic

It is strongly advised against getting any type of permanent makeup if you have haemophilia since it puts you at a greater risk for complications.

  • Heart Problems

People who are suffering from heart problems frequently use blood-thinning drugs, which might result in significant bleeding during microblading procedures.

  • Diabetes

Type 1 or type 2 diabetics should avoid getting their eyebrows microbladed altogether, or at the very least, wait until they receive the all-clear from their doctor. High blood sugar levels may complicate the healing process and raise the risk of infection after microblading.

  • Epilepsy or Seizures

If you experience epileptic episodes or have a history of seizures, getting microblading done is not a smart choice. This is because everyone who has these conditions stands the danger of having their symptoms worsened at any point throughout the microblading process.

  • Chemotherapy

Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy typically experience hair loss in their brows; hence, microblading is a common aesthetic practice among these people. But if you’re receiving chemotherapy, you should either delay microblading or ask your oncologist if it’s completely safe for you to do so.

Neutropenia is a side effect of chemotherapy that might make recovery from microblading more challenging and increase your risk of contracting an infection.

Medications & Prior Treatments

Acne Medications

People with changed skin conditions who have recently used acne treatments like Accutane or Retin-A will not recover properly following the operation. It’s crucial to wait a full year before getting a tattoo on the skin. Retinol and Vitamin A users should also stop using them one month before their surgery.