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What Are Combo Brows and How Do They Work?

We don't always consider "permanent" when we think about makeup. With the introduction of microblading and microshading procedures, you may now create the perfect brow look in a variety of ways. Combo brows combine the best of both disciplines, employing hair-like strokes and shading techniques more commonly seen in traditional tattoos.

Microblading and powder brows are both better solutions for eyebrow hair loss than less expensive methods like pencils and over-the-counter treatments. Over a period of sessions, you can spend a fraction of the long-term cost and ensure that your brow region is continuously excellent.

Microblading and shading is a technique that uses a pen-like equipment to deposit pigmentation beneath many layers of the skin. Unlike a traditional tattoo, this pigmentation isn't permanent and won't last indefinitely, but it will continue for up to a year with the same results, so you won't have to go for an eyebrow pencil every day to fill in the parts that didn't last.

Shading is your greatest bet if you want something darker and fuller appearing. To make them "pop" a little more, relate shading to the types of darker tones found in traditional tattoos. This method lasts longer than microblading and eliminates the stress of having to return for touch-ups.

Which is the best option for you? Microblading, Microshading, or a Combination of the Two?

Depending on your skin tone, you may want to think about how long your touch-up will take after the original operation, or whether you want to start with a darker pigment. Because oily skin has a tendency to wash off or otherwise "fade" ink, it may not appear as natural. You can still get the shading treatment done, despite this.

Microblading is a great option for people who already have enough brow hair but want to add something to the end or tidy up their design. Using your natural hair means you'll always look as if you did everything on your own, and you won't have to spend as much time and money as you may expect.

The fact that shading is semi-permanent betrays its permanence. While this "solid" aspect may appear odd, it is actually very useful for matching your design to something that looks consistent and traditional. Plus, if things heal well, you'll have about a year before you need to come in for a touch-up.

Microshading covers far more pigmentation areas than microblading, and the results will be darker, fuller, and more natural in the long run. You won't need to go in any sooner than later because it's already utilizing more ink.

The Process of Creating a Combo Brow

Once you've found and shopped for an artist you like, you'll most likely come in for a consultation. Take your time deciding who and where you want to receive treatment from, because your safety and comfort are always the most crucial factors. In ideal conditions, you'll discover someone eager to work with you to allay your anxieties and answer your questions as they arise. Always look at the artist's portfolio or a testimonial from someone who has previously worked with them to get a sense of their previous experience.

You'll schedule an initial session with an artist once you've found one you like and have a brow design strategy in mind. This will usually be about any allergies you may have, as well as any general worries you may have, as well as the fun stuff like how you want your brow region to appear. Your artist might even sketch out a functioning design for you so you can see how the finished product will look.

Once you're pleased, you'll schedule another appointment to have the process completed. This should just take a few hours, if that, and you'll be well on your way to having the best brow design money can buy.

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Are you seeking for a way to make your brows look fuller? Feel free to email me, Sumiko Lui, at or book your appointments here.

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