Microblading 101: Everything You’ve Wanted to Know

Welcome to Byōōdē Bar’s first blog post!  Come back every month for another post exploring the latest trends, products, and advice in the beauty world.  We thought we’d use this first month to explore the world of microblading because although it’s becoming more well-known, there are still a lot of myths and misconceptions about it.  And with our very own dual-certified microblading technician Ashley on staff, we figured this was a good time to tell you everything you need to know about these semi-permanent eyebrows.

What Is Microblading, Anyway?

If we’re going to explain everything there is to know about microblading, we should probably start with telling you what, exactly, microblading is.  Simply put, microblading is a form of manually tattooing eyebrows.  It’s done with a super-fine blade and the appropriate pigment for your complexion, which gives you hyper-realistic results.  Your technician will etch a pattern of lines that mimic your own hair growth pattern, which results in natural looking hair-like strokes—regardless of how much real hair you started out with. 

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