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To book or not to book a consultation prior to booking a Microblading and Cosmetic Tattoo service...

Updated: Apr 24, 2023

Welcome to our first blog! Are you seeking a more shaped and defined brows and lips that last for months? Look no further! Our skilled and certified microblading and cosmetic tattoo artist is here to provide you with more information and exceptional services. Whether you want to enhance your lips, fill in gaps in the brow area, achieve a natural or makeup-looking result. Booking a consultation prior to booking a microblading or cosmetic tattoo service is important for several reasons:

#1 - Understanding Client's Expectations:

During a consultation, the cosmetic tattoo artist can discuss the client's expectations and understand their desired outcome. This includes factors such as the shape, color, and thickness of the eyebrows. It allows the artist to assess whether the client's expectations are realistic and achievable through any of the 3 different brow services: Microblading Hair Strokes, Powder Brows, or Fusion Brows (combination of hair strokes and shading).

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#2 Assessing Skin and Brow Condition:

For instance, microblading involves creating hair strokes like (tiny incisions) in the skin and depositing pigment, so it's important to assess the client's skin and brow health condition during a consultation. The artist can evaluate the client's skin type, existing brow shape, and any potential issues such as scars, skin conditions, or previous cosmetic procedures that may affect the process. This assessment helps the artist determine the appropriate technique, client’s undertone, and pigment color.

#3 - Discussing Health and Best Healing Results:

Microblading and cosmetic tattoo procedures involve piercing the skin, so it's crucial to ensure that the client is in good health and suitable for the procedure. During the consultation, the cosmetic tattoo artist can inquire about the client's medical history, allergies, and any medications they may be taking to assess their overall health and identify any potential contraindications or risks. Contraindications may include: pregnancy, breastfeeding, undergoing chemotherapy/ radiation, immune disease, diabetes, blood disorders. In which a doctor's note may be required to ensure the safety of the client during the service.

#4 - Discussing Precare and Aftercare Instructions:

Proper aftercare is crucial for the healing and long-term success of microblading and cosmetic tattoo services. During the consultation, the artist can provide detailed instructions on how to care for the treated area after the procedure, including information on avoiding sun exposure, using appropriate skincare products, and avoiding certain activities that may impact the healing process. Additionally, the artist can discuss potential risks and complications associated with microblading, such as infection, scarring, or pigment fading, and address any concerns or questions the client may have.

#5 - Establishing Communication and Trust:

A consultation allows the client and the cosmetic tattoo artist to establish trust and rapport, which is important for a successful client-artist relationship. It provides an opportunity for the client to ask questions, express their preferences, and voice any concerns, and for the artist to address them and build a customized plan that meets the client's needs. This communication helps ensure that the client feels comfortable and confident with the process and enhances the overall experience.

In summary, a consultation prior to booking a microblading service is necessary to understand the client's expectations, assess the skin and brow condition, address health and safety concerns, discuss aftercare and risks, and establish trust.

It ensures that both the client and the cosmetic tattoo artist are on the same page and have a clear understanding of the process, resulting in a successful and satisfying experience. To access our work portfolio, follow/ like our Facebook, Instagram and You Tube accounts as iLash CT. Call: (860) 849-6881 to book the next opening for a consultation. Or if you are ready to book, email us a close up picture of your brows at Website:



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