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Microblading

Eyebrows to frame your face 

There are many ways of making life just a little bit easier, but your eyebrows shouldn’t even be a thought!

I have been applying pigments for hair strokes in the form of microblading for 3 years. Allowing women to worry less about their perfect eyebrows and concentrate on other things. Framing your face happens with your eyebrows enhancing your features therefor making eye contact is much more empowering.

The cost of Services Vary and Priced Below and may vary depending on the severity;

Semi Permanent Brows with Crystal Mitchell trained and Certified Through Shay Danielle Academy. It was important to her and the wellbeing of her clients that she sought out and required only the best teaching, services and requirements in order to provide this service publically. 

3D Dual Composite Brow - $550 (most popular)

MicroBladed Brow Only - $500 excellent for Clients wanting just a little work with a full brow and a little definition.  

Shaded Brow - $500

Full Ombre - $650

Lux Makeup

 

Initial Touch up 1-3 Months - $100

Annual Touch up 12-18 Months- $280 

Crystal will charge a full price to clients that require a touchup or a redo application that is not her service. Please do not book until agreed and detailed images of your eyebrows have been inspected prior to her accepting the service. Crystal reserves the right to refuse any services, deposits are non-refundable unless deemed necessary.

Event Makeup application including full lashes and light hair - $120

Bridal Pre Trial makeup only without lashes - $80 with lashes $100

Bridal one location makeup including travel (within Calgary) and lashes - $140

    -includes light touchup (press powder and gloss/lip colour)

Each Brides maid with full lashes - $100

SKIN CONDITIONS THAT MAY NOT BE THE BEST FOR THE PROCEEDURE 

  • Skin Complications - If you have skin which is prone to complications with eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis (i.e., your skin is constantly flaking, itching, or aggravated), chances are your skin is in a constant state of unrest and shedding and is not suitable for tattooing and your skin won’t hold the pigment.  
     

  • Chronic Conditions - The same goes for conditions like chronic acne and rosacea. The inherent nature of this type of skin causes easy bleeding once aggravated, which once again means your skin will not retain the colour and intended effect of microblading. Additionally, excessively oily skin can cause those tattooed hair strokes to blur together and give off an unwanted solid effect instead of a naturally feathered look.

  • State of Skin - If your skin has large pores, specifically in the region of the eyebrows and forehead (aka the T-Zone), the color will blur and result in a powdered look. Along similar lines, tattooed hair strokes will not lay properly on skin with deep wrinkles, which can make the overall look appear uneven. Moles, bumps, piercing, and generally raised skin around the eyebrows will also not be able to retain colour. 
     

  • Skin Type - If you have Fitzpatrick Skin type 1 (i.e., you are a redhead, have thin, translucent skin with light eyes), your skin is very likely to be hypersensitive and your skin will not be able to tolerate microblading well.  The same applies if you just have generally very thin skin - it will bleed easily and not retain colour well.
     

  • Sunburn - If you are hoping to get microblading done but have gotten a tan or worse, a sunburn, it’s best to wait until your skin has resumed its normal colour and let your sunburn healed before booking in for a procedure.  
     

  • Previous Permanent Makeup - People who have previously had permanent makeup may want to change or fix what they have previously had done. Clients may have to consider laser removal prior to a procedure and must disclose this information to their artist to seek advice on whether or not they can work with their existing permanent makeup.

MEDICATIONS

  • Accutane/Retin-A - Individuals who have been taking acne medications such as Accutane or Retin-A within the last year have an altered skin condition that will not heal well after the procedure. It’s very important that you wait a year before tattooing the skin. Similarly, Retinol and Vitamin A users should discontinue the use of each a month prior to their procedure

  • Latisse - Eyelash and eyebrow growth serum bring extra circulation (aka blood flow) to the area resulting in more growth of hair/lashes.  Do not underestimate the power of these products!  If you have been using Latisse or any other eyelash or eyebrow growth conditioners, the skin in that area is in a hypersensitive state and will bleed easily. Be mindful to discontinue using these at least 3-6 months before going in for a session otherwise you will instantly bleed profusely.

 

MEDICAL CONDITIONS

 

  • Hair Transplant - A commonly unknown fact is that scar tissue will form within the eyebrow transplant site. If you have had a hair transplant for your eyebrows, microblading is not a suitable procedure for you. 
     

  • Autoimmune - Even more seriously, if you have an autoimmune disorder such as lupus, or frontal fibrosing alopecia, you will be not a good candidate for Microblading due to your compromised skin health caused by these disorders.

  • Other Conditions - If you are pregnant, nursing, have hemophilia, a heart condition, , it is absolutely not recommended that you get any form of permanent make up done as this puts you in a high-risk position.  People who have heart issues often are on medications that thin the blood which will cause excessive bleeding a poor results with microblading.

REACTIONS TO TREATMENTS

Below is a list of medical conditions and their prescribed treatments/medication that often cause skin irregularities, making microblading an unsuitable procedure for you: 

  • Trichotillomania (i.e., the compulsive pulling of body hair) causes the scar tissue in the eyebrow skin to be prominent, which does not allow the colour to heal properly. 

  • If you hope to get eyeliner tattooed, the use of glaucoma eye drops makes eyelash follicles and eyelids hypersensitive, causing excessive bleeding and poor colour retention. 

  • If you have continued use of Accutane, Retinol, or skin-peeling acids, you may be prone to excessive bleeding due to your altered skin condition, therefore, microblading would not be a viable option for you.

So, if you’re thinking you’re ready for a microblading procedure, it is important to know that the results of your permanent makeup will be based on the health and quality of your skin. Results will vary from person to person, and if you have a pre-existing skin condition or are on medications, you may still be eligible for a procedure but should adjust your expectations based on your situation.  Like any procedure, every person is unique and will react differently.

Tina Davis single use Microblading tools

We only use individual use, pre-staralized needles for both the blading strokes and the shading to minimize contamination. Safety of our clients is the most important, and we want you to have a piece of mind knowing that we paid extra to use the top of the industry tools to unsure your safety.