Lip microblading/Lip blushing is a cosmetic procedure done to reshape and recolor the lips.
Microblading technique makes use of color pigments which can neutralize dark or cool toned lips.
Once the procedure is done, it gives a natural look to the lips and enhances the overall shape of the lips and a person who has undergone this procedure doesn’t necessarily need lip stains, tints, glosses or lipstick.
This procedure needs to be repeated every few years in order to maintain the desired look.
Steps in Microblading
Microblading procedure is done in three steps as described below;
- Gently wash with soap and water twice daily from the next day onwards.
- Avoid frequent face wash and also avoid excess oil build-up.
- Apply anti-inflammatory and antibiotic cream for 3-5 days.
- Avoid skin from excess sun exposure.
Benefits of Lip Microblading/Lip blushing
Microblading helps to enhance and correct the color and symmetry of lips or in other words it enhances the lips’ natural tint and shape, giving them a boost and a glossy touch.
- Long-lasting lip color
- Helps in color correction of uneven pigmentation or scars
- Provides a natural tint and shape
- Increased pigmentation for ageing and pale lips.
Major benefits are as follows:
How is Microblading done?
Microblading procedure is done by injecting ink pigments to lips using small needles.
How long does this procedure last?
The procedure may take 1-3 hours.
Is this procedure painful?
The pain is minimal and anesthetic creams can be used to reduce any discomfort during the procedure.
Are there any side effects?
Side effects usually go away on their own as the lips get healed. Minor side effects may include:
- Long-lasting lip color
- Minor rashes
- Skin bumps
- Uneven coloring etc.
What will the treated area look like after microblading?
Skin will look red and swollen immediately after the procedure, which lasts only for a day.
How permanent is Microblading/blushing?
Microblading/blushing is a semi permanent procedure and may be repeated for a few years to maintain the result.
When can I expect the optimal result?
You may expect the optimal result in 3-4 weeks which is the normal time for the skin to appear healed and for the pigments to attain its intended shade.
How do I take care of my lips after this procedure?
Frequent exposure to sunlight, smoking and lip exfoliation may result in lips getting faded quickly. Avoiding these can help retain the lip color for a longer period of time