Feathered Permanent Eyebrows
So what’s the distinction between 3D, 6D, Feathered, Solid, Powered, Hair Stroke permanent eyebrows??
Well, these titles are all different techniques utilized by permanent makeup artists to describe the application of pigments to form the eyebrow using either a guide blade or system. This guide is going to focus on the feathered or feathering name and technique.
Feathering vs Solid or Powdered Permanent Eyebrow method
The solid or powered method is, or has been, the quality of applying pigment to the eyebrow which would totally fill in the brows. The permanent makeup artist uses a machine, either a traditional spiral tattoo design or a Rotary pencil, with a sharp needle on the end that always moves up and down, piercing skin and implementing the pigment of choice in the high dermal layer of the skin. This procedure uses one solid colour to match in or shade the eyebrow to give it shape and thickness into the brows.
The feathering or feathered eyebrows procedure uses the very same machines, and is use of pigment into the dermal layer of skin as above, but the artist creates quite nice hair strokes, one by one, to provide the client the appearance of actual, natural looking feathered hair thinning eyebrows.
Although this technique has existed for several decades, especially in Asia, it’s only beginning to get big recognition North America. Permanent makeup artists are now starting to learn the techniques out of their Asian counterparts and learning how to finish this technique using a hand held blade, this technique is involve micro blading or Brow Tatoo. Micro blading employs a hand held pencil with an extremely sharp blade at the tip. The artist drops the blade at the chosen color and proceeds to make incisions into the skin and creating hair strokes that appear realistic and natural.
This technique may be used for customers that have thinning eyebrows, rare eyebrows or no eyebrows in any way. The permanent makeup artist may create the feathered eyebrow look from scratch and make realistic, natural appearing, hair eyebrows.
As stated above, permanent makeup is the use of pigment into the very best dermal layer of skin. The feathering technique creates natural looking, hair stroked eyebrows. This technique uses a system or more commonly a hand held pen or hand tool that uses a blade to get more realistic hair stroked eyebrows. The technique of feathering utilizes the exact same process and procedures as other application methods. Firstly, you must have a consultation with the artist to make sure a colour match is completed and that you are happy with the shape of the eyebrows to be finished. The artist will form your eyebrows with a brow pencil to permit you to see the shape and look of this brows before beginning the process. Numbing cream is applied to the area to make the process more comfortable. The artist will then start the treatment to apply the pigment into the skin and create the hair strokes. The treatment should only take 20-40 minutes to finish, depending on the complexity of the eyebrows and the experience of the artist. Following the treatment your eyebrows could be swollen and red and it’s important to listen to the artist regarding after care of your eyebrows to ensure the best results possible. Usually and after care sheet and apparel are given to the client with steps to follow up to 7-10 days after your initial treatment.