Frequently Asked Questions


Is Microblading for me?

If you have really thin eyebrows.  Allopecia Would like to change the shape or simply fill in your natural eyebrows, Microblading is perfect for you. Individual hairs tattooed on will create the appearance of fuller natural eyebrows. 

What is Microblading?

Eyebrow Microblading is a form of permanent make-up tattooing. A handheld tool is used instead of a machine to implant pigment under the skin to create the appearance of natural eyebrow hairs. 

What is Permanent Make-up

Permanent Makeup, also called Cosmetic Tattooing or Micropigmentation, is the process of implanting color pigment beneath the surface of the skin by means of a tiny, sterile, disposable needle to produce the appearance of cosmetic makeup.

What should I do before my procedure

For lips: If you have EVER had cold sores/fever blisters/herpes on or around your lips, you MUST obtain a prescription from your doctor and inform him/her that your intention is to have a lip tattoo. Start taking it 3 days before and 4 days after...
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How soon before I can resume normal activities?

For most people, the same day. Procedures normally produce little swelling or long lasting trauma to the surrounding skin. As a result, you may resume normal activities, as long as they do not have an adverse affect on the healing process. For example you wouldn’t want to...
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Is it safe? Does it hurt?

Each procedure is done under strict sanitation and sterilization rules. A well-trained, certified technician administers each new procedure using disposable needles and parts. All pigments are iron-oxide based and contain FDA approved ingredients for cosmetic use. A...
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What is it made of?

BioTouch pigments come in a variety of colors specially formulated with iron oxide, an ingredient safe for the skin. We do not use pigments made from organic ingredients, such as vegetables as they have a high risk of carrying bacteria and causing allergic reactions. Because color is...
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I've heard that these procedures require multiple sessions. Why is that necessary?

Multiple visits are necessary for several reasons. One is due to the condition of the skin. Each skin type is different. Some skin types are thicker and healthier and more pigment will be retained in one session. Also, fine details, additional color depth, or design adjustments are...
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How long does Permanent Make-up last?

he treatment is permanent and will not wash off. However, it will fade over time and may need a retouch every 1- 5 years. Frequency of touch-ups depends on a number of factors including: the pigment color used (lighter colors fade faster), lifestyle (sun exposure), iron deficiency (your...
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