The eyebrows are perhaps the most important part of the face: the shaped can enhance and lift the eyes, drawing attention to your cheek bones frame the face, while also giving facial expressions. Micropgimentation or PMU can add depth and color to thin or non-existent brows creating a more natural appearance. The latest technique for eyebrows in permanent make-up is the hair stroke technique, but there are other names that popular on the market, such as Shading, Ombre and Powder Brows
- Microstroking, Eyebrow Embroidery, 3D or Feathering Eyebrows & Microblading
No matter the name, the procedure of microblading eyebrows is relatively new here but its been popular in pasts of Asia and Europe for roughly 25 years or more. These different techniques are used for the purpose of creating the most natural result for the satisfaction of the client, but also recommended by the professional according to lifestyle and skin type.
Different techniques are used for the purpose of creating the most natural result for the satisfaction of the client, but also recommended by the professional according to lifestyle and skin type.
What is Microblading?
The term microblading is relatively to the PMU industry, but keep in mind PMU has been around for decades. With this new technique several other names have popped up in the industry like; microstroking, hair strokes, eyebrow embroidery, eyebrow feathering, and 3D eyebrows, although the names are differ, the procedure is the same. This techniques is used to fill in sparse areas of your natural brows, giving the appearance of real hair.
This method is ideal for anyone wanting to enhance the look of their eyebrows, regardless of the amount of hair present. People suffering from alopecia, trichotillomania, over plucked brows or any other conditions that causes hair loss can benefit greatly from Microblading. Microblading can be done in combination with any shading, ombre or powdered brow technique.
What is Shading?
Instead of creating hair stroke eyebrows like Microblading, the shading technique is used to blend and add more definition to the brow area. Shading can be done resulting in an ombre or powdered brow look.
- Ombre Brows: are light in the beginning of the brow area; fading to a dark appearance in the tail of the brow.
- Powder Brows: give a full shaded look from beginning to end.